Gary Sinise Foundation

Gary Sinise Foundation

Gary Sinise Foundation


Gary Sinise Foundation first responder outreach focuses on mental health

For decades, many of our nation's heroes have returned from overseas burdened by the mental and physical wounds of war. Accompanying their return was the need for mental health support services. In recent years, the Gary Sinise Foundation has provided funding to mental health-related organizations, such as the Boulder Crest Institute, Vets for Valor, Brothers at War, and more. However, not only has there been a need for these services by veterans but also first responders.

Learn More

Combat injury spurs new mission for Army veteran and fundraiser for the Gary Sinise Foundation

The portrait of him painted by President George W. Bush, shocked Army veteran Tim Gaestel. Two combat deployments left him in pain, physically and mentally. Today he is using life lessons helping veterans and fundraising for the Gary Sinise Foundation.

Learn More

Army veteran strengthening family ties while regaining independence in specially adapted smart home

Nearly ten months have passed since Army veteran Jeremy Haynes and his family moved into their R.I.S.E. specially adapted smart home. What has the transition been like? How has Jeremy flourished in a home tailored to his mobility needs?

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating

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

Learn More

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