The strategically selected partnerships we have with qualified charities play a key role in making a direct impact on the lives of veterans and their families.
Special Operations Warrior Foundation
Special Operations Warrior Foundation supports America’s Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps Special Operations personnel by providing full financial assistance to the surviving children of Special Operations personnel who lose their lives in the line-of-duty. In addition, the organization ensures immediate financial grants to severely combat-wounded and hospitalized Special Operations personnel and their families.
Quantum Leap Farm
Every horseman knows the relationship with a horse is special. For those with mental or physical disabilities or in the recovery process, this relationship can open the door to an entirely new realm of possibilities. Horse and human become partners in a therapeutic relationship, offering a multitude of opportunities to focus on abilities instead of disabilities, and a sense of ease rather than disease.
Paws Healing Heroes / The Griffin Gives Foundation
The Paws Healing Heroes Program was established in 2016 by The Griffin Gives Foundation. The mission of Paws Healing Heroes is to raise money, through community events and donations and provide service dogs, primarily those in shelters, to Veterans in need. Paws Healing Heroes was founded by Glassboro native Mark Eberle, an Army Veteran who suffers from the affects of war as well.
SEAL Family Foundation
Founded in 2008, the SEAL Family raises funds and awareness for special programs in direct support of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) families on a local, national and global scale. The organization allows our warriors to focus on their training and deployment with a greater sense of ease knowing that their families have strong support here and at home. These families, like our warriors, are a tough and resilient group that goes about life each day knowing that at any moment, everything can change.
Greater Philadelphia Veteran’s Network
The Greater Philadelphia Veteran’s Network is dedicated to helping veterans through the entire lifecycle of their professional careers. They help veterans define their career objectives, create a job search strategy, implement a networking strategy, connect with industry leaders, polish their resumes, and hone their interviewing skills. A variety of programs are available including Mentorship Program, Job Search and Networking workshops, Veteran Career Success Group and Veteran Leadership Development meetings.
Veterans Multi-Service Center
The Veterans Multi-Service Center (VMC) was founded in 1980 by local Vietnam Veterans, who built a memorial along the Philadelphia waterfront and discovered a sense of community unparalleled. Since then, their innovative programs have grown to serve over 6,500 Veterans and families annually throughout the tri-state area providing assistance with employment/training, housing, benefits/entitlements, clothing, meals, and fellowship.
Arms2Artisans fosters the successful transition of Post 9/11 Veterans from military service to post-service life through an artisan skills program by providing education, experience and a network of peer support. A2A provides a paid fellowship program, job placement and a lifelong network of peer support to ensure our nation’s Veterans the best chance for success.
Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice
One of every four dying Americans has served in the military. It is their privilege to provide care with dignity near the end of life for South Jersey veterans. Samaritan is committed to honoring the community’s veterans and their families by providing veteran-specific hospice care that recognizes their distinctive needs. These needs may be influenced by PTSD, service-connected injuries, POW experiences, etc.
Marine Corps – Law Enforcement Fund
Marine Corps – Law Enforcement Fund (MC-LEF) currently establishes a $30,000 educational account for every child who loses a parent serving in the United States Marine Corps or any Federal Law Enforcement Agency. Since their founding in 1995, MC-LEF has awarded over $75 million in educational accounts and other humanitarian assistance to over 4000 recipients with only one paid employee. Additionally, all officers and board members are volunteers and together, they are extremely efficient in running the organization so that donor funds are predominantly used to accomplish their mission of educating the children of those who sacrificed all.
Eastern Amputee Golf Association
Eastern Amputee Golf Association (EAGA) organizes and conducts amputee golfing events and National Amputee Golf Association (NAGA) golf clinics for all individuals with disabilities with the goal of providing for their general welfare both physically and psychologically. The EAGA provides yearly College Scholarships to qualified applicants who are amputee members and/or family members and a Patriot Fund Scholarship Award was created for the children or grandchildren of an EAGA combat wounded amputee veteran.
American Recreational Military Services
The mission of American Recreational Military Services (ARMS) is to support our men and women in uniform and their families by sponsoring a host of crucial morale building activities and programs including Project Little Soldier, Care Packages to the Troops, Flip Flops for Soldiers, Support Family Readiness Groups, and Deployments / Welcome Home / Yellow Ribbon / Freedom Salute events. Since 2003, ARMS has shipped over 1.3M lbs. of necessities to servicemen and women overseas, collected 68,260 presents for children of mobilized soldiers, served meals to over 180,000 family members and so much more.
American Gold Star Mothers – NJ Chapter
American Gold Star Mothers (AGSM) is a private nonprofit organization of American mothers who lost sons or daughters in service of the United States Armed Forces. AGSM continues to concentrate on providing emotional support to its members, doing volunteer work with veterans, working with veteran’s hospitals and generally fostering a sense of patriotism and respect for members of the Armed Forces. For example, funds can go directly toward purchasing supplies for residents of Veteran’s Haven, a home in NJ for veteran’s.
Civil Affairs Association
The Civil Affairs Association (CAA) is a professional organization that provides advocacy and support for the Civil Affairs (CA) branch and for CA professionals. Activities include leadership, education, training, and mentoring opportunities as well as doctrine development for units and soldiers and recognition and awards for outstanding soldiers. The US CA forces engage, influence, and shape the civil environment to set the conditions for successful military operations and to consolidate gains in the civil domain. This requires CA forces to partner with a variety of stakeholders ranging from US and foreign governments, international and nongovernmental organizations, and individuals and communities at the local level.