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Welcome to Episode 55!
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On this episode, I’m speaking with Amy Palmer, the president and CEO of Soldiers’ Angels, who’s sharing what Soldiers’ Angels offers and how you can support them or even request services.
Soldiers’ Angels is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides aid, comfort, and resources to the military, veterans, and their families. Founded in 2003 by the mother of two American soldiers, hundreds of thousands of Soldiers’ Angels “Angel” volunteers assist veterans, wounded and deployed personnel and their families in a variety of unique and effective ways. Their motto is
“May no soldier go unloved † May no soldier walk alone † May no soldier be forgotten † Until they all come home.” ™
If you’re looking for a way to give back, volunteer, or support military and veterans, Soldiers’ Angels has opportunities, even during this time of COVID!
Soldiers’ Angels Programs
Despite an abnormal year, Soldiers’ Angels is still able to offer its three major holiday programs:
Treats for Troops: Collection sites vary as to how long they collect candy, but Soldiers’ Angels accepts candy donations through 12/31.
Holiday Stockings for Heroes: Help get a stocking to a deployed service member or veteran over the holidays. Stockings must be shipped to designated location by December 11.
Adopt-A-Family: Deadline to register is December 7!
How Soldiers’ Angels Supports Military Families Year-Round
Baby Brigade virtual baby showers for expectant spouses of deployed, spouses of post-9/11 wounded, ill, injured service members/veterans; expectant post 9/11 wounded ill or injured veterans.
Caregiver support through Women of Valor.
How Soldiers’ Angels Supports Deployed Service Members
Support combat and humanitarian deployed with care packages, letters, baked goods, and more.
Support deployed Chaplains with items they may request.
Special team dedicated to supporting Special Operations Forces units with needed items.
Special opportunities for deployed Service Members (SM’s) registered with Soldiers’ Angels:
In addition to the holiday programs, they have a new partnership with Tiff’s Treats whereby registered SM’s can have cookies delivered to their families stateside for free.
How to Receive Support
Register for services the Soldiers’ Angels website OR register deployed spouse or other eligible family members (with their permission) on the Soldiers’ Angels website: https://soldiersangels.org/register-for-services/
In addition to being a recipient of SA, there are myriad opportunities to be a virtual or in-person volunteer at: https://soldiersangels.org/volunteer/
Connect with Soldiers’ Angels today and support this amazing organization!