Veterans helping veterans in removing short term barriers to long term success
Most definitely. Proof can be one of two documents. Either of the following will work.
ID card issued by the VA or DOD indicating your status. (contractor IDs are NOT proof and will not be accepted as proof)
A copy of your DD 214 or NGB 22 (must indicate type of discharge) plus a picture ID issued by a State or Fed Gov entity.
Yes. Here’s why. The only way for us to track assistance and comply with IRS regulations is to be able to show where the funds where spent. We won’t sell or share your information with anyone except authorized law enforcement agency’s with proper legal standing to receive your information. Simply asking us for it won’t work.
If you receive assistance, you’re automatically signed up as a member.
Great question. Donations are split into 3 funds (unless a donation is marked by the donor for a specific program).
30% will go to the General fund. This is the fund we use for operating the foundation.
20% will go to our National fund used to augment areas where fund raising is lower than the demand for assistance.
50% will remain in the State it was raised.
Donors my earmark up to 50% of their donation for a specific program. In that case, the 50% earmarked is the State portion of the fund.
Operational States (1)
A Paid Member is an individual or company that has a monthly donation of at least $30 setup, or a combined total of at least $360 for the year. Members receive advanced notice on events, discounts to events and other free stuff.
A Free Member is an individual or company that has created an account, may have donated but but not monthly or not at least $30 a month. Everyone is automatically a free member when they request assistance or create an account whether or not they donate.
A supporter is an individual or company that may or may not have donated, but would like to be informed of upcoming events and general news.
All are only emailed with info they request.
We only contact those that have signed up for a event. We only send one email to inform you we have a need for volunteers. We will never call you unless you request it.
If you volunteer for an activity we don’t currently need help with, we won’t contact you at all.
Once you have agreed to help with an activity, you will be contacted by phone and email to coordinate your involvement and confirm you will participation.