Organizations working with veterans in New York

“To care for those who shall have borne the battle and for their families and survivors”. In case you don’t know – this is part of one of President Lincoln’s most famous speeches and is the motto of the US veterans. They form one of the most disturbed groups of US society. Due to the high distress of combat, they are suffering from numerous addictions and mental illnesses. So, several organizations have taken up the mission to help them. Here are some of the organizations working with veterans in New York

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Central Park During the Corona Crisis

More than 40 million people visit Central Park every year. They bring with them a hive of commercial pursuits including guided pedicab tours, snack vendors, buskers, and breakdancing troupes. Many come to play music at the Strawberry Fields memorial for late Beatle John Lennon. Others pose for photos in front of a fountain that resembles the one in the opening credits of Friends. This is what Central Park was during the Corona Crisis.

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