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Mortgage assistance relieves retired Texas police officer and Army veteran

Hard work and perseverance were key to Amber Hernandez's success in life. The first-generation American served 20 years in the Dallas Police Department and 10 years in the Texas Army National Guard. Then COVID-19 struck the small business owner, leveling her industry.

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Specially adapted smart home provides newfound independence for Army veteran

Last June, Army veteran Casey Jones and his wife, Shannon, moved into their R.I.S.E. specially adapted smart home in Tennessee. He loves the home for many reasons and the independence it has brought him.

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2020: Stories that defined the Gary Sinise Foundation

With 2020 drawing to a close, the unprecedented year challenged the Gary Sinise Foundation to a degree unlike any other in its operating history. For as many unforeseen twists and turns and crises, the foundation answered with sweeping responses and creative answers. This is the year in review, and these are the defining stories.

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Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service

With the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across the nation, the Gary Sinise Foundation has launched a dedicated campaign called, Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service, which addresses the needs and priorities of those it is entrusted by the American people to serve and honor, with the addition of healthcare professionals.

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Suicide Prevention

If you’re a veteran in crisis or concerned about one, caring VA responders are standing by to help. Dial 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.

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Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating

The Gary Sinise Foundation continues to maintain the highest rating issued by Charity Navigator.

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Our Impact

By The Numbers

specially adapted smart homes completed for our severely wounded heroes
attendees of our Invincible Spirit Festivals since 2012
meals served to our nation's defenders across the country
veterans & their guardians have participated in our Soaring Valor experiences


heroes have returned from Iraq & Afghanistan bearing the mental and physical wounds of war.

Who will help ensure their care?
I Will
Our Impact

The Stories

Outlet: American Military NewsBy: Ryan Morgan

Outlet: PRWebBy Marielle Gilbert

Outlet: Fox 13By: Hannah Luppino

Outlet: Impacting Our FutureBy: Staff

Outlet: Fox 21By: Mia Atkins

Outlet: LA CBS affiliateBy Greg Mills

Outlet: Boston GlobeBy Matt Berg (Globe Correspondent)

Outlet: ABC Boston affiliate, WCVB By Erika Tarantal (Anchor/Reporter)

Outlet: Orlando Sentinel By Joe Mario Pedersen

Outlet: DeadlineBy Denise Petski

After investing so much time and training for that level in special operations, my career was over in a few seconds. You start thinking, ‘How will I provide for my family?’ But the house you built for us knocks down the obstacles most people wouldn’t think about. I don’t worry about limitations or disadvantages.

SFC Jared BullockWe proudly built a specially adapted smart home for Jared and his family.

Thank you so much. Our veterans had a wonderful time. They all returned with smiles and want to know when they can do it again. Thank you.

- Ron BrandVeterans Homes of California

while we can never do enough for our defenders and their loved ones
we can always do a little more
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Gary Sinise Foundation is a tax-exempt public charity (federal tax ID #80-0587086).
All contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.
All impact statistics reported from our 2011 inception to present.

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