The Drew Barrymore Show Shines a Light on Veteran Causes

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Drew honors Veterans on The Drew Barrymore Show. Find out how you can support active military as well as veterans.

In honor of Veterans Day, Drew hosted an episode featuring veteran-themed segments as well as a full armed forces #VFF (Virtual Friends and Family) audience. Drew gathered a list of causes with more information on how to help support our nations veterans.

Operation Gratitude
Forging strong bonds between Americans and Military & First Responders through volunteer service projects, acts of gratitude, and meaningful engagements.

IAVA's mission is to connect, unite and empower post-9/11 veterans.

America’s VetDogs
The service dog programs of America’s VetDogs® were created to provide enhanced mobility and renewed independence to United States veterans, active-duty service members, and first responders with disabilities, allowing them to once again live with pride and self-reliance. 

Wounded Warrior Project
Dedicated to change the lives of over 1 million injured warriors, caregivers, and family members. Helping to bring independence back to our nation’s most severely wounded veterans.


Army Women United
Their mission to insure that any woman that has served in the United States Army would know she was welcome as a member.


Job Opportunities For Disabled Veterans
A charitable organization whose mission is to reduce the high unemployment rate of individuals and veterans with disabilities.


Still Serving Veterans
The organization helps Veterans and their families build civilian lives they love. According to the charity, “Thank you for your service,” is not enough.


Our Community Salutes
This organization recognizes and honors high school enlistees and their commitment to military service and provides parents/guardians of enlistees with community support as their son or daughter transitions into military service.


Veterans Families United
Veterans Families United aims to provide gentle, accessible and holistic healing resources for Veterans.


Hiring Our Heroes
Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.


Bunker Labs
National network of veteran and milspouse entrepreneurs dedicated to helping the military connected community start their own business.

WorkMerk is a veteran-founded workflow technology company that protects and enhances the investments its clients make in people, process and training.


Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors
TAPS provides comfort, care and resources to all those grieving the death of a military loved one. Since 1994, TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24/7 through a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones.


Special Operations Warrior Foundation
The Special Operations Warrior Foundation seeks to ensure full financial assistance for post-secondary education from an accredited two or four-year college, university, technical or trade school, as well as educational counseling, preschool grants, private tutoring, college planning and career transition programs to the surviving children of Special Operations personnel who lose their lives in the line-of-duty and the children of Special Operators awarded the Medal of Honor. The organization also provides immediate financial grants to severely wounded, ill, and injured Special Operations personnel who require hospitalization.


Fisher House
Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military & veterans families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital.


Home For Our Troops
Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) is an organization that builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.


Honor Flight Network
The mission of Honor Flight is to transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to honoring those who have served and sacrificed for our country.


Pat Tillman Foundation
Pat Tillman Foundation provides academic scholarships, professional development opportunities and a national network to empower active service members, veterans, and military spouses in the fields of healthcare, business, public service, STEM, education and the humanities.


Drew also made time to honor one special veteran:

Plus, veterans shared messages for their families in honor of the holiday season: