According to to CNN, these are 5 things you can do to help a Veteran today:

1) Write a letter.

2) Volunteer at a VA Hospital. Go here to volunteer locally.

3) Donate simple things. Go here to donate locally.

4) Help the homeless. One way to start is by going to a meeting of the Westside Neighbors to End Homelessness. They happen every 1st Monday at the Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center from 6:30-8:30pm.

5) Say “Thank you.”