Tag: help

FOX SPECIAL REPORT: Assistance available to veterans wishing to return to school

  Local universities such as UTRGV, TSTC and others have created programs for veterans who wish to return to school. These programs offer economic and academic aid to help veterans reunite with society, and give many who feel lost, a sense of purpose. “…I have a friend who suffered ptsd he had a terrible time,” says Victor Fax, who was a medic in the army. Some of the issues that can affect a veteran after they return home include PTSD, homelessness, a feeling of loneliness. The Rio Grande Valley has four clinics specialized in helping veterans, two located in...

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Fox Special Report: Amigos Del Valle delivers thousands of meals to elderly residents across the RGV

It’s a special program which provides around 3,000 free meals a day. In the Harlingen area alone, there are 3 drivers who deliver to 132 people, all senior citizens, all in need of a meal. Meals On Wheels is a food subsidy project offered by Amigos Del Valle. It offers home deliveries using more than 18.5 million dollars in funds coming directly by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Many of these people don’t have the ability to go to the grocery store, or even leave their home. ┬áThe service offers them food at no cost, especially since many live...

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