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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Disaster Aid, Disaster Preparedness & Relief Services, Military & Veterans Organizations, Travelers Aid, Veterans

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

Community Stories

964 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I was a Soldiers Angels volunteer waaaay back in the beginning of the 9/11 conflicts. I have since rejoined their teams to support those who sacrifice everything for our safety! They have COME A LONG WAY with organization as they are VERY organized and provide stellar support to volunteers! I would highly recommend them if you want to *send a little sunshine to our Service Members*.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am currently a Team Angel assigned to a Letter Writing Team. I have volunteered for many years with various non-profit organizations who provide support for the United States Military and our Veterans. I have to say, the support that Soldier's Angels provides for our troops and its volunteers is by far some of the best.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Been a member since October 2016... currently on three teams. It's a wonderful organisation doing great things for US servicemen, servicewomen and their families around the world as well as in the US!

Client Served

Rating: 4

Helping out veterans by providing nutritional food items.

Client Served

Rating: 5

This is a great contribution to the veterans in our community. I look forward to the service when it's available to the veterans. Very organized, we appreciate your organization...

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am new to this nonprofit and I love what they are doing for the soldiers. They make you feel like you are part of an important team. AND, they are well organized.

Client Served

Rating: 5

They did awesome job, very fast abd friendly job

Client Served

Rating: 5

I personally think you are greatly apperciated. Thank you for all you do.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Not enough vets know about this. You need to get the word out more. But you are doing a good job. Keep up the good work

Client Served

Rating: 5

All you do is well... The only way to improve this service is to be able to reach out to those veterans who are unable financially to reach you...by recognizing them and possibly delivering to them..

Client Served

Rating: 4

They are curtieous, kind and hardworking. The only problem is not with them it's the food bank truck is constantly 1/2 to 1 hour late, causing problems.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Kind and courteous volunteers of which aid and assist fellow veterans through tough times and help you feel appreciated and cared for.

Client Served

Rating: 5

(1/2) I didn't believe that this place would help me. And the professionalism,courtesy. Please keep up this wonderful work. And Thaaannnk You for helping me and

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Client Served

Rating: 5

(2/2) my follow Veteran

Amanda263

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Soldier's Angels is an amazing organization. Helping to support our brave men and women through their deployment has been an honor. I am a part of a few teams: Cards Plus, Letter Writing, Living Legends, and Deployed Adoption. Each one of these teams I have seen the impact a simple action can bring. Our heroes don't ask for much; just to know that there are people out there how care about what they are sacrificing. While many of them are busy defending our country, it feels good to know that when you get a response, you know you are making a difference. I am not looking for recognition in what I do, I volunteer because I want to make a difference, show my support, and help these brave individuals stay strong and loved.
Thank you Soldier's Angels for allowing me to be a part of something bigger than myself!!!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I always enjoyed volunteering. But after college, starting a job, getting married, starting life, it was hard to get started again. Soldier's Angels has a way for anyone to volunteer from any level of giving. I enjoy writing. So being able to share my gratitude through word is such a joy. This organization is such a well-organized and dedicated one. The work everyone does to support our troops is encouraging and motivating. It's an honor to know that as a common citizen, I can still reach out and make a difference to the lives of some of our service members.

Client Served

Rating: 5

They are providing food for us that are living below the poverty line. And as vet's we appreciate it. They could be a little more regular

Client Served

Rating: 5

I want to thank you for the gallon of milk in the chicken it was truly awesome for me and my daughter The line was pretty long but it was well worth it thank

Stacey71

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteer at Soldiers' Angels in three teams, Letter Writing, Cards Plus, and Sewing and Crafting. I find the time spent sending mail to our soldiers both current and veteran and their families to be very rewarding. I'm medically unable to serve in our military, and this is a great alternative for me. My kids even like coloring pictures to send with my letters. It's a great way to teach them that our rights and freedom come from so many brave men and women who put their own lives on hold to serve our country. Occasionally I'll hear back from a soldier, and it completely makes my week.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Soldiers angels is an awesome organization that distributes food once a month to Soldiers and their families. They are always friendly and courteous. They are an awesome help to those who are serving and have served our country.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Everything. And in my opinion they are doing a great service. No need for improvement

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Nothing they were great

Client Served

Rating: 5

Soldiers' Angels seems to be growing and dynamic. I have been involved with the Detroit food program since last October, and the actual distribution has quickly grown in popularity. With this growth, the process has changed monthly in positive efforts to manage the growth. I will continue to telephone in my registration.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Nothing

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I am so grateful to have been served by people who honestly care about you. Never once was I made to feel bad because of having used the food bank unlike other non military related places. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.