The Gary Sinise Foundation has established Chapters to extend our impact and raise greater awareness of our mission at a regional level. Gary Sinise Foundation Chapters complement our efforts, expand our outreach, and increase our ability to support America's defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need.
Giving Back to Those Who Serve
Like our Founder and Chairman, Gary Sinise, grateful Americans across the country are coming together to support our nation's heroes and their loved ones and inspire their communities to “do a little more” to ensure their service and sacrifice are never forgotten.
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Florida is home to the third-largest veteran population in the country, with more than 1.5 million retired service members. In Central Florida, its counties include nearly 1 million veterans. Located in Orlando, Florida, the Florida Chapter launched in August 2020 as the Gary Sinise Foundation's first Chapter.
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San Diego is home to the nation’s largest concentration of military personnel, including one-sixth of U.S. Navy and over one-fourth of U.S. Marine Corps personnel. Located in San Diego, California, the San Diego Chapter will launch in August 2021.
Serving Heroes event at USO San Diego.
Gary Sinise Foundation Snowball Express Community Event at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
Built a 100% mortgage-free specially adapted smart home for U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Nick Kimmel in Fallbrook, California
Serving Heroes event at Orlando Fire Department Station No.1.
Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band performed in Coronado, California.
Built a 100% mortgage-free specially adapted smart home for U.S. Army Sergeant Stefan LeRoy and his family in Jupiter, Florida.
"By enlisting the support of the American people in communities across the country, particularly where future regional chapters may be located, we'll be able to further expand our outreach and increase the Foundation's support of our nation's defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need."