The Emory Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans provides pro bono legal services for veterans, assisting them and their families with disability benefit claims both before the Veterans Administration and in subsequent appellate proceedings. (http://law.emory.edu/academics/clinics/volunteer-clinic-for-veterans.html)
GratitudeAmerica’s mission is to provide critical support for service members, veterans, and their families by conducting meaningful restorative retreats to assist participants affected by deployment exposures such as combat-related stress and Traumatic Brain Injury. (http://www.gratitudeamerica.org/)
Veteran Parenting: A free online course developed by VA and DoD that provides military and Veteran parents with information and strategies to improve their parenting skills. (www.veteranparenting.org)
Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve Component members, and their families. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationship, grief, spouse employment, and education, parenting and childhood, and much more.
Blue Star Families provides free resources, services, and opportunities to more than 1.5 million military family members—making military life more sustainable. (https://bluestarfam.org/)
Wounded Heroes Family Adventures offers winter and summer family events for our Wounded Heroes and their families. With the assistance of trained professionals, families will experience fun outdoor adventures, as well as renew and strengthen their relationships through our Family Enrichment Program. Through generous sponsorships and dedicated volunteer efforts, we provide these events at no cost to the participating families. (http://www.woundedheroesfamilyadventures.org/)
Cloudbase Therapy Paragliding Academy’s mission is to promote healing and inspiration through world class paragliding instruction and experiences. Keep in mind that most people consider paragliding the most amazing thing to have happened in their lives, so just schedule an introductory lesson and give it a try. You will probably wonder how you ever lived without it. (http://cloudbasetherapy.org/)
Combat Wounded: The mission of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge is to improve the lives of our wounded or injured veterans by assisting them in realizing their newfound potential for the benefit of all. We focus our efforts on education, rehabilitation, research and innovations in field-based assessments/treatment of Orthotics & Prosthetics, Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury. (http://combatwounded.org/)
Concerned Veterans for America’s mission simply put is to advocate for policies that will preserve the freedom and prosperity that we and our families so proudly fought and sacrificed to defend. The Goal of Concerned Veterans for America is to translate the experience, concerns and hopes unique to veterans and their families into a common vision of freedom. We are driven to organize and amplify that perspective to both the American people and our leaders in Washington. (https://cv4a.org/)
SingleMothersGrants.org in Georgia - Times are difficult in this economy. If you are low-income and need food, shelter or medical care, there is hope. Learn more about public and private agencies dedicated to helping low-income single mothers and families.
CreatiVets' mission is to provide combat veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury with opportunities to use art, music, and creative writing to heal their unseen wounds of war. Our goal is to empower veterans with tools they can use for the rest of their lives and enable them to see their own capacity for success in an arena outside the battlefield. (http://www.creativets.org/)
Fairways for Warriors | Healing Unseen Wounds: Fairways for Warriors is a veteran’s charity organization that provides hope, healing, and camaraderie for combat wounded veterans and their families.
Freedom Waters Foundation Veterans program, which began in 2012, provides boat outings and marine activities for veterans and their family members, offering the opportunity to relax, leaving their concerns on the dock as they cruise away to enjoy camaraderie with other veterans in a safe, enriching environment. (http://www.freedomwatersfoundation.org/veterans-programs/)
GovX: The largest Military & Government exclusive e-commerce site offering discounts up to 50% off current season goods from 700+ top lifestyle and tactical brands. (www.govx.com)
Great Cycle Challenge USA: Great Cycle Challenge started in 2015, and after just 2 years, the event has grown to become one of the biggest cycling events in the United States. People of all ages, abilities and from every state across the country set themselves a personal riding goal and challenge themselves to pedal throughout June to fight kids’ cancer. In 2 years, our community of 39,284 riders from all 50 states has ridden a total of 3,397,199 miles, and together we’ve raised $4,717,515 in support of research to develop better treatments and find a cure for childhood cancer. You can take part in any location across the USA and ride at any time throughout June. (https://greatcyclechallenge.com/)
THE HEROES PROJECT makes the impossible a reality by empowering injured war veterans through physical and emotional training, allowing them to explore the farthest reaches of themselves and the world they live in. These expeditions challenge the severely wounded to redefine their personal limits post-injury. The Heroes Project inspires our injured military veterans to find purpose, both physically and mentally and ignites others to do the same. (
Heroes On The Water’s mission is to help warriors relax, rehabilitate and reintegrate through kayak fishing and the outdoors. (https://heroesonthewater.org/)
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Helps wounded and disabled military veterans rebuild their lives and homes. (http://saluteheroes.org/)
Higher Ground - Achieving New Heights through Adaptive Sports improves the quality of life for persons with disabilities through sports and recreation. Register for recreation or military programs.
Real Hero Report: It is a publication providing informative and relevant reader-driven content, targeted to Metro Atlanta's active and reservist military, veterans and first responders. Our mission is to serve as a conduit between the local business community and our military, veterans and first responder personnel while providing informative, relevant content. News, events, resources, and discounts are featured each month!
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