Founded in 1957, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that raises funds to support our nation’s veterans and their families. Over the past 60 years, the Purple Heart Foundation has raised funds to support programs and services that help all veterans recover and prosper in life.

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Our History

Major moments in history including the creation and re-birth of the medal, notable recipients, the growth of the foundation and other interesting facts. Click below to learn more about the history of the medal.

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Helping ease the transition from the battlefield to the home front for veterans at various stages of their life.

The scars of battle go far deeper than the eye can see.

You can help provide opportunities for combat-wounded veterans to cope with their stress and trauma by making a donation to the PTSD Resource fund.

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Provide a brighter future for a combat-wounded veteran or their family

The Purple Heart Foundation scholarships are available to Purple Heart recipients and their direct descendants (including spouses, children, and grandchildren).

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Veterans can return to their communities with a new leash

We provide funding for service dogs to be paired with combat-wounded veterans at no cost to them in order to help restore their physical and emotional independence.

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Veterans Critical Assistance Grant

Veterans should not have to choose between keeping the lights on and putting food on the table. The Purple Heart Foundation provides Veterans Critical Assistance Grants to veterans facing hardships.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Purple Heart Service Foundation is to enhance the quality of life of Purple Heart recipients and other honorably discharged veterans and their families.