United In Service: Making A Difference by Being The Difference
Remembering Honoring Helping Veterans In Need

Coming To The Aid Of Veterans, Men and Women, In Need On A Moments Notice!


We Have Secured An Adequate Number Of Additional Boots On The Ground To Reach More Of The Most Vulnerable Veterans. All volunteer inquiries are appreciated and please check back for additional United In Service opportunities.


Care Comfort Compassion

Responding with Care: Providing veterans with the personal hygiene products, clothing, food and other basic dignity and wellness essentials.

Responding with Comfort: Helping veterans secure safe shelter or improve their living conditions.

Responding with Compassion: Aiding veterans during a critical time of need to overcome a self-reliant or wellbeing hardship, challenge or crisis.

The Lifeline of Care Comfort Compassion is extended to a veteran’s spouse and children as warranted.

United In Service of:

Veterans in Survival Situations

These are veterans who are homeless. at risk of being homeless. or experiencing a wellbeing crisis.

Veterans in Stable Situations

These are veterans who can support themselves, but are experiencing a self-reliance or wellbeing hardship, challenge or crisis.

The most vulnerable veterans the United Relief Foundation serves are those who do not have the financial or physical means to travel to get the help they need, making them also the least visible to the public.

Making Life-Saving and Life-Changing Differences Across the United States

From making several Life Saving Differences as with an Army Veteran who was living in a van with his wife and their two children have attested too after the Foundation helped provide safe housing, food and medicine as well as employment prospects for him and his wife, and the gas money to get to appointments, interviews, and their new jobs.

...to making hundreds of Life Changing Differences like coming to the aid of a homeless female veteran with 2 children.

Another Life-Saving Difference

John, 45, an Air Force veteran.

The picture shared by his partner Ayana,

Haven John Anaya

We thank the teams at IJF and United Relief Foundation for keeping our family in their prayers, helping us swiftly, and putting our minds at ease. We are forever in the debt of these conscientious, exceptionally caring individuals for coming to our rescue and we will never forget their generosity, support, and dedication as long as we live. God Bless you All! In Gratitude, Ayana Hill

As nice as it is seeing and sharing good deeds, what is more gratifying is the differences we make, even if only known by the veterans we serve and us.

United Relief Foundation president Frank Salato is always available to discuss the Rapid Response Initiative and the differences made. (888) 718-0989 Ext. 1

United In Service Partner
Illinois Joining Forces

Illinois Joining Forces Sr. Director of Development Jim Dolan and Care Coordination Specialists veteran Michael Smith and veteran William Bryant are available to share their firsthand accounts of the life changing and saving differences the Rapid Response Initiative made for veterans. 877-236-7702

The United Relief Foundation respects and diligently protects the privacy of the veterans we serve.

How We Get Connected With The Veterans We Serve



United Relief Foundation One-on-One Boots-on-the-Ground Outreach, Project and Program contact.


Rapid Response Partner

United Relief Foundation is contacted by Hope and Help Partner Illinois Joining Forces.


Third Party

United Relief Foundation is contacted by a veterans service organization or agency.



Veterans contact the United Relief Foundation by phone or the Veteran In Need form on this website.

How You Can Make A Difference

100% of your Rapid Response Initiative Good Deed Donation will go directly to serving the needs of veterans requiring immediate assistance.

United In Service Partner and Patrons

All Good Deed Donations are making a difference. Partner and Patron and are distinguished donation levels of recognition bestowed on individuals, organizations or businesses.

In Memory of Contributions

About Our United In Service Partner Illinois Joining Forces (IJF)

With the engagement of IJF as a United In Service Partner and IJF's Care Coordinator Michael Smith, a veterans himself, the United Relief Foundation has the added capabilities to rapidly respond to veterans in need of immediate assistance anywhere in the United States.

Veteran Michael Smith
Michael Smith Veteran

Illinois Joining Forces Foundation is a registered 501c3 and serves as a statewide public-private partnership that promotes the efficient delivery of Growth and Wellness initiatives for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families at the community level.

Veterans should never be homeless in AmericaChris Gardner
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