Our partners

Since 2007, the Foundation has worked with a number of different organizations that provide a variety of services and assistance to active duty troops, returning veterans, the wounded and military families. The organizations listed below include some of the outfits that the Foundation has supported in recent years.

Boulder Crest Retreat

Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Boulder Crest Retreat provides free, first-class rural retreats and outdoor recreational therapeutic activities for severely wounded veterans and their families to reconnect, recreate, recover and reintegrate.

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Elizabeth Dole Foundation

The Elizabeth Dole Foundation works to assist organizations and agencies that serve caregivers - spouses, parents, and others - responsible for an injured military member. Their efforts are designed to better align lifeline services for wounded warriors, promote synergy between the public, private, and nonprofit communities, and to raise awareness about the critical needs facing caregivers today.

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Families of the Wounded Fund

Families of the Wounded Fund provides resources to family members and caregivers of wounded service members while they are in treatment and rehabilitation.  Support may include lodging, meals, transportation, child care, etc.

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Fisher House

The Fisher House Foundation donates "comfort homes," built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. These homes enable family members to be close while a loved one is receiving treatment or recovering, at no cost. 

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Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund provides college scholarships to dependents of U.S. military personnel who have been injured or killed in combat.

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Gary Sinise Foundation

Gary Sinise Foundation supports our nation's defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need by creating and supporting programs that entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen and build communities. The Rumsfeld Foundation partners with their team to support their Invincible Spirit Festivals.

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HillVets House

HillVets House Fellowship places veterans that have recently separated from service or who are completing educational opportunities in Congressional Offices as Fellows to learn about advocacy, policy and how the Hill works. HillVets broader mission is to empower veterans to begin and advance in “second service” careers via networking, employment, and educational opportunities and to grow the representation of veterans, with their valuable and unique perspectives and experiences, across government, politics and policy.

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Homes for our Troops

Homes for Our Troops raises funds and organizes building materials and professional labor to build new handicap accessible homes or adapt current homes for the most severely injured service members from all services who have been wounded in combat since 9/11. 

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Luke's Wings

Luke's Wings provides families of the wounded with transportation to visit during a service member's hospitalization and rehabilitation. 

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Navy Seal Foundation

The Navy Seal Foundation provides immediate and ongoing support to the Naval Special Warfare community and their families ranging from memorial services to deployment activities and educational assistance.

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No One Left Behind

No One Left Behind helps Afghan and Iraqi translators who worked alongside U.S. troops to gain their U.S. Special Immigration Visas, and ensures that they are properly resettled in America.

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One Mind

Led by General Pete Chiarelli (ret.), One Mind for Research plays a leading role in the research on TBI and post-traumatic stress. It also works to revolutionize the way brain research is funded, combining private philanthropy, government funding, and corporate investment to accelerate the research-to-cure time frame exponentially.

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Our Military Kids

Our Military Kids provides grants to children ages 3-18 of deployed service members in all branches, including Reservists, for extracurricular activities such as sports, fine arts, and tutoring.

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Paws for Patriots

Run by the Southeastern Guide Dogs non-profit organization, Paws for Patriots places guide dogs with wounded military veterans and provides certified instructors to train them.  It pairs veterans recovering from combat injuries with therapy dogs while they spend time at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Bethesda Naval Hospital. 

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Semper Fi Fund

Semper Fi Fund provides urgently-needed resources and financial support to injured and critically-ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.

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Special Operations Warrior Foundation

The Special Operations Warrior Foundation assists the families of special operations personnel killed in training or combat, offering immediate financial assistance and scholarships for children of the fallen to attend college.  

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Spirit of America

Spirit of America provides flexible, private assistance in response to local needs identified by deployed American troops and diplomats. It provides humanitarian and economic assistance, as well as equipment needed by U.S. partner forces, in support of U.S. missions and the local people American troops and diplomats seek to help.

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Thanks USA

ThanksUSA seeks to "thank" the men and women of the U.S. armed forces by providing college, technical and vocational school scholarships for their children and spouses.  The recipients of these scholarships include family of service members from all branches of the armed services including the Guard and Reserves and wounded and fallen. 

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The Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation

The Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation distributes funds to the families of fallen Marines and Federal law enforcement officials, providing many sons and daughters the opportunity to attend college. 

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The Mission Continues

The Mission Continues' goal is to build an America where every returning veteran can serve again as a citizen leader and the fallen are honored by living their values through service.  The organization awards fellowships to wounded and disabled veterans to serve in their communities. 

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Third Option Foundation

The Third Option Foundation is dedicated to providing comprehensive resiliency programs to assist the CIA's special operations community and their families.

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Travis Manion Foundation

Travis Manion Foundation empowers veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in our nation's future generations. 1st Lt Travis Manion (USMC) made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq in 2007 while saving his wounded teammates. Travis' legacy lives on today in the words he spoke before leaving for his final deployment, "If Not Me, Then Who." Guided by this mantra, veterans and survivors continue their service, develop strong relationships with their communities, and thrive in their post-military lives. As a result, communities prosper and the character of our nation's heroes lives on in the next generation.

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Vail Veterans Program

The Vail Veterans Program is committed to building the confidence of wounded warriors by providing them and their family members the opportunity to ski and snowboard in Colorado. 

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Warriors and Quiet Waters

Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation is a catalyst for positive change in post-9/11 combat veterans through fly fishing in southwest Montana. The serene environment and the camaraderie fostered in WQW programs can lead to long-term outcomes such as better mental health, improved relationships and a greater sense of purpose.

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