If you’d like to donate to help U.S. veterans this Veteran’s Day there are plenty of options to do so. Whether you’d like to support wounded troops, their families or just contribute to their social services overall, there’s a charity for just about every cause related to Veterans.
Here are some of the top rated Veterans charities listed on Charity Navigator:
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust is rated 4 stars and an overall rating of 96.6 out of 100:
“The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs that provide direct service to ill, injured or wounded veterans. Programs supported by the Trust target several groups of physically and psychologically injured veterans. Programs supported by the Trust typically include: providing food, shelter and other necessary items to homeless or at-risk veterans; accessibility or mobility items for veterans with vision or hearing impairments; therapeutic activities; physical and psychological activities for rehabilitation; and other forms of direct service for veterans and their families.”
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation is rated 4 stars and an overall rating of 100 out of 100:
“The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation was founded in 1999 by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society which consists exclusively of the living Medal of Honor recipients. The mission of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation is to perpetuate the Medal of Honor’s legacy through outreach and collaborative efforts, raise funds for initiatives that promote what the Medal of Honor represents, operation of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society headquarters and the public service activities of the Society’s exclusive membership, and to promote American values and the qualities of courage, sacrifice and patriotism through increased awareness, education, behavior and example.”
Air Force Aid Society is rated 4 stars and an overall rating of 95.37 out of a 100:
“Incorporated in 1942, The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is the official charity of the United States Air Force. AFAS to help relieve financial distress of Air Force members and their families and to assist them in financing their higher education goals. Its three-pronged charter promotes the Air Force mission by providing worldwide emergency assistance to members and their families, sponsoring educational assistance programs, and offering a variety of base community enhancement programs that impact member/family welfare. Over the last decade, Air Force Aid Society has provided nearly $180 million in direct support via 500,000 assists to Air Force members and their families.”
To see more charity options, be sure to visit Charity Navigator.