Virtual Veterans Day Dinner 2020

Join us for our live virtual event on Wednesday, November 11 at 6:15pm.

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Dear Guests & Sponsors

Thank you for your support and generosity! Please find details on how to join us live for our 24th Annual Veterans Day Dinner here. Please take note that this live event does not require a login or special registration. Simply access the private web address and join us live.  

Stay safe & healthy!  
Swords to Plowshares

Evening Schedule

Virtual Live Program


Pre-Event Show


Live Virtual Program

Greeting from Michael Blecker

Executive Director  

Interview with Community Hero Honoree,
Craig Newmark

by Carol Wilder

Remarks from Tramecia Garner

Chief Operating Officer

Profiles of Courage: Response from the Frontlines featuring

Gabriel Iturbe
Air Force and Army veteran, Community Counselor  

Dennis Johnson
Army veteran, Outreach Coordinator

Ana-Marie Urbieta
Army veteran, Safe Haven Transitional Housing Program Manager  

Keynote Address from the Honorable Nancy Pelosi

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Profiles of Courage: Addressing Mental Health & Spreading Joy during pandemic  

Bilal Mustafa
Navy veteran, Community Organizer

Fund-a-Need with Del Seymour

2013 Profiles of Courage Honoree and “Mayor of the Tenderloin

How to Participate in the

Fundraising Portion of the Evening

This year's Veterans Day Dinner will raise funds for our emergency response to COVID-19 and help cover the enormous costs we've incurred keeping our veterans and staff safe. Help us reach our goal of $250,000 by the end of night November 11, 2020!

Ways to give

Text to Give

Text VDD2020 to 50155 before or during the event. Donations made during the Fund-a-Need portion of the evening will be live-streamed.

Share on social media

Amplify your gift by sharing on social media and tagging @vetshelpingvets and using #vdd2020.  

Donate by check or credit card


Create or join a fundraiser

This is a great way to participate in the event, engage in a little healthy competition with other corporate teams and individuals, spread awareness of services for veterans, and raise critically needed funds for veterans in the community.

Become a fundraiser