Nonprofit Partners

Alabama Nonprofit Partners

  • American Red Cross of Alabama: We support the command center in Hoover, Alabama, which distributes critical supplies to Red Cross chapters across the state of Alabama for crisis situations. The Red Cross has more than 3,500 trained volunteers in Alabama and has played a primary role in disaster relief to the area during recent tropical storms and tornado outbreaks. 
  • The Salvation Army of Tuscaloosa: Located near the University of Alabama, the the "Army for T-town" has been providing necessities like food, clothing blankets, furniture and limited financial support to people in need due to homelessness or disaster in Tuscaloosa and the surrounding region for more than a century. 
  • The Salvation Army of Lee County Service Center: A service partner of Auburn University's AuburnServes, this branch of TSA is the major resource for social services in the Greater Lee County area. The branch has partnered with many community agencies and will provide donated blankets to Senior Feeding Program clients, fire victims, domestic violence/crime victims, and tornado/natural disaster victims.

 

Arkansas Nonprofit Partner

  • The Salvation Army of Fayetteville: Fayetteville houses the Salvation Army's area command for Northwest Arkansas. This location provides meals, emergency shelter, disaster relief, and financial assistance for people in need. 
  • 7 Hills Homeless Center
  • Genesis House: Located in Siloam Springs, Genesis House offers a day shelter, food, blankets, hot showers, and communication services for its clients. They also assist people in need with accessing local government and other nonprofit agency services. 

 

California Nonprofit Partners

  • Alpha Project: They are committed to breaking the cycle of poverty and helping their clients achieve self-sufficiency. Serving more than 4,000 people through various programs daily, Alpha Project services target the homeless, ex-offenders, substance abusers, the mentally ill, veterans, seniors, children, victims of domestic violence, the disabled and other persons with special needs in the San Diego area.
  • Downtown Women's Center: This organization focuses their efforts in support of women in Los Angeles' Skid Row community. They serve more than 200 women every day through their day center with meals, basic needs, healthcare and education. They also provide permanent housing at their sites to more than 100 women.
  • Dreams for Change:  Their mission is to decrease hardships faced by low to moderate income families and individuals by providing transition support through advocacy, innovative programs and services focusing on homelessness, employment, education and asset building. Their Safe Parking Program provides safe parking environments and supportive services for transitional homeless living in their vehicles for overnight stays throughout San Diego County. Innovative, they operate the nation’s first mobile food truck which accepts CalFresh (food stamps) to meet the nutrition and hunger needs of the homeless.
  • Episcopal Community Services of San Diego:  They offer a broad range of social services addressing homelessness, mental illness, early childhood education and development, and substance abuse education to low-income families and individuals. Each day, thousands of children and adults are served by programs offering hope, dignity and independence.
  • St. Vincent de Paul Village of San Diego:  They are the largest one-stop center in the region offering a comprehensive continuum of housing and services with no wrong door of entry or exit. The Village serves families with children, single women, and single men, including chronically homeless individuals, veterans and people living with addiction and/or mental illness. Providing transitional housing beds in the city of San Diego on a nightly basis, the Village is the largest residential homeless services provider in the city. The Village also manages 362 units of permanent supportive housing providing people with a permanent solution to homelessness.
  • The Salvation Army of Oakland (Chinatown): The Chinatown branch of the Salvation Army offers various religious, nutrition, recreational, after school and summer programs for local youth. Additionally, their youth group conducts a blanket drive annually after Christmas for local homeless people. 
  • The Salvation Army of Oakland (Garden Center): The Garden Center campus provides shelter to families and outreach services to the homeless and others in need. They also provide emergency relief services when disasters occur in the Bay Area.
  • Share Our Selves: Though one of the richest counties in America, Orange County also is home to many individuals in great need. SOS provides services to more than 100,000 Orange County residents annually. In addition to homeless outreach, the place where With a Purpose's donation blankets will be distributed, SOS offerings also include financial assistance, dental services, and services specific to women and children. They run four health and wellness centers throughout the county for residents in need. 
  • U.S. Vets - Los Angeles: U.S. Vets or the United States Veterans Initiative provides services such as permanent, transitional housing, job assistance, and counseling for individuals who served the country. The Los Angeles site in Inglewood is the organization's inaugural site. Opening in 1993 supporting five veterans, the location now serves more than 500 veterans daily.
  • World Vision: World Vision provides support to other United States charities in major metropolitan areas in categories including disaster relief and shelter services. They will distribute With a Purpose blankets to their trusted nonprofit partners in both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Los Angeles regions.

