January 1, 2022-December 31, 2022
Mission: To provide a website directory of programs and resources available to the military, veteran, and dependent community to improve their daily life.
Shootout Fundraiser: $1,736.06
Amazon Smile Donations: $201.87
Bayou Jeep Junkies W4W: $1,500.00
Skyjacker W4W: $375.00
DVEC Sponsorships: $3,250.00
DVEC Vendors/Auction: $259.79
Total Income: $13,779.36
Network for Good Program: $1.125.00
Marketing (Booklets, cards): $880.37
DVEC (Rental Fees): $2.249.40
DVEC Insurance: $216.30
DVEC Supplies: $40.85
Memorial Fund: $500.00
USPS PO Box/Postage: $344.45
LA State Fees: $15.00
Shootout Fees: $625.00
Fundraiser Proceed Donations: $700.00
Chamber of Commerce
JWMF Veteran Counseling: $300.00
Returned Donation & Fees: $5,005.00
Total Expenses: $12,404.66
Net Income: $1,374.70
Delta Veterans received a check donation of $5,000.00 from a donor wishing to remain anonymous. The check was returned/bounced due to NSF from donor, incurring a $5.00 return item fee on Delta Veterans. It was later discovered that this donor did not have funds to back the donation, and the motive behind doing this remains unclear.
Programs/Services Provided by Delta Veterans
Jay Wilson Memorial Fund
Delta Veterans received a donation to be used to pay for mental health services for Veterans while they wait for the VA to set them up in the VA system. Finding Solace Counseling in West Monroe, LA provides services to any Veteran needing mental health counseling at no charge to the Veteran.
Veterans Helped This Year: 1 Total since funded: 4
We maintain a directory of resources throughout the state of Louisiana, plus other out of state programs that are available to the military, veteran, and dependent community.
Total # of Resources Listed: 180
Delta Veterans Expo & Celebration (DVEC)
Annual resource fair for military, veterans, and dependents to attend to meet programs and groups that offer services to help with their daily lives. Silent Auction proceeds went to the West Monroe VFW Hudson-Leehy Post 3993.
Vendors on site: 55 Est. Veteran/Public Attendance: 150-200
Delta Veterans Spring Classic
Second year shotgun shooting fundraising event hosted at Wild Wings Sporting Lodge in Downsville, LA. Proceeds from event went to Team Seth Foundation, a local non-profit that focuses on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
Community Event Participated In
Bayou Jeep Junkies Wheelin’ 4 Warriors (July 2022). Annual fundraiser hosted by the local Bayou Jeep Junkies. Off-roading Jeep ride they held at Hot Springs Off Road Park in Arkansas. Delta Veterans was selected as 1 of 2 local area Veteran non-profit organizations to received proceeds from this year’s event.
West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce Member 2 Member Expo (July 2022). Networking event with other members of the WMWO CoC to meet and learn about what they do around the local area. We were able to meet some new resource groups and add their information to our website database.
Louisiana National Guard Office of Family Programs Workshop (August 2022). Annual event hosted by the LANG in Baton Rouge, LA. This event allows groups, programs, resources, etc. from around the state to come set up a table with information on what they do so that members of the LANG can learn what resources and services are available to them. Another great event we were able to participate in and meet more resource groups.
Ouachita 101 (September 2022). Event that highlights businesses, groups, programs, etc. in Ouachita Parish, LA. Public event to meet and learn about what they all do.
Choudrant Fall Festival (October 2022). 2nd Annual event hosted by Watts Fresh Produce in Choudrant, LA. Event that showcases local area vendors and businesses.
Community Connections (October 2022). Annual event hosted by Ascent that gathers local area non-profit organizations together to set up an information booth and to meet with each other, as well as public attendees, to talk about what services they provide.