Previous Years’ Winners

Congratulations to the 2023 award recipients!

Dreams for Veterans
Dream Foundation, Santa Barbara, California

Dreams for Veterans, a nationwide program of Dream Foundation, acknowledges the service of terminally-ill service members and veterans by fulfilling their final Dream. It provides them, their families, and their caregivers joy, comfort, and closure at the end of their life.

Heal Program
Acadiana Veteran Alliance, Lafayette, Louisiana

The Heal Program from Acadiana Veteran Alliance helps veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress absolve or reduce their symptoms to increase daily functioning and improve overall quality of life through utilization of Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) and traditional therapies.

Farm Military Agricultural Program
The Veteran’s Farm of NC, Inc., Cameron, North Carolina

The Veteran’s Farm of NC, Inc. offers training, equipment, and networking with over 1,000 farmer veteran families in North Carolina to assist veterans in becoming farmers. The free training programs teach bedrock skills in agriculture and provide purpose after service, reducing veteran suicide.

Beyond the Streets
Vets on Track Foundation, Chesterfield, Virginia

Beyond the Streets works to end veteran homelessness and significantly reduce the number of veteran suicides by helping rebuild self-worth, dignity, pride, and purpose in veterans transitioning out of homelessness into permanent housing. It provides critical resources, like home furnishings and follow-on care on the journey.

Vet2Vet Maine Peer Companion Program
Vet2Vet Maine, Biddeford, Maine

Vet2Vet Maine matches veteran volunteers with other veterans who need a friend or mentor. The pairs visit on a regular basis, share stories, enjoy activities together, and develop a friendship that can last a lifetime. Trained volunteers help the veterans apply for needed services and benefits.