 

Colorado Nonprofit Partners

  • Boulder Shelter for the Homeless: The mission of the Boulder Shelter for the Homeless is to provide safe shelter, food, support services and an avenue to self-sufficiency for homeless adults in our community. Boulder Shelter for the Homeless serves well over 1,000 unique clients every year.
  • Dry Bones Denver: Dry Bones Denver is a Christian outreach that develops relationships with street youth and young adults in Denver and serves them in various ways. The organization's goal is to help these individuals find reconciliation and restoration in every aspect of their lives and even as it tries to help them find more permanent situations it provides them with food and other necessities such as things to protect them from the Colorado cold.

Florida Nonprofit Partners

  • Blanket Tampa Bay: The organization collects and distributes blankets and other seasonal necessities for homeless in the Tampa Bay area. They are currently raising money to develop an urban rest stop in the Tampa Bay area.
  • City Rescue Mission: A fixture in the Jacksonville community having served those in need in North Florida since 1946, City Rescue Mission purposes to serve God by serving others. They endeavor to show dignity and respect to their clients through providing a safe emotional and physical environment. They provide roughly 90,000 nights of safe shelter each year.
  • St. Francis House: This Gainesville organization has served people in need in the community since 1980. In their efforts to provide clients "transitions to end homelessness," St. Francis House provides emergency shelter as well as permanent housing to its clients.
  • Tallahassee Leon Shelter / Kearney Center: Having served the less fortunate in the Tallahassee community for nearly three decades, The Shelter opened the Kearney Center in 2015, a comprehensive emergency services center. In addition to providing other support, they serve well over 500 meals each day and provide emergency shelter for more than 200 men and women every night.

Georgia Nonprofit Partners

  • Athens Area Homeless Shelter: Founded in 1986, the shelter supports offers collaborative, comprehensive services to homeless individuals and families with a focus on long-term independence. In an attempt to meet the diverse needs of the various clients they serve, AAHS offers programs like extended support for women with children via Almost Home, rapid rehousing for families via Going Home, employment services via JobTREC, and financial skills development via All My Money.  
  • Northeast Georgia Homeless and Poverty Coalition: Originally formed in 1993 as the Northeast Georgia Homeless Coalition, the coalition was renamed in 2013 to better reflect the diverse types of agencies they represent. In offering preventative and responsive measures for individuals and families experiencing homelessness or poverty, the coalition focuses on facilitating collaborative planning, educational opportunities, technical assistance, resource development, and program advocacy for its members.

Idaho Nonprofit Partners 

  • Interfaith Sanctuary: The Interfaith Sanctuary of Boise, Idaho serves more than 160 men, women, and children every night. As their moniker indicates, they are a collection of people of varying spiritual convictions who share and have taken action on the belief that every person has a right to safe and adequate shelter. They provide other supportive services for their clients focused on empowerment and permanent housing acquisition.

 

Indiana Nonprofit Partners 

  • Shalom Community Center: Shalom aids and empowers people in Bloomington and South Central Indiana experiencing homelessness and poverty. In attempting to holistically serve their clients and provide them with a full array of services, their team focuses on delivering four key values: hospitality, dignity, empowerment, and hope. They serve their clients by providing meals, various material resources, employment assistance, emergency shelter, and, for individuals facing chronic homelessness, permanent housing as part of a housing first model.

 

Iowa Nonprofit Partners 

  • Central Iowa Shelter & ServicesSince 1992 Central Iowa Shelter & Services’ mission is to provide free shelter and meals to homeless adults regardless of physical or emotional conditions, and to facilitate their move toward self-sufficiency.
  • Iowa State University Veterans Center: The Iowa State University Veterans Center provides various services to Veterans and military personnel focused on strengthening the lives of those individuals and their families. Blankets received from With a Purpose are distributed by the center and their Ames area partners to Vets in need.
  • Iowa Veterans Home: Every year, Kandie Vaughn, a mother who lost a son in the service, leads a team in donating various goods to the veterans served by Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. She partnered with our team in late 2015 to begin bringing brand new, solid colored blankets to the veterans in need at the home. Any blankets not used by veterans at the home are forwarded to Retrieving Freedom, an organization that partners vets and dogs to help the vets in need reintegrate into society.
  • Shelter House: Located in Iowa City, Shelter House has provided shelter and support services to homeless individuals in the Southeast Iowa region for more than three decades. In addition to providing temporary housing and helping residents achieve permanent housing and stable life situations, Shelter House offers special services and group living opportunities for those working through mental health issues. 

