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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans

Mission: We are patriotic citizens committed to serving our wounded, injured and ill combat veterans. We support Veterans and their families by building relationships and identifying and supporting immediate needs and interests. We are dedicated to promoting public awareness of the many sacrifices made by our Armed Forces.

Target demographics: wounded, injured, and ill veterans and their families

Geographic areas served: the United States of America

Programs: Morale, welfare, and recreation expenses to improve the morale of wounded soldiers. Activities include meals, cookouts, and trips to the movies for the soldiers.

assistance for individual wounded soldier's expenses including clothing, airline tickets, mortgage payments, and car repairs.

Community Stories

79 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I was an UH-60 Blackhawk pilot in the Army. I separated from the Army in June 2014. I almost gave up my dream of flying until I found the Rotor Transition Program with PSA airlines. PSA airlines partnered with Sky Warriors Flight School takes qualified military rotary wing pilots and teach them how to fly Fixed-Wing aircraft followed by a First Officer position with PSA Airlines. The program is designed so that you can use your Post 9/11 GI Bill to pay for the training and living expenses. I gave my Post 9/11 GI Bill to my son for his education and he graduated this past December with a Criminal Justice degree from UTSA. I was recently interviewed and hired as a First Officer. I start my fixed-wing transition training on June 5th. I'm set to start LOFT at PSA on or about 10 September. I will be without an income for that time frame. Operation Second Chance provided with assistance when My family and I needed the most. Emily Selga was very helpful, she answered every email and phone in a timely manner, in my crisis of need she made me feel like I everything was going to work out. With people such as herself and this organization that help veterans its a wonderful thing and give myself hope. I do plan on paying to forward and helping Operation Second Chance when I get started on my career. From my family Renea, Aviance, Kevin, Kayla and myself thank you for all you do and your help. I truly can't want for the day I am able to return the gesture. Thank you and God Bless

Tellys Hunter

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I am very appreciative of how Operation Second Chance was hasty with their assistance. I am really grateful, continue to do wonderful things for the Servicemen and women past and present.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I was very pleased with the support Operation Second Chance offered my veteran family.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I was in a financial crunch becasue of unexpected incident, I really needed financial help. I found this site and contacted Ms Vanessa . She immediately responded to my email and the help I needed came from Operation Second Chance the very next day. It is nice to know that for once with all the talk of people claiming to help and love veterans, this organization truly came through. So different from the military with the hurry up and wait. Thanks Operation Second Chance

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Client Served

Rating: 5

In September we had an incident happened where we needed to seek legal aid. Due to high cost of the legal aid we fell behind our bills which included utilities, car payments, credit cards and others. Due to being over the poverty line for help no one we asked was able to help us with our situation. We reached out to another organization who directed us to Operation Second Chance who helped us with our rent payment so we were able to catch up with our other bills. My husband and I are so grateful to this organization t give us a helping hand when we needed it the most. I want to thank them dearly for their help and their support and that they are able to continue to help veterans and their families when they are need.

Thank You So Much!

5 Candise2

Client Served

Rating: 5

I can't begin to express our happiness at this moment. We contacted our case worker with AW2 and he submitted everything to Operation Second chance. As soon as our car warranty went out, our transmission went out, then following our hot water heater went out the first freeze of winter. Needless to say, we were set back and 2 days shy of our utilities getting shut off. Operation Second chance took our application and took us seriously and had the utilities paid after 1 business day. Sure it usually takes time but they didn't hesitate helping a veteran and his family and as a Wounded Warrior, I'm forever in debt with them, I will always donate to this organization. An Extremely Grateful Veteran, Chris and Marini family

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I cannot express my humble gratitude to this outstanding organization for assisting me in financial means. I am a single Mother and disabled Army Veteran that suffers severely from PTSD. Everyday it is a challenge for me physically, mentally and emotionally. Knowing that Operation Second Chance was there during the uncertain of life challenges gives me hope that my service was recognized and not forgotten for sacrifices not just I made but my family. Thank you and may god bless you and your future endeavors in serving the ones that have served

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Client Served

Rating: 5

This organization FLEW my family ALL the way from CALIFORNIA to visit me in WALTER REED MARYLAND when we thought I was on my death bed. They didn't dig into every crevice of my personal life looking for qualifications, they simply heard my cry for help and answered the call. Thank you guys for your help.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

The fan stopped working in our HVAC system so we called a repairman.When he removed the cover to get to the fan all I could see was mold. I called around and it was going to cost around $500.00 and we just did not have it. My AW2 representative told me about Operation Second Chance. I called them to get more information and they were very helpful. I filled out the packet and in 2 weeks we had someone here removing the mold. Operation Second Chance was quick polite and very helpful. I don't think there is an organization that I have dealt with that was this fast and helpful.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

This organization is top notch. I had 4 consecutive months of $600 utility bills. I needed a break and was facing disconnection. I faxed my documents over on a Thursday and after verification, my bill was paid on Tuesday. I will become a regular contributor to this organization now that I am back track.
Thanks Guys!