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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta outlined new initiatives that will change the way the military deals with sexual assault. For example, this will include a "special victims unit" where victims can seek treatment while still remaining on active status.
A financial literacy program to help military families understand how their money works; including how to manage, save, and protect it. MilCents will introduce military families to the best resources online in a program that fosters collaboration and other adult learning principles.
Organize a food drive! Collect food and/or monetary donations for your favorite community-based food organization. There are a few models for how to hold a food drive. This guide focuses on the “single-site drop-off” model, where people bring food donations to a place, on a specific date, where volunteers are waiting to receive it.