Resources for veterans and their families

Some organizations that benefit members of the military and their families are as follows:

American Veterans Center

The mission of the American Veterans Center is to guard the legacies and honor the sacrifices of all American veterans. Through oral history preservation, educational programs and civic events the American Veterans Center pass their stories on to the next generation so that they are never forgotten.

Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness

Boulder Crest Retreat is the nation’s first privately-funded rural wellness center dedicated exclusively to our nation’s combat veterans and their families.

Fisher House

Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment.

Help Hospitalized Veterans

Help Hospitalized Veterans distributes therapeutic arts and craft kits; families and caregivers of vets and military personnel are included; there are a variety of venues for distribution; and it supports other programs deemed appropriate to support the mission.

Homes for Our Troops

Homes for Our Troops builds specially adapted, mortgage-free homes nationwide for the most severely injured Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. Most of these Veterans have sustained injuries including multiple limb amputations, partial or full paralysis, and/or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Hire Our Heroes

Hire Our Heroes makes impact daily, assisting veterans with resume writing, social media training, and connecting with employers looking to hire veterans. We continue to assist those veterans with gaining full-time employment.

K9s for Warriors

K9s for Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to warriors suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post 9/11.

 Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront connects the American donor community to our military families through a robust array of valued and life-changing programs that address the specific short-term and critical assistance, long-term stability and recurring support needs they experience.

Patriot Appreciation Program

Patriot Appreciation Program provides  free tickets to events for members of the military to enable them the opportunity to enjoy activities with their friends and families to help strengthen those bonds and relationships.

Warrior Salute

Warrior Salute raises awareness for returning men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces while engaging the Community for aid to assist in Honoring and Supporting the Warfighter.

Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families.

For more information about organizations that support veterans and their families visit www.charitynavigator.org