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As thousands of men and women return home from service, Emergency financial assistance has emerged as one of the top 3 types of requests. With thousands of nonprofits providing financial assistance, there needed to be a centralized history of it all. Veteran's financial assistance fraud is an abuse of charities' generosity and support. Service members and veterans with financial hardship often struggle with large amounts of debt that quickly grows out of control. Not knowing how to pay all their debts, some veterans may seek assistance from the many veterans' service organizations that exist to provide emergency financial assistance.
Non-profits who provide valuable emergency aid had no way to verify that the Hero had not already received the assistance elsewhere. Furthermore, non profits could not validate multiple requests being fulfilled for the same reasons.
By joining the Yellow Ribbon Registry Network created by VeteransPlus, Partner organizations can access a central database of Veterans who applied for and received financial assistance from charities across the country. Partners can check all applicants against records in the Yellow Ribbon Registry Network to determine if another charity previously helped them. All members of the network keep notes on veterans' application to better open the lines of communication across veteran service organizations to stop abuse and ensure donations are going to the most deserving.
The Mission of the Yellow Ribbon Registry Network (YRRN) is to be a "Network of Nonprofits, People and Information to Assist Military and Veteran Families Recover".
The YRRN will:
"The YRRN is a safe and effective tool. It provides a secure place for collabortion—ensuring that the need of every veteran is met in a timely manner."
"All members of the network keep notes on veterans' application to better open the lines of communication across veteran service organizations to stop abuse and ensure donations are going to the most deserving."
"The YRRN tracks a comprehensive history of assistance for each individual that can be shared amongst like-minded organizations. It also enhances the verification process through the use of services offered by the other partner organizations."
"We currently process and upload all of our cases into the YRRN. The YRRN has become an essential part of our day to day case management administration efforts."
"We are proud to be a part of the innovative mainstream of the YRRN & will continue to support this worthy, expanding network."