OSD is a global, chapter based, Veteran Service Organization providing relevant, relatable and sustainable impact to the military community through social, professional and service-oriented programs. Since 2010, OSD has impacted over 600,000 members of the military community through these award-winning programs. Read more at: https://operationsupplydrop.org/news
Our mission at “1 Boy 4 Change” is to be an agent and catalyst of change – change in the way we see ourselves, our community, and our world – by “paying it forward”, raising awareness, and providing assistance and hope for individuals and families with disabilities; as well as by providing support for the dedicated individuals who protect us at home and abroad.
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
Adopt a Soldier prides ourselves in being there when no one else will! From a ER room with a military mom whose sons just tried to take his own life, to the veteran who find his home in a cardboard box. We will never stop trying to grow our organization to be able to support our heroes with the support they require.
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.
Backpacks for Life is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that aims to provide homeless veterans with life essentials that they cannot provide for themselves. With each backpack, we hope to not only provide homeless veterans with the things they need for daily living but also give them hope and resources for the future.
Honor Carroll County Veterans, Veterans who once lived in Carroll County or have connections to Carroll County, by placing their names on Walls of Honor, with their branch, rank, and service record. All wars in which Americans fought are included. Provide a place to assemble on Memorial and Veteran’s day (5-28-2007 over 1,000 attended). A place for families to visit for meditation, remembering their loved one. A visual symbol showing our appreciation to veterans and their families. Recognize those who gave to make it possible with the Contributor Wall of Honor.
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
Cover 6 Outdoors strives to instill a sense of honor, hope and pride by reintroducing Veterans to the elusive camaraderie and brotherhood that is hard to find once we have left the military and by embracing the morals and virtues that we value as veteran or current service members. As Veterans and Combat Veterans, our staff here at Cover 6 Outdoors understand that being around your combat blood brothers can prove to be life changing and life saving and as such we also strive to provide a safe, comforting environment for all veterans and their spouses and dependents. The Programs We Offer Are: Cover 6 Outdoors strives to provide a place for Veterans to have the opportunity to enjoy activities such as: (1) Guided Hog Hunts (2) Guided Whitetail Deer Hunts (3) Guided Dove Hunts (4) Guided Quail Hunts (5)Guided Duck Hunts (6) Guided Fishing Trips (7) Hiking (8) Canoeing (9) Kayaking (10) Camping (11) Skeet Shooting (12) Shooting Competitions . All shooting events will be conducted with medically trained personnel on site. * All Veterans and dependents participating in any hunting or fishing will be required to show proper licensing and hunter’s safety course certificates for the state of Texas. Cover 6 Outdoors will provide Veterans and Dependents with all equipment and gear, if needed, for each outdoor event they register to participate in. When applicable, Cover 6 Outdoors will provide food and lodging. *All firearms, whether they be personal or loaned from Cover 6 Outdoors must be kept unloaded and stored in a secure location that is monitored by Cover 6 Outdoors Staff or a facilitator to be named by Cover 6 Outdoors. Please understand that this is for every ones safety. Cover 6 Outdoors provides these activities free of charge to Veterans and their dependents in order to give them a chance to break free from the stress and anxiety caused by PTSD, TBI, marital issues and numerous other life challenges that come with reintegration. By doing so, each Veteran Community member that attends an event has the opportunity to meet, interact, and connect with like minded Veterans. At Cover 6 Outdoors we revere and protect the coveted brotherhood that so many have raised their right hand that is required to be forever inducted. Additionally, we will do everything in our power to guide the Veteran and their families in the proper direction to obtain any resources that they so rightfully have earned and deserve.
Our mission is to give military member’s peace of mind concerning their pets when it’s time to deploy by providing them with the ability to find people willing to help them. Dogs on Deployment is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit providing a central database for military members to find families and individuals who are willing to board their pets while they are deployed. No pet should ever be surrendered due to a military commitment. DoD exists to help military members keep their pets by alleviating the need for pet relinquishment from military members due to the hardships of deployments.