Academy of United States Veterans Foundation
Academy of United States Veterans Foundation is a preeminent veterans advocacy organization. We are committed to safeguarding the interest of veterans service organizations, veterans programs, businesses and brands. AUSVF is a non-profit 501c3 organizations and donations made to the foundation is tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Assal Ravandi, President of AUSVF and Sherman Gillums, Jr., Executive Director of Paralyzed Veterans of America.
We were honored to make a $20,000 contribution to Paralyzed Veterans of America. Their tireless work on behalf of our veterans is invaluable to the community.
Paralyzed Veterans of America, a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members – veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.
Academy of United States Veterans presented a $20,000 donation to Garry J. Augustine, Executive Director of Disabled American Veterans.
DAV carries the torch in assisting veterans with the process of VA benefits and beyond. Their tireless service to our community is a treasure that must be safeguarded.-Assal Ravandi, AUSVF President
DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. The organization provides more than 670,000 rides for veterans attending medical appointments and assists veterans with more than 292,000 benefit claims annually. In 2016, DAV helped attain more than $4 billion in new and retroactive benefits to care for veterans, their families and survivors.
David W. Walker, President and CEO of the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes was presented with a $20,000 donation.
The mission of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes is to help severely-wounded veterans and families of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn recover from their injuries and illnesses, and to inspire other organizations and the general public to participate in this effort.
Through our programs of aid and assistance, the Coalition offers individual contributors, corporations and volunteers many ways to give so these veterans and their families receive what they need and deserve in return for the sacrifices they made for us.
Mike Evock, President of Racing For Heroes received a $5,000 donation from Academy of United States Veterans.
The Racing for Heroes' current mission is running two 'ChumpCar' Series competition entries and two dirt circle track vehicles in select races pertaining to the schedules of each form of racing. The team will consists of service disabled Veterans and is led by Special Forces Operators, CW3 Mike Evock, USA, RET. and Major Kurt Cook, USA, RET. with the support of many other Veterans who are specialize in helping the Team work to its fullest potential.
Our goal is to provide an environment of Team, the same Team that our Veterans had while in the service, and the excitement and adrenaline that comes with motor sports racing. We have found success in reaching out to Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and providing them with resources to help deal with the challenges they face, because these are the challenges that many of our Team members face too.