Veteran Support Organizations (VSOs)

An ever expanding directory of resources.

Veteran Support Organizations (VSOs)2018-01-07T00:35:30+00:00
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2018-06-14T05:03:30+00:00

Operation We Care – Salisbury Maryland

Operation We Care was founded in 2007 by Jeff and Diana Merritt. Jeff and Diana own Minuteman Press in Salisbury, MD and are assisted by many volunteers. OWC packs over 2,000 care packages a year which are sent to deployed troops. OWC strives to support both active duty and veteran military through care packages, events, and a variety of assistance outlets. OWC also makes donations to local law enforcement and Fire [...]

2018-06-14T04:11:33+00:00

Team River Runner

Team River Runner believes that every wounded and disabled veteran deserves the opportunity to embrace new challenges, invoke leadership, and promote camaraderie. Team River Runner provides an outlet to fulfill these beliefs – inviting wounded and disabled war veterans and their families to participate in adaptive paddling programs. Founded in 2004 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, we now offer weekly paddling sessions in 45 locations across the nation. Team River [...]

2018-06-14T03:46:19+00:00

The Recovery Village

They volunteered their time and service to our country. They sacrificed their comfort and peace of mind. “They” are the veterans of the United States military. Many men and women retire from the military with memories they wish they didn’t have. For many of them, these plaguing thoughts have the power to wreak havoc on their lives and those of their loved ones. In many cases, veterans turn to drugs and [...]

2018-06-14T03:49:31+00:00

Lovme.org

Our Mission Legacy of Our Veterans' Military Exposures advocates for the services, support and rights on behalf of our veterans' children and their families affected by the veterans' military exposures. Our Credo LOVME is a non-religious, non-political, social enterprise (L3C) that strongly believes in an equal opportunity for all and preserving the cultures, traditions and beliefs of all peoples inhabiting this earth. Learn more Please note: We do not support propaganda that [...]

2018-01-07T13:14:02+00:00

Marine Moms

A “pop in” visit by Marine Moms Jane and Janelle at Bethesda National Naval Medical Center in October 2005, visiting friends who were there with their combat wounded sons, and then shortly after, to visit their own sons’ friends who were wounded in action became “Marine Moms-Bethesda” in 2007. You can read about their first visit here: Bethesda Naval Hospital: Our First Visit. Monthly luncheons, notes of encouragement and support, pantry bags and “niftie-gifties” [...]

2018-01-07T12:38:55+00:00

Marine Parents

FIFTEEN YEARS OF SERVICE For those with a loved one in military service, you are not alone. You've found Marine Parents, a Place to Connect & Share®. We've been supporting Marines and their family members across the nation for more than 15 years. MarineParents.com, Inc., was founded nationally on January 21, 2003 to provide support, information, and services to Marines and their family members, and create opportunities for the public to [...]

2017-12-29T21:46:56+00:00

LCPL JANOS V LUTZ LIVE TO TELL FOUNDATOIN

OUR MISSION To improve the lives of Military and First Responders with supportive services, access to local resources, and building community. OUR VISION All veterans have the opportunity to successfully reintegrate into civilian life and all Military and First Responders maintain healthy productive lives. OUR MOTTO Together We Will! TAG LINE: Connecting Those Who Serve Country and Community. FOUNDATION OVERVIEW The LCpl Janos V Lutz Live To Tell, Foundation, Inc. is a [...]

2017-12-22T22:15:13+00:00

Gaming For Veterans

Our vision is to support veterans with healthy and sociable gaming experiences with our provided technology and gaming community! Gaming For Veterans is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing active duty service members and veterans gaming technology though our Freedom Crates. Our goal with our Freedom Crates is to provide video games, consoles, PC’s + parts, accessories for all major gaming systems and online services. We stand for the veterans that [...]

2017-12-22T22:16:03+00:00

Military Veteran Project

Our Vision The Military Veteran Project has a vision to decrease military suicides with a goal to end military suicide as we know it through research. We need to get to root of the issue, the brain. With veterans returning home after war with minimal decompression or rehabilitation time, veterans and military families are left trying to cope with the traumatic combat events. Flashbacks, hypersensitivity, nightmares, hyper-vigilance, & insomnia are only [...]

2017-10-05T17:33:38+00:00

The Wounded Marine Fund

The Wounded Marine Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides financial aid to Marine amputees returning from Afghanistan/Iraq. Our mission is to help combat wounded Marines returning from the “War on Terror.” More specifically, Marines who have lost limbs. The Wounded Marine Fund will provide financial aid in the form of trusts. The funds from these trusts will be available to the beneficiaries for any purpose that will help [...]

2017-09-25T18:59:11+00:00

Unstoppable Heroes

    Who we are: Unstoppable Heroes, Inc., a California 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (100% of your donations go towards helping our wounded veterans) Our Motto: Empowering Wounded in Combat Veterans to Surpass Their Goals and Become Unstoppable! What We Do: Our Mission is to Assist, Empower and Motivate Wounded service members as they adjust to civilian life. Along with our Wounded Veteran Ambassadors throughout the country, we share the stories of [...]

2017-09-25T18:00:21+00:00

Student Veterans of America

Our Mission To provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. Our Vision All veterans will succeed in higher education, achieve their academic goals, and gain meaningful employment. What We Do Student Veterans of America (SVA) is a 501(c)(3) coalition of student-veteran groups on college campuses across the globe. Here are some of the things SVA Headquarters staffers do daily: Support [...]

2017-09-25T18:00:35+00:00

Paralyzed Veterans of America

  Paralyzed Veterans of America, a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members – veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction. PVA will use that expertise to be the leading advocate for: Quality health care for our members Research and education addressing spinal cord injury and [...]

2017-07-18T18:43:49+00:00

US Veterans Foundation

US Veterans Foundation’s focus is to establish a community presence through Service oriented programs that benefit the Military community, as well as benefiting our general communities as a whole by making sure our Veterans are Mentally fit, and well equipped with all the tools needed to make them very productive members of our Communities and great Community Leaders. Our key objectives are to address the epidemic rate of 22+ Veterans per [...]

2017-07-18T15:51:27+00:00

Returning Veterans Project

Returning Veterans Project Mission:To provide free health and wellness services to post-9/11 war zone veterans, service members and their families in our Oregon and Southwest Washington communities.How RVP Fulfills Its Mission:Returning Veterans Project (RVP) fulfills its mission by recruiting, training and supporting a volunteer healthcare network of more than 335 licensed independent mental health and somatic practitioners, healthcare clinic providers and equine therapy projects. To become an RVP provider, each practitioner must [...]

2017-10-05T17:42:03+00:00

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

OUR MISSION To provide, in partnership with the Navy and Marine Corps, financial, educational, and other need-based assistance to active-duty and retired Sailors and Marines, their eligible family members, and survivors. VISION As a non-profit, volunteer service organization, we use both financial and non-financial resources to identify solutions to meet emerging needs. We help clients improve personal financial skills and encourage individual financial responsibility. GUIDING PRINCIPLES We provide effective client service [...]

2017-10-05T17:42:07+00:00

The Rosie Network

The American Dream Can Be A Real Solution The Rosie Network believes that our men and women of the Armed Forces and their spouses, have earned the right to the American Dream of small business ownership. Our team is committed to their SUCCESS every step of the way – from concept to launch and beyond. Why Entrepreneurship? Over 20% of our transitioning Veterans are choosing entrepreneurship over traditional employment, in part [...]

2017-10-05T17:42:12+00:00

Folds of Honor

Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission. To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members. Our motto says it best. Honor Their Sacrifice.  Educate Their Legacy. Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission. To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members. Our motto says it best. Honor [...]

