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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

671 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!

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.

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.

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.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I support our troops here and abroad any way I can. Soldiers' Angels is a direct way to help the troops NOW. Just a little time to show our troops we love them, care about them, pray for them and their families makes a world of difference to our honorable men and women in the service of our country. You can donate little or lot, money and/or time. They have great leaders that keep you in the loop and awesome FB page.

blairhogan

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My family was looking for some Volunteer opportunities where we could all participate. Having a special place in our hearts for Veterans and their families - this became the best org for our family.

We love connecting with and supporting everyone involved in the deployments.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Soldiers Angels is a fantastic organization for supporting our troops. I am a member of the Letter Writing and Adoption teams. This is a means of giving back to those men and women who gave so much to us everyday. It is easy to join and means so much to those we support.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This is a great way to support our troops. You can do something small (write an email or letter) or you can do more by sending care packages or baked goods, etc. Soldier's Angels is very organized which makes it easy to participate. My team leader responds to my emails within a few hours answering any questions I might have. I love what Soldier's Angels does and I love being able to contribute. This is a wonderful charity!

Anne153

Volunteer

Rating: 5

ANNE B. I HAVE BEEN IN SOLDIERS' ANGELS FOR 4 AND A HALF YEARS. AS THE GRAND-

DAUGHTER OF A SOLDIER IN PATTON'S FIRST ARMY I'M SO VERY PROUD TO BE SERVING IN

AN ORGANIZATION OF SERVICE TO OUR TROOPS TODAY, AND VETERANS, WHICH WAS

BEGUN BY HIS GRAND NIECE! THE TROOPS I'VE SENT PACKAGES AND LETTERS TO HAVE

EXPRESSED ENORMOUS GRATITUDE! I FEEL WONDERFUL KNOWING I'VE BEEN GIVING

MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE SOME COMPANIONSHIP, APPRE-

CIATION AND GOODIES FROM HOME!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I wanted to something "small" to help support our troops. I did a LOT of research and SA was the organization that stood out to me. There are SO many ways to help through this organization. I chose to do letter writing. It's been very rewarding knowing that I might be brightening someones day. The best is when you receive letters back from soldiers. I would recommend this group to anyone looking to start volunteering. Once you get into it there are so many additional paths you can choose to branch out.

cgbombaci

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Serving our military personnel through this amazing organization has been an honor. The dedication of these wonderful volunteers is nothing less than awesome and inspiring.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Serving those who are serving us in the armed forces is an amazing and rewarding opportunity to give the gift of support and encouragement. This is a great way to recognize and honor their selfless dedication and devotion to our country and all of us and let them know we have not forgotten them. Sometimes it paves the way for lasting and true friendships.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've only been volunteering for a month, but am impressed by how organized Soldiers' Angels is on many levels...very easy to access requests for letters, birthday cards, words of enocouragement, etc. When I e-mail my group leader or team leader, I hear back in just a couple of hours. A pleasure to be a part of this fantastic organization!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been volunteering with this organization for several years now, from writing letters to the Troops, to adopting deployed military members, to Christmas adoptions Stateside and all of it has been a labor of love. Soldiers' Angels brings good will and cheer to the Troops went they need it most. They also send out valuable supplies and contribute to many projects. I am so proud to support our US Military and really like being a part of Soldiers' Angels.

Elaine66

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've been volunteering with Soldiers' Angels for years - sending blankets, modified clothing for the wounded, hand and feet warmers for the wounded, letters, baby items for expecting mothers, adopting families at Christmas, and care packages are just some of the things I've been involved in. There are so many opportunities to get involved in so many different ways. This group truly cares for our veterans, troops and their families.

Mary357

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been with Soldiers' Angels for several years. I'm on a couple of teams & love every minute. They truly care for our Veterans, Service Members, & their families.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I Love this organization ! They make it so easy to help support the Troops & there's lots of support to help the volunteers.

cheri55422

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have volunteered with soldier's angels since 2012. I started because I wanted to share my stories with deployed military, I stayed because every last one of them truly appreciates our volunteers. I surprised my veteran dad with a birthday surprise from hundreds of angels from across the country sending him cards and well wishes. He loved it! He bragged about that for months. Other seniors in his complex were so jealous. It was the best gift I could have given him.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Soldier's Angels is the best charitable organization that I have worked for that focuses on deployed and veteran service members. Every one is in the organization to support our service members. It is an honor and privilege to give what I can to the effort to protect and defend America.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I'm a volunteer with this group on several different teams - Letter Writing, Cards Plus, Chaplain Support and DEployed Soldiers. The fact that they have different groups for us to work through to support our soldiers is perfect - they are responsive to questions, always encourage us and provide a foundation/way for us to give back to those who protect our way of life. And those are just the groups I work with - there are many more. This a wonderful organization. I've supported them via donations for many years, but in 2016 decided to do more to give back. Glad they are there for us, and for our men & women in the armed forces.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've been on the letter writing team since this past August and I absolutely love everything about it. What Soldiers' Angels does is something so incredible and unique and I am so proud to be apart of it. Out of all the community service I have done this is always my favorite. Getting to read some of the notes the soldiers leave for us even gets me choked up sometimes. Those people serving our country deserve everything.