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									                                                                 Veterans groups biographical information




Charity_Family                  Group_Name                                    Tax_ID      Address                              City           State Zip      Phone

                 Chartered by
AFSA             Congress       Air Force Sergeants Association               520743333 5211 Auth Road                         Suitland       MD     20746 800-638-0594
                                Air Force Sergeants Association Scholarship
AFSA                            Fund                                          237135839 PO Box 50                              Temple Hills   MD     20757
                 Chartered by
AmericanLegion   Congress       American Legion National Headquarters         350144250 PO Box 1055                            Indianapolis   IN     46206 317-630-1200
                                American Legion Endowment Fund
AmericanLegion                  Corporation                                   356039680 700 N. Pennsylvania St.                Indianapolis   IN     46206 317-630-1200

AmericanLegion                  American Legion Child Welfare Foundation      357041737 700 N. Pennsylvania St.                Indianapolis   IN     46206 317-630-1202

                                American Legion Auxiliary National
AmericanLegion                  Headquarters                                  350144340 777 N. Meridian St.                    Indianapolis   IN     46204 317-955-3845


AmericanLegion                  American Legion National Emergency Fund       356679628 P.O. Box 1055                          Indianapolis   IN     46206 317-630-1200
                                American Legion September 11 Memorial
AmericanLegion                  Scholarship Trust Fund                        421553035 P.O. Box 1055                          Indianapolis   IN     46206 317-630-1200


                 Chartered by
AMVETS           Congress       AMVETS (American Veterans)                    530176836 4647 Forbes Blvd.                      Lanham         MD     20706 301-459-9600


AMVETS                          AMVETS National Service Foundation            520970963 4647 Forbes Blvd.                      Lanham         MD     20706 301-459-6181

AMVETS                          AMVETS Charities                              521151181 4647 Forbes Blvd.                      Lanham         MD     20706

AMVETS                          AMVETS Ladies National Auxiliary              530243571 4647 Forbes Blvd.                      Lanham         MD     20706 502-538-6862


AMVETS                          National Sons of AMVETS                       521663255   1395 E. Dublin-Granville Road #115   Columbus OH           43229 614-825-4734

                 Chartered by
AXPOW            Congress       American Ex-Prisoners of War                  941430564 3201 E. Pioneer Parkway Arlington                     TX     76010 817-649-2979
                                American Ex-Prisoners of War Service
AXPOW                           Foundation                                    752722738 PO Box 284                             Watauga        TN     37694 914-528-7147

BVA                             Blinded Veterans Association                  530214281 477 H Street NW                        W ashington    DC     20001 800-669-7079




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       Chartered by
CWV    Congress       Catholic War Veterans of the USA             530186576 441 N. Lee Street                   Alexandria VA      22314 703-549-3622
                      National Convention Corp of the Catholic War
CWV                   Veterans                                     521454282 441 N. Lee Street                   Alexandria VA      22314 703-543-3622


CWV                   Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary, USA         521454280 441 N. Lee Street                   Alexandria VA      22314 703-549-3622


       Chartered by
DAV    Congress       Disabled American Veterans                   310263158 3725 Alexandria Pike                Cold Spring KY     41076 859-441-7300

                      Disabled American Veterans National Service
DAV                   Foundation                                  521516071 3725 Alexandria Pike                 Cold Spring KY     41076 859-442-2055


                      Disabled American Veterans Charitable
DAV                   Service Trust                                521521276 3725 Alexandria Pike                Cold Spring KY     41076 859-442-2055


DAV                   Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary         840505501 3725 Alexandria Pike                Cold Spring KY     41076 859-442-2068

       Chartered by
FRA    Congress       Fleet Reserve Association                    530067600 125 N. West Street                  Alexandria VA      22314 703-683-1400

       Chartered by   Jewish War Veterans of the United States
JWV    Congress       of America                                   530226294 1811 R Street NW                    W ashington   DC   20009 202-265-6280

