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"We are very proud and excited that this grant is going to help MSAN to continue to provide peer-to-peer mentorship to new military spouses around the globe."- Founder & CEO, Verenice Castillo
WASHINGTON, DC, November 12, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Military Spouse Advocacy Network, MSAN, was named as a winner of a 2020 Newman's Own Award, today. MSAN will receive a grant of $30,000 to grow its New Military Spouse Support program.
Newman's Own® Awards began as a partnership between Fisher House Foundation, Military Times, and Newman's Own in 1999 and have now awarded more than $2.1 million across 185 non-profit programs that support military, veterans, and their families.
Military Spouse Advocacy Network was selected from more than 330 applicants to receive an award. Military Spouse Advocacy Network (MSAN) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a mission to create stronger military families through education, empowerment, and support. MSAN's Military Spouse Mentorship-HUB helps to bridge military families from every branch of the armed forces and their surrounding communities in locations around the world through a Virtual Education and Resource Center and New Military Spouse Support Program. MSAN's collaborations with official military installations, Department of Defense (DoD) resources, and trusted partner organizations provides a structured and personal approach through a one-of-a-kind peer-to-peer mentorship experience, building long-term connections to local and national resources expanding the military family sense of community.
"We are very proud and excited that this grant is going to help MSAN to continue to provide peer-to-peer mentorship to new military spouses around the globe. This grant is going to help us to reach out to more new military spouses that are in need of support. Thank you Newman's Own, Fisher House Foundation and Military times for recognizing MSAN's efforts and commitment to improve our military community."
The 2020 grants were awarded to six non-profit organizations supporting military service members and their families. Newman's Own® Awards provide funding toward innovative programs created to improve the quality of life for veterans.
This year's winners were honored in a live, virtual ceremony hosted by Military Times on November 9, 2020. The ceremony was aired publicly on militarytimes.com on November 11, 2020, Veterans Day.
For more information about Newman's Own Awards, go to http://bit.ly/NOAwards.
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