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Free Counseling for Military Families across U.S.

Summary

Give an Hour (GAH) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that develops national networks of volunteers who are capable and committed to responding to acute needs within our society, beginning with the mental health needs of military service members and their loved ones affected by their time of service. In addition, GAH’s Campaign to Change Direction is a collective impact effort to change the culture of mental health in America. Our services reach all 50 states, including DC.,Puerto Rico and Guam.

$175,000 $135,400 $46,533 6,378
Total Goal
Total Raised
Remaining
Donors

Challenge

As of May 2016, there are over 23 million living veterans. Over 2.6 million have been deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Persian Gulf since September 11, 2001. In addition to the physical injuries sustained by veterans, countless servicemen and servicewomen are experiencing mental health conditions directly related to their deployment. Give an Hour offers an essential option for men and women who might otherwise fail to seek appropriate mental health care. One in five Americans are impacted.

Solution

Give an Hour enlists volunteer mental health professionals to donate 1 hour per week to provide free, easily accessible, confidential counseling to military personnel and their loved ones. Studies show that timely attention and counseling can make a huge difference in the success of treating mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress. GAH has volunteers enlisted across the U.S., available to many who are not near a VA or military base or who can’t/don’t want to use VA services.

Long-Term Impact

Delivering free counseling to our country’s troops and loved ones can potentially help over 3 million Americans, since for each military member deployed, 8 -10 family members are directly affected. Of those deployed, 40%-nearly 800,000-are parents with 1 or more children; almost 35,000 troops have been separated from their children for 4 or more deployments. Many will suffer, and symptoms of post-traumatic stress and depression will cost as much as $6.2 billion in the 2 years after a deployment.

Summary

Give an Hour (GAH) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that develops national networks of volunteers who are capable and committed to responding to acute needs within our society, beginning with the mental health needs of military service members and their loved ones affected by their time of service. In addition, GAH’s Campaign to Change Direction is a collective impact effort to change the culture of mental health in America. Our services reach all 50 states, including DC.,Puerto Rico and Guam.

$175,000 $135,400 $46,533 6,378
Total Goal
Total Raised
Remaining
Donors

Challenge

As of May 2016, there are over 23 million living veterans. Over 2.6 million have been deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Persian Gulf since September 11, 2001. In addition to the physical injuries sustained by veterans, countless servicemen and servicewomen are experiencing mental health conditions directly related to their deployment. Give an Hour offers an essential option for men and women who might otherwise fail to seek appropriate mental health care. One in five Americans are impacted.

Solution

Give an Hour enlists volunteer mental health professionals to donate 1 hour per week to provide free, easily accessible, confidential counseling to military personnel and their loved ones. Studies show that timely attention and counseling can make a huge difference in the success of treating mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress. GAH has volunteers enlisted across the U.S., available to many who are not near a VA or military base or who can’t/don’t want to use VA services.

Long-Term Impact

Delivering free counseling to our country’s troops and loved ones can potentially help over 3 million Americans, since for each military member deployed, 8 -10 family members are directly affected. Of those deployed, 40%-nearly 800,000-are parents with 1 or more children; almost 35,000 troops have been separated from their children for 4 or more deployments. Many will suffer, and symptoms of post-traumatic stress and depression will cost as much as $6.2 billion in the 2 years after a deployment.

Recent Causes

Your donation is the biggest part of our budget and makes a huge difference in the lives of these African children. Each donations matter, even the smallest ones. Donate $2( average price of coffee in the USA) and someone’s life will get better!

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Schools

Education is our top priority. Find out how can you contribute.

Goal: $90,000
$70,200 78%
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Food

We plan to increase the number of food that we are providing from 11k to 20k.

Goal: $67,000
$49,690 86%
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Clothes

We are accepting second-hand clothes in good shape or money donation. 

Goal: $48,000
$27,405 54%

OFFICE ADDRESS

Suite 120 548-550 Elder Gate, Milton Keynes, England, MK9 1LR

EMAIL US

Donate@nikitorphanage.org Enquiry@nikitorphanage.org Volunteer@nikitorphanage.org

CALL US

Local Plus International Direct
+44 770 803 1101 - UK
+1 929 336 0570 - US
+234 904 243 5343 - NG

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+44 770 803 1101 - UK
+1 929 336 0570 - US