Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I support Veterans Rebuilding Life?

VRL is the only registered nonprofit in the U.S. dedicated to allocating 100% of donations toward the humanitarian mission. No profit is made by the volunteer staff, ensuring our donors that every penny truly counts.

What sets you apart from other charities?

By refusing to allow external support influence the mission, Veterans Rebuilding Life is free to operate in an ethical manner, beneficial to those we serve, without compromise.

What have others said about Veterans Rebuilding Life?


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Do you accept used items for donation?

Unfortunately we cannot accept used items for donation. To schedule a pickup of used items, contact the Vietnam Veterans of America.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Veterans Rebuilding Life is an authorized 501(c)(3) NGO registered with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. All donations are tax exempt under Title 26 of the U.S. Code. Online donations receive an emailed receipt upon submission of payment. Mailed donations receive a printed receipt within 5 business days.

How do I know my donation will reach those in need?

Veterans Rebuilding Life is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt charity in good-standing. VRL submits annual financial records to the IRS, in order to verify the the allocation of every contribution. All financial records are available at: GuideStar. To learn how donations are used, visit our humanitarian mission archive.


Why help kids overseas?

So when a vet saves a child, the child saves the vet. It’s paramount to the veterans healing process that a direct emotional connection is made with those they help. More than one-quarter of children in war zones suffer the same PTSD symptoms as combat veterans.

How do you know they aren't linked to terror?

America’s safety comes first. All candidates must undergo rigorous security screenings to qualify for treatment. Even mere suspicion of an affiliation to terrorist group or activity results in disqualification. Disqualified candidates cannot re-apply for treatment, without exception.

What happens after treatment?

Child patients travel with a temporary medical visa preset to expire upon completion of medical treatment. All patients are escorted by authorize U.S. personnel to-and-from the airport and medical facility, before returning home to their families.

What if I have more questions?

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