ANDREW'S LIGHT

Providing a meal and light essentials for veterans in need.

STORY OF ANDREW'S LIGHT COMING SOON


ANDREW SILVA

On March 25, 2014 U.S. Marine Veteran Andrew Silva, was called to join the angels. Andrew was a light to many. He was a father, husband, brother, son, and a friend who shared his love for life with us all. Additionally, he shared his love for this nation with many other individuals who chose to serve our country. In memory of Andrew, Lightwork will be honoring all veterans for their light and courage.

VETERANS

Many veterans find themselves in social isolation after discharge. Upon return many face lack of social and financial support. This is especially challenging for those returning with illnesses such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  All these factors lead to veteran homelessness. For individuals who chose to defend our lives, it is in their honor and respect to aide and assist their lives.

"Where there is love there is life"

Thank you for shining your light! With love, The Silva Family


swords to plowshares

 

Lightwork is collaborating with ‘Swords to Plowshares’ in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco. We will be working with one of the organization's transitional house that supports 40-50 Veterans at a time that are found on the streets. The transitional house services each individual and prepares them to settle into secure housing. The organization works to provide a variety services for the veterans in need. These services extend from housing to social services for veteran families. CLICK HERE to learn more about Swords to Plowshares.


SHINE YOUR LIGHT!

Lightwork aims to give and serve with purpose; giving opportunities to give essential items to those in need. All donations will be used towards preparation of a warm meal for 50 veterans and providing essential items. The following items will be provided:

  • backpack
  • reusable waterbottle
  • beanie
  • socks
  • toothbrush/toothpaste
  • deodorant
  • laundry detergent

Item donations are welcomed!


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LANCE CORPORAL ANDREW SILVA

JANUARY 31,1991 - MARCH 25, 2014

Video by One31Studios; Joseph J. Cruz and Linh Nguyen

Andrew's Memorial Page