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R.I.S.E. — SPECIALLY ADAPTED SMART HOME RECIPIENT

U.S. Army (Ret.) Staff Sergeant Rico Roman Home Dedication (PHOTOS)

U.S. Army (Ret.) Staff Sergeant Rico Roman and family were officially welcomed into their R.I.S.E. specially adapted smart home in Brush Prairie, Washington. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Roman family was treated to a unique virtual welcome home video from members of the Foundation and many of our partners. Rico is once again able to perform the simple tasks of everyday life that most of us take for granted. This home will not only help Rico each day to regain independence and mobility that was lost as a result of his injuries but will also ease his reliance on his family. Click here to watch the video.

GSF LEADERSHIP — BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Gary Sinse Foundation Board of Directors Announcement

The Gary Sinise Foundation is pleased to announce that Greg Gadson, a retired Army Colonel and ambassador of the Foundation, and Barbara Titus, Vice President of Sheoga Hardwood Flooring, have joined its Board of Directors. Commenting on the newest additions to the board of directors, Founder and Chairman, Gary Sinise said: “Two outstanding Americans, and I am proud and grateful to welcome them both to the Gary Sinise Foundation Board of Directors.”

RELIEF & RESILIENCY — H.O.P.E.

Army Specialist Back on Track With Help From the Gary Sinise Foundation

 Army Specialist Hunter Large returned home to Pennsylvania last October, eager to get back to school and pick up his studies from where he left off. The reservist spent 400 days deployed to the Middle East as part of an engineering unit that shored up U.S. military installations in Iraq and Syria. The homecoming was shortlived for the 23-year-old who, in the first six months of this year, faced debt and homelessness. Read his story to see how your donations and support made the difference.

R.I.S.E. SPECIALLY ADAPTED VEHICLE

Specially Adapted Pickup Truck From Gary Sinise Foundation Eases Marine’s Mobility Needs

Force Recon Marine Sergeant Austin Gibson awoke in the intensive care unit in December 2018 with his wife, Michaella, at his side. He had no memory of what happened during a high altitude low opening (HALO) parachute jump that left him paralyzed from the neck down. The training accident nearly robbed him of his life. Read his story to find out how your support and donations contributed to Austin receiving a specially adapted pickup truck to accommodate his mobility needs. 

RECURRING DONORS

Make a Life-Changing Contribution

In honor of our 9th anniversary, consider becoming a recurring donor for as low as $9 a month. From humble beginnings in 2011, your support and charitable contributions enable us to deliver year-round services to our nation’s heroes and their families at home and overseas. From building specially adapted smart homes for severely wounded veterans, lifting spirits at home and abroad with a live concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band, to flying veterans from the Greatest Generation to the National World War II Museum, and supporting Gold Star families with monthly community programs including our flagship Snowball Express at Walt Disney World Resort. By becoming a monthly recurring donor, your life-changing contribution enables the Foundation to continue its mission serving and supporting service members, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. Click here or on the image above to become a monthly donor.

R.I.S.E. — SPECIALLY ADAPTED SMART HOME RECIPIENT

U.S. Army (Ret.) Staff Sergeant Casey Jones Home Dedication (VIDEO)

Watch our latest R.I.S.E. home dedication video featuring Purple Heart recipient U.S. Army (Ret.) Staff Sergeant Casey Jones and his wife, Shannon, who were welcomed into their specially adapted smart home in Sevierville, Tennessee, on June 18. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Jones’ were treated to a unique virtual welcome home video from members of the Foundation and many of our partners.  

Since its launch on Apri1 1, the Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service campaign has raised over $1,300,000. By donating today, you will ensure that the changing needs and priorities of America’s service members, veterans, first responders, their families, healthcare professionals, and those in need are being addressed during the public health crisis.

 

 

Gary Sinise Foundation

 


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