2017-10-05T17:42:17+00:00

Navy Gold Star Program

Navy Gold Star is the Navy’s official program for providing long-term support to surviving families of Sailors who pass while on Active Duty. If you are visiting this page because you are a surviving family member of a deceased service member, please accept our most heartfelt sympathy and gratitude for your loved one’s service and sacrifice in defending our nation. Navy Gold Star is an inclusive program – regardless of your loved one’s [...]

2017-10-05T17:42:25+00:00

Military Officer’s Association of America

MOAA is the nation's largest and most influential association of military officers. It is an independent, nonprofit, politically nonpartisan organization. With more than 370,000 members from every branch of service - including active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired, former officers, and their families - we are a powerful force speaking for a strong national defense and representing the interests of military officers at every stage of their careers. MOAA's highest priority [...]

2017-10-05T17:42:30+00:00

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Founded in 1962, The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. For 55 years, we’ve been providing access to affordable education for the children of Marine and Navy Corpsman attending post-high school, under-graduate and career technical education programs.  Learn more at Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

2017-10-05T17:42:35+00:00

Angels of America’s Fallen

Angels of America’s Fallen is completely dedicated to honoring the legacy of our fallen military and first responders by helping their children grow and develop into strong and successful adults. As a non-profit organization we directly fund the healthy and developmental activity of each child’s choice, which involves a coach or instructor. Find out more at Angels of America's Fallen

2017-10-05T17:42:41+00:00

Marine Corpse | Law Enforcement Foundation

Since its founding in 1995, the MC-LEF has distributed over $69 million to eligible children in addition to supporting numerous other related programs. Children of Marine or Federal law enforcement personnel who die while on active duty are eligible to receive up to a $30,000 scholarship. Find out more at Marine Corps - Law Enforcement Foundation

2017-10-05T17:42:47+00:00

Got Your Six

Got Your 6 facilitates collaboration amongst the campaign’s many partners, because widespread social change is best achieved through collective impact. Through entertainment industry partners, Got Your 6 works to normalize the depictions of veterans on film and television to dispel common myths about the veteran population. Through nonprofit and government partners, Got Your 6 ensures successful veteran reintegration and empowers veterans to lead here at home. Together, Got Your 6 and its [...]

2017-10-05T17:42:52+00:00

A Combat Veteran’s Hope

We are an organization by Combat Veterans, for Combat Veterans.  We have first hand experience on how hard the transition to civilian life can be without support.  While we appreciate the service of everyone who has served in our Military, we realize that the needs of  Combat Veterans are unique.  We call our Combat Veterans “Warfighters.” With your help, they will be given the support that they have earned, and deserve.  [...]

2017-10-05T17:52:24+00:00

Freedom Fighter Outdoors

Our Mission To show our gratitude to our nations injured service veterans and their families for their sacrifices. Our Purpose To raise awareness and seek public aid for needs, services and activities for injured service veterans. To facilitate injured service veterans in assisting each other through teamwork based outdoor recreational activities. To provide unique, once in a lifetime outdoor activities to honor and empower our nations injured service veterans. Our Vision [...]

2017-10-05T17:43:05+00:00

Still Serving Veterans

Our Mission The mission of Still Serving Veterans is to serve and honor Veterans and their families, transitioning service members, and members of the Guard and Reserves by assisting them in securing meaningful employment and the Veteran benefits they have earned. All services are provided at no charge. Our Vision Together we Empower Veterans and their families. Find out more at Still Serving Veterans

2017-10-05T17:43:14+00:00

We Are The Mighty

Leading military media brand We Are The Mighty (WATM) engages and entertains America’s 114M military, veterans and their families with original content, branded campaigns and experiential events across our multichannel platforms and distribution partners. Our team of veterans and media experts capture the voice and narrative of this community and work with brands and businesses to authentically connect them to this large and loyal market. WATM reaches over 100 million people each month with premium content and [...]

2017-10-05T17:39:08+00:00

Huron County Veteran Services

The mission of the Veterans Service Commission is to continue to provide direct and indirect financial assistance and other benefits to veterans and their dependents who have met with an unexpected hardship resulting from illness, injury, or loss of employment, and meet eligibility requirements. The Commission has established outreach programs with other county, state and federal agencies to assist veterans and their dependents with employment and training for employment, so they [...]

2017-10-05T17:39:20+00:00

Boots For Troops

The mission at Boots For Troops is to uplift and empower the over-all morale and mental well-being of deployed service members defending our freedom. We provide care packages, travel assistance and pay for flights to help active duty men and women get home during emergency situations, holiday and pre-deployment leave.  Find out more at Boots for Troops

2017-10-05T17:39:26+00:00

The Ripple Effect

There is a huge social issue in our country today within the Veteran community - Military Veterans make up approximately 7% of the country's population, yet account for 20% of the overall suicide rate. This despair has been created when services, which are meant to reintegrate the veteran back into society, are too difficult to navigate and are often unavailable. The Ripple Effect - Helping Veterans and Families Heal, implements the [...]

2017-10-05T17:39:33+00:00

Hounds and Heroes

Hounds and Heroes is dedicated to raising awareness, inspiring hope and creating funding for charities driven by Heroes. We embrace and support our Military Heroes, First Responder Heroes, Medical Heroes, Education Heroes, Social Cause Heroes, Children Heroes, Animal Rescues, and Animal Rights. Find out  more at Hounds and Heroes  

2017-10-05T17:39:38+00:00

Sugar Bear Foundation

Our Mission The Sugar Bear Foundation was formed in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Mario “Sugar Bear” Carazo. Sugar Bear made the ultimate sacrifice July 22, 2010, when his AH-1W Super Cobra was shot down while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. The mission of the foundation is to support the surviving spouses and children of fallen United States military personnel by providing assistance to support programs which meet their immediate and ongoing needs [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:04+00:00

Elizabeth Dole Foundation

About Us The Elizabeth Dole Foundation is the preeminent organization empowering, supporting, and honoring our nation’s 5.5 million military caregivers; the spouses, parents, family members, and friends who care for America’s wounded, ill, or injured veterans. Founded by Senator Elizabeth Dole in 2012, the Foundation adopts a comprehensive approach in its advocacy, working with leaders in the public, private, nonprofit, labor and faith communities to recognize military caregivers’ service and promote [...]

2017-10-05T17:34:07+00:00

Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes brings vital attention to the untold stories of military caregivers and seeks solutions for the tremendous challenges and long-term needs they face. Our goals: Raise awareness of the issues military caregivers confront every day Inspire individuals, businesses, communities, and civic, faith and government leaders to take action in supporting military caregivers in their communities Establish a national registry, encouraging military caregivers to register at HiddenHeroes.org to better connect them to [...]

2017-10-05T17:34:14+00:00

Bridging The Gap

Bridging The Gap for Veterans Inc, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a Veteran Owned Small Business. We are an organization providing Military Career Transition Coaching directly assisting military veterans and spouses by introducing them to Veteran Friendly Employers.  Our goal is to create a competitive advantage and preferential hiring treatment after serving our Nation honorably, allowing all veterans a rewarding career path. We build relationships with C-level executives, human resource professionals and marketing directors to engage with military veterans and/or spouses by enabling [...]

2017-10-05T17:34:18+00:00

Wounded Warrior Project

Everyone’s recovery process is different. Depending where you are in your own rehabilitative and transitional process, we hope you find a program that fits you and/or your family’s needs. As we continue to discover the ever-evolving needs of you and your fellow Wounded Warriors, WWP veteran programs are also ever-evolving, so check back often to see what’s new at Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). Remember, you are not alone in this journey. Whether you [...]

2017-10-05T17:34:22+00:00

The General’s Kids

The General's Kids, L.L.C. was designed for our nation's little warriors. Whether they are infants or teenagers, facing the life-changing injury or illness of a parent leaves a lasting impression. There are so many wonderful organizations out there that benefit wounded warriors and their families, and children often benefit from these. But at The General's Kids we are proud to focus 100% on the children and young siblings of the wounded, [...]

