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America's veterans have sacrificed so much to defend our country and stand up for what they believe. They've risked their lives in order to keep those of us at home safe. That's why it's so important these brave individuals are taken care of when they return from service.

Countless veterans today are not receiving the support they need, even when it comes down to a necessity as basic as food. Many former service members and their families are in danger of going hungry or having to make impossible choices between purchasing food or paying for other basic necessities.

We need to care for those who have laid down their lives for us. There is simply no reason ANY veteran should be denied the basic right to food. Sign the petition asking Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, to make it a priority that all veterans have access to food and/or meals.

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Dear Senator Sanders,

I would like to begin by thanking you for your commitment to the veterans and service members of America. As the Chairman of the Senate Veterans' Committee, you have shown true dedication to helping veterans in all facets of their lives.

However, there is still much to be done. It's appalling that so many veterans return home only to find themselves poor and without support or resources. And many of these veterans are going hungry.

Those who have sacrificed their lives for our safety at home shouldn't have to struggle to meet basic daily human needs. It's deeply upsetting that so many former service members can barely make ends meet from day to day.

I am writing to ask that you make it your priority that no veterans are going hungry and being denied this basic right to food. The first step in honoring our soldiers is providing them with sustenance and nutrition so they are better equipped to take charge of other parts of their lives.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Jun 14, 2018 Mary sunderhauf
Jun 14, 2018 Leslie Poms
Jun 14, 2018 Jan Mukomela Do not cut these important programs, veterans should be taken care of PERIOD!!!! Wake up Officials in office.
Jun 12, 2018 Carmen Blakely
Jun 11, 2018 Erika Howards
Jun 11, 2018 Rama Bharadwaj
Jun 11, 2018 michael parks
Jun 8, 2018 Lynda Kerr
Jun 1, 2018 Sheila Parks
May 28, 2018 Tony Pascarella
May 23, 2018 Robert Krone
May 22, 2018 Aliyah Khan
May 22, 2018 Ann Erbacher Grey
May 15, 2018 Miriam Feehily
May 9, 2018 Lynne Minore
May 8, 2018 debbie CONRAD
May 8, 2018 Sara Vilhena
May 8, 2018 Marion Barbour
May 7, 2018 Andrea Schnitzler
May 6, 2018 Brian Kelly
May 5, 2018 Bonnie Steiger
Apr 28, 2018 Kaley Bill
Apr 22, 2018 Ms. Jocelyn Valdez-Loqui
Apr 19, 2018 Esmè Evans
Apr 18, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Apr 14, 2018 Carin Wilson
Apr 14, 2018 Deborah Croft
Apr 11, 2018 Lisa vasta
Apr 6, 2018 thomas friedman
Mar 30, 2018 Bill Vann
Mar 25, 2018 Fiona Wright
Mar 24, 2018 Mary O'Maley
Mar 24, 2018 Robert Reed
Mar 24, 2018 Richard Rheder
Mar 23, 2018 Jane Rigney
Mar 21, 2018 Jeanie Anderson
Mar 17, 2018 Heidi Buckles
Mar 15, 2018 (Name not displayed) Enough sleep helps us perform our jobs much better and without injuries.
Mar 13, 2018 Dawn Longo
Mar 13, 2018 Mary Sier
Mar 13, 2018 barbara gale
Mar 13, 2018 Dolly Baus GOD IS WATCHING !!!
Mar 13, 2018 Susanna Shipman
Mar 13, 2018 Vee Brittain
Mar 11, 2018 Daniel Kaula
Mar 9, 2018 Michael Adamo
Mar 9, 2018 Bonnie Winn We can never repay the sacrifices of our military. But we can certainly make certain they are well fed, housed and cared for. It is truly the very least we can do.
Mar 6, 2018 Margaret Randall

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