This Veterans Day, November 11, 2012, support the organizations dedicated to improving the lives of veterans in honor of the men and women who have served in the US Armed Forces. Check out these five nonprofits working to support veterans in need. Even the smallest contribution can make a difference.
You can also create your own fundraiser for the veterans organization of your choice!
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.
The Center for Veterans Issues serves men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who find themselves in need after returning to civilian life. They do this by providing housing, reintegration services, and other programs.
The Disabled Veterans National Foundation works to change the lives of men and women who come home wounded or ill after serving overseas. Its highest priority is to eliminate homelessness among America’s military veterans.
Operation Veterans Encouraging Recovery was formed by a group of veterans to help service members in crisis or transition. They provide case management, access to food and clothing, educational and vocational training, medical and mental health care, and more.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation provides resources and support to service members, veterans and their families to assist with successful reintegration into their communities.
Thank you to all of the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces!