Judge Sara J. Harper Village for women veterans Opening Ceremony
CLEVELAND | November 1, 2022
Judge Sara J. Harper Village will officially open with a ribbon cutting ceremony slated in conjunction with Veteran’s Day on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m.
Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana designed and built the project in Glenville to support women veterans. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there are more than two million women veterans. Women veterans are the fastest growing segment of the homeless veteran population. An estimated one in four female veterans experience military sexual trauma.
The $2 million project includes 12 efficiency-style affordable housing apartments. Ribbon cutting invited guests include donors, board members, staff, supporters and the 12 veterans who will be moving into the facility in November.
When: Thursday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m. (in conjunction with Veteran’s Day Friday, Nov. 11)
Where: 10531 Lee Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106 (street parking available)
Judge Sara J. Harper Village was developed with support from public and private sources including Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh and its member bank PNC, The Home Depot Foundation, and local community foundations and corporations. The community is invited to support the project through donations or by purchasing household items for women’s homes at Harper Village via the online wish list.
Find out more about Judge Sara J. Harper Village
Volunteers of America is one of the nation’s largest, established comprehensive human services organizations with 16,000 mission-driven professionals, dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Founded in 1896, the faith-based nonprofit has programs in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, and serves more than 1.5 million people a year.
At Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana, we are dedicated to helping people achieve well-being by offering hope, restoring dignity, and transforming lives, to ensure communities thrive. For over 125 years, we have been uplifting individuals, families, and communities including veterans, homeless individuals and families, men and women returning home after incarceration, and those recovering and healing from addiction. Our work touches the mind, body, heart – and ultimately the spirit – of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services. To learn more about our work, visit www.voaohin.org.