Provides care packages for deployed military personnel with a connection to Central Oregon. Please submit those deployed or deploying’s names. Caring for Troops relies on the public for information to send care packages to our troops.
Point of contact is Dianne Brock (Quartermaster) or Tom Majchrowski (President)
Care package packing every second Saturday 1000 at the VFW in Bend.
To sign up for military personnel to receive free care packages please visit the website.
Board meetings first Tuesday at 1700 at the VFW in Bend.
Point of contact is Don Surrett.
The DAV is available at the Bend VFW on the 3rd Thursday of the month between 1830-1930.
Patience is requested by this organization, it is all volunteer and may take a couple days to respond to messages.
Mission 22 provides equine assisted therapy, food sponsorship program, natural supplements program, and a recovery and resiliency program.
Currently only seeing people for the equine program, apply through website.
From their website:
Elderheart Inc. is the 501C3 behind Mission 22. Its Board of Directors is comprised of Special Forces operators Magnus Johnson, and Mike Kissel and Infantryman Brad Hubbard. Because of their personal battles with PTSD and TBI they have made it their mission to raise awareness, enlist support, and end veteran suicide in America. To find Elder Heart on the IRS Non-Profit website search under “ElderHeart Inc.” or EIN Number 46-2750726
Point of contact is Darlene Strupith.