2017-10-05T17:34:29+00:00

Travis Manion Foundation

Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) empowers veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations. In 2007, 1stLt Travis Manion (USMC) was killed in Iraq while saving his wounded teammates. Today, Travis' legacy lives on in the words he spoke before leaving for his final deployment, "If Not Me, Then Who..." Guided by this mantra, veterans continue their service, develop strong relationships with their communities, and thrive in their post-military [...]

2017-10-05T17:34:34+00:00

Honoring The Sacrifice Foundation

Who We Are The Honoring the Sacrifice Foundation was formed in 2013 by wounded United States Army Sgt. Andrew Smith (retired) and his wife, Tori. Together with a dedicated team of volunteers, the husband and wife duo are assisting service members and their families, just as they have been supported during their journey. We are a 501(c)3 public benefit charity. Our Board of Directors is made up entirely of volunteers who are [...]

2017-10-05T17:34:41+00:00

Veteran on the Move

Joe Crane here, founder and host of Veteran On the Move podcast. Your pathfinder to freedom, guiding veterans in their transition to entrepreneurship. I interview today’s most influential people in the world of entrepreneurship. Veteran On The Move is all about promoting the ideas, tools and resources available to today’s entrepreneurs.  We want to help you find the tools and resources needed to start your own entrepreneurial journey. Veteran on the Move, [...]

2017-10-05T17:34:47+00:00

Truckin4Troops

We are dedicated to supporting and serving our wounded servicemen and women through creating family functions and events such as bonfires, cookouts, swimming, boating, etc. to get the wounded and their families out of the hospital for well-needed rehabilitation. Our goals are to utilize our extremely huge F650 pickup trucks, along with a 15-passenger handicap accessible bus, to transport the wounded veterans and their families to our events or coordinate our [...]

2017-10-05T17:35:01+00:00

Foundation for Vets

VETS Personalized Development (VPD) Scientifically Validated Personality and Competency Assessment Veterans Come First. Through the VETS Personalized Development (VPD) program, active duty military personnel are invited to complete the Elite Performance Indicator personality and competency assessment. Get personalized feedback about how you can improve at work Get broad career guidance Translate your strengths into civilian Human Resources terms Practice here before you apply there (most Fortune 500s use assessments like the Elite Performance Indicator to screen job applicants) [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:10+00:00

Hiring Our Heroes

Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, launched in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities. Working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s vast network of state and local chambers and strategic partners from the public, private, and non-profit sectors, our goal is to create a movement across America in hundreds of communities where veterans [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:13+00:00

Veterans Rideshare

Who Is Veterans Rideshare? Veterans Rideshare is a privately held California organization serving the local and long distance transportation needs of riders in Orange County and the greater Los Angeles area. Through various programs including Non-Emergency Medical Transport and both prearranged and ad-hoc shuttle service, warehouse and drayage, and freight options Veterans Rideshare seeks to offer better solutions for reaching every destination. Veterans Rideshare is firmly dedicated to giving back to our [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:18+00:00

iWarriors

iWarriors was founded in 2011 by Tim and Kim Bartz after given the opportunity to support a group of wounded warriors from the 3rd Battalion 5th Marines based at Camp Pendleton, CA. The Marines had recently been injured in Helmand Province, Afghanistan during the units 7 months deployment that began the autumn of 2010. The Bartz’s raised over $10,000 from members of the American Mold Builders Association to support the group [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:24+00:00

Warriors’ Watch Riders

Warriors’ Watch Riders is a Troop Support group. We are the umbrella under which has formed a nation-wide coalition of groups and individuals dedicated to the support of our nation’s warriors. We exist for the purpose of supporting our nation’s warriors, past and present, and their families. We wear many different “colors,” or none at all. We are bikers, or we are not. We are veterans, or we are not. We are men, women, children. What we all have [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:28+00:00

Spartan Alliance

At Spartan Alliance, an Initiative of Independence Corps it is our philosophy that we can best carry out our mission if we listen to the Veterans and their Caregivers and let them tell us what tool will best meet their needs. All too often, with both governmental and non-governmental support agencies, the opposite seems to be what takes place.  We believe that your service and sacrifice deserves our attention. Find out more at Spartan [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:31+00:00

Helping Homeland Heroes

Helping Homeland Heroes was founded by veterans and their families to help our fellow brothers and sisters who have fallen upon hardships and don’t know where to turn, or are struggling to assimilate back into civilian life. That is why our mantra here at Helping Homeland Heroes is “Vets Helping Vets”. ​ Our Directors and volunteers know the trials and tribulations that plague most soldiers after they return home because many of our volunteers within the [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:44+00:00

PCSgrades

What is PCSgrades? Our team of military members, veterans, and spouses is bringing a voice to our community that has never existed before on the toughest must‐solve relocation problems. JOIN US TODAY! to share reviews on neighborhoods, base housing, REALTORS®, mortgage lenders, schools and more, with the people we trust the most… our fellow military families! Every review creates a little more control for all of us and transparency with the businesses we [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:41+00:00

Esposas Militares USA

Meeting place for support and benefit information for all HISPANAS Military Wives and Spouses! ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES, COAST GUARD, NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE. Hispanic Military Wives USA began in December 2007.  We have been of great help to many Military Families, in different aspects. When we do not find an answer we search and work until we find it. Our Work is Completely Voluntary. Our Mission and Commitment: Build awareness and help provide [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:51+00:00

Warrior Transition

Mission Warrior Transition's mission is to provide support to our Warriors, Veterans and their Families during and after their transition from military to civilian status.  Goal To provide our Veterans with world class training/guidance to plan, fund, start and maintain their own business.  We want to provide our Veterans with the best tools for them to create their own future.  Our hope is for these new Veteran Business owners to hire [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:36+00:00

VetCar

VetCar is a Homes of Light program that provides assistance to veterans to purchase reasonably priced used vehicles. The goal of this program is to provide participants with transportation that will enable them to pursue and maintain employment. VetCar has provided 63 cars to Veterans who are now employed, and provided 24 cars to disabled Veterans. In addition they can reestablish contact with family and friends, maintain medical appointments and become an active presence [...]

2017-10-05T17:44:59+00:00

SANDBOXX

With enduring focus on today’s “digital-social” warriors and their families, Sandboxx is aligned with today’s mobile experience expectations. Sandboxx enables a mix of military (non-sensitive) and social communications. In a world where there is no hard line where DoD culture ends and personal lifestyle begins, Sandboxx augments the military lifestyle, supporting our heroes. Find out more at Sandboxx

2017-10-05T17:45:09+00:00

Task Force Dagger

Task Force Dagger Foundation provides assistance to wounded, ill, or injured US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) members and their families. We respond to urgent needs, conduct Recreational Therapy Adaptive Events, and provide next-generation health solutions for issues facing our service members. We are a rally point to combat Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS), and environmental exposures. Our cohesive programs enable families to seize the moment and live life. ABOUT US As [...]

2017-10-05T17:45:37+00:00

Hunters For Soldiers

Hunters for Soldiers Foundation was created to help veterans past and present with ongoing issues such as PTSD, anxiety, depression, physical complications and many more illnesses. By taking a veteran in to the woods and helping every step of the way from shooting guidance/advice to carrying the game back to the rally point even cleaning/processing their harvest, it helps take their mind off of the hustle and bustle of day to [...]

2017-10-05T17:45:42+00:00

The Warrior Initiative

   Our Veterans suffer the weight of war to the extent that 22 commit suicide every day. That's one Veteran every 65 minutes. We introduce Veterans to new experiences and give them something to look forward to. Something else to think about. Every Human needs confidence, a sense of self worth and the basics to sustain life. We call this Dignity. We are committed to bringing these Warriors out of their shell shock and giving their [...]

