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For Veterans looking to volunteer:

  • Give an Hour Official Volunteer Opportunites

Check out ways to help Give an Hour as a non-provider volunteer. Join the Give an Hour Volunteer Group.

  • Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Learn more at http://teamrubiconusa.org.

  • The 6th Branch

The 6th Branch is a nonprofit organization utilizing the leadership and organizational skills of military veterans to execute aggressive community service initiatives at the local level. Learn more at http://www.the6thbranch.org

  • The Mission Continues

The Mission Continues awards community service fellowships to post-9/11 veterans, empowering them to transform their own lives by serving others and directly impacting their communities. Mission Continues Fellows serve for six months at a local nonprofit organization addressing key educational, environmental or social issues. Each Fellow works to achieve a post-fellowship goal of full time employment and/or pursuit of higher education, while maintaining a permanent role of public service. Learn more at http://missioncontinues.org

  • Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build

Habitat for Humanity’s national initiative is to provide housing solutions and volunteer and employment opportunities to U.S. veterans, military service members and their families. Volunteer, employment and housing opportunities can be found at: http://www.habitat.org/getinv/

For Community Members looking to volunteer:

  • Operation "We Are Here"

Operation "We Are Here"'s mission is to create an awareness of the challenges of the military community and to offer practical suggestions to churches, communities and individuals on how to support and encourage the military community. They also strive to provide a comprehensive list of resources for the military community and its supporters. Go to http://www.operationwearehere.com to learn more.

  • Any Soldier Care Packages

Want to send your support to a Soldier, Marine, Sailor, Airman, or Coastguardsman but have no idea of what to send, who to send it to, or how to send it? Find out how you can send a carepackage, note or more to a soldier overseas at http://www.anysoldier.com/index.cfm

  • Adopt a US Soldier

Adopt A US Soldier allows you to show your support for our deployed troops. You can choose to Adopt A US Soldier by sending your letters and packages to a single soldier for the duration of their deployment OR register through Project Frontlines for a one time donation to a unit. To register, go to http://www.adoptaussoldier.org

  • Valor Run

Valor Run is a non-profit organization whose mission is to unite communities through running events to honor the U.S. military women who have served our nation 9/11, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice while supporting combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Volunteer at http://www.valorrun.org/

  • Community Blueprint

Communities around the nation are involved in the Community Blueprint Network - groups coming together to share resources and opportunities for veterans. Learn more about making your community part of the Community Blueprint. Learn more http://www.handsonnetwork.org/files/resources/volunteerism_military.pdf about volunteerism and the military community and how to Effectively Engage Volunteers to Serve With and For the Military Community with fact sheets from Community Blueprint.

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