Fayetteville, NC 28303
We are a group of veterans working to empower others to turn their stories of struggle into stories of success. Although that journey takes on a different form for each unique situation and participation in any of our programs is completely voluntary, the goal remains the same… to connect veterans with the resources they need, help them successfully find employment to support their families, and encourage them to give back to the
Mission: 4 Freedom Equestrian Team was established to increase public awareness of the needs and sacrifices of the United States Armed Forces. We ride to honor the men and women of the United States military for their outstanding accomplishments, courage, and dedication to our country as well as our nation’s veterans, POW’s, and MIA’s for the sacrifices they have made. We are the land of the free because of the brave
Results: We have helped countless veterans who battle with daily struggles…through our all volunteer equine assisted therapy program. We are one of few organizations who takes our horses to the veterans completely free of charge, to be part of a PTSD program at the Dayton VAMC. We have also brought joy and comfort to veterans and visitors at the Community Living Center on the grounds of the Dayton VA. With the help of our horses, we have saved lives and have been given an amazing opportunity to help the men and women who have fought for this great country!
Able Forces currently supports contract in 7 states and provides employment and direct employment placement to our Wounded, Ill, and Injured veterans. Our employee’s and the warriors we serve to support our employment needs in positions such as Subject Matter Experts, Intelligence Analysts, Program Managers, Quality Assurance Technicians, and Test Engineers. We are currently supporting 8 Federal contracts, 7 are DoD, with 4 being at the highest security level.
To support airmen and enhance the air force mission by relieving emergency financial distress, helping airmen and their families achieve their educational goals, and improving their quality of life through proactive community programs. In 2014, the society provided over $16. 9 million in direct support to airmen.
Programs: Education assistance – the General Henry Happ” Arnold education grant program provides needs-based educational grants to children and spouses of active duty, retired, and deceased airmen, helping them to realize their education goals. In 2014, the society awarded over $6. 0 million in grants to 2,714 students to help pay for college. In addition, the society awards merit-based scholarships for the highest-achieving incoming freshmen. Selection is based on a student’s cumulative gpa, sat/act scores, transcripts, activities, and a written essay on a specific topic chosen by the society. In 2014, the society awarded 15 $5,000 scholarships, equating to an additional $75,000 in additional educational support to air force families.
AMVETS (American Veterans) is the nation’s most inclusive Congressionally-chartered veterans service organization, representing the interests of 20 million veterans. AMVETS is open to and fighting for all who honorably served in the United States military, including the Reserve and Guard. With more than 250,00 members nationwide, we are veterans serving veterans.
AMVETS Mission Statement: To enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services.
Army Emergency Relief (AER) was organized as a private nonprofit organization in February 1942 to provide emergency financial assistance to U.S. Army Soldiers (both active duty and retirees) and their eligible family members.
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Private rooms, 24-hour nursing, IV therapy, oxygen therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, wound care and pain management, full-time dietician, nourishment care, activity programming, hospice, private chapel, counseling services, family support group meetings, laundry, volunteer services, medication management, psychiatry, MSW social worker, aquatic therapy, barber/beauty shop services.
To promote the welfare of blinded veterans so that, notwithstanding their disabilities, they may take their rightful place in the community and work with their fellow citizens toward the creation of a peaceful world. * To preserve and strengthen a spirit of fellowship among blinded veterans so that they may give mutual aid and assistance to one another. * To maintain and extend the institution of American freedom and encourage loyalty to the Constitution and laws of the United States and of the states in which they reside.
The purposes of the corporation shall be: to perpetuate the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., and the memory of all the men and women who have served our country as members of the Armed Forces; the further object of this organization shall be patriotic, educational, social, and for service; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States; to educate our members and others not to divulge military, naval, or other Government information; to assist in veterans’ ceremonies, to attend patriotic rallies and meetings; to foster true democracy; to care for the unsupported mothers who gave their sons to the service of the Nation; to aid in bringing about recognition of the need of permanent civilian defense for each community and to ever be alert against invasion of un-American activities; to uphold the American institutions of freedom, justice, and equal rights, and to defend the United States from all enemies
County Government Assistance for Veterans
Our mission is to provide safe emergency shelter while working to end homelessness for each man.
Our vision is to serve as the catalyst for systemic change to end homelessness in our community.
The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, started in 2004, as a way to help the transition process for the wounded and disabled war on terror Veteran population. The organization helps to augment the support provided by the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Labor.
Cause programs provide opportunities for recreation, relaxation and resiliency for wounded, ill, and injured members of the U.S. Armed Services and those supporting their recovery.
To recover physically and emotionally, wounded warriors need more than medical care alone. They need engaging social interaction, pleasurable activities designed to combat isolation and depression, and tangible expressions of appreciation and support from a grateful nation. Cause steps in to provide that support to wounded servicemen and women, their families and their caregivers