2017-10-05T17:45:48+00:00

The Fallen Outdoors

Our mission is to facilitate organized hunting and fishing adventures for veterans past and present from every generation and from all branches of the military. We aim to connect Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Marines, to create a network that will serve them locally and nationally. This network will allow veterans to help other veterans by facilitating hunting and fishing adventures throughout this great nation. These adventures will help veterans from all era’s [...]

2017-10-05T17:45:53+00:00

Foundation for Exceptional Warriors

The FEW assists in the healing process of the families and veterans of Special Operations Forces recognized for valorous actions and wounds acquired in combat, regardless of the era or conflict in which these individuals have served. We provide therapeutic recreational and sporting events, at both the local and national level, customized to enhance the mental and physical health of our heroes. We also strive to assist in the successful reintegration of [...]

2017-10-05T17:45:58+00:00

NextOp

NextOp provides companies with world-class, skilled candidates and coaches them on how to be effective employees. Our mentors work with each transitioning veteran to adjust to their new roles and cultivate the necessary skills to excel in field work, increasing satisfaction and reducing turnover for these positions. We serve those who have served so many—our hardworking veterans. Find out more at NextOp

2017-10-05T17:46:09+00:00

Segs4Vets

  Segs4Vets, a nonprofit organization, awards Segways to men and women of the United States military who have sustained severe injuries while serving our Nation in Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. The program began in 2005 as an unprecedented grass-roots effort by volunteers who passionately believed when those serving our Nation are sent into harm’s way resulting in permanent disability, they must have every resource available to them to assist [...]

2017-10-05T17:46:44+00:00

Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski II, Memorial Fund

About Denny Lt. Zilinski was killed in action in Bayji, Iraq on November 19, 2005. His story is short, 23 years, because he believed that ultimately the fighting in Iraq was protecting his fellow citizens in this great nation of ours. Mission To honor the life and memory of Dennis. To provide support to improve the morale and welfare of members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. To [...]

2017-10-05T17:46:50+00:00

PTSD Daddy

“Write a book,” my father said. I argued that it was not my story to tell. “If you don’t tell it, perhaps nobody will.” So here I sit, writing these stories best I can, to unite us, and to speak for those with no voice. We swore to protect this constitution from enemy foreign and domestic, here we are doing our best to be normal, broken, tired, and patriotic as hell! Learn [...]

2017-10-05T17:46:58+00:00

Operation Family Caregiver

Operation Family Caregiver coaches the families of returning service members and veterans to manage the difficulties they face when they come home. OFC is a personalized program, tailored specifically to the struggles of each family. Through proven methods, the program teaches military families how best to navigate their challenges, resulting in stronger and healthier families. Learn more about how OFC helps create strong and healthy families. Find out more at Operation Family Caregiver

2017-10-05T17:47:07+00:00

Army Wife Network

Army Wife Network (AWN) was opened in April 2009 as the umbrella that joined what was previously known as Army Wife Talk Radio (AWTR), Field Problems™ (FP) and Loving A Soldier (LAS) blog. The website holds true to its tagline “Interactive Empowerment for Army Wives by Army wives” by featuring the longest running talk radio show and podcast of its kind, live Twitter chat feature during show, expert columns, experience bloggers, military [...]

2017-10-05T17:47:12+00:00

VetCV

A Home Online for Veterans VetCV provides Veterans and caregivers the ability to update, access, and share their vital information from anywhere at any time. It is the personal account for all the most important things for the next steps in life: career, education, medical support, reintegration, and employment. VetCV is a place to come home to. An App for Veterans to safely store their information that includes social media aspects, easy [...]

2017-10-05T17:47:19+00:00

22 Too Many

Everyday, approximately 22 military service members take their own lives, according to a reports released in 2016 by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD).  Not only are we committed to increasing public knowledge and awareness of PTS, we are also devoted to honoring the memory of the fallen who have been lost to a PTS related cause, as well as providing comfort and support to their mourning families. Service members are [...]

2017-10-05T17:50:21+00:00

Sergeant’s Fitness Concepts

Sergeant’s Fitness Concepts was established in 2015 after merging Custom Fitness Concepts and The Sergeant’s Program, two well-known physical fitness programs that provide group and personal fitness training services to the DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas. With the expertise and leadership of Tom Kalka and Rob Grimes, Sergeant’s Fitness Concepts helps civilians reach their fitness potential through a variety of fitness services. About The Sergeant’s Program The Sergeant’s Program is the longest [...]

2017-10-05T17:50:27+00:00

Casualties of War

They say that one person can change the world.   Casualties’ of war as an organization, began as a blog and evolved overtime to become a national movement. Casualties’ of War is a Texas registered non-profit organization, formed in 2016.   In June of 2017, we obtained our 501c3 status from the Internal Revenue Service and are now nationally recognized.  Our registration number is: Founder Zack Brown, having been involved previously with other veteran’s service [...]

2017-10-05T17:50:33+00:00

Battle-Buddy.info

Battle-Buddy Info is an online Directory of Military Resources for Active Duty, Veterans and their Caregivers. We list military focused non-profits and resources that provide direct assistance to veterans and active duty personnel, in a user-friendly format. We work hard to maintain relevant information and resources, not only from non-profit organizations or government sources, but from peer support networks, Caregiver Blogs, books of interest as well as general topics related to issues [...]

2017-10-05T17:50:45+00:00

PTSDog

PTSDog: Post Traumatic Stress disorder and the service Dog is a book about Service Dogs, Disabled Veterans, PTSD, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Author Joaquin Juatai is writing PTSDog as the go-to resource for people who need to understand the law, understand how Service Dogs work, or just want to read the stories of the Disabled Veterans who use them. Through interviews and photos with other PTSDog handlers, Juatai is painting a picture of the challenges these [...]

2017-10-05T17:50:50+00:00

Warrior Pointe

Warrior Pointe, Inc. was created to be the number one rallying point for any and all veterans who have honorably served this great nation. It does not matter whether you served your time during peacetime, wartime, or if you are still serving. If you served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, or National Guard, you are welcome as member of Warrior Pointe. Every soldier, sailor, marine, and airman, [...]

2017-10-05T17:50:57+00:00

Warfighter Hemp

Warfighter Hemp’s mission is to promote the health, wellness, and independence of our nation’s citizens, with a particular emphasis on the Warriors who have sacrificed so much for the rest of us. To this end, Warfighter Hemp is proud to donate 50% OF ALL PROFITS directly to Veteran Charities, providing real support that will fill the gaps that currently exist in the Veterans Health Care system. WHY HEMP ? Warfighter Hemp’s premium products [...]

2017-10-05T17:51:02+00:00

Villagers for Veterans

Villagers for Veterans is 100% volunteer 501(c)(3) organization founded for the sole purpose of helping severely wounded veterans. We help veterans directly with much-needed funding or additional resources, or by providing grants to other organizations that provide services for veterans. Either way, we are here to help wounded veterans transition into civilian life with as much support as possible. Villagers for Veterans meets a real need today, as veterans too often [...]

2017-10-05T17:51:15+00:00

Independence Fund

The Independence Fund is a nonprofit organization that empowers our nation's severely wounded veterans and the caregivers who support them to take control of their lives. Through its dedicated mobility and treatment programs, the Fund assists veterans in transforming their lives toward a better future.   Find out  more at The Independence Fund

2017-10-05T17:51:20+00:00

Veterans Inc.

Veterans Inc. is a national leader in ending homelessness among veterans. We have one of the highest rates in the nation – 85% – for transitioning veterans out of homelessness. A 501(c)3 nonprofit headquartered in Massachusetts, Veterans Inc. is the largest provider of support services to veterans and their families in New England. Since 1990, we have helped more than 65,000 veterans in need and today operates offices and programs in all [...]

2017-10-05T17:51:30+00:00

22KILL

Mission Statement: 22KILL is a global movement bridging the gap between veterans and civilians to build a community of support. 22KILL works to raise awareness to the suicide epidemic that is plaguing our country, and educate the public on mental health issues such as PTS. 22KILL also serves as a resource for veterans, and continues to build on its network of like-minded organizations to be able to connect veterans with programs and [...]

2017-10-05T17:51:35+00:00

PTSD Wifey

I am a wife, blogger, freelance marketing extraordinaire, and a mother of two very energetic children. I have a Bachelor’s of Science degree focusing on Communications.  Most importantly, my husband suffers from CPTSD and I have Vicarious PTSD. But PTSD no longer controls our lives. In fact, PTSD doesn’t define you, it’s just a small piece to your amazing life. CPTSD, PTSD Support: What’s So Different About This Blog? Everything! I write [...]

2017-10-05T17:51:43+00:00

TreasureLives

TreasureLives is an organization dedicated to suicide prevention and mental health awareness. We host a YouTube channel which broadcasts approved testimonies of people saved from suicide, as well as memorials of those lost. Click here for information on how to submit your video. TreasureLives also has a store! All products and services in the TreasureLives Store promote mental wellness. They are designed to comfort, inspire, educate, and increase esteem among individuals and [...]

2017-10-05T17:53:53+00:00

Remembering Quilts

When I recently lost my Mother I, like so many others, was perplexed by her issues with Dementia and Alzheimer’s (or perhaps my issues). Since then I have become determined to learn more of what can be done for the many people who must deal with memories in their waning years, or memory loss due to injury or illness and bring relief to patients, family members and even caregivers. The theme of [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:06+00:00

Keys to Progress

Keys to Progress® Program #KeysToProgress Every November, Progressive hosts the Keys to Progress® program. It’s a one-day vehicle giveaway event for veterans held at Progressive Service Centers across the United States. Since 2013, we’ve donated more than 400 vehicles to veterans and veteran organizations. And this November, we're donating at least 100 more. We see the need in our communities to provide transportation support to military men and women facing tough circumstances [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:15+00:00

The Warrior Initiative

Our Veterans suffer the weight of war to the extent that 22 commit suicide every day. That's one Veteran every 65 minutes. We introduce Veterans to new experiences and give them something to look forward to. Something else to think about. Every Human needs confidence, a sense of self worth and the basics to sustain life. We call this Dignity. We are committed to bringing these Warriors out of their shell shock and giving their life a [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:29+00:00

On Target 4 Vets

VETERANS DEDICATED TO PROVIDING SUPPORT TO OTHER VETERANS IN THEIR PROCESS OF RECOVERING AND HEALING. On Target 4 Veterans is a group of Patriotic Americans, mostly comprised of active duty and retired military personnel with a background in Special Operations. Founder, Michael Paul is a spokesperson for disabled veterans and an adaptive sports athlete who felt it was time to put together his own team. In July of 2011, Michael Paul drove [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:25+00:00

Operation Enduring Warrior

Operation Enduring Warrior is a 100% volunteer organization composed of current and former members of the military, family members, and patriotic citizens who wish to give back to our nation’s wounded veterans. The team members who don the mask are members of the Masked Athlete Team (MAT).  These members have gone through a rigorous selection process known as Warrior INDOC. This in-depth process is composed of several phases of personal, professional and physical [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:12+00:00

Operation We Are Here

If you are visiting this site to find ideas to encourage... a neighbor, a friend, a family member, co-worker or someone at your church who is going through the hardship of a deployed spouse, thank you for caring. We hope our stories will help you to understand what we are going through and give you some ideas in how to encourage the military home front.   Every family's situation is unique, and there is [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:35+00:00

Rover

Mission The mission of ROVER (Regional Outreach Veterans Engagement Resources) is to connect Veterans and their families to resources and access opportunities to improve their quality of life. We use the phrase Adaptive Veteran™. It’s our term for a Veteran that was wounded, ill, or injured. We focus on the fact that the Veteran is moving forward after their injuries; They are not defined by their injuries. Vision A community where our [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:20+00:00

Hire Heroes USA

Headquartered in Georgia – with seven additional offices throughout the United States – Hire Heroes USA provides free, expert career coaching and job sourcing to hundreds of transitioning U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses each week. As a national nonprofit, we are committed to transparency and accountability, resulting in a Charity Navigator 4-Star rating and a GuideStar Platinum level. Our programs are funded exclusively by private grants and public donations. Hire [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:44+00:00

Kieve Wavus

"[Needs] can't be met by the Pentagon, [and] it can't be met by the VA," Mullen said. "It can only be met, I believe, by communities throughout the country joined together with the Pentagon and VA to get it right for those who've sacrificed so much."  Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ~ Columbia University, 20 April 2010 Veterans Camp - For Veterans and families who have [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:48+00:00

Home Base

FAMILY CARE + SUPPORT AT HOME BASE At Home Base, we view family broadly. To us, “family” encompasses spouses, partners, parents, siblings, and children, but also anyone who the Veteran considers a member of their support network, including close friends. We believe that when one family member serves, the entire family serves, and to that end we use a 3-generation model of care.  Pioneered by Home Base, the 3-generation model allows us [...]

2017-10-05T17:54:54+00:00

Luke’s Wings

A Fully Tax Deductible 501(c)3 Non-profit Corporation. Employee Identification Number: 26-1691195 Luke’s Wings was founded in January of 2008 by a group of young people who observed the struggles of our wounded warriors at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Luke’s Wings was named after two people, Luke Shirley (a wounded warrior at Walter Reed who lost an arm and a leg in an IED blast) and Sarah Wingfield, a Redskins Cheerleader Ambassador [...]

2017-10-05T17:55:00+00:00

Operation Second Chance

Where it All Began The greatest individuals I know are not Politicians, movie stars or even the wealthiest people in the world. The greatest individuals I know are the men and women that put their lives on the line each and every day and serve our country. Cindy McGrew In September 2004, Cindy McGrew began a mission of hope. When her friend, Montgomery County, MD Police Officer, Sgt. Russo went to Iraq [...]

2017-10-05T17:55:06+00:00

Warrior 360

Our Mission To support the needs and promote the welfare of United States Military service-members, their families, and all others whose service to public safety generally place the welfare of others before their own. Warrior Assistance Warrior 360 is specially equipped for rapid response to immediate needs that threaten the basic welfare of our nations heroes. From medical needs to home repair, we're committed to caring for those who've cared for us. [...]

2017-10-05T17:55:20+00:00

Gary Sinise Foundation

At the Gary Sinise Foundation, we serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. We do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.     Freedom and security are precious gifts that we, as Americans, should never take for granted. We must do all we can to extend our hand in times of need to those [...]

2017-10-05T17:55:30+00:00

Vet Tix

OUR MISSION Give Something to Those Who Gave. Vet Tix * provides tickets to events which reduce stress, strengthen family bonds, build life-long memories and encourage service members and veterans to stay engaged with local communities and American life. We support our troops by honoring their service and providing positive family and life experiences, during and after their years of service to our country. Vet Tix provides tickets to all branches of [...]

2017-10-05T17:55:35+00:00

Yellow Ribbon Fund

The Yellow Ribbon Fund provides free of charge: Hotel stays, rental cars, and cab rides for visiting family members. Apartments to keep families together during months or years of outpatient treatment. Family caregiver support including family-oriented events and activities, plus stress-relieving massages, spa visits, dinners out, and more. Social events and outings to cultural and sporting events that build confidence and offer relief from the grueling rigors of recovery. Innovative mentoring [...]

