The Kaufman Fund is dedicated to helping Veterans in need. We strive to bring the veteran community together to help those in need of housing, counseling, healthcare, rehabilitation, and legal needs. These are some of the great charities who work hard in and around the St Louis area to be there when our veterans need them the most. If you don’t see the resource that you are in need of, feel free to call us and we will do our best to help you.
St. Patrick Center
St. Patrick Center provides opportunities for self-sufficiency and dignity of people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
To learn more about St. Patrick Center, visit http://stpatrickcenter.org
Annie’s Hope – The Bereavement Center for Kids is a community-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive support services to children, teens and their families who are grieving the death of someone significant.
To learn more about Annie's Hope, visit http://annieshope.org/
The University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL) is committed to supporting our nation's veterans, servicemembers, and their families in their pursuit of higher education. The UMSL Veterans Center was established in 2012 to assist veterans in their transition from the military to campus life. Our resource center specializes in GI Bill benefits advising & certification, academic support, and career-development opportunities.
USO of Missouri
The USO of Missouri strengthens America’s active, guard, and reserve military service members in the state of Missouri and the Illinois counties of Madison, Monroe, Jersey, and St. Clair by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.
FOCUS Marines Foundation develops and administers programs for struggling wounded Post- 9/11 Marines, Navy Corpsmen, and other veterans which will assist them in their transition from military to civilian lives. Four times a year FOCUS Marines Foundation brings wounded veterans from across the country to a private facility in the St. Louis area for a one week life-transforming session at no cost to the veteran.
Support Dogs, Inc. is a national not-for-profit organization that offers dignity, hope, and independence by providing highly skilled service dogs to individuals with disabilities and uniquely trained therapy teams to serve the community.
To learn more about their program, visit http://www.supportdogs.org
H.E.R.O.E.S. Care is a St. Louis based national charity serving military families in the communities where they live. Thousands of highly trained, uniquely qualified caregivers bring the power of community and the dedicated resources of national affiliates in support of those who struggle with the complex effects of deployment and the seen and unseen wounds of war.
To learn more about their Hometown Support Program, visit http://heroescare.org/about/heroes-care/
Caring for Kids
Caring for Kids is a Non-Profit Organization that provides essential resources to meet the urgent needs of children involved with the Family Court system in the St. Louis County area.
To learn more about Caring for Kids , visit http://caringforkids-stl.org
National Council of Jewish Women - St. Louis (NCJW) is inspired by Jewish values to advance social and economic justice for all women, children and families. The Kaufman Fund supports the Back2School Store provides needed supplies to children from underserved families in our area.
To learn more about NCJW, visit https://www.ncjwstl.org.
CHAMP Assistance Dog’s
CHAMP Assistance Dog’s mission and the foundation of each of our programs focus upon the extraordinary power of the canine/human bond. Dogs are not only our best friend but they frequently serve as healing companions.
To find out more about CHAMP Assistance Dog’s, visit http://www.champdogs.org