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Bridging the Gap: A Journey through the Dulles Area Transportation Association's Veteran and Elderly Transportation Program with Luke Frazza

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Can you imagine the loneliness that engulfs many of our Veterans and elderly folks? Our guest for this episode, Luke Frazza, Program Outreach Manager at the Dulles Area Transportation Association (DATA) shares how they are tackling this isolation head-on by providing volunteer drivers for these often overlooked members of society. Luke takes us on a journey through DATA's incredible programs, the partnerships they've formed, and their dedication to supporting Veteran spouses.
Navigating through the trials of recruiting volunteers mid-pandemic, Luke provides insight into the importance of transportation as a healthcare issue. He lets us in on DATA's travel training program that guides people on using buses and the metro and how Fairfax County is playing its part through subsidies. Tune in and be a part of this truly inspiring conversation about the community's power, volunteerism's impact, and unwavering commitment to our Veterans.

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Chapters

1. Transportation Programs for Veterans (00:00:00)

2. Transportation Challenges and Volunteer Support (00:15:54)

3. Inspirational Volunteer Work in Beautiful Country (00:32:57)

65 episodes

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Can you imagine the loneliness that engulfs many of our Veterans and elderly folks? Our guest for this episode, Luke Frazza, Program Outreach Manager at the Dulles Area Transportation Association (DATA) shares how they are tackling this isolation head-on by providing volunteer drivers for these often overlooked members of society. Luke takes us on a journey through DATA's incredible programs, the partnerships they've formed, and their dedication to supporting Veteran spouses.
Navigating through the trials of recruiting volunteers mid-pandemic, Luke provides insight into the importance of transportation as a healthcare issue. He lets us in on DATA's travel training program that guides people on using buses and the metro and how Fairfax County is playing its part through subsidies. Tune in and be a part of this truly inspiring conversation about the community's power, volunteerism's impact, and unwavering commitment to our Veterans.

  continue reading

Chapters

1. Transportation Programs for Veterans (00:00:00)

2. Transportation Challenges and Volunteer Support (00:15:54)

3. Inspirational Volunteer Work in Beautiful Country (00:32:57)

65 episodes

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