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					MEETING OF THE MINDS
      DEC 2010
FINDING SUPPORT
    SEMPERMAX SUPPORT FUND
 Contact
      Tim Maxwell
      President/Founder

 Mission
     Enhance morale and welfare of service disabled veterans and their families
     through peer to peer, on-site visits by other service disabled veterans,
     employed and trained to motivate and advocate on their behalf; so that
     service disabled veterans understand they have the continued support of a
     team. Meeting of The Minds, Warrior2Warrior, Rose Beyond the Thorns

 Website
     www.sempermax.com
 Marines Helping Marines Foundation
 Contact
      Tony Begenwald
      Vice President/Director - East Coast

 Mission
     Marine Corps League's formal program to provide comfort, material, and
     limited financial assistance to wounded Marines and FMF Corpsmen from
     Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

 Website
     www.marineshelpingmarines.org/
       America's Heroes at Work
 Contact
      Lisa Stern
      Workforce and Disability Consultant

 Mission
     A US/DOL initiative to help employers better understand the needs of
     returning service members who are living with PTSD and/or TBI and how to
     create a smooth transition for wounded warriors into the civilian workforce.

 Website
     http://www.AmericasHeroesAtWork.gov
    The National Resource Directory
 Contact
        Lisa Stern
        Workforce and Disability Consultant

   Mission
       Provide resources through an online partnership among the Departments of
       Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs. The information contained within is
       from federal, state and local government agencies; Veterans service and
       benefit organizations; non-profit and community-based organizations;
       academic institutions and professional associations that provide assistance to
       wounded warriors and their families.


 Website
       http://www.NationalResourceDirectory.gov
      Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
     Combat Casualty Assistance (CCA)
          Visiting Nurse Program
 Contact
        Ruthie Moore
        Director of Nursing

   Mission
        Provide resource information, continuity of care, emotional support and
        free home visits to any Marine or Sailor and their families, anywhere
        in the country, to help them identify/address concerns or questions
        about resources related to their service, and to just have someone to talk
        with about whatever is on their mind.


 Website
       www.nmcrs.org
 Spartanburg County Veterans Affairs

 Contact
      Gerald Kiehl
      Director of Veterans Affairs


 Mission
     Help returning Veterans.


 Website
 http://www.spartanburgcounty.org/govt/depts/va/index.htm
      Chance Phelps Foundation
 Contact
      Gretchen Mack
      President/Founder

 Mission
     Offer gold star families and our warriors and their families a place to rest
     and relax and to help restore the hope and morale after the rigors of war.

 Website
     www.chancephelps.org
NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled
Contact
     George Doc Fregeau
      Public Relations

 Mission
     Train and provide rescued dogs and donated puppies to assist people who
     are deaf or physically disabled in leading more independent lives at work,
     at home and at school.

 Website
     http://www.neads.org/
            MA Wounded Warriors
Contact
     Robin Connors
      Public Relations


 Mission
     To provide the Wounded Warriors with the utmost consideration in
     supplying and informing them of the care and benefits afforded them.


 Website
                Lucky Enough

 Contact
      Eddie and Connie Beesley
      Author/CEO

  IBOT????
     Veteran Employment Transition
     Foundation - Outdoor Odyssey
            Compass Course
 Contact
      Chris Hadsall

 Mission
     Teach transitioning military personnel a universal problem solving
     methodology in order to help them successfully transition forward into a new
     professional occupation. Write a personal development plan, network one-
     on-one with high profile professionals, learn about employment and
     education resources, and partner with a sponsor.
 Website
    http://www.vetfoundation.org/index.html
                         Camp Hope
 Contact
        William White
        President/Founder

 Mission
  Camp Hope is located in Farmington, Missouri, 80 miles south of St.
  Louis with cabins that accommodate up to 6 veterans per week and
  allow them to enjoy outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, canoeing,
  skeet shooting, hiking and relaxing in a peaceful setting once again.

 Website
       www.chrisnealfarm.com
AMERICA’S HUEY 091 FOUNDATION
 Contact

 Mission
  Support and collaborate with the efforts of other non profit
  organizations focused on helping Very Seriously Wounded Service
  members injured while serving in the War on Global Terrorism and on
  helping the children and spouses of service members killed while
  serving in the War on Global Terrorism
  Ibots, Telluride Adaptive Skiing,

 Website
       http://huey091foundation.org/index.php?option=com_frontpage&
       Itemid=1
        Veterans Upward Bounds
 Contact
      Luke L. Petriccione, Ed.D.
      Director

 Mission
     A Department of Education program designed to help military veterans
     refresh their academic skills so that they can successfully complete post
     secondary education.

