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Financial aid brings 'light at the end of the tunnel' for North Dakota veteran and family

A retired Marine and his young family were drowning in debt throughout 2020. Too many unexpected bills had them turning to family and friends for help. It wasn't enough.

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Introducing the Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network

We're proud to announce the launch of the Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network, a new cognitive health and mental wellness network providing transformative care to veterans and first responders experiencing post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injuries, and substance abuse.

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Southern California Marine and family ready for new life in specially adapted smart home

On March 4, retired Marine Josue Barron and his family will move into a R.I.S.E. specially adapted smart home. It culminates the direction he’s taken his life since an IED derailed it nearly 11 years ago. A journey that's always been about purpose.

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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
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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