Veteran & First-Responder Outreach
Our veterans and first-responders are an underserved and underappreciated segment of our nation's society. A founding principle of VPIG is to counter this trend through charitable donation to worthy 501 (c) (3) organizations serving this segment of the population.
The VPIG vision is profoundly more robust. By year 10 of operations, we strive to fully fund endeavors such as tiny home villages adjacent to VA healthcare facilities (countering homelessness and health access barriers) and community-based programs offering services to veterans and first-responders suffering from PTSD and similar psychological ailments.
Our circle of beneficence is constantly expanding. To date, we have experienced the privilege of providing charitable donations to the organizations listed below. We are motivated to do more and urge you to contact us to learn how you can contribute!
VPIG Charitable Donations
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Challenge Aspen Military Opportunities (CAMO) provides adaptive therapeutic recreation and wellness experiences for military personnel diagnosed with cognitive and/or physical disabilities.
The Wounded Officer Initiative establishes national programs to enhance awareness and advocacy for law enforcement officers catastrophically injured in the line of duty.
The Gary Sinise Foundation honors veterans, first responders, and their families by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.
The Boone County Veterans Assistance Commission is a county-based assistance organization operating under the Illinois Military Veterans Assistance Act. This organization provides food, clothing and other personal items to eligible indigent veterans within Boone County.
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund serves United States Military Personnel experiencing the Invisible Wounds of War: Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by building world-class treatment centers for care of these disorders.