Save Our Soldiers is an ongoing feature from the Crawford family and DJRO Broadcasting, to inform veterans about opportunities and assistance programs in their area. Here are the organizations featured on Legends 102.7 WLGZ:
Angel Airlines For Veterans The mission of Angel Airlines for Veterans is to ensure that no veteran in need is denied medical care due to a lack of long distance transportation. Angel Airlines for Veterans takes away the financial burden of travel, providing gas cards, bus, train and airline tickets, free of charge. Each trip results in access to life changing medical treatment, counseling, rehabilitation and more. 888-849-0507 www.angelairlinesforveterans.org
Zion House Zion House was the first transitional home for female veterans in New York state. They help women who have served in all branches of the military, providing safe and supportive housing and round the clock support. They also assist with access to VA and community services. (585) 226-3722 www.zionhouseavon.org
Lifeline for Vets
The nation’s only toll free, vet-to-vet helpline. Lifeline for Vets helps veterans and their families who are enduring a crisis or have a critical need for help, with one of the most comprehensive databases in existence of national, local, community-based and government resources.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross Services to the Armed Forces programs provide assistance to 1.4 million active duty service members as well as 24 million veterans and their families. The Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross has made it their mission to inform veterans and military members in our area of all the local and national services available to them. They have compiled a comprehensive Monroe County Military Family Resource Guide, available at no cost at their office, located at 50 Prince Street in Rochester.
Lifescript Mental Health Counceling Services
Liscensed Mental Health Councelor and Vietnam Vet Tom Porpiglia offers veterans 6 free sessions, where he will show you how to use Emotional Freedom Technique (also known as “tapping”) to give you relief from PTSD, anxiety, or depression. EFT is a drug free, self help method that is proven to provide long lasting, rapid relief of PTSD and all types of trauma. To schedule your free sessions call Tom at (585) 704-0376.
Freedom Service Dogs of America
A national organization that provides custom trained service dogs, all of which have been rescued from shelters, to veterans and active duty military, completely free of charge.
A Rochester-based organization that offers confidential, one on one, peer to peer support for veterans and first responders.