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Forgotten Soldiers Outreach Inc

Rating: 4.95 stars   43 reviews 1,697

Address:

3550 23rd Avenue South, Suite 7 Lake Worth FL 33461 USA

Mission:

Forgotten Soldiers Outreach (“FSO”) is a non-profit organization that require donations, care package items and letters of encouragement in order to provide support to our deployed service members and their families serving in the United States Military. Our main focus is to reach those with our monthly “We Care” packages who receive little or no support from the home front. We aim to send “that little bit of home” to assure they are not forgotten. Forgotten Soldiers Outreach is committed to our U.S. servicemen and women in all world theaters, for as long as they are deployed.

Results:

Since our inception in 2003, we have benefited over 400,000 of our military, covering ALL world theaters and ALL branches of the military via our "We Care" Packages.

Target demographics:

bring support to our troops serving overseas and our veterans at the homefromt

Direct beneficiaries per year:

Over 6,000 "We Care" packages were shipped benefiting minimum of 18,000 or more of our military deployed overseas!

Geographic areas served:

communities throughout the country and the military throughout the country

Programs:

Monthly "We Care" packages prepared and sent to our troops overseas, covering ALL world theaters and ALL branches of the military. FSO is always educating the public of the importance of our troops, community involvement and ways to help our mission. We are always in need of Donated Care Package items, Letters of encouragement (We have an educators link on website under Help dropdown), Volunteers and Funds !!! Our thrift store that was opened last year accepts gently used items for us to generate funds for our mission, and to also be able to provide FREE furniture and household items to many of our homeless veterans who have recently transitioned and have received housing.

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561-369-2933
http://www.forgottensoldiers.org/

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have worked with this wonderful organization in the past, and plan to again in the near future. It is a great cause and everyone can help on any level.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I believe that it is the right thing to do to donate to forgotten soldiers...who put their lives on the line for us so we can enjoy the freedoms we do.
My father was a vet, I moved to Florida with a vet , who has since passed away and I respect what these men have sacrificed for us.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

My son is now on his 4th deployment since 2006. Every deployment, Forgotten Soldiers Outreach has sent him and his brothers packages. I am very grateful towards the volunteers and the staff of FSO for sending him and the guys packages. As a military raised, military mom, I know that those packages mean a lot to the men and women that are deployed overseas. It boosts their morale knowing that complete strangers are thinking of them and put a ton of love into the packages they receive. I know that I cannot personally say thank you enough to these men and women that serve our country and leave their families and friends to defend our freedom. Thank you FSO for supporting them while they are away.

 
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4 people found this review helpful

I think that this is a great organization to volunteer for. I have been with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach for 6 years they do good things for those that are keeping our country and people safe.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

My kids and I have volunteered numerous times with this organization and I've never had anything but great experiences. When there, you can see how much heart, love and dedication this organization brings to helping the troops at home and overseas. Everyone is so helpful and friendly. Numerous times, they've had speakers come in to tell the volunteers just how much of a difference they make. While I find that the act of volunteering is rewarding in itself, actually seeing those it impacts personally creates a truly meaningful connection that makes a powerful impact on myself and my kids. Thank you, FSO, for making a difference everyday!

 
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2 people found this review helpful

FSO is an organization that gives to our military every day. Without FSO some military personnel would not receive care packages or any mail. FSO and all their volunteers put together packages with love anf care. Love FSO.❤️❤️❤️❤️

 
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2 people found this review helpful

My son deployed. Life at home was stressed with new babies, medical issues and family far away. I asked ONCE for help. My son received a package, ....Wait his troop received packages! ALL WHILE ....the lady dealt with some serious private issues of her own.

 
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6 people found this review helpful

This organization helped me and my deployed son when I couldn't send what he needed or what his Unit wanted. They didn't ask questions other than the normal security questions which are APPRECIATED...but they stepped up and helped an entire unit!!!!

 
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2 people found this review helpful

One of the most caring and amazing non profits ever taking care of our military! I have had the honor of volunteering and collecting for FSO and would do it any time - all the time! The time spent by everyone for FSO is such a blessing! Love FSO!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS I HAVE HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF HEADING FUNDRAISER EVENTS FOR FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS. THEY PROVIDE SUCH A MUCH NEEDED SERVICE TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO DEFEND OUR COUNTRY. THERE ARE MANY INDIVIDUALS IN THE BATTLEFIELDS AND BEHIND THE LINES THAT HAVE NO CONTACT FROM HOME AND NEED A BOOST TO THEIR MORAL AND GIVE THEM MUCH NEEDED SUPPLIES AND TREATS. THIS ORGANIZATION GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND TO PROVIDE AS MANY ITEMS AS NEEDED.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

For some time i had been trying to find a way to write notes to soldiers. I had sent letters out on my own to another group who would then send them along to some one some where. However, with this site, i really feel sure that my letter will actually get to a soldier who really might want and need the mail. Since i started writing last year i have sent at least 5 letters. I go on the site and i can see the thanks and pictures from the men and women who receive the letters and care packages. It is great to know that my letters are being sent, and to see the faces and read the words and be able to know i might have made a tiny difference for one of them. I don't need the thanks, but i like to know that the ones who serve us are getting what we send. I was fortunate enough to have enough extra money this year that i was able to donate a little, and just knowing that a smile is out there because someone got cookies, or deodorant, or a razor, or something they need fills my heart. This is one of the best organizations i have ever seen. I just wrote another letter before writing this review, and i am so happy to say i will continue to write as often as i can, thanks to this great crew who works tirelessly to get our troops the things they need from home. They are doing a wonderful job and i am proud to be able to use their site and to have donated to them this year.

 
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4 people found this review helpful

This organization goes above and beyond to serve our military overseas and at home! It is extremely rewarding to take part in the packing events and making donations. The response from the recipients is outstanding. I am so proud of Lynelle and her crew for their hard work and determination to make sure we all never forget OUR soldiers and all that they do!

 
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4 people found this review helpful

Supporting FSO is an easy way to thank our men and women overseas that are protecting our freedom every day.

 
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