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The Power of Partnership

Partner Spotlight

SAFE: Soldiers and Families Embraced

Soldiers and Families Embraced (SAFE) offers free and confidential counseling and peer support groups for service members, veterans and their families to build resilience and strengthen their psychological health. SAFE connects military families to resources for service members in transition or coping with psychological concerns. Register for a counseling session to learn more about family resilience and ways to cope with PTSD.

Sierra Club Military Families and Veterans Initiative

The Sierra Club Military Families and Veterans Initiative provides service members, veterans and their families with access to the outdoors through fun and therapeutic adventures. The Sierra Club encourages veterans and military families to enjoy the outdoors as a way to support their psychological health and build social and resiliency skills. Celebrate Month of the Military Child by signing up for a Military and Veterans Raft Guide class.

Military Child Education Coalition

The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) provides accessible education resources and community support for all military children. MCEC provides a variety of programs for caregivers and childcare, such as MCEC Homeroom, an interactive, virtual community where caregivers can join discussions and connect with other caregivers of military children. Access MCEC’s Month of the Military Child Tool Kit for resources to promote awareness and celebrate the strength of military children.

Quantum Leap Farm

Quantum Leap Farm uses horse therapy to enhance the lives of service members, veterans and their families experiencing PTSD or other psychological health concerns. Quantum Leap Farm hosts several retreats, such as Women of Warriors Retreats, Warrior Mission: At EASE Retreats and Military Family Fun Days, to relieve the stress and symptoms of coping with unseen wounds. RSVP for Military Family Fun and Reintegration Day on May 7th!

Blue Star Families

Blue Star Families (BSF) reinforces military family resilience by connecting families to resources that support mission readiness. BSF provides online resources about psychological wellness and offers different programs to support military children, such as MilKidz, Books on Bases and the Caregivers Empowering Caregivers program. Strengthen your military family by checking out the BSF Caregiving webinar series today!

Operation Revamp

Operation Revamp provides art exploration and healing opportunities to veterans and their families suffering from invisible wounds. Operation Revamp provides a music room and recording studio and art classes and workshops, to raise awareness of the benefits of artistic activities in coping with psychological health concerns. Check out the Veteran Support and Healing Arts blog for more information!

Elizabeth Dole Foundation

The Elizabeth Dole Foundation (EDF) advocates for the health of service members, veterans and their families through recognition and support of military caregivers. EDF strengthens services provided by organizations and agencies designed to serve caregivers  through research initiatives, grants, collaboration and assistive resources.  Join the Hidden Heroes National Caregiver Coalition to get involved!

Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness

The Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness is an interactive, web-based hub designed to support the health and well-being of military families by connecting service members, veterans and their families to resources and programs that build resilience. The Clearinghouse provides the Clearinghouse Connects newsletter, which includes information about common military family challenges and new resources. To learn more or get assistance, join the live chat room.

Institute for Veterans and Military Families

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) supports veterans and their families through employment and educational resources and programs. IVMF provides a network of reintegration resources and services that support successful transition to civilian life, such as Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans’ Families (EBV-F), Veterans Career Transition Program (VCTP) and Operation Boots to Business. Start your transition by accessing IVMF’s VetNet for a one-stop shop in transition assistance resources across the country.

National Military Family Association

National Military Family Association (NMFA) supports military family resilience through community-based wellness programs and resources. The NMFA‘s Operation Purple programs encourage family resilience by offering Family RetreatsHealing Adventures, Operation Purple Camps and Spousal Scholarships. The NMFA also provides a Branching Out blog and other online resources to inform families on deployment, adoption, marriage, divorce, caregiving and health care. Get ready for summer by checking out the various Operation Purple Camp locations and apply today.

The Real Warriors Campaign collaborates with a variety of not-for-profit organizations that share our mission and can help us reach out to service members, families and health care providers. Our network of partners and affiliates includes military organizations and programs, nonprofit organizations, advocacy organizations and local groups. Through communication and collaboration with these organizations, the campaign can offer the most relevant and up-to-date resources and provide partners with easy and effective outreach mechanisms.

Explore the categories below to learn more about our affiliates and partners, or see a complete list. 

To learn more about the Real Warriors Partnership Program and how to become a partner or affiliate, view or download the Partnership Program Informational Sheet or contact us.


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