2017-10-05T17:55:39+00:00

Semper Fi Fund

Our mission is crucial. Our duty is clear. The Semper Fi Fund provides immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post-9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their families, ensuring that they have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities. Since establishing the Semper Fi Fund in 2004, we’ve issued 140,000 grants, totaling more than $150 million [...]

2017-10-05T17:55:47+00:00

Upstate Warrior Solution

Mission CONNECT • LEAD • INSPIRE Upstate Warrior Solution is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that CONNECTS warriors and their families to resources and opportunities, LEADS them through the process of self-empowerment, and INSPIRES the community to embrace local warriors and their families as valued neighbors and friends. Vision Our vision is to restore our warriors with a sense of purpose, and to empower the community to be responsive to our warriors and their families. [...]

2017-10-05T17:55:51+00:00

The Aleethia Foundation

Supporting Those Who Serve The mission of the Aleethia Foundation is to support the wounded/injured/ill service members with short-term therapeutic recreation, small financial grants, family emergency aid, assistive technology items, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, home improvements to assist with an injured service member's mobility and other basic needs. The doctors have determined that it is beneficial for the wounded/injured/ill service members to get out of the hospital environment occasionally. Our mission is to [...]

2017-10-05T17:58:29+00:00

Travis Mills Foundation

Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne is a recalibrated warrior, motivational speaker, actor, author and an advocate for veterans and amputees. Travis’s New York Times bestselling memoir, Tough as They Come, is currently available on sale in bookstores everywhere. Despite losing portions of both arms and legs from an IED while on active duty in Afghanistan, Travis continues to overcome life’s challenges, breaking physical barriers and [...]

2017-10-05T17:58:34+00:00

REA (Resource Exchange Association)

About REA (Resource Exchange Association) Resource Exchange Association (REA) is a veteran managed 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that began in 1984. In 1994 Mr. C.R. “Bud” Shepherd, a veteran/POW of WWII, began operating a small warehouse in Burlington, NC to help other 501 (c) (3) non-profit organizations (schools, churches, daycares, etc.) help the ill, needy and infants in the community. Armed with the slogan, “People Helping People, Help People”, Mr. Shepherd [...]

2017-10-05T17:58:40+00:00

Fighting for Home Sports

Mission Our mission at Fighting for Home Sports™ is to ensure that San Diego based military families are afforded the opportunity to play the sports. We accomplish this through the following means:    - Collect new and used sporting equipment, repair if necessary, and re-issue to military families in need; - Provide financial assistance in the form of grants to help cover fees associated with associated program registrations; and - Promote local [...]

2017-10-05T17:58:46+00:00

Operation Delta Dog

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives in the United States... almost one per hour. These vets serve their country and then come home to face the even greater challenges of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) that can leave them debilitated, sleepless, and unable to cope. Massachusetts is home to about 400,000 veterans. If Veteran's Administration estimates are correct, that means that about 20 percent of those, or 80,000 of [...]

2017-10-05T17:58:51+00:00

Operation Blue Pride

Our United States service members are now facing an even greater challenge reintegrating back into society after multiple deployments. Many of these brave men and women are returning to civilian life with physical injuries and are also suffering with the hidden wounds of war, such as post traumatic stress, traumatic brain injuries and depression. Operation Blue Pride’s (OBP) mission is to welcome Veterans into the scuba diving community. OBP provides basic [...]

2017-10-05T17:58:56+00:00

USA Warriors

USA WARRIORS ICE HOCKEY PROGRAM The USA Warriors Ice Hockey Program has been organized to operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, for those wounded in defense of the United States. The Program’s mission is to organize and administer an ice hockey program that provides a recreational, therapeutic experience and education. The program educates, trains, motivates, and encourages the formation of “USA Warrior Hockey Programs” locally and nationally while encouraging individuals [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:03+00:00

New England Warriors

Our Background The New England Warriors are a chapter of the USA Warriors, The USA and New England Warriors is a program designed for the rehabilitation of wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans. We are a private, non-profit organization dedicated to educating, training, motivating, and encouraging the formation of “USA Warrior Hockey Programs” locally and nationally while encouraging Active Duty Military, Reserves and Veterans who have physical disabilities incurred during service to [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:08+00:00

Tunnel2Towers

Firefighter Stephen Gerard Siller was the youngest of seven children born to Mae and George Siller. At the age of eight, Stephen lost his father, and a year and a half later he also lost his mother, which left him an orphan to be raised by his older siblings. For a while Stephen went through a period of struggle, but thanks to the love of his siblings, and the values instilled [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:12+00:00

Anteris Alliance

Corporate Network: Made up of vetted veteran and first responder owned and/or supporting manufacturers and service providers who have made the decision to work together to achieve more than on their own. Buyer Network: Provides the ability for product suppliers to the consumers to join forces as recognized and advertised Anteris Alliance Dealers or Pro Shops with competitive product pricing, and dedicated sales support! Individual Network: Allows for lifetime and annual [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:21+00:00

Pets for Patriots

OUR MISSION IS TO GIVE THE GIFTS OF FIDELITY, JOY AND LOVE TO BOTH VETERAN AND PET THROUGH COMPANION ANIMAL ADOPTION Our mission is like no other because we are serving the men and women of the most extraordinary military of the most exceptional nation in the world. The ways we think, act and deliver are all in support of fulfilling our mission: COLLABORATE WITH THE ANIMAL WELFARE COMMUNITY Build a nationwide [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:27+00:00

Pets for Vets

  About the Program The Pets for Vets program is dedicated to supporting veterans and providing a second chance for shelter pets by rescuing, training and pairing them with America’s veterans who could benefit from a companion animal. The Pets… About 1.5 million dogs and cats are euthanized each year. These animals can make excellent companion animals but never have that chance. Our dedicated animal trainers will evaluate and rescue the shelter [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:31+00:00

Helmets to Hardhats

ABOUT US Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry. The program is designed to help military service members successfully transition back into civilian life by offering them the means to secure a quality career in the construction industry. Most career opportunities offered by the program are connected [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:35+00:00

Special Ops Survivors

OUR STORY: The Special Ops Survivors story began in 2002 when one person was inspired to help a Special Ops family in need. In early 2002, word came that a Navy SEAL, Neil Roberts, had died in combat in the mountains of Afghanistan. Nick Rocha, a fellow Navy SEAL, felt compelled to do something to take care of the family Neil had left behind. One thing led to another and the [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:41+00:00

Operation Homefront

MISSION: Build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive in the communities that they’ve worked so hard to protect.   Operation Homefront is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive — not simply struggle to get by — in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. For over fifteen years, we have provided programs [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:45+00:00

Warfighter Engaged

WARFIGHTER ENGAGED is an all‐volunteer charitable non-profit with a mission to improve the lives of severely wounded warfighters through personally adapted devices. We modify video game and RC Vehicle controllers, make prosthetic enhancements, hygiene items and other novel devices for greater independence of the warfighter. With no two injuries being alike and no readily available solutions to address these specific needs, the vast majority of modifications to these devices can only be [...]

2017-10-05T17:59:49+00:00

Wounded Veterans of Oklahoma

Our Mission Our focus and mission is helping veterans within the state of Oklahoma with their struggles and needs. The hardest thing you can ever do isn’t joining the military, it’s getting out and adapting to civilian life. The military trains you to go to war, but they don’t train you on how to become a civilian again. Join us in giving back to those who gave so much that we [...]

2017-10-05T18:00:00+00:00

Catch a Lift

OUR IMPACT Since our founding in 2010, the Catch A Lift Fund has helped thousands of post 9/11 combat wounded veterans regain their mental and physical health through gym memberships, in home gym equipment, personalized fitness and nutrition programs and a peer support network. Catch A Lift vets are seeing and feeling results including dramatic weight loss, reduction in medications, improved sleep patterns, and strengthened relationships with family and friends, thanks [...]