JWV                   Jewish War Veterans USA National Memorial 520798339 1811 R Street NW                       W ashington   DC   20009 202-265-6280
                      National Ladies Auxiliary Jewish War
JWV                   Veterans of the USA                       520218631 1811 R Street NW                       W ashington   DC   20009 202-667-9061

       Chartered by
MCL    Congress       Marine Corps League                          231598250 PO Box 3070                         Merrifield VA      22116 703-207-9588

MCL                   United States Marines Youth Foundation       237022480 8626 Lee Highway                    Fairfax    VA      22031 703-207-9690
MCL                   Marine Corps League Foundation               541537899 PO Box 3070                         Merrifield VA      22116 703-207-9588


MCL                   Young Marines of the Marine Corps League     382346425    PO Box 70735 Southwest Station   W ashington   DC   20024 800-717-0060

       Chartered by   Military Order of the Purple Heart of the
MOPH   Congress       United States of America                     590829647 5413-B Backlick Road Springfield VA                    22151 703-642-5360




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                      Military Order of the Purple Heart Service
MOPH                  Foundation                                    390983584 PO Box 49               Annandale VA         22003 703-256-6139

       Chartered by
PVA    Congress       Paralyzed Veterans of America                 131946868 801 18th Street NW      W ashington     DC   20006 202-872-1300


PVA                   PVA Outdoor Recreation Heritage Fund          320010956 801 18th Street NW      W ashington     DC   20006 202-872-1300
PVA                   PVA Spinal Cord Research Foundation           521064398 801 18th Street NW      W ashington     DC   20006 202-872-1300
                      PVA Spinal Cord & Injury Education &
PVA                   Training Foundation                           942733585 801 18th Street NW      W ashington     DC   20006 202-872-1300
       Chartered by
TREA   Congress       The Retired Enlisted Association              840537947 1111 S. Abilene Court Aurora            CO   80012 303-752-0660


TREA                  TREA Memorial Foundation                      841149039 1111 S. Abilene         Aurora          CO   80012 303-752-0660


TREA                  TREA Senior Citizens League                   841295705 909 N. Washington St. Alexandria VA          22314 703-548-5568

       Chartered by   Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United
VFW    Congress       States                                        440474290 406 W. 34th Street      Kansas City     MO   64111 816-756-3390


VFW                   Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation           431758998 406 W. 34th Street      Kansas City     MO   64111 816-756-3390
                      Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign
VFW                   Wars of the U.S.                              440319970 406 W. 34th Street      Kansas City     MO   64111 816-561-8655


VFW                   Veterans of Foreign Wars National Home        381359597 3573 Waverly Road So.   Eaton Rapids    MI   48827 517-663-7537


VVA                   Vietnam Veterans of America                   132929110 8605 Cameron Street     Silver Spring   MD   20910 301-585-4000

VVA                   Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America     522159459 8605 Cameron Street     Sliver Spring   MD   20910 301-585-4000


VVA                   Vietnam Veterans Assistance Fund              133648561 8605 Cameron Street     Sliver Spring   MD   20910 301-585-4000




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Website              Congressional_Charter Year_Chartered Charity_Type   Members      Purpose

                                                                                     To provide programs for Air Force enlistees, veterans and active duty, including a specially
www.afsahq.org       YES                            1997 c19                 135,000 tailored insurance program, publications, conventions and support to local chapters.
                                                                                     To provide scholarships to children of Air Force enlisted personnel, Air National Guard and Air
n/a                  NO                                   c3                         Force Reserve .
                                                                                     To uphold the Constitution, promote peace and goodwill, preserve the memories of war and
www.legion.org       YES                            1919 c19               2,800,000 cement the ties and comradeship born of service.

n/a                  NO                                   c3                          To support the child welfare and veterans rehabilitation programs.
                                                                                      To provide other nonprofit organizations grants to educate the public about the needs of
www.cwf-inc.org      NO                                   c3                          children across the nation.

