A shortage of affordable housing often leads to homelessness for Minnesota veterans. According to Wilder Research, 46% of veterans name the shortage as the primary barrier to finding a stable place to live – and they need your help.
Introducing Valor Place … and the Need
The Plymouth Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) is building a twin home in Plymouth called Valor Place, designed to provide stable, affordable, rental housing for U.S. military veterans. Owned and managed by HRA, the two units will be available to vets and their families who meet income and other eligibility requirements. Learn more about the Valor Place project at plymouthmn.gov/valorplace
To make Valor Place possible, the HRA has teamed up with Charles Cudd Co., Outreach Development Corporation, Plymouth Beyond the Yellow Ribbon and Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans – and we would welcome the opportunity to add your business to our list of partners.
Help Make a House a Home – by Nov. 1
We are seeking in-kind donations to furnish the twin home. Once complete, each unit will be about 1,800 square feet and feature three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a full kitchen, a two-car garage and more. Furniture, household goods, and the like will give veterans an established place to call home without purchasing or finding furniture to fit their new spaces. A list of needed furniture and furnishings is attached.
With a targeted completion date of Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, we need your help to furnish the homes by Nov. 1.
Ways to Give
- Donate furniture, furnishings, and household items: Please contact me to arrange pick up or delivery of items.
- Donate online: Make an online tax-deductible donation using the City of Plymouth’s secure online payment portal at plymouthmn.gov/valorplace.
- Donate by mail: Make your check payable to Outreach Development Corporation (indicate “Valor Place” on the memo line) and mail to:
Outreach Development Corporation – Valor Place
1605 County Road 101 N., Plymouth, MN 55447
All donations, whether in-kind or financial, are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
On behalf of our team and our military vets, thank you for your support.
Vice President, Plymouth Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
firstname.lastname@example.org – 612.743.7591