2017-10-05T18:00:06+00:00

Camp4Heroes

An Adopt A Soldier Platoon operation: Working with Wounded Veterans, Firefighters, and Police Officers for over 14 years, Camp4Heroes, Inc. is being created to give back and promote well-being by having retreats, activities, and training such as Art, Music, Blacksmithing, Welding, Woodworking, Archery, Skeet Shooting, Fishing, Hunting, Animal Therapy, and much more. We will also host Gold Star and Caregiver events! Find out more at Camp4Heroes.org

2017-10-05T18:00:10+00:00

Adopt A Soldier Platoon

Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon is constantly sending care packages downrange to our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. We’ve been doing it since April 2003. These packages improve morale and let our brave Americans know we are thinking about them and that their sacrifices far from home are not in vain. Our most recent packing events were in March 2016 and we packed 300 Easter/ Spring cartons for our Troops. Currently, AaSP has nearly [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:05+00:00

Life After War

How can I help? I provide spirit/life mentoring, free of charge — what does that mean? It means I get to know you, listen deeply and gently to you, and help guide you back toward the wholeness and power that already exists within you (you just feel disconnected from it). I help you examine the questions and challenges that war creates and help you find different perspectives. But most of all, [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:10+00:00

Matthew Patton Foundation

Our Story Matthew joined the Army in 2008 after graduating from Mount Hope High School (MHHS). Matthew served for almost five years, including a deployment to Afghanistan from October 2009 to October 2010. Matthew had a significant mental health history during adolescence and his depression did return shortly after joining the Army. Matthew faced several horrific experiences during his deployment that resulted in survivor’s guilt and PTSD symptoms that would have [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:16+00:00

Boots to Business

Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Boots to Business | Reboot is an entrepreneurial training program designed for Veterans and their dependents that have already made the transition back to civilian life. The curriculum continuum includes steps for evaluating business concepts, the foundational knowledge required to develop a business [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:20+00:00

Soldier’s Angels

May No Soldier Go Unloved Soldiers' Angels provides aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, their families, and a growing veteran population. Thousands of Soldiers' Angels "Angel" volunteers assist veterans, wounded, deployed personnel, and their families in a variety of unique and effective ways. Financials Board of Directors Privacy Policy "May No Soldier Go Unloved" encapsulates the motivation behind [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:26+00:00

Rolling Thunder

  Rolling Thunder®, Inc. P.O. Box 216 Neshanic Station, NJ 08853 908-369-5439 FACT SHEET Incorporated in 1995, Rolling Thunder, Inc. is a class 501(c) (4) non-profit organization with over 90 chartered chapters throughout the United States and members abroad. While many members of Rolling Thunder®, Inc. are veterans and many ride motorcycles, neither qualification is a prerequisite. Rolling Thunder®, Inc. members are old and young, men and women, veterans and non-veterans. All [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:35+00:00

Hog’s and Heroes Foundation

The foundation is a community of motorcycle riders that support Public Safety, the U.S. Military and Wounded Warriors.  We sponsor and hold fundraising events for various Public Safety, U.S. Military and Wounded Warrior Charities.  We perform Honor Missions for fallen Police Officers, Firefighters, Emergency Medical Workers, Members of the Military killed in Combat Operations and U.S. Military Veterans. We plan and participate in fun rides and events and we participate in [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:41+00:00

Vetscape

Empowering veterans to find their next mission in life. The Transition Challenge OVER HALF (51%) of post-9/11 combat veterans experience difficulty coping with the transition from active duty to civilian life. After returning from the high stress, high adrenaline environment of combat, many of our veterans struggle to adjust life beyond the battlefield and continue to fight silent battles that are often invisible to their civilian neighbors. The Perception Challenge Today's military veterans face [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:46+00:00

Soldier’s Best Friend

MISSION Soldier’s Best Friend provides U.S. military veterans living with combat-related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with Service or Therapeutic Companion Dogs, most of which are rescued from local shelters. The veteran and dog train together to build a trusting relationship that saves two lives at once and inspires countless others. We are devoted to helping our veterans living with combat-related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:31+00:00

Stop Soldier Suicide

We are the first national veteran-founded-and-led nonprofit dedicated to preventing military suicide. Stop Soldier Suicide was founded by U.S. Army veterans Brian Kinsella, Nick Black, and Craig Gridelli in 2010 amid the worst suicide crisis our military has ever seen. What we do We empower the military community by providing free resources and support to all past and present military and their families through an established, comprehensive, trusted network of individuals and organizations [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:53+00:00

Battle In Distress

Our Concept “Being in distress does not mean you’re weak. It does not mean you’ve failed. It means you’re being overrun and need help. There is no shame in needing help.” We have battles throughout the world fighting in many different places and in many different ways. An often overlooked fight is raging within the heads and hearts of our brothers and sisters and they desperately need assistance. They are [...]

2017-10-05T18:01:59+00:00

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

THE MISSION OF TAPS The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers compassionate care to all those grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in our Armed Forces or as a result of his or her service. Since 1994, TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24/7 through a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones. [...]

2017-10-05T18:02:04+00:00

Easter Seals

Easterseals Military & Veterans Services Our mission is to ensure that it's possible for veterans and military families to live their lives to the fullest in every community. We work to break down barriers, engage organizations and communities, and connect veterans and military families with what they need for meaningful employment, education and overall wellness. Our grassroots outreach – through 74 local affiliates in communities nationwide– provide unmatched, accessible, and [...]

2017-10-05T18:02:10+00:00

Vets4Warriors

About V4W MISSION Our mission is to provide 24/7 confidential, stigma free peer support by veterans to Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve service members, Veterans, Retirees, and their families/caregivers. Share lived experiences to create an environment of trust that demonstrates you are never alone, there is a caring, empathic voice ready to connect and follow up. Military Family HomecomingThe National Guard Bureau announced the initiation of a new and [...]

2017-10-05T18:02:14+00:00

USACares

ABOUT USA CARES USA Cares provides financial and advocacy assistance to post-9/11 active duty US military service personnel, veterans and their families. USA CARES HISTORY USA Cares is committed to its mission to provide financial and advocacy assistance to post-9/11 active duty U.S. military service personnel, veterans and their families.  USA Cares was launched through a grassroots partnership between WAVE-3 TV in Louisville, KY, the Mid-South Division of Kroger Food [...]

2017-10-05T18:02:22+00:00

Project Enduring Pride

Preamble Project Enduring Pride was started in 2005 by a combat disabled military veteran upon seeing the dynamics of being a patient in the military healthcare system.  While working with the Morale, Welfare, and Recreational staff it was learned of the Federal Regulations limitation and budgetary constraints that that truly held by many good Federal civilian employees from reaching beyond stated goals.  PEP was founded to do events where the WW [...]

2017-10-05T18:02:26+00:00

Boulder Crest Retreat

WHY WE EXIST Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness exists to heal our military members, veterans and their families dealing with combat-related stress. OUR MISSION To provide free, world class, short-duration, high-impact retreats for combat veterans and their families. OUR VISION Revolutionize a model of healing that integrates evidence-based therapies, a safe, peaceful space and unparalleled customer service to improve physical, emotional, spiritual and economic well-being for [...]

2017-10-05T18:02:29+00:00

Samaritan’s Purse – Op Heal Our Patriots

What is Operation Heal Our Patriots? A Place of Healing for America’s Heroes According to the Department of Defense, over 48,000 U.S. service members have been wounded or injured as a result of combat actions in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere in the global war on terror since the 9/11 attacks. For these patriots, the road to recovery is long. Military couples in particular encounter intense challenges along the way. Operation Heal Our [...]

