Las Vegas Non-Profits Partner To House Homeless Female United States Veterans

shade-tree-kline-comboThe Edward Kline Memorial Homeless Fund and The Shade Tree combine resources to house female
United States Veterans in an effort to combat veteran homelessness.  The Edward Kline Memorial Homeless Veterans Fund is pleased to announce that they have partnered with The Shade Tree to provide transitional housing for female United States Veterans, their children and pets.  Eligible Veterans will be provided with a safe and stable place to live and meals for up to 10 days with access to public transportation and clothing if needed. During this period of time the Veteran is evaluated by the VA to determine their long term needs to transition to independence and re-enter the workforce and return to a productive life.

“Both Shade Tree and the Kline Homeless Veterans Fund believe that we have a shared responsibility to help provide safe shelter to our local homeless veterans,” said Marlene Richter, executive director of Shade Tree. “Because of this partnership, Shade Tree will be able to provide safe shelter, nutritious meals, and access to community services with the respect and dignity that our Veteran’s deserve.”

“The Kline Homeless Veterans Fund is keenly aware of the Veteran Women in our Service and believe that our partnership with Shade Tree will be able to provide them and their families a facility where they are safe and can the services they need to get back on their feet. This is a unique for us to be able to assist those that have given so much for our Country. We here are proud to be able to work with Shade Tree to help them in their time of need.” –Steve Seiden, Edward Kline Memorial Homeless Veterans Fund

About the Edward Kline Memorial Homeless Veterans Fund:

The Kline Homeless Veterans Fund is a 501(c)3 non‐profit organization working in close cooperation with the Veteran Administration and other Veteran friendly organizations; and is dedicated to providing a warm and safe refuge for homeless veterans and their families, without regard to race, creed, gender, or religious affiliation. To learn more about the Kline Homeless Veterans Fund and how you can support them please call (702) 560‐1748 or visit For current news and events please visit the Kline Homeless Veterans Fund on Facebook

About The Shade Tree:

For more than 20 years The Shade Tree, a 501(c)3 non‐profit organization, has been dedicated to improving the lives of women, children and their pets affected by domestic violence in the Las Vegas valley. As the only
organization with an animal shelter on campus, named Noah’s Animal House, The Shade Tree brings families together with their pets and connects them with assistance and services. The Shade Tree is the largest shelter of its kind in Nevada and is the only 24‐hour accessible shelter designed specifically to meet the needs of women and children in Southern Nevada. With 364 permanent beds, The Shade Tree provides over 100,000 nights of shelter each year. To remove any barrier that might prevent a woman from accessing necessary services for her and her children, 100% of services are provided completely free of charge, regardless of the length of stay. To learn more about how you can support The Shade Tree, please call (702) 385‐0072 or visit
For the latest news and events on The Shade Tree follow them at or Twitter @ShadeTreeVEGAS.

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