 

Kansas Nonprofit Partners

  • Ballard Community Services/Penn House (Lawrence, KS): Penn House, a division of Ballard Community Services, provides emergency services to over 7,000 low-income persons annually. They stabilize short-term crisis through access to over 13 programs, such as free clothes, food, rent/utility assistance, professional training and furniture. Once a crisis has been stabilized, they offer each client access to their strength's based mentoring program which focuses on client goals, short and long term and helps mobilize resources to advance their situations towards ultimate self-sufficiency.
  • Family Promise of Lawrence: Their mission is to transform the lives of homeless children and their families by providing safe shelter, food, counseling, and training in partnership with local communities of faith through hospitality and daily living support in a compassionate setting. The program is designed to address the needs of families and equip them to move into permanent housing as quickly as possible.
  • Lawrence Community Shelter: They are the only emergency homeless shelter serving Lawrence and Douglas County in Kansas.

 

Kentucky Nonprofit Partners

  • Hope Center: The Hope Center is located in Lexington. Since 1993, the Hope Center’s mission has been the same: to care for homeless and at-risk persons by providing life-sustaining and life-rebuilding services that are comprehensive and address underlying causes.

 

Louisiana Nonprofit Partners

  • Bridge House/Grace House: Bridge House and Grace House provide long-term housing and support for homeless men and women, respectively, who have substance abuse issues and lead them into sober & productive lives. The organization has been operating in the NOLA community since 1957. 
  • New Orleans Mission: They are the largest private service provider to the homeless population of New Orleans. They exist to provide food, clothing, shelter and spiritual guidance to the region's homeless, hurting, and hungry. 
  • St. Vincent de Paul of Baton Rouge: They are an international non-profit, charitable organization with a rich history of service to the needy.  For the local community of Baton Rouge, they specifically provide the following services: Food Services, Shelter/Housing, Disaster Relief, Uniforms for Kids, & Prescription Services.  
  • UNITY of Greater New Orleans: They are a nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to coordinate and provide services for homeless people and those at risk of homelessness in Orleans and Jefferson parishes. The city has had one of the highest rates of homelessness in the nation as a result of the lingering effects of Hurricane Katrina.

 

Michigan Nonprofit Partners

  • City Rescue Mission of Lansing: A representative from the City Rescue Mission noted, "The Mission is the largest homeless shelter in Michigan’s capital area. For over 100 years, we have had the privilege of meeting needs in our community and continue to provide food, shelter, and hope to hundreds of women, children, and men every day."
  • Haven House of East Lansing: Focusing on "ending family homelessness one family at a time," Haven House provides emergency housing and other support services for one- and two-parent families. They serve well over 100 families each year with temporary housing and support services and place an emphasis on getting those families as quickly as possible into permanent housing solutions. Once those families secure permanent housing, their Partners in Progress program provides transitional support as needed for up to a year to increase the families chances for independent, ongoing success.
  • Veterans4usa: Recently formed by a veteran wishing to help his fellow veterans, this organization focuses on helping veterans with employment needs, increasing PTSD and suicide awareness, and helping homeless veterans find the warmth they need through clothing and blanket drives. They hand out needed clothing, blankets, hats, gloves, and scarves to veterans in Michigan both at homeless shelters and through outreach to those living on the streets. 

 

Mississippi Nonprofit Partners

  • Gateway Rescue Mission: The mission passionately serves people, feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, providing permanent housing where possible, and helping individuals struggling with addiction. All of the organizations funding comes from private sources and their thrift stores. Beyond just meeting immediate needs, their ultimate motive is to positively transform the lives of the individuals they serve.
  • MadCAAP: Run by a Mississippi State graduate, MadCAAP assists approximately 3,000 families living in poverty in Madison County each year. Each winter they hand out as many as 750 blankets to people in need. Moving forward, With a Purpose is supporting them in this latter effort.
  • The Salvation Army of Starkville: The Starkville Service Center provides a variety of services to the 4 counties -- Choctaw, Oktibbeha, Webster, and Winston -- under their service umbrella. The Family Store provides services not only to clients but also provides the community with a place to purchase items at a reduced price and donate their gently used items. Fire victims and other clients are helped with furniture, clothing, and other household items in their time of need. The food pantry donated from the community provides clients food on an emergency basis. They also help people in financial distress with financial assistance for utilities, rent, and mortgage. Between their financial assistance budget and through the Warm Neighbor program, they assist between 4-7 families a month. This Salvation Army also provides supplies volunteers, relief workers, and supplies in response to natural disasters. Also, each Christmas, through their Angel Tree program, children throughout the community are adopted by community members who provide them with the opportunity to experience the joy of receiving gifts at Christmas. For the Christmas of 2014, they had over 81 children from 35 families adopted in the service area. This branch also provides children with a week long summer camp.
  • United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County: The mission of United Way of Oxford & Lafayette County (UWOLC) is to improve lives and meet community needs by uniting people and resources. UWOLC  advances the common good by mobilizing individuals, organizations, and workplaces to give, advocate, and volunteer. By focusing on the building blocks of a good life --  good health, quality education, and financial stability -- UWOLC strives to make a meaningful, long-term impact for all who live in the area. To this end, UWOLC funds programs, convenes issue-driven coalitions, and serves as a resource to individuals and organizations in the Lafayette-Oxford-University community.

