The Gratitude Professor Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation located in Tampa, Florida and formed in August, 2017, has a Mission to Love-On, Give Back, Honor and Serve our Military and First Responder Heroes in a unique and very meaningful way. Mission Statement: "Our Mission is gratitude; a call to action that empowers everyone to express Gratitude and Appreciation for our United States Military and First Responder American Heroes. The Mission goes far beyond awareness; we create meaningful ways for you to personally and tangibly thank and invest in our American Heroes who has served and continues to serve our Great Nation. We are eternally grateful for the freedoms and liberties that have been earned for all of us by the endless sacrifices of the brave and selfless men and women throughout the history of these United States of America. Our Mission is to provide you with the opportunities to Love, Give, Honor and Serve; to Pay It Back and Pay It Forward! We are a Mission of gratitude."
he Gratitude Professor Foundation Corporation provides a unique and tangible way to honor Heroes with our Medal of Honor Hero Packages and as much as 50% of your Medal of Honor support is put into our Angel Fund and continues to be paid forward in supporting our American Heroes in need. We encourage our community and support members to submit nominations for Heroes in need and our board will review and make selections quarterly based on the need and what resources are available in the fund. As the Gratitude Professor Foundation prepares to launch its official website in July, they have already launched their first
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of four Medal of Honor Hero programs “Operation Veteran’s Angel” through the crowdfunding platform YouCaring. com. The Foundation’s crowdfunding campaign can be accessed directly at; https://www.youcaring.com/unitedstat esmilitaryveterans-1139327. For a donation of $60.00, you can have one of their volunteers honor a Veteran Hero, the Operation Veteran’s Angel Medal of Honor comes to your hero packaged in your name. Each Medal of Honor package includes, as picture below, a large uniquely numbered medal with a Red, White and Blue ribbon, a small matching number medal that they can carry with them everywhere to remember their honor ceremony, and a customized and personalized wood framed Certificate of Appreciation with your name as the Angel and the Hero’s name a branch of service. A Foundation volunteer will coordinate an impromptu award ceremony with the honored Hero, take pictures and video and share them with you and your Hero, as well as share them on social media. If you have a prefererence to honor
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your own personal Hero, for a donation of $75.00, ($60.00 donation and $15.00 for shipping and handling), the Foundation will priority mail the Hero package directly to you or your Hero, to create your own special memory. The mailed package also includes instructions on how to share your memories with the Foundation using #veteransangel in all your social media posts. Favorites will be selected and featured on their website www.gratitudeprofessor.org If there is anyone out there who walks past a Hero in uniform and wants to say Thank You, but maybe just doesn’t know how? Gratitude Professor Foundation has made it easy and memorable to thank a Hero and create a lifelong memory. “Our Medal of Honor Hero Packages change lives, and with the epidemic of Veteran suicide rate at an all-time high, taking the opportunity to personally and tangibly honor and thank a Hero by putting a Medal of Honor around their neck and letting them know that they are loved and that they matter is very powerful” says Edward Pereira, the Foundations’ Founder and CEO.
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