A: No Vet Alone is a community-based peer-to-peer support system for Veterans and an invitation to communities throughout America to support those who have served by taking part in events and community activities this Veterans Day weekend to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of end of World War I. FAQ Top
Q: What is the difference between No Vet Alone Day and the No Vet Alone initiative?
A: The No Vet Alone Initiative is a year-round community-based peer-to-peer support system for Veterans. No Vet Alone Day will be observed on November 9, 2018 as an annual event that invites communities throughout America to take part in events and community activities honoring Veterans throughout Veterans Day weekend. FAQ Top
Q: Do you have to be a veteran to participate?
A: Anyone can take part in No Vet Alone Day and the No Vet Alone Initiative. No Vet Alone Day is an opportunity for everyone throughout our nation to celebrate the contributions and sacrifices of those who have served and to support the year round No Vet Alone Initiative. FAQ Top
A: The No Vet Alone Initiative and No Vet Alone Day is supported by the Department of Defense, the American Red Cross, the National Guard, the Veterans Administration, Performance Bicycle and numerous other corporate, civic and community partners. FAQ Top
Q: What kind of events are No Vet Alone events?
A: No Vet Alone events range from stationary bike-a-thons, poster contests and retail discounts, to community bike rides and community service programs and we welcome any other event and programs that will support the Veterans in our communities. Events can be promoted on social media using the #NoVetAlone hashtag. Information on creating and signing up for No Vet Alone events is at www.novetalone.org/events. FAQ Top
Q: I want to host an event, but I don’t know any veterans organizations to connect with. Can you help with that?
A: Yes, Veterans are not required to host and event and we can connect you with Veterans organizations in your area. FAQ Top
Q: Does it cost any money to participate?
A: No, registration to host and participate in events is free. FAQ Top
Q: Does it cost any money to host an event?
A: No Vet Alone does not charge any fees for hosting events. There may be fees or expenses involved with local event planning and production. FAQ Top
Q: What if I wanted to donate to No Vet Alone. Where would I go?
A: To donate to No Vet Alone, click on the DONATE button on the No Vet Alone website or text VET to 80888. FAQ Top
Q: Can I host an event on a day other than Veterans Day?
A: Yes! No Vet Alone events are being kicked off the weekend of Veterans Day 2018 and all are encourage to host events to celebrate our Nation’s heroes throughout the year!. FAQ Top
Q: My community is hosting an event, do you have T-shirts we can wear to raise awareness about No Vet Alone?
A: No Vet Alone has several ways to raise awareness of local events, including low-priced apparel available for purchase, publicity and promotions guidelines and graphics for use by local event organizers to promote their events. FAQ Top
Q: What states will events be located in?
A: No Vet Alone Day events will be held in all 50 states including Alaska and Hawaii. FAQ Top
Q: What happens if I need to cancel an event I’m hosting?
A: Following submission and approval of your event, you will be provided with contact information. Please contact No Vet Alone immediately if need to change or cancel event plans. FAQ Top
Q: What are some of the ways I can be a part of No Vet Alone?
A: In addition to taking part in or hosting local events, you can support No Vet Alone by purchasing No Vet Alone official merchandise, donating funds through the website and supporting No Vet Alone programs in your community on an ongoing basis. FAQ Top
Q: I want to host an event. How do I do that?
A: Please visit the No Vet Alone website to submit your event proposal. We will review and contact you regarding approval of your event as soon as possible. FAQ Top
Q: I submitted my request to host an event? When will I find out if I’m approved?
A: Following submission, No Vet Alone will contact you within two business days of your submission with additional information in support of your event. FAQ Top
Q: Can I share my participation on social media?
A: Yes we encourage aggressive promotion of your event including social media posts, leveraging local corporate and civic partnerships and conducting publicity. The No Vet Alone website at www.novetalone.org includes social media (including #NoVetAlone), publicity and promotions guidelines and graphics resources to support your local efforts. FAQ Top
Q: I’m hosting an event. Can I create a Facebook event to share details?
A: Yes we encourage aggressive promotion of your event on social media including use of approved graphics and messages. Events can be promoted on social media using the #NoVetAlone hashtag. FAQ Top
Q: I’m hosting an event. Where can I find marketing materials to promote my event?
A: You can find them on the No Vet Alone website at: www.novetalone.org/resources. Make sure to tag @NoVetAlone and #NoVetAlone on your social media posts! The No Vet Alone website features resources that will help you promote your event including press materials, posters, logos and graphics, key messages and guidelines for conducting publicity and promotions. FAQ Top
Q: I’m hosting an event. Where can I find the logo to add to my poster?
A: The No Vet Alone website features graphics and guidelines for using them in publicity and promotions. Information on creating and signing up for No Vet Alone events is at www.novetalone.org/events. FAQ Top