 

Missouri Nonprofit Partners

  • City Union Mission (Kansas City, MO):  They are a Christian ministry committed to sharing the Gospel and meeting the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of men, women, and children who are poor or homeless.
  • Rainbow House: Rainbow House focuses its efforts on providing emergency housing for children facing abuse and neglect in and around Columbia. They provide counseling and additional support services to families in such situations. They also engage in outreach to homeless youth and provide housing for a limited number of homeless youth age 21 and younger at a confidential location. 
  • Salvation Army Harbor House: The Salvation Army Harbor House provides more than 60 beds for families, women, and men facing homelessness in Columbia. The organization focuses on helping those work who have the ability to do so and provides alternative support for others with limiting challenges or in addiction recovery.
  • Welcome Home, Inc.: Welcome Home, Inc. provides a homeless shelter offering emergency and transitional housing services for veterans in Columbia. Established in 1992 by five Vietnam veterans, the organization focuses on helping residents increase their earnings, skills, and overall autonomy.

 

    Nebraska Nonprofit Partners

    • People's City Mission: Serving as Lincoln's primary homeless shelter, People’s City Mission (PCM) was founded in 1907. Including transitional housing apartments for men, PCM provides shelter for approximately 350 homeless men, women, and children every night of the year. Guests also receive casework, life skills training and the preparation of almost 200,000 meals a year. Through their Homeless Prevention Center and other services, PCM ultimately assists more than 10% of Lincoln residents. They do this with very little overhead, passing about 90% of their funding, most of it from private donors, directly to those in need.

    North Carolina Nonprofit Partners

    • Inter-Faith Council: IFC provides several services in the Chapel Hill area. Community House offers safe living accommodations, meals, showers and laundry facilities. Community House guests also receive an array of services:  referrals to substance abuse education and counseling; medical, mental health and dental treatment; social worker support; job coaching; and referrals to community agencies. Residents are encouraged to identify and address personal challenges, seek employment opportunities, and establish a plan with short and long-term goals. IFC partners with Piedmont Health Services (PHS) to provide a PHS Satellite Clinic inside Community House to provide health care services to respond to the various needs of homeless men and women.  Staff and volunteers strive to empower, educate and support homeless men to take important steps towards a successful transition out of homelessness. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups available at Community House, which include: evening volunteers, receptionists, building monitors and clinic staff.  Community House serves as Orange County’s only shelter for homeless men. It also provides 17 emergency shelter cots during inclement weather. HomeStart provides 24-hour emergency and longer-term housing and services to homeless women and children. HomeStart's mission is to provide "a safe, structured home for homeless women and children, helping them to access community resources and offering everyone on-going support to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness.”  Domestic violence, eviction, unemployment, low-paying jobs, mental illness, lack of support services, family break up and substance abuse are just some of the reasons HomeStart residents find themselves homeless.  A range of services including meals, social work, job coaching, health and mental health care are provided. Intensive case management serves as the key tool for helping families to achieve their goals of earning their own income and finding affordable childcare and housing. 

    Ohio Nonprofit Partners

    • Faith Mission Inc. (Columbus): Faith Mission has been serving the homeless community of Columbus since 1966, offering a secure environment for homeless men and women on an emergency walk-in basis. The agency provides shelter, food and clothing, while helping individuals with access to longer term solutions such as housing, employment assistance, medical, dental and vision care, and other supportive services. As a member of the Lutheran Social Services family, their mission is to create a better world by serving people in need.

