Soldiers' Angels

Rating: 4.8 stars   462 reviews

Issues: Disaster Aid, Human Services, Veterans

Location: 2700 NE Loop 410, Suite 310 San Antonio TX 78217 USA

Mission: Soldiers’ Angels is a volunteer-led 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and their families. Founded by the mother of two American soldiers, we have hundreds of thousands of volunteers assisting veterans, wounded and deployed personnel and their families in a variety of unique and effective ways. Soldiers’ Angels responds quickly to requests for support and provides individualized, immediate assistance.  It is a “one-on-one, get it done quickly” organization.  Our volunteer Angels at home adopt individual deployed troops and stay in touch throughout their deployment. Wounded soldiers and their families are asked what they need, and Soldiers’ Angels responds in a hundred different ways:  voice-activated computers; financial assistance for loved ones to stay with their wounded family member; phone cards to call relatives who can’t visit as often as they wish, etc.  Both the organization and the program have grown, but, unfortunately, the needs of our deployed soldiers and their families are growing even faster. This is especially true for our young men and women who are wounded. The government is providing first-class medical care for our wounded soldiers, but it will never be able to provide all of what they deserve and so many services desperately needed by their families.  Soldiers’ Angels works closely with the Department of Defense, the nation’s major veterans groups and a variety of other military support organizations to make sure these brave young men and women who are being helped.
Target demographics: the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, their families, and Veterans of all eras.
Geographic areas served: the United States and around the world
Programs: - Adopt a Soldier: Individualized support throughout deployment - Angel Bakers: Homemade treats for the deployed - Chaplain Support Team: Help chaplains support the troops - Ladies of Liberty: Extra TLC for deployed females - Letter Writing Team: Personal letters for the deployed - SA Germany: Supporting medevac'd wounded/ill and medical staff at Landstuhl - Valour-IT: Providing adaptive laptops for the severely wounded or injured - VA Hospital Support - Living Legends: Comforting the loved ones left behind when a warrior falls on the battlefield - Operation Top Knot: Handmade gifts & virtual baby showers - Adopt-A-Family: Holiday adoption program to support a family's holiday needs - Women of Valor: Support to female caregivers of Post 9-11 wounded, ill and injured service members. - Sewing Team: Handmade blankets, scarves and pillowcases - Cards Plus Team: Extra TLC for soldiers and families
2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a Soldier's Angel for about 6 years. This has been a very gratifying endeavor. I have had the honor of becoming friends of several of these heroes, and have been able to keep in touch after their deployment. I was also able to host some of these brave men and women in our home. One wonderful example was being invited to a graduation for one of my Soldier/heroes at the ceremony for her becoming an security expert to protect US.
I am proud to be able to help these heroes, with letters and small reminders of how proud we are of their service.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I began working with Soldiers' Angels Germany in 2006 and am happy to say that I still am. I visited the hospital in Germany and saw the impact of what we do. I am also involved in many of the other teams: OTK, Veterans Support, adoptions to name a few. The feedback I have received lets me know that this Organization is important to so many people.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I've been adopting soldiers since 2009! I'm on my 13th soldier. I used to write to 'any soldier' through 'Operation Dear Abby' when I was in college. I have friends and family and now children of friends who serve (served) in the military. I wanted a way to Really/ Actually help the men and women who serve our country. I am very happy to be a part of Soldier's Angels because I feel that they are a REAL organization; meaning I Trust them and Trust that the monetary donations that I make are Truly going where SA says they are going and though each of 'my' soldiers hasn't been able to write to me, I trust that the letters and packages are going to soldiers who need the support, encouragement and goodies I send. The soldiers I have heard from tell me how 'every little bit helps' and 'it makes them feel good to know they are thought of by us here in the States'. I value my freedom and love the USA and am happy that with SA I have a way to Actually Tell and Show my appreciation and thankfulness Directly to The People who are Serving our country!

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is my first year with Soldiers Angels and it has been such a blessing to be able to communicate with and send needed items to dedicated members of our military. They do so much for every citizen of the US and are so often overlooked. My experience has been that the soldiers are very humble and gracious. They are so appreciative of the items we send them. Little things that we take for granted everyday means a lot to them. I am so grateful for the opportunity that Soldiers Angels has entrusted me with to give a little back to our soldiers and let them know that we are here for them and support them.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been with Soldiers Angels for 3+years and have found it to be the best support system for Soldiers, Veterans and it's volunteers. It creates a sense of pride to be able to provide support to others.

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Rating: 5 stars  

My husband and I have been Soldiers' Angels since about 2006. It brings us joy to know we are helping someone in the military in a war zone by writing them and sending them care packages. The responses we receive for our efforts are worth more than we could ever give. Through Soldiers' Angels we are connected with men and women in the military. Otherwise we'd never know how to connect. And, the volunteer leaders are fantastic. If we have a question, we know where to go to get an answer! Jackie and Bill Eadie

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Rating: 5 stars  

soldier Angels is an awesome group, I was very excited to become a volunteer, the soldiers appreciate getting letters and boxes, when they get letters and boxes they know that there are Americans back home thinking of them and Praying for them , this organization does so much for our Soldiers as well as Veterans and wounded Soldiers, I am so glad that Imam apart of this, I have written and sent boxes to many Soldiers through this wonderful organization, some have written back, emailed back and some have not, even if they have not responded back I still adopt Soldiers and write to them and send the packages, MAY NO SOLDIER GO UNLOVED.


Cheryl McNamara

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I have never been involved with a non-profit before Soldiers' Angels. Somehow I started following them on Facebook and then realized to go check out their website and saw I could support our troops besides just care packages. Knowing that these soldiers really appreciate hearing from back home. I have always been drawn to the military, was not lucky enough to have a strong military (step-dad a reserve Navy). I felt the need to do something else to show that I am always thinking of them. This is such a great non-profit.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I followed Soldiers' Angels on Facebook before I realized the website. I always wanted to do more to support our troops and our vets. It was nice to know I could still show support by writing letters (and a few care packages to the soldiers on my list). I loved it so much at I even adopted a soldiers. I'm fairly new to writing so I haven't heard back from anyone. But, that's not why I'm doing this. It's to show my love and support to all that service.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is a very special non profit. Supporting the troops while deployed is no easy task since there are thousands! I help because I want to make sure each and every soldier knows their service is appreciated.

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Rating: 5 stars  

As a wife of a veteran, I was so excited to become a volunteer with Soldiers' Angels! This amazing organization does so much for our veterans and deployed active duty personnel. I have had the pleasure of helping at several events and it is wonderful to see the difference this organization makes for our veterans and service members! I am proud to be an Angel!

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