Veteran Charities for Giving Tuesday
After the holiday weekend comes Giving Tuesday, a holiday that was created to celebrate what you have and to give back to a cause close to your heart. While there are millions of charities that have great causes, there are also a lot of charities specifically for Veterans. If you're looking for a Veteran charity to donate money or time today, please check out the options below and spread the word.
American Veterans has been helping veterans across the United States since 1944. They offer a legislative team specifically designed to watch legislation and protect veterans' rights. AMVETS also offers Service Officers free to veterans who are seeking help through the VA. They also help with other charities, job searches, training, civilian transitioning, and much more. If you would like to donate to AMVETS, click here.
2. America's Freedom Lodge
America's Freedom Lodge is the Commander's Project for this year. Eric Scherer is raising funds to help this Veteran Charity. Their purpose is to show appreciation to the men and women who have served the U.S. by provide a recreational program designed to accommodate those who sacrificed much and have been disabled or paralyzed. To donate, please contact our State Commander Clif Ketron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Disabled American Veterans
Assist disabled veterans, their families, and their partners. They do a lot of charity for those who have sacrificed for our country. If you would like to donate to Disabled American Veterans, click here.
5. Toys for Tots
Toys for Tots have a mission to collect new, unwrapped toys before and during the holidays to distribute these toys during Christmas to less fortunate children in the community. If you would like to donate to Toys for Tots, click here.
6. National Military Family Association
They fight for the benefits and programs that strengthen and protect uniformed services families. If you would like to donate to National Military Family Association, click here.
The USO offers a variety of programs and services designed specifically to lift spirtis and strengthen resiliency to transition and deployed troops, military families, wounded warriors, and families of the fallen. If you would like to donate to USO, click here.
8. Armed Services YMCA
Armed Servies YMCA fills the highest priority gaps with low to no-cost programs and services including childcare, hospital assistance, counseling, emergency food and clothing, education, and youth and teen programs. If you would like to donate to ASYMCA, click here.
9. Cars for Veterans
Proceeds from donated cars are used to fund programs provide case-managed social services and limited medical assistance to Vietnam and Persian Gulf War veterans and their families. They have a focus on families with disabled children. If you would like to donate to Cars for Veterans, click here.
10. Fisher House Foundation
Provides free or low cost lodging to veterans and military families receiving treatment at military medical centers. If you would like to donate to Fisher House Foundation, click here.