    Oklahoma Nonprofit Partners

    • City Rescue Mission (Oklahoma City): As a faith-based nonprofit organization that serves the homeless and near homeless in Oklahoma City, the mission endeavors to "lead our community by serving the homeless and near homeless with help, hope, and healing, in the spirit of excellence, under the call of Christ.” Founded in May 1960, the mission now serves clients through providing housing, emergency shelter, food, clothing and solution-based programs such as Bridge to Life, the largest free drug and alcohol recovery program in the state of Oklahoma.
    • Homeless Alliance (Oklahoma City): The Homeless Alliance is rallying Oklahoma City to end homelessness. They do that by facilitating collaboration among government, faith-based, and nonprofit agencies at their comprehensive “one-stop shop” for services to the homeless, the WestTown Homeless Resources Campus.
    • Mission of Hope/Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency (Stillwater, OK): The mission of Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency (COCAA) is “Helping People, Changing Lives, and Building Communities.” The overall purpose of the Mission of Hope is to provide a safe and supportive option for those in sudden, real need of housing due to emergency circumstances (Loss of job, major medical problems, etc.) and, through intensive case management, assist our clients to increase their income, secure affordable housing, and increase their skills to maintain self-sufficiency.
    • United Way - Norman: They fund 45 programs and 29 agencies in the Norman, OK area including the disaster recovery efforts of families who have lost their homes in recent tornadoes.

     

    Oregon Nonprofit Partners 

    • Eugene Mission: The Eugene Mission sums up their organization in four words: Food, Bed, Gospel, and Restoration. They provide shelter, meals, clothing social services and the message of God's love at three centers for three different categories of people in need, men, women, and mothers with children.

     

    Pennsylvania Nonprofit Partners

    • Housing Transitions, Inc.: Located in State College, Pennsylvania and founded in 1984, HTI provides emergency shelter and helps individuals of all varieties in need find and keep affordable housing through a multiple means. They also run an emergency food pantry and other services to contribute to the individual development of people they serve.
    • Hearts for Homeless: This organization is a daytime homeless shelter and transitional apartment facility that helps clients with food and clothing and provides them a safe place in which they can develop job and interview skills and apply for employment. Additionally, the organization helps clients address issues related to mental health, drugs, and alcohol. Recently, the organization has launched a housing first model - providing clients with housing first and then services as needed.

     

    South Carolina Nonprofit Partners

    • Transitions: This nonprofit partner in Columbia, South Carolina is committed to ending homelessness in the Midlands by walking with the people they serve from homelessness to permanent housing. They provide a host of services including such pillars as a day center, emergency living arrangements, case managed living, and proactive outreach to individuals in the homeless community. Each year they help hundreds of people achieve permanent housing and many more improve their living circumstances.
    • United Housing Connections: United Housing Connections works with other agencies in upstate South Carolina to fill the gaps in services for homeless and at-risk individuals. They take a holistic and personal approach in helping homeless individuals rebuild their lives and often play a supportive role to other agencies by providing services and material goods.

     

    Tennessee Nonprofit Partners

    • Knox Area Rescue Ministries: Knox Area Rescue Ministries provides shelter for well over 300 individuals every night and serves hundreds of meals every day, often over 1,000. Meeting these basic human needs is their first step in restoring the lives of their clients. From that first step of service, the ministry focuses on helping the clients develop supportive relationships and life and job skills.
    • Nashville Rescue Mission: Serving over 700 residents nightly and more than 2,000 meals a day at two campuses, one for women and one for men, the mission first opened its doors in the 1950s. Besides meals and shelter, they provide comprehensive services for their guests. You can read stories about the impact they are having on their guests here.  

