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Suicide Prevention Lifeline

 1-800-273-8255

Omni Patient Advocates

"Helping Patients to a Better Quality of Life"

By focusing on a patient-first mentality, Omni Patient Advocates strives to be the standard of care for medical marijuana patients. As one of the premier providers in medical marijuana certifications, Omni PA consists of a team of compassionate and knowledgeable patient advocates that specialize in providing safe, affordable, and reliable medical marijuana access to patients. We understand your conditions and know when your pharmaceutical options for the management of your pain and discomfort just aren’t enough.

Mental Wellness Awareness Association

Non-profit organization

MWAA is a state-wide non-profit corporation established June 2012 which focuses on education for prevention, early intervention, scientific research and cures of mental health problems. Mission is to build healthier lives free of mental health problems through educational outreach.

Veterans Cause

Non-profit organization

Non-profit organization that provides veteran to veteran interaction, individual counseling, outreach and awareness. Monthly free meetings held at 7pm in Harrisburg on the 3rd Thursday of every month (Lower Paxton Twp. Building 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109).

22 Too Many

Non-profit organization

non-profit organization that cares deeply and passionately about our nations veterans and their families. Through athletic events, we seek to serve as a living memorial, reduce the stigma by increasing public knowledge and awareness of PTS, share helpful resources, and provide support and comfort to the grieving families left behind.

Dogs TAGS

Non-profit organization

Dog T.A.G.S. (Train Assist Guide Serve), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is a service dog owner training program for veterans suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) and/or MST (Military Sexual Trauma). The veteran trains his/her personal dog with the help of experienced dog trainers. We have veterans who have served in conflicts ranging from Vietnam to present day Iraq and Afghanistan.

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

Vets Journey Home

Non-profit organization

Vets Journey Home offers free weekend healing retreats for veterans, June 2016 and October 2016 in Reading, PA. Register online at www.vetsjourneyhome.org

PA Wounded Warriors, Inc.

Non-profit organization

PAWW is an independent statewide non-profit 501©(3) organization providing support to Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Veterans in Crisis, and their families. We are not affiliated with nor a part of any national organization, including Wounded Warrior Project, and we do not receive any funds from them. We provide emergency financial assistance to veterans to help pay for housing, utilities, transportation, medical and other expenses. We pay directly to landlords, vendors and creditors.

TAPS: Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

National non-profit organization

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers compassionate care to all those grieving the death of a loved one serving in our Armed Forces. Since 1994, TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24 hours a day, seven days a week through a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones.

Volunteers of America

Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Program funded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides low-income veteran families with services aimed at preventing homelessness and improving their stability. Serving Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon, Lancaster, Perry and York counties. Services may include: case management, transportation assistance, housing counseling, budgeting, employment resources, temporary financial assistance, and assistance with benefits. 

National Center for PTSD

The National Center for PTSD is dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD. We work to assure that the latest research findings help those exposed to trauma.

JFT Recovery and Veteran Services

Non-profit organization

JFT Recovery and Veterans