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Help a Hero: Resources for Military, Veterans & First Responders

We work with leading health charities to raise awareness and resources for health – and are committed to supporting our nation’s heroes and their families. Check out these tools and resources for military veterans plus ways you can help.

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Care & Support
Fisher House—With more than 70 locations across the country, Fisher House is a “home away from home” for families of patients receiving medical care at military and VA medical centers.
Hero Miles—Accepts donated frequent flyer miles and provides round-trip tickets to wounded, injured and ill service members who are undergoing treatment at a military or VA medical center and their families.
Hotels for Heroes—Accepts donated hotel points and provides lodging for the families of wounded, injured and ill service members who are undergoing treatment at a military or VA medical center when a Fisher House is not available.
Mission: Healthy Baby—A March of Dimes program for military families that provides free pregnancy and newborn health information and support services
National Guard Youth Foundation—NGYF believes that every willing high school dropout in the country should have the opportunity to refocus their life and their future through participation in the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program. You can help a young person get connected, or you can volunteer, as NGYF is also seeking mentors.
Operation Restored Warrior Programs—A variety of healing programs for veterans and their families.
Pet Partners—Provides therapy pets and animal-assisted interventions.
Snowball Express—Serving the children of fallen military heroes.
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)—Government-funded health care, benefits, programs to end veteran homelessness and more.
Vets4Warriors—Live chat or call 1-855-838-8255 for 24/7 confidential, stigma-free peer support by veterans to all active duty, National Guard and Reserve service members, veterans, retirees and their families/caregivers. If you are a veteran, you can volunteer as well.
We Honor Veterans—Educational tools and resources provided by the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization.
Mental Health
5 Ways You Can Support Veterans’ Mental Health—Tips by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
NAMI Help Line—Call 1-800-950-NAMI (Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 6 PM ET).
National Suicide Prevention Line—If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.
Veterans Resource Center on Mental Health—Resources and support for veterans with PTSD, depression and other mental health conditions.
Mentoring Opportunities
Lockheed Martin Veterans Corner—Guidance and help for veteran-owned businesses, including the Mentor Protégé Program.
National Guard Youth Foundation—ChaelleNGe program
National Guard Youth Foundation—Mentors Make a Difference video
Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships—Honors those who have died or become disabled through their active military service since September 11, 2001. This program is open to their dependent unmarried children under age 23.
Scholarships for Military Children
Scholarships for Military Spouses