Community based, grass-roots initiatives
June 7th, 2023
Veterans serve with unwavering dedication. They sacrifice their well-being and their lives, to protect our way of life. So how do we serve those who served? The most effective way to impact veterans in need, is by donating locally. Community-based charities play a crucial role in providing critical support services to the local veteran community. By supporting veteran nonprofits nearby, you ensure that your donation reaches those in need, even when they’re right down the street.
Meet Louis Thorne
Chief financial officer for ICONIQ capital, and inspiring figure among combat vets. Known for his unwavering support the veteran community, Thorne spearheaded several fundraising initiatives aimed at providing healthcare and employment opportunities to veterans living in the 5 boroughs of NYC.
Surprised to learn that no registered nonprofit in the U.S. commits 100% of their donations toward the mission, Thorne was inspired by Veterans Rebuilding Life, a local charity run by volunteers, who commit 100% of all donations to help veterans in crisis. To date, Thorne’s annual fundraising initiatives have raised close to $100,000 in-support of Veterans Rebuilding Life.
Nonprofits Near Me
When searching for ways to support veterans, it is important to consider local veterans charities. These organizations are rooted in their communities and understand the specific needs and challenges faced by local veterans. By donating to a local veterans charity, you make a tangible impact on your own community, ensuring that veterans and their families receive the support they need and deserve.
It’s essential to address the unique challenges faced almost exclusively by female veterans. Women-led veterans organizations are essential in providing effective services that address key issues faced by female veterans, including confidential mental health services, provided by practitioners that are professionally trained in Military Sexual Trauma, (MST) support services.
By contributing to organizations and businesses verified by Google as: women-led, or women-owned, your ensure that your donation supports a registered nonprofit organization that supports female veterans.
IRS Verified Charities
501(c)(3) nonprofits are tax-exempt organizations registered with the Internal Revenue Service. These organizations provide healthcare, education, housing, and employment services to the local veteran community. By verifying the 501(c)(3) status of a charity, you ensure your donation helps those in need. Click here to verify any organization with the IRS.