                                                                                      To be a membership organization of women whose relatives served in the American armed
www.legion-aux.org   NO                                   c19                         forces during certain wartime periods, and to work on children and family issues.

                                                                                      To relieve suffering and financial hardship incurred by American Legion members, families
n/a                  NO                                   c3                          and posts as a result of a natural or man-made disaster, or during times of tragedy.

www.legion.org       NO                                   c3                          To award scholarships.

                                                                                    To be an association of veterans and to, among other things, uphold the Constitution,
                                                                                    perpetuate friendship among veterans and provide members mutual assistance. The group
www.amvets.org       YES                            1947 c19                260,000 provides scholarships, patriotism and youth programs, and publishes a magazine.

                                                                                     To inform veterans of VA benefits, to establish and maintain memorial chimes in veterans
n/a                  NO                                   c19                        cemeteries, promote patriotism and provide scholarships and awards.
                                                                                     To assist veterans of the United States of America by assisting those organizations that assist
n/a                  NO                                   c3                         veterans.
                                                                                     To be involved with veterans affairs and rehabilitation, the care and protection of their children
n/a                  NO                                   c4                         and to preserve the memories and incidents of participation in the great wars.
                                                                                     A membership group of male descendents of AMVETS members and deceased members
                                                                                     that, among other things, works to uphold the Constitution, perpetuate friendships and works
n/a                  NO                                   c19                        to the cause of mutual assistance.
                                                                                     To serve the needs of ex POWs by printing monthly bulletins, providing information on medical
                                                                                     research affecting POWs, assisting with legislation and helping POWs file VA claims for
www.axpow.org        YES                            1982 c4                   25,197 benefits.
                                                                                     To assist former POWs and other veterans in medical testing, scholarships, history, and
www.powfoundation.org NO                                  c3                         education that their legacy of freedom is not free.
                                                                                     To promote the welfare of blinded veterans, preserve a spirit of fellowship among them, and
www.bva.org          YES                            1958 c3                   10,500 encourage loyalty to the constitution and laws of the United States.




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                                                            To stimulate interest in the problems of veterans and their widows and orphans, to serve all
http://cwv.org                   YES   1984 c4       25,000 veterans of all wars, and to encourage the study of military actions of the United States.
                                                            To arrange the annual convention meeting for membership of the Catholic War Veterans of
n/a                              NO        c4               the USA and to help carry out functions of the parent organization.

                                                              To stimulate interest in the problems of veterans and their widows and orphans, to serve all
n/a                              NO        c4                 veterans of all wars, and to encourage the study of military actions of the United States.

                                                            An organization made up exclusively of men and women disabled in our nation's defense and
                                                            dedicated to building better lives for all our nation's disabled veterans and their families. Has
www.dav.org                      YES   1932 c4    1,252,188 more than 250 national service officers who help veterans file VA claims.
                                                            To make grants and allocations to Disabled American Veterans or any chapter or department
                                                            of the organization, for use primarily in programs to assist, care, support and rehabilitate
www.dav.org                      NO        c4               veterans and their dependents. Also helps with legislative services.

                                                            To build better lives for disabled veterans and their families by providing transportation to VA
                                                            medical facilities, food and shelter to homeless and needy veterans, supporting therapeutic
www.dav.org                      NO        c3               initiatives, rehabilitation programs and other activities.
                                                            To improve the lives of the nation's disabled veterans and their families and to cooperate with
                                                            all patriotic organizations, to provide community service, educational assistance, legislative
www.dav.org                      NO        c4       192,000 action and encourage patriotism.

