Veterans Day Giving Back Programs

2016 Veterans Day giving back programs and giveaways that allow all people to contribute as well as resources for veterans, retired military and active duty military to seek assistance.

Veterans Day 2017 will be on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 and designated as a Federal Holiday on Friday, November 10th, 2017.

2016 Veterans Day Charitable Programs – Updated Daily

AARP “Say Thanks” We Love Our Vets
AARP will offer a discounted membership rate up to 20% off for veterans, their families and anyone interested in joining or renewing. A portion of the member dues will be used to help support various Veteran’s organizations in local communities across the country that provide vital support services to courageous American heroes.

Applebee’s Thank You Movement
The Thank You Movement invites you to tell the story of a Veteran, active service member or military family in need by describing their situation, including their service and what household item might make their everyday life a little easier or more comfortable. Applebee’s will say thanks by fulfilling some of those needs.

Bar Louie
On Nov. 11-13 order any limited addition food item and Bar Loiue will donate 10% of the sales to Operation Homefront.

Baskin Robbins
On Veterans Day, Baskin-Robbins will donate 11 cents from each ice cream scoop sold in its U.S. locations to the United Service Organizations (USO), in honor of U.S troops, military families and veterans.

Ben’s Soft Pretzel’s
Ben’s Soft Pretzels will be raising money for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a non-profit organization that provides support to the United States military personnel and their families. For every $1 donated to the fund, guests will have the opportunity to write their name or their favorite veteran’s name on a star, which will then hang in the bakeries. Since 2015, Ben’s Soft Pretzels has raised more than $60,000 to support the organization.

Brooks Brothers
For every dollar donated, the Golden Fleece Foundation will match up to $25,000. 100% of donations will go directly to Dignity U Wear & Suits for Soldiers.

Extra – Give Extra, Get Extra
Now through the end of November, when you buy a pack of Extra gum, Wrigley will donate a pack to the USO.

Great Clips Thank a Veteran
Customers who come in for a haircut on Veterans Day at any U.S. Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to an active/inactive/retired military member of any branch, including the National Guard. Military members can also come in on Veterans Day for a free haircut or to pick up a free haircut card to use, with proof of service, any day before Dec. 31.

Hair Cuttery Share-a-Haircut program
For every adult haircut purchased on Wednesday, Nov. 11, a free haircut certificate will be donated back to a veteran in communities local to Hair Cuttery’s almost 900 locations. In each market, Hair Cuttery will partner with local veterans organizations to reach those in need through the donation of haircut certificates.

Hooters Free Meal
Purchase a 2017 Hooters Calendar and Hooters will collect and deliver the calendars to U.S. military deployed around the world.

Humana
Clothing donations are being collected at 25 Humana Guidance Centers across the U.S. through Veterans Day.

Lands’ End
Friday, November 11, Lands’ End will donate 10% of retail sales up to $20,000 to benefit veterans’ initiatives through the National Veterans Foundation and the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

Lone Star Steakhouse
On Friday, November 11th, 10% of all proceeds from the day will be donated to the Snowball Express to help serve the children of our fallen heroes.

Marie Callendar’s Comfort from Home Project
Consumers can help give to USO Operation Celebration by entering the on-pack code from one of the more than approximately 55 million specially marked packages of Marie Callender’s frozen meals or desserts. Marie Callender’s will donate $.50 to USO Operation Celebration for each code entered.

O’Charley’s
For every 22 ounce draught beer (all brands) sold, O’Charley’s will donate $0.25 to The Folded Flag Foundation. Monday, September 12, 2016 to Sunday, November 13, 2016.

Pilot Flying J
To honor and recognize the U.S. armed forces, Pilot Flying J is donating a portion of its proceeds, up to $25,000, from the sale of 20 and 24 ounce PhilMor travel coffee refills on Veterans Day to Wreaths Across America.

Regal Cinemas
Visit Regal theaters this Veteran’s Day and Regal will donate $1 for every large popcorn purchased on November 11 to the Gary Sinise Foundation.

Silver Star Coffee
Silver Star Coffee donates a quarter of profits to veteran’s charities.

Sports Clips Help A Hero Program
From October 17 through Veterans Day, November 11, Sport Clips locations around the country want you to help us “Help A Hero” by donating to our Help A Hero Scholarship program., which provides scholarships to veterans through the VFW. Sport Clips will donate $1 from every hair care service to the program. Service members and veterans will get the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals.

Student Veterans of America Scholarships
General Dynamics, Google, NBC Universal, PNC and The Walt Disney Company in partnership with Student Veterans of America (SVA), provide scholarships to veterans.  Applications for the fall scholarship grants will be accepted on the SVA website until November, 4, 2016.

Southeastern Grocers (Bi-LO, Harveys, Winn-Dixie)
Every cent generated through customer donations from Nov. 2-15 will be donated in support of the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Independence Program.

Texas Land & Cattle
On Friday, November 11th, 10% of all proceeds from the day will be donated to the Snowball Express to help serve the children of our fallen heroes.

Veterans Day Guide to Offers
National Free Meals & Discounts National Retail, Travel & Service Deals, Discounts, Freebies
Local Area Free Meals & Discounts Giving Back & Veterans Services
How to Get a Veterans ID Map to Veterans Day Free Meals and Services
Veterans Day Sales for Everybody Logo wall of Participating Businesses
Veterans Day Resources
About Veterans Day Veterans Day Fact Infographic
Official Veterans Day Posts Since 1978 Veterans Day Pictures
Military & Veterans Discounts Year Round
Military & Veterans Discounts Local Area Military & Veterans Discounts
Veteran & Military Cell Phone Discounts Military Discounts at Gyms and Health Clubs
Wedding Military Discounts Under Armour Military & Veterans Discount

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