VMFA Mission Statement
The Veterans Moving Forward Association aims to reduce the rate of suicide among young veterans by holding educational and entertaining events throughout the city of Philadelphia. These events will promote personal and professional growth among local veterans. Events hosted by VMFA will serve to prevent social isolation and create a new networks of camaraderie as veterans re-acclimate to civilian life.
Irreverent Warriors silkies hike
Members of VMFA are attending the Irreverent Warriors organization for a silkies march through the city. Irreverent Warriors is a non-profit that hosts suicide prevention awareness hikes across the country. The hike will range between 4-10 miles at a pace of 2-3 mph. Admission is free (but they do ask for donations), simply RSVP at the link below.
Date: Saturday, June 4th
Location: 129 South 30th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (but you can leave when you want)
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Having thoughts of harming yourself? Please, contact the Veterans Crisis Line to speak with someone now. You are loved and your life matters.