A private, non-profit organization, over 85 % of all donations goes directly to injured heroes programs. Funds are used to support existing national programs for medical and rehabilitation expenses, counseling and job re-training. In addition, Courage and Sacrifice supports specialized, targeted programs to address individual needs of local wounded veterans such as handicap access home renovation, and family care programs. Courage and Sacrifice strives to make a tangible difference in the quality of life for our wounded heroes and demonstrate our deep gratitude for the sacrifice they and their families have made for us.
Many of them suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and don’t get the treatment they need.Some service men and women are scared to admit they experience episodes, taking them back to their days at war, because of fear they will lose their careers. Since there is very little screening post-deployment, thousands of P.T.S.D. cases go undetected until it’s too late.
BONIFAY, FL (WTVY) Sunday night was about inspiration for 31 members of Troy University’s Alpha Tau Omega fraternity who are in the midst of walking from Troy to Panama City, Fla., to raise money for a local veterans’ charity.
GREEN BAY, Wisc. — Even on this side of the border, it’s hard not to admit, Packers fans know how to get their party on.”I’m the biggest Packers fan,” says Tiffany Baker.Game day at Lambeau Field can be both amazing and overwhelming, especially if you suffer from PTSD and traumatic brain injury.”I couldn’t go out in public, I didn’t want to deal with people, I wanted nothing to do with people,” says Tiffany Baker.
Sometimes numbers tell stories better than words ever can, take in consideration the number one hundred and sixty five. It’s three more than the number of games in a professional baseball season, sixty three less than the number of seats in the US senate, and the exact number of times that US Airman Bryan Fyffe jumped from an airplane prior to a life altering accident. On May 12th 1996 Bryan fell unconscious during a parachuting exercise and was awoken just in time for a late parachute deployment.
Charles Darwin once said “It is scarcely possible to doubt that the love of man has become instinctive in the dog.”, and anyone who has had the pleasure of dealing with service dogs would surely agree. Service dogs lend sight to the blind and add perspective to law enforcement; they provide emotional support to autistic children and break the falls of the epileptic. Most recently service dogs have been trained to help returning veterans cope with the symptoms of PTSD.
The Loss of A Founder The Loss of A Legend On November 23rd 2015 Courage and Sacrifice lost one of their founding members, but more importantly the world lost an excellent human being. Roger Post was a man who truly embodied the values of our foundation, and he will be remembered for his charitable nature.
C&S puts together an event that’s as fun as it is charitable.
The people at courage and sacrifice try to work directly with soldiers in need to better their lives.
Courage and Sacrifice is a group, truly dedicated to raising money for a good cause.
It’s nice to see the people at Courage and Sacrifice give back to the veteran community
Sergeant Italo Patino
I am proud to say that I was able to watch courage and sacrifice grow from an idea in someone’s head to an organization helping the community.
C&S is working to make a direct impact on the lives of veterans in our area.
Courage and Sacrifice is a new organization lead by a team of dedicated and accomplished professionals working to better the lives of veterans.