2017-10-05T18:02:34+00:00

BootsUp

ABOUT US Boots Up® is dedicated to fixing the divide that exists in our nation between transitioning veterans and the companies, educational institutions, and people who want to help them succeed. We envision our nation working together to repay those who have sacrificed and served with support through any means necessary or needs tailored to the individual veteran. We are offering honorably discharged veterans opportunities to join us and our partners (their [...]

2017-10-05T18:02:58+00:00

Nantucket Holidays 4 Heroes

WHY SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS – TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS Soldiers are trained to fight – and to survive. Civilians politely earn our successes.  The stories that wounded heroes like Joshua and James share are too often observed at arm’s length, if at all. We feel uncomfortable – bound by genuinely felt compassion for a wounded Hero’s struggle – appreciative of their sacrifice, but too often blind to the inspiration of the courage they [...]

2017-10-05T18:03:03+00:00

America’s VetDogs

Our Mission: To help those who have served our country honorably live with dignity and independence. The service dog programs of America’s VetDogs® were created to provide enhanced mobility and renewed independence to veterans, active-duty service members, and first responders with disabilities, allowing them to once again live with pride and self-reliance.  Not only does a service dog provide support with daily activities, it provides the motivation to tackle new challenges. VetDogs [...]

2017-10-05T18:03:05+00:00

REDCON 1 Music Group

Mission To help control symptoms of PTSD for our warfighter community through Music and Making Music. ​Benefits of Music Therapy Reduce Stress, Depression & Anxiety Increase in expressing  emotions Reconnect with friends and family Bring comfort towards dealing with PTSD, for both Veteran & family Decrease PAIN Today, music therapy helps returning Troops and veterans, as well as their loved ones. “It’s a whole different energy than just talking about the trauma,” says Ron [...]

2017-10-05T18:03:09+00:00

Operation First Response

First and foremost, Operation First Response is a family. We are a family made up of volunteers who are dedicated to serving our wounded military and their families.  We are a family made up of mothers, fathers, wives, husbands, brothers, sisters, and friends.  We are a family of Veterans of far too many conflicts and wars.  We are a family of ordinary people from across the nation.  We believe it is our [...]

2017-10-05T18:03:13+00:00

New England Veteran Alliance (NEVA)

New England Veterans Alliance Inc (NEVA) is committed to assisting veterans improve their quality of life through more natural options in order to reduce the dependency on pharmaceuticals currently used to treat the myriad of issues that veterans face. We aim to reach as many veterans as possible in order to guide them to a healthier way of life through sustainable and natural options. NEVA also focuses on helping veterans gain access [...]

2017-10-05T18:03:20+00:00

Warrior Intimacy Institute

[divider style="none" icon="heart"] [/divider] There are over 2.6 million veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, many of whom have suffered a great deal as a result of their military service. A variety of initiatives and resources are in place for treating many of the visible and invisible wounds of war, such as amputations, burns, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but a large deficit remains. Specifically, the bio-medical [...]

2017-10-05T18:03:23+00:00

Veteran Business Resource Center

Our Mission The St. Louis Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC) is dedicated to helping men and women, who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces achieve the American dream of owning and successfully operating their own businesses. The Center will serve all veterans and Active Duty personnel, including National Guard men and women and Reservists of all branches and immediate family members and caregivers. The St. Louis VBRC uses an innovative and [...]

2017-10-05T18:03:43+00:00

A Circle of Warriors

The mission of A Circle Of Warriors is to provide facilitation, free of charge, to enhance the emotional, social, mental, and spiritual health of all Combat Veterans and their families, and to heal the wounds they might have, especially those that are not visible. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, familial status or disability. A Circle Of Warriors is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit [...]

2017-10-05T18:03:54+00:00

Heal The Warriors

Step 1: Treat The Injured Brain We must take an integrative approach to treating Traumatic Brain Injury. The first step must be to treat the actual injury to the brain. Sounds simple but most treatment programs do not include treatment for the injured brain, just symptom management. The Heal the Warriors Program uses Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and metabolic therapy to improve blood flow, create new blood vessels, regenerate injured cells and restore [...]

2017-10-05T18:04:00+00:00

US Patriot Sailing

Is Competitive Sailing for you? The ocean is a dynamic and challenging environment.  Once docklines are cast-off, you have your boat, your gear and yourTeam.  Working as a unit, you develop strategy, executetactics, set a course, trim for speed, stand your watch - always ready to adjust tactics at a moments notice to achieve your mission and win!   Sound familiar? Sailing is a unique environment where Veterans of all typesand ages come together [...]

2017-10-05T18:04:02+00:00

Salute America’s Heroes

For the thousands of seriously wounded veterans  in Afghanistan and Iraq, the struggle to overcome the challenges in their lives caused by the injuries and illnesses they sustained in combat is one that must be endured every day. The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes was established to ensure that in return for the sacrifices they made for us, these wounded veterans and their families receive all the support needed to restore their hope [...]

2017-12-22T21:47:26+00:00

Pentagon Federal Foundation – PenFed

Defenders Lodge Thanks to the generous support from Lee and Penny Anderson, and other individual donors who have championed the efforts of the PenFed Foundation Defenders Lodge project since its inception in 2008, the Lee and Penny Anderson Defenders Lodge was opened for veterans and their families in May 2014.  This unique facility provides a home and respite to veterans and their families undergoing outpatient treatment at the Palo Alto, California VA [...]

2017-10-05T18:04:09+00:00

Help Our Military Heroes

Two best friends, one dynamic idea Laurie Hollander and Marybeth Vandergrift started with a simple goal: to make a difference in the lives of our most severely wounded and injured service men and women who have served since the start of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. So, in December of 2009 they got together with some friends and founded Help Our Military Heroes (HOMH). Since then HOMH has awarded over 75 adaptive [...]

2017-10-05T18:04:13+00:00

Combat Wounded Coalition – Wounded Wear

Our Vision The Combat Wounded Coalition's Vision is to Ensure Every Wounded Warrior Realizes Their Full Potential  Our Mission The Combat Wounded Coalition's mission is to inspire our wounded warriors to Overcome We accomplish this through direct programs and connections to other vetted organizations that support them through Pride, Power Purpose and Peace.    Another CWC mission is to provide clothing modifications and Wounded Wear, a unique line of apparel for wounded warriors and [...]

2017-10-05T18:04:17+00:00

Operation Ward 57

We support wounded, injured and ill service members, veterans, their caregivers and those that aid in their recovery by providing assistance and outreach in their recovery, comfort and morale, and through advocacy, education and promotion of their circumstances. Quoted from - http://www.operationward57.org/about/mission-statement/ History of Operation Ward 57 Walter Reed and Ward 57 Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) in Washington DC was the first stop for many of America’s returning wounded service members from [...]

2017-10-05T18:04:27+00:00

Iron Warriors Foundation

About Iron Warriors IRON WARRIOR FOUNDATION MISSION STATEMENT The mission of Iron Warrior Foundation is to provide support to U.S. military veterans affected by the emotional and physical trauma suffered during active-duty. Keystone Iron Warriors is a 501 (C) (3) Tax Exempt Organization under the Internal Revenue Service. Our goal is to empower these veterans and their families, strengthen their quality-of-life, and educate the community about veterans who have been impacted by [...]

2017-12-22T21:47:22+00:00

The Patriot Woodworker

What is The Patriot Woodworker Woodworking Community? We are a woodworking community with an emphasis on sharing and learning the skilled craft of woodworking and all of its related disciplines. Our community is open to everyone who wishes to join us. We support our veterans and active duty both here in the United States and in Canada, being a veteran is not a prerequisite to join. So please, join us! Please click [...]

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