     Establish a National Center for Education for TBI & PTSD injured veterans.

 Website
     http://vubmt.com/
            Hope For The Warriors
 Contact
      Tina Atherall
      Vice President

 Mission
     Enhance quality of life for U.S. service members and their families
     nationwide who have been adversely affected by injuries or death in the line
     of duty. A Warrior’s Wish, Above and Beyond, Family Support, Hope &
     Morale, Immediate Needs, Spouse Scholarships, Warrior House, Outdoor
     Adventures: BassMasters, New **Buck Masters Program (Deer Hunting)

 Website
     http://ww.hopeforthewarriors.org
   Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund
 Contact
      Phone: 760-725-5421

 Mission
     provide immediate financial support for injured members of U.S. Armed
     Forces and their families. We direct urgently needed resources to Marines
     and Sailors, as well as members of the Army, Air Force or Coast Guard
     who serve in support of Marine forces.

 Website
     http://semperfifund.org/
                Snowball Express

 Contact
     info@snowballexpress.org
 Mission
     Provide hope and new memories to the children of our fallen military
     heroes who died while on active duty since September 11, 2001 by giving
     them a piece of their childhood back during a special fun-filled trip.
     2010 Dallas, Texas


 Website
     http://www.snowballexpress.org/Home.aspx
                    Soldiers Angels
 Contact
      Sean Thomas
      Facility Manager

 Mission
     Provide aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army,
     Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, veterans and their families. Project
     Valour IT – computers, Eagle canes, Blankets, Backpacks

 Website
     www.soldiersangels.org
               Sew Much Comfort

 Contact


 Mission
     Provide adaptive clothing at no cost to support the unique needs of our
     injured service members from all branches of the military and national
     guard.


 Website
     http://www.sewmuchcomfort.org/
             Disabled Sports USA
 Contact


 Mission
     Nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent
     disability. Activities include winter skiing, water sports, summer and winter
     competitions, fitness and special sports events. Participants include those
     with visual impairments, amputations, spinal cord injury, dwarfism, multiple
     sclerosis, head injury, cerebral palsy, and other neuromuscular and orthopedic
     conditions.

 Website
     http://www.dsusa.org/
Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba
 Contact


 Mission
  We offer scuba certification programs through SDI.The majority of the
  service members we train have received severe injuries.
  Service members who are not able to perform a skill to SDI open water
  standards are offered the chance to earn their scuba certification with a
  Scubility™ certified scuba instructor.


 Website
        http://www.sudsdiving.org/
            Team River Runner
 Contact


 Mission
 Gives active duty service members and veterans an
 opportunity to find health, healing, and new challenges
 through whitewater boating and other paddling sports.

 Website
      http://www.teamriverrunner.org/
            Achilles International
 Contact


 Mission
 Enable people with disabilities into mainstream athletics –
 bikes.

 Website
      http://www.achillesinternational.org/
                 USMC
Warrior Athlete Rehabilitation Program
 Contact
     Maj. Susie Stark          wwsports@usmc.mil
 Mission
  The Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program (WARP) promotes
  the health and wellness of Marines and Sailors recovering from
  physical and mental health challenges through sports and
  recreational activities.

 Website
  www.WoundedWarriorRegiment.org
  (updated site to be released soon)                   Slide 1
                 USMC
Warrior Athlete Rehabilitation Program
 Contact
     Maj. Susie Stark       wwsports@usmc.mil
 Up Coming events (all are open to wounded, ill, or injured Marines -
  active duty or veteran - except as noted):
January 12-16                  February 18-27        May 1-22
Track & Field Camp             Marine Corps Trials   Warrior Games (50
University of                  (8 sports &           to be selected by
Oregon                         selection event for   invitation from
Eugene, OR                     Warrior Games         Marine Corps
                               team)                 Trials)
                               Camp Pendleton,       Colorado Springs,
                               CA                    CO
 Website
  www.WoundedWarriorRegiment.org
  (updated site to be released soon)                       Slide 2
     USA WARRIORS ICE HOCKEY
 Contact

 Mission
  To organize and administer an ice hockey program that provides a
  recreational, therapeutic experience and education individuals who have
  physical disabilities incurred during service to the United States, to
  participate in the sport of ice hockey in an environment that is adapted
  to the level of ability of the participating athletes;


 Website
        http://usawarriors.goalline.ca/
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing
 Contact


 Mission
 Assist in the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled
 active duty military personnel and veterans through fly
 fishing and fly tying education and outings.

 Website
      http://www.projecthealingwaters.org/
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