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A Bond Unbroken: 4 Paws 4 Vets

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Meet two wonderful individuals from the Manchester Animal Shelter: Ron and Martha. Ron and Martha have worked hard to change the lives of animals and veterans through a program called 4 Paws 4 Vets. This program connects veterans with shelter animals- free of cost! Both the animals and veterans have been through traumatic events in […]

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Thank you Combat Vets Motorcycle Association & Sweeney Post!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

On Saturday morning more than 70 motorcycles sat in the parking lot at Sweeney Post 2 in Manchester awaiting departure for the annual motorcycle run to benefit Liberty House. This years run was funded by the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association. Instead of the usual ride the crew headed out for a Poker Run. The ride […]

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Thank you T-Bones

Friday, August 18, 2017

Our friends at T-Bones in Bedford have done it again! Every year the crew picks a charity to support. We happen to be highly regarded by the team at T-Bones and we participated in the Donate a Spin. This year the group beat their goal and funds raised last year. A big thank you to […]

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Welcoming our new executive director, Jeff Nelson

Thursday, August 10, 2017

We are excited to announce the hiring of our new executive director, Jeff Nelson. Jeff will begin working at Liberty House Veterans Transitional House on Monday, August 14. Jeff is a Manchester native. He attended Manchester schools and earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Anselm College, an M.Ed. from Plymouth State University and a Master’s […]

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Tickets for our breakfast are 50% off until August 10th!

Friday, July 28, 2017

Get your ticket today! They can be purchased online at Yapsody or stop by Liberty House and we will set you up with tickets. The breakfast will be on Saturday, November 11 at 8:30. It will be held in the Armory Room at the Radisson in Manchester. We hope to see you in November!

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Looking for sponsors for our 3rd Annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast!

Monday, July 10, 2017

Dear Friends, It has been a while! We are excited to announce our 3rd Annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast this November. The breakfast will be held in the Armory Room at the Radisson in downtown Manchester on Saturday, November 11 from 8:30-9:30am. Tickets will go on sale in August and can be purchased online or in […]

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Free will volunteers wanted!

Monday, July 3, 2017

Although Liberty House welcomes court mandated volunteers we would like to encourage more free will volunteers to help with sorting of clothing and food. We have a couple people that volunteer on a weekly basis and would like to expand that circle. Volunteer Spotlight Two weeks ago a group of volunteers from UPS spent the […]

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Another View

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Keith Howard: Leaving a job I love By KEITH HOWARD A few weeks ago, I had an awakening. This revelation was not like Babe Ruth’s when he recognized that pitching 40 games a season wasn’t as rewarding as hitting and playing the outfield in 154 games. It wasn’t even up to the level of recognizing […]

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Liberty House: 2nd annual Army vs Navy fundraiser for veterans

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

From the New Hampshire Political Buzz Yesterday the 2nd annual Army versus Navy fundraising even was held at Murphy’s Taproom in Manchester. The event is run by Jp Marzullo and Jeff Chidester. All proceeds from the event go towards helping veterans of Liberty House, a non-profit organization that helps veterans who are transitioning out of […]

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Veterans Day Breakfast

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

  We will be holding our second annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast this November. The event will kick off with a flagline presented by the NH Patriot Guard Riders, our friend Patrice Maznek will be singing the National Anthem and an Armed Forces Medley. Throughout the breakfast we will be graced by the presence of DJ Steve […]

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Results of the Liberty Home Project

Monday, March 28, 2016

About a year ago, Liberty House began an experiment in alternative housing, transforming a cargo trailer into a home, a Liberty Home. The results are in, they are conclusive but they are not what we had expected.

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What is Four Chaplains Day?

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Four Chaplains Day marks the sinking of the SS Dorchester, a transport ship on route to Greenland, during World War II on February 3rd, 1943.

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Why Liberty House Is Stepping Away From Federal Funding

Monday, January 11, 2016

Effective Jan. 1, Liberty House will no longer accept any federal funding from Housing and Urban Development (HUD), even though this $40,000 annually has provided almost 15 percent of the organization’s budget.

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The Paradox of Choice: Lines Drawn Between the Liberty Home and A “Typical” American Home

Monday, November 30, 2015

I just got back to the Liberty Home after spending a couple days away. The time spent in a friend’s relatively huge house was nice—very nice, in fact—but I was struck by all the SPACE that never gets used.

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Liberty House Will Not Call You To Ask For Money

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

It’s come to our attention that an organization called New England Veterans Liberty House has been using cold-calling to fundraise.

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Early Fall in the Liberty Home, As Explored Through the Five Senses

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

I’d like to tell you a little about the early fall experience in the Liberty Home, using four of the five senses as a guide.

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The Liberty Home Has A Lunch Guest

Monday, August 31, 2015

Today I cooked my first full meal for a real, live guest; a local official—if by local we mean within 40 miles and if we determine “official” can mean head librarian.

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More Solutions Than Problems

Friday, August 21, 2015

My friend George insists the universe holds far more solutions than problems, a statement I hold dearly without any necessary belief.

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The Liberty Home Gets The Google 360 Treatment

Monday, July 27, 2015

Last Wednesday, I caught a glimpse of the future, thanks to Curtis Lloyd of CJL Photography. Let me explain.

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Converted Cargo Trailer Dysmorphic Disorder

Monday, July 20, 2015

If there is a psychiatrist looking to make a name for herself, though, I may have a new disorder to be vetted for the DSM, the bible of mental illness: converted cargo trailer dysmorphic disorder, in which the sufferer sees his or her cargo trailer as being bigger or smaller, grander or plainer, better or worse organized than it actually is.

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