(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.)­—Kappa Sigma Fraternity today announced that the 2020 results of its Kappa Sigma Military Heroes Campaign resulted in more than $320,000 in donations to veterans charities in the United States and Canada.
The Supreme Executive Committee of Kappa Sigma recently announced the following direct donations from the Military Heroes Campaign to partner organizations:$100,000 to the SEAL Legacy Foundation. Founded in 2011, SEAL Legacy Foundation is dedicated to providing support to families of wounded and fallen United States Navy SEALs. This active group offers support through educational assistance for SEALS and their families and other charitable causes benefitting the SEAL Community. www.seallegacy.org$50,000 to Veteran Success Resource Group. The Veteran Success Resource Group is dedicated to providing professional and personal resources to veterans and their families. They do this by organizing various expos that provide a range of resources from educational institutions, businesses, corporate hiring partners, and other organizations. www.veteransuccessgroup.org$50,000 to Homes for Our Troops. Homes for Our Troops builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 veterans to enable them to rebuild their lives. Most of these veterans have sustained injuries including limb amputations, paralysis, and severe traumatic brain injury. www.hfotusa.org$50,000 to Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation. Through the experience of fly fishing in Montana, Warriors & Quiet Waters is a catalyst for positive change in the lives of post-9/11 combat veterans by helping successful reintegration into society post-trauma. www.warriorsandquietwaters.org$45,000 to Veterans Moving Forward. Veterans Moving Forward provides service dogs and canine therapy services to veterans with physical and mental health challenges. www.vetsfwd.org$40,000 to the Catch a Lift Fund. The Catch A Lift Fund enables post 9/11 combat wounded veterans all over the U.S. to recover and rehabilitate both physically and mentally through physical fitness, motivation, and support. www.catchaliftfund.org Including direct donations from Kappa Sigma undergraduate chapters, the Kappa Sigma Military Heroes Campaign raised $320,347 for veterans charities in the United States and Canada during the 2019-2020 academic year.
The Kappa Sigma Military Heroes Campaign was launched in 2007. It’s mission then and now remains to give back to those who serve our country. The Military Heroes Campaign is primarily funded by Kappa Sigma undergraduate chapters and their alumni through their philanthropic fundraising efforts. The funds are aggregated through the national campaign so that significant donations can be made to charities verified to be 100% veteran-focused. As a result, 100% of funds generated by the Military Heroes Campaign go to support veterans.
Anyone who wishes to donate to the Kappa Sigma Military Heroes Campaign can make donations online at www.MilitaryHeroesCampaign.org.