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Causes: Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans

Mission: We are a nonprofit dedicated to assisting our military service members and veterans lead healthy productive lives. Our objective is to connect service members with certified service dogs and animals.

Target demographics: We help veterans, and their families heal from injuries & disabilities by providing them with rescources.

Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 40 veterans, their family members & homeless animals.

Programs: We are a nonprofit dedicated to assisting our military service members and veterans lead healthy productive lives. Our objective is to connect service members with certified service dogs and animals.

Community Stories

32 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

9

Client Served

Rating: 5

I was in somewhat of an emergency situation and could not get help from the military. Other non-profits and the VA would not help because I was still active duty. H4H put a lot of effort into me; they really care. With other service dog non-profits, there were so many rules about who you were, what kind of dogs they would train, or how often you had to go for training that made it impossible for me to get help. H4H is different. They were very flexible and obviously concerned about me getting help over everything else. They took the time to learn what I was looking for in a dog and matched me with the perfect 4-legged battle buddy, but it didn't stop there. I also gained several 2-legged friends as they keep in touch with me. Since getting my service dog, I've been able to get help from them about training, service dog laws, dog health, or just talk when I needed to. I don't know how they do it. They're such a small organization yet those that work there seem to do the work of 10 men so you wouldn't even notice. They work really hard to make limited funds help as many vets as they can find. I highly recommend using and donating to this organization.

4

Client Served

Rating: 5

This organization is one of the most caring and helpful ones out there. They connected me with my Service Dog and have been with me every step of the way. If I got discouraged, they were there to encourage me. Their training team were on the ball when it came to both my dog's and my training, so we learned to work as a team. All I know, that since Healing4Heroes has come into my life, my quality of living has risen exponentially. They connected me with the perfect partner and I can never thank them enough.

3 Lee_66

Client Served

Rating: 5

Amazing organization helping all veterans no matter when that person served.

3 Laura332

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am part of a dog rescue group that has worked with H4H. They are such an incredible organization that works hard to meet the needs veterans needing a little help blending back into society. By using rescue dogs, they are saving two lives. I have witnessed this on more than one occasion. They provide the dogs, training, and lodging to make much needed service dogs available to our heroes. I can't say enough good things about H4H.

4

Client Served

Rating: 5

My husband came across this amazing organization last year and was accepted. My husband was anxious and excited to attend, he had many questions but they were quickly answered with personal calls or emails to prepare him weeks before his class date to help him with any accommodations that he may have or difficulties that he needed assistance with. After the extensive pairing and training with his "battle" during the program, he came home with Mack. I, as the wife, did not know what to expect and Mack has surprised me at every turn. I owe my thanks to the organization as whole but the staff that work within deserve many individual thanks as well for what they do. The people that go to rescue groups to get the dogs that would be good service dog, the foster families, the trainers the give the dogs the head start, to people that pair the veterans with the dogs, the trainers the continue the training with the vets long after they are given the dogs, and all the donator that make it happen for the veterans to be able to receive a service dog. The founder that makes all this happen...She is the most selfless person of them all, she take calls and emails no matter where she is, what time, or what she is doing. She has her own life and family trials yet she puts all that aside for her veterans and veterans families (this includes the veteran's Battles) This is amazing!

My husband just returned from a mini weekend class that was offered and said it was very helpful to not only him but to Mack as well.

H4H believes in helping our nation's heroes, not just in a moment but over a lifetime, H4H has continued to be there long after the dust has settled of having a service dog in the home, helping work the kink in the system while in our home and at the mini sessions that are offered. They are another support system there for us veterans. H4H is founded by a veteran for veterans.

4 Tommy L.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Found this amazing foundation online. Filled out the application and heard back the next day. Everything they do is thought out with the Veterans as the priority. You will never meet a more loving,professional and hard working group of patriots that love there vets.

6 Daniel117

Client Served

Rating: 5

I revived my service dog Nellie through H4H in Febuary 2016, H4H has brought me the help I needed and providing constant support through phone, email, 1 on 1.... The training that is done is so amazing I could not have asked for a better group to help me along my journey

6

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you H4H for all you do. I was in a bad place in my life when I met you all 2 years ago. Thanks to you and my wonderful "Battle Buddy" Danni my life and my ability to love again have been restored. She is amazing. You guys are amazing. Keep up the good work. God bless you.

5

Client Served

Rating: 5

Healing 4 Heroes is an amazing non profit who has brought hope to the veteran community. By being veterans themselves we were able to relate to them and they understood what we were going through. My husband and I are both Marine Corps Veterans diagnosed with PTSD,TBI and other physical disabilities. The VA had prescribed us a lot of over the counter medication which was having very bad side effects. We kept on being prescribed medication after medication with no other type of treatment. We knew we needed a change, and that is when I found Healing 4 Heroes. They were able to give me a form of medication no one else could. I become more at ease and comfortable in everyday life. They are an amazing non profit with love for veterans like no other.

5 Tiffany68

Client Served

Rating: 5

A very friendly organization that has been right there to answer all my questions and give encouragement when needed. I can't say enough about the volunteers there, and how they go out of their way for not only the people in need, but also the dogs.

5 Kim_220

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

These folks are diligent in matching soldiers with service dogs they rescue from high kill shelters in the South. Amazing and a win - win for all involved.