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Help for Wounded Servicemembers

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Wanting to pay tribute, say thanks and recognize the sacrifices made by members of the Armed Forces, many organizations and foundations have established programs to assist wounded warriors who sustained injuries while protecting and defending the U.S.A.

A Million Thanks
Servicemembers wounded during the "War on Terror" may make a request for needed items through this organization's Wounded Soldiers Wish foundation.

Armed Forces Foundation
This organization offers numerous programs for injured members of the Armed Forces and their families. To accommodate the wounded warriors' needs, the foundation provides necessary upgrades free of charge to a servicemember's home through their housing assistance program.

Homes For Our Troops
Helps provide homes to servicemembers disabled in combat on or after September 11, 2001. By raising funds, securing materials and labor, and coordinating construction efforts, this organization strives to place disabled Veterans into homes that meet their needs at no cost to the servicemember.

Soldiers' Angels
Offers a wide variety of help and support to wounded servicemembers from all military branches. Their Project Valour-IT program helps to provide servicemembers recovering from hand wounds and other serious injuries voice-controlled/adaptive laptops.

Wounded Warrior Project
Provides numerous forms of assistance to wounded servicemembers and their family members. Services include benefits counseling, peer mentoring, family support and caregiver retreats.

Wounded Warriors, Sons and Daughters of America
In an effort to bridge the gap between the wounded servicemember's discharge date and the arrival of government compensation, this organization provides financial help in the form of grants and scholarships. They also provide emotional support to the Veteran and their family.

In conjunction to serving wounded warriors, most of the aforementioned organizations provide a variety of assistance to dependents and caregivers of injured servicemembers.

If you need help, don't hesitate to ask. The foundations and organizations listed above, along with many others, share a universal message: you and your family are not forgotten.

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