WAUWATOSA ó A
three-year commitment of $15,000 per annum by The Water-Stone Bank
Foundation to Wisconsin Veterans Network as its new technology
sponsor was announced Thursday. The sponsorship allows VetsNet to
purchase new equipment, develop the foundationís network and
continue to provide services more efficiently.
VetsNet is a
501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established and operated by
veterans to serve at-risk veterans and their families. The
organization connects vets to the benefits they are entitled to,
using a broader definition of veteran to include anyone who served
in the military. VetsNet is able to direct veterans to services
using their network of local, state and national agencies. Services
offered vary from home repairs and legal assistance to emergency
relief and homelessness.
Bank Foundation funds a range of programs that benefit four main
areas of focus including education, women and children, community
development and veteranís initiatives.