Wounded Heroes Foundations provides immediate financial assistance to our heroes and their families. This support includes purchasing plane tickets and hotel rooms to allow families to be together during the long road to recovery; providing Survival Care Packages to Walter Reed, Brooke Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Centers in Bethesda and San Diego and to the US medical units in Iraq, Afghanistan and Germany; and visiting with our wounded heroes and their families, here in Chicago and in military medical centers throughout the US, to provide additional encouragement and support. WHF also partners with Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for a Paralympic Military Sports camp. They also provide care packages and letters to troops. http://www.woundedheroesfund.net/
Central Valley Veterans (CVV) strives to respond to the emergency needs of our local veterans, service members and their families, filling in the gaps to which other Veterans’ organizations are unable to respond due to program restrictions providing temporary support that translates into permanent solutions. There priorities are to keep our Veterans in permanent housing and working.
Better Business Bureau-Military and Veterans Initiative – We seek to equip those who serve, have served, and their families with the tools they need to navigate an ever changing and often complex marketplace. We offer financial literacy trainings and tips, fraud alerts, and scam prevention programming through our partners and network of BBB facilitators across North America. For local BBB support for your military and veterans activities, contact your local BBB at BBB.Org.
Salute.Inc passionately pursues meeting the financial, physical and emotional needs of military service members, veterans and their families. The transition to civilian life is often difficult, especially where there is injury. SALUTE delivers short term financial assistance to bridge the temporary income gaps and meet the basic needs of post 9/11 veterans. http://www.saluteinc.org/