                                                            To advocate for the support and education of naval veterans and veterans' organizations,
www.fra.org                      YES   1996 c19     135,000 provide scholarships, publish a magazine, and conduct legislative programs.
                                                            A patriotic and educational organization that provides help to veterans with claims before the
                                                            U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and to educate the community on matters of special
www.jwv.org                      YES   1984 c4      100,000 concern to veterans.

www.nmajmh.org                   NO        c3                 To establish and maintain the National Museum of American Jewish Military History.

n/a                              NO        c19              To provide volunteer support to war veterans.
                                                            To promote and further the League by, among other things, making contributions to the Marine
                                                            Corps League Foundation for scholarships and to the Young Marines of the Marine Corps
www.mcleague.org                 YES   1937 c4       57,000 League for programs.

www.marinesyouthfoundation.org   NO        c3                 To develop youth programs to support good citizenship, physical fitness and leadership skills.
n/a                              NO        c3                 To administer the Marine Corps League's scholarship and youth fund programs.

                                                            To promote the mental, moral and physical development of young Americans by providing a
www.theyoungmarines.org          NO        c3               variety of activities designed to develop self-esteem, discipline and confidence.
                                                            To assist, comfort and aid all needy members and their dependents by giving needed hospital
                                                            and service work through VA-certified service officers, and also to cooperate with other civic
www.purpleheart.org              YES   1958 c19      36,500 and patriotic organizations having worthy objectives.




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                                                     To make grants to the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the USA to fund their service
n/a                       NO        c4               officer programs and help defray other costs.
                                                     To assist paralyzed veterans obtain benefits from the VA, to educate the public about spinal
                                                     cord injury and disease, provide grants to local chapters, and fund the PVA Spinal Cord
www.pva.org               YES   1971 c3       21,072 Research Foundation and educational and training foundations.
                                                     To promote outdoor sports and recreation programs and activities for veterans and other
                                                     persons with disabilities who have suffered spinal cord injury or dysfunction. All administrative
www.pva.org/heritage NO             c3               and operating costs are donated free of charge by PVA.
www.pvaresearch.org NO              c3               To provide research grants.
                                                     To provide education and training grants to health professionals specializing in spinal cord
www.pvaresearch.org NO              c3               dysfunction.
                                                     Promoting health, prosperity and scholarship among members, dependents and survivors;
www.trea.org              YES   1992 c19      87,000 help veterans obtain benefits through a service officer program.
                                                     To provide scholarships to the children and grandchildren of TREA members, to provide
                                                     assistance to veterans or their families who are faced with adversity and to provide disaster
n/a                       NO        c3               relief.
                                                     To monitor developments of interest to senior citizens, educate and alert senior citizens -
                                                     primarily TREA members and supporters - about their rights and freedoms as U.S. citizens,
www.tscl.org              NO        c4               and defend the benefits seniors have earned.
                                                     To provide fraternal, patriotic, historical and educational service; to preserve and strengthen
                                                     comradeship; and to assist worthy comrades, their widows and orphans. To help veterans
www.vfw.org               YES   1936 c19   1,900,000 obtain VA benefits.

                                                     To assist veterans and their families, and to promote and assist funding programs sponsored
n/a                       NO        c3               by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, its affiliates and other not-for-profit groups.
                                                     To assist the posts and members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and to maintain true
n/a                       NO        c19              allegiance to the United States of America.
                                                     To provide a safe, secure, nurturing environment for the children and grandchildren of
                                                     Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary members throughout the United States and
www.vfwnationalhome.org   NO        c3               abroad.
                                                     To help veterans pursue federal benefits, support homeless shelters, substance abuse
                                                     education projects, crime prevention campaigns, sponsor youth activities, provide educational
www.vva.org               YES   1986 c19      45,000 scholarships, and provide relief to communities.
                                                     To improve the lives of Vietnam-era veterans and their families through education and
n/a                       NO        c4               scholarship.
                                                     To assist U.S. veterans and related causes by funding projects sponsored or supported by
                                                     Vietnam Veterans of America, and to provide highly subsidized housing for veterans who are
www.vvafund.org           NO        c3               patients at VA hospitals.




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