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Support Combat Veterans

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Published 26 days ago

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A few hours per month

Support Combat Veterans

Opportunity Description

The Wingman Program connects low-income, combat veterans and their families, with people and businesses within their community, to provide services and goods to increase their quality of life.

The impact you have when you volunteer with this program is combat veterans and those who have experienced MST, obtain long-term connections with community members to provide awareness of the struggles they face and receive support and assistance for themselves and their families in a time of need to improve their quality of life.

The goals of the program are to

  • foster a connection between you and veterans.
  • create awareness of the struggles combat veterans and those who have experienced MST face upon returning from deployment and the impact on their families.
  • ensure veterans and their families obtain a sense of belonging and support from their local community and community members.

As a Wingman, you will be sent a Mission that will provide support and assistance to the veteran and their family. You are encouraged to be creative, resourceful and have fun accomplishing your Mission. You can solve the Mission independently or with friends, colleagues, family members, businesses or strangers!

All support and assistance that is provided to veterans and their families through the Wingman Program are placed within one of eight categories. Each category provides opportunities to enhance the quality of life for a combat veteran and their family.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Education
  • Essential Needs
  • Transportation
  • Residential
  • Employment
  • Medical
  • Other

Example

Here is an example of a Mission that was sent to a Wingman and how it was accomplished.

Mission: To provide resources and opportunities for a veteran and their spouse to receive an eye exam and prescription eyeglasses.

Quality of Life Category: Medical

How it was accomplished: The Wingman volunteer distributed letters about the veteran’s combat deployment describing how his wife has been taking care of him, to several eye specialists in the couple’s area. An Optometrist responded to the Wingman and provided an eye exam and eyeglasses at no charge to the couple.

Time Requirement

The mission length is completely dependent on the assigned mission and how long it takes to find people and businesses who are willing and able to donate and provide the requested services and goods. A mission can last anywhere between 1 week to 3 months or more! You decide how much time you want to put into completing your mission and how many missions you want to complete.

Serve as a Wingman

Sign up to become a Wingman and receive your first mission to support veterans and their families. You don’t need to be a veteran to help a veteran. Anyone can volunteer to be a Wingman and accomplish missions.

Thank you for honoring a combat veteran and their family!

Opportunity Description

The Wingman Program connects low-income, combat veterans and their families, with people and businesses within their community, to provide services and goods to increase their quality of life.

The impact you have…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Wheelchair Accessible

How to Apply

Serve as a Wingman

Learn more and submit your application via our website here.

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Serve as a Wingman

Learn more and submit your application via our website here.

Provide dental care

Learn more and submit your application via our website here.

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