GratitudeAmerica's mission is to champion an alliance of service & support organizations that partner to provide comprehensive community resources for veterans, their families, and the families of the fallen. These American heroes are owed a debt we can never fully repay, but we are passionate about making a significant difference in their lives.

In Appreciation

Tom Brokaw
Journalist, Author

From the first thought of starting an organization to assist U.S. veterans, their families and the families of the fallen, Tom Brokaw’s encouragement, counsel and support have been invaluable to GratitudeAmerica. We thank Mr. Brokaw for his vision, leadership and his decades of service as a revered journalist and passionate advocate for those who have served and sacrificed for our nation.

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Sen. Bob Dole
World War II Veteran

GratitudeAmerica’s Honorary Chairman since December 2011 and a¬†World War II veteran, Bob Dole has received national acclaim for his leadership on behalf of the disadvantaged and disabled. He is a passionate spokesman on issues involving veterans, hunger and nutrition, agriculture and men’s health.

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Col. David W. Sutherland
U.S. Army, Retired

Retired Army Col. David W. Sutherland is a veteran of 29 years Active Federal Service in the United States Army, and a veteran of two wars; he is a vocal advocate for our returning service members, military veterans, their families, and the families of our fallen; and a mentor for thousands of organizations enabling those who have served.

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  • Easter Seals

    Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for nearly 90 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals.

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  • Dixon Center

    The Staff Sergeant Donnie D. Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Community Services (Dixon Center) is an advocacy resource for advice, information, and best practices in championing military service and community outreach.

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