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Story Matters: Steve Wallis works to assist veterans with jobs, benefits

Steve Wallis is on a mission. Inspired by his veteran father who passed away at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, he started a company designed to help veterans like himself get the assistance needed to receive benefits and acquire jobs.
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We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall to collect the stories of the voices we don't always hear in mainstream media. This story was captured at Disability Advocates of Kent County's event in Rosa Parks Circle, "Ability in Action."

Steve Wallis is on a mission. Inspired by his veteran father who passed away at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, he started a company designed to help veterans like himself get the assistance needed to receive benefits and acquire jobs.

 

STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. You can see all the Story Matters videos archived at therapidian.org/placematters/story.

 

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