"Marine Corps veteran Matthew Enders grew up in Central New York and served nine years of active duty as a military linguist. Since leaving the military, he’s dedicated his career to helping other veterans transition to college and civilian life. For the past year, Enders has been a Peer Support Mentor at Clear Path for Veterans in Chittenango. In this edition of CNY Heroes, host Dan Cummings talks with Enders about his military career, earning a degree in Social Psychology, helping his college in California develop programs to assist student veterans, and how he and others at Clear Path provide “unconditional direct support” to veterans in this region."
Clear Path for Veterans is honored to announce that it has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) for $22,000, which will fund its flagship Canine Program, providing service dogs at no cost to veterans seeking increased independence.
"Channeling the power of a human-animal bond to help mitigate the symptoms many of our veterans face every day. That’s the goal of matching a veteran to a service dog companion. In this episode of CNY Heroes, Host Dan Cummings talks with Ryan Woodruff, National Director of Canine Programs for the Chittenango-based Clear Path for Veterans. CNY Heroes is a monthly program that takes an in depth look at issues impacting our veterans, including the thousands of vets who call Central New York home."
Leadership Greater Syracuse (LGS), a nonprofit that offers a yearlong civic-leadership training program, recently announced its 52-person Class of 2023, the 33rd class in the organization’s history.
Clear Path for Veterans, an assistance dog program dedicated to assisting people with disabilities, is pleased to announce that it achieved accreditation by Assistance Dogs International (ADI).
Clear Path For Veterans brought back its annual Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, which is a Thanksgiving Day tradition for many local vets and their families.
Clear Path for Veterans is holding its 3rd annual Thanksgiving Pie sale to benefit local veterans.
The Clear Path for Veterans annual Thanksgiving dinner will be held Nov. 17 by the American Legion Post 1645 on Robinson Street in Binghamton. The event is catered by Cracker Barrel. You can call 315-687-3300 to pre-register.
Holidays can be challenging for some veterans and veteran families. Sharing a holiday meal is our way of thanking them for the sacrifice that they have made for our country.
Clear Path for Veterans has partnered with NAMI Syracuse to offer a free, 6-session educational program for families, caregivers, and friends of military service members and veterans with mental health conditions
It’s the war after the war, and in some cases, their toughest battle. A 2020 survey found 83% of all US Veterans, as well as active duty service men and women, have experienced PTSD since the 9/11 attack, as a result of their military service.
Clear Path for Veterans is an organization for veterans of all ages that is located in Chittenango. They offer a ton of different programs and services for vets and are celebrating 10 years as an organization. They are holding their annual Red, White & Blue BBQ fundraiser on June 18th.
Clear Path for Veterans in Chittenango has received a $23,000 grant from the Central New York Community Foundation to help support its Canine Program, which provides trained service dogs to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress, brain injuries, or other trauma.