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Good Veterans Charities

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The Problem

Pictures and videos of injured military warriors are often used by charities to raise money. Yet much of this donated money is stolen or wasted.

In 2021, over $960 million dollars were donated to lower-rated veteran charities–nearly triple what is given to well-rated veterans groups.

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Advisory Board

Peter T. Metzger
Chairman of the Advisory Board
Colonel
USMC, Ret

Mike Flanagan
Colonel
USA, Ret.

Sali Gear
Commander
USN, Ret.

Bill Hellman
Chief Warrant Officer (3)
USN/SEAL, Ret.

Kirk S. Lippold
Commander
USN, Ret.

Christine J. Quedens
Captain
USCG, Ret.

Matthew B. Smith
Lieutenant Colonel
USA, Ret.

William L. Smith
Colonel
USMC, Ret.

John Robert Stark
Lieutenant Colonel
USA, Ret.

Alphonso Trimble
Colonel
USMC, Ret.

John “JV” Venable
Colonel
USAF, Ret.

Frank Wickersham III
Colonel
USMC, Ret.

Veterans know better than anyone else the price of freedom, for they’ve suffered the scars of war.

Ronald Reagan

40th President of the United States