The Izzo Legacy Run/Walk/Roll

Sat October 9, 2021

Advocacy and Outreach for Women Veterans

Advocacy & Outreach for Women Veterans’ purpose is to support the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
with outreach activities for the 44,000+ women of the military that live, work, and raise families in
Women are serving at higher rates than ever before and in combat roles, which leads to different
challenges when transitioning out of the military. Women veterans are 2-4 times more likely to be
become homeless than non-veteran women, are 1.8 times more likely to die by suicide than non-
veteran women, and 1 in 4 screens positive for military sexual trauma. Women who have served in the
military often do not connect with their identity as veterans and in return, are not connected to the
benefits they have earned through their military service. The objectives of Advocacy & Outreach for
Women Veterans are to educate the public and connect women to their identity as veterans, to benefits
earned through service, and to a community that supports them. Outreach activities will include a
variety of community events, conferences, retreats, and listening sessions statewide.

Top Donors

$1,853 Raised By 23 Donors

$500 on behalf of McCardel Development & Management
$500 on behalf of Signplicity Sign Systems, Inc. Simon, Sarah, Bella & Carter Wolf
$500 on behalf of The Izzo Family
$50 on behalf of Carol Perialas
$50 on behalf of Theresa Hegedus
$25 from Anonymous
$25 on behalf of Linn Gladstone
$25 on behalf of Margaret Blount
$25 from Anonymous
$25 on behalf of Peggy D'Haene
$20 on behalf of Eric Nutting
$20 on behalf of Joleane Tribble
$20 on behalf of Richard Elmer
$10 from Anonymous
$10 on behalf of Debra Rusz
$10 on behalf of Elizabeth Thomas
$10 on behalf of Kristin Poley
$10 on behalf of LAWRENCE GOULETTE
$5 on behalf of John Shannon
$5 from Anonymous
$5 from Anonymous
$2 on behalf of Kathy Reid
$1 on behalf of Karen Scholl

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