Veterans Day Fund
November 11th is Veteran's Day, a national day of recognition for veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The Veterans Day Fund features organizations that support the men and women who have served our country, as well as their families. These organizations provide a variety of services, including mental health and supportive services, financial assistance, and support for life after duty including job opportunities and community engagement.
Veterans Day by the Numbers:
19.5 million – the approximate number of veterans in the United States
9 million – the number of veterans over the age of 65
5.06 million – the number of veterans receiving disability compensation
2 million – the number of female veterans of those receiving disability compensation
500k – the number of World War II veterans still living in the United States
1.56 million – the number of veterans in California, the highest number in the country
1.46 million – the number of veterans in Texas, the second-highest number in the country
11% – the percentage of veterans who experience homelessness
50% – the percentage of veterans experiencing homelessness who also live with a mental illness like PTSD
Through a single donation to the Veterans Day Fund, you will support highly-rated organizations dedicated to supporting and honoring America's veterans. The composition of nonprofits in this fund is subject to change.