The Fourth of July marks more than just a day off from work with family and friends, local parades, and an evening filled with fireworks. As the anniversary of our nation’s freedom, it’s an opportunity to look back on the people and organizations that have worked to support America.
Check out some of the patriotic causes on Razoo that are doing everything from assisting veterans with physical disabilities to preserving our country’s historical sites and national parks. There are many great organizations to consider supporting this Independence Day. You can also start your own fundraiser here.
The Intrepid Museum is an educational and cultural institution dedicated to honoring American heroes, educating the public, and inspiring youth. Located in New York City, it consists of two naval vessels and one supersonic reconnaissance plane that are open for the public to tour. The museum’s Access Initiative for Veterans offers free education programs for veterans and their families.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America serves the 2.2 million service members that have deployed since 2001. They address issues such as physical disabilities, mental health, suicide and unemployment.
Established in 1792, Gadsby’s Tavern in Alexandria, VA was a place where community celebrations were held, including Thomas Jefferson’s Inaugural Banquet in 1801. Working with architects and other consultants, the Museum staff, the Society, and other community stakeholders are currently working to raise money that will help fund the ice well restoration project.
The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum shares the story of the fight for women’s right to vote and the campaign for the Equal Rights Amendment through educational programs, tours, exhibits, research and publications.
The mission of the National Parks Conservation Association is to protect and enhance America’s National Parks for present and future generations.
Voyageurs National Park Association was organized in 1965 to establish Minnesota’s only national park. Since its creation, they have served as the leading voice for Voyageurs National Park, helping each new generation discover, sustain, and enjoy the park.
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