      Texas Nonprofit Partners

      • Arlington Urban Ministries: Dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty one family at a time, AUM helps Arlington families in crisis with emergency rent, utilities, and food. While they also serve homeless populations, their primary goal is to proactively prevent homelessness and hunger. They provide sack lunches for homeless individuals and partner with the Tarrant Area Food Bank in offering one of the largest mobile food pantries in North Texas once a month. The Mobile Food Pantry provides individuals and families with fresh fruit, veggies, bread and meat for their household.
      • Austin Street: An emergency shelter for homeless people in a compassionate, faith-based community that provides “whole person” therapeutic programs so that the person in need might be better able to make responsible choices, positive changes and have economic self-sufficiency.
      • Emmanuel Lighthouse Mission: A Christian organization in partnership with Emmanuel Baptist Church that provides transitional housing and a safe environment for homeless women looking for a new start. 
      • Family Gateway: The mission of Family Gateway is to lead the Dallas community to end child homelessness by providing innovative and comprehensive housing, social and educational services to homeless children and their families.
      • Genesis Women's Shelter:  Serving North Texas for 28 years, Genesis is a shelter for women and children who have suffered unspeakable violence in their own homes.
      • Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA): Ten DFW-area organizations are partnering together in the 100 Homes for 100 Veterans in 100 Days campaign, which aims to provide permanent housing for homeless veterans in Dallas and Tarrant counties through the community’s support. The campaign also focuses on educating the North Texas community about the challenges faced by homeless veterans; solutions to veteran homelessness; and the national goal of ending veteran homelessness by 2015.
      • Mission Waco: Mission Waco focuses to empower the poor and marginalized in part by spurring middle class Americans to active, compassionate involvement in the cause. So, in addition to providing services and training to the homeless and others in need, the group has also run poverty simulation weekends for thousands of individuals to help them become more empathetic and effectively engaged in changing situations and systems where poverty is present.
      • The Salvation Army Bryan/College Station: The Salvation Army Bryan/College Station provides various social services programs which vary month to month depending on received donations and the current needs of the community. They currently provide food assistance, rent and utility assistance, clothing assistance, disaster relief services, and various youth programs. 
      • The Salvation Army Fort Worth Shelter (Mabee Center): This location provides temporary housing for men, women, and children. They also provide permanent housing and other services for veterans. Additionally, they provide meals for any homeless people who attend their meal service.
      • The Salvation Army of Lubbock: The Salvation Army of Lubbock has provided emergency shelter for 85 years. They provide 200 meals per day to homeless clients and their shelter provides temporary housing for homeless men, women, and families. Also, they minister to many homeless clients through handing out blankets, gloves, and other necessities via their mobile canteen.
      • The Salvation Army of Waco's Red Shield Men's Lodge & Sally's House: A critical contributor to the fabric of the local community, The Salvation Army of Waco focuses on meeting both the spiritual and material needs of others. Their team oversees housing for seniors in need, provides a men's overnight shelter that opens every evening, and provides a house for women and women with children. They also provide a community meal at their men's lodge location that is open to anyone in need every lunch and dinner. 
      • Twin City Mission: Twin City Mission provides, shelters, meals, clothing, blankets, and household items to people in need in Bryan/College Station and surrounding areas of Texas. They have strong community support from Texas A&M and other community partners. Through their shelter services, they provide safe havens for women and children in abusive situations and housing for men, women, and families.
      • World Vision: World Vision provides support to other United States charities in major metropolitan areas in categories including disaster relief and shelter services. They will distribute With a Purpose blankets to their trusted nonprofit partners in both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Los Angeles regions.

       

      Utah Nonprofit Partners

      • Food and Care Coalition: Food and Care Coalition is a well-respected nonprofit in Provo that serves the homeless community throughout Utah County by providing such services as shelter, educational opportunities, food, showers, laundry and counseling.

       

      Veteran-focused Nonprofit Partners

      • Operation Finally Home: Operation Finally Home is an organization focused on funding and building new houses for veterans and their families across the United States. This interactive map shows their completed and upcoming projects.
      • Soldier On: For more than 20 years, Soldier On has been focused on ending veteran homelessness and transitioning those in need from homeless to homeowner status. They currently have projects in development focused on both permanent and temporary housing for veterans in the Northeastern United States.
      • U.S. Vets - Los AngelesU.S. Vets or the United States Veterans Initiative provides services such as permanent, transitional housing, job assistance, and counseling for individuals who served the country. The Los Angeles site in Inglewood is the organization's inaugural site. Opening in 1993 supporting five veterans, the location now serves more than 500 veterans daily.
      • Welcome Home, Inc.Welcome Home, Inc. provides a homeless shelter offering emergency and transitional housing services for veterans in Columbia. Established in 1992 by five Vietnam veterans, the organization focuses on helping residents increase their earnings, skills, and overall autonomy.

       

      National Nonprofit Partners

      • World Vision (Disaster Relief): When natural disasters strike within the United States, World Vision mobilizes its team to provide on-site response. We provide blankets to World Vision in advance so that they are ready for immediate deployment should a disaster strike. Donations for natural disasters are allocated from sales of university blankets in states affected by disaster and/or near affected areas. In the optimal case that donation blankets are not needed in the short-term future, World Vision redistributes the blankets to other nonprofits for use during cold weather.
      • World Vision (Major Cities): World Vision provides relief to people in need throughout the United States in such locations as Chicago, New York, and Seattle. World Vision is the primary nonprofit partner of our Inspirational lines.