Coalition To Salute Americas Heroes

Rating: 3.68 stars   62 reviews

Address:

552 Fort Evans Road Suite 300 Leesburg VA 20176 USA

Mission:

The Coalition to Salute America''s Heroes, started in 2004, as a way to help the transition process for the wounded and disabled war on terror Veteran population. The organization helps to augment the support provided by the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Labor.

Target demographics:

veterans disabled in the war on terror

Direct beneficiaries per year:

veterans from all over the United States with emergency aid

Geographic areas served:

throughout the United States

Programs:

The mission of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes is to help severely-wounded veterans and families of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom recover from their injuries and illnesses, and to inspire other organizations and the general public to participate in this effort. Through our programs of aid and assistance, the Coalition offers individual contributors, corporations and volunteers many ways to give so these veterans and their families receive what they need and deserve in return for the sacrifices they made for us. Restoring hope to a wounded hero can take a lifetime. Rebuilding his or her life takes a commitment from all of us. You can help do both by making a direct tax-deductible contribution, an in-kind donation or by volunteering your time. If we work together, we can succeed in our mission, and the men and women who were heroes on the battlefield can return home as heroes to their families and communities.

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Rating: 1 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

Their brochures are full of manipulation, designed to appeal to your 'patriotism.' They have a contest with the idea of sending them money and why you should. Why would you want to send anything to a group of people that support themselves under the pretense of helping maimed war heroes? charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=12314

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

The current Chairman, was the Treasurer when Chapin was running the organization back in 2007. When the Board tried to fire Chapiin, the current CEO came to his defense. The Leadership was fired and Board members forced to resign. The Current CEO played a key role in protecting Chapin and voted to remove the very folks trying to remove Chapin and straighten out the organization. Now the Treasurer from 2007 is the current CEO.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Remove the current CEO

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Badly

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

I work for The Coalition to Salute America's Heroes and I'm proud to do it! We at the Coalition have made great strides to improve our transparency, increase our efficiency and to do the most we can for our wounded and disabled veterans from OIF/OEF/OND. In 2012 the Coalition welcomed a new leader and since that time our ratings, our efficiency and giving ratios are the best they've been in recent years. We do use direct mail to raise funds and spread awareness for the needs of our wounded veteran families. One example of those fundraising dollars at work is our Heroes Thanking Heroes program which employs 30+ wounded veterans or their spouses to thank our donors while still providing income for their families. Also, we recently mailed over 1,000 Easter gift checks to provide families the means to celebrate a special family meal. For Thanksgiving that number was around 3,000. If you have questions please contact me for more truths. ddaughenbaugh@saluteheroes.org (515)868-4470

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would love to see more corporate sponsorship for the organization which would lessen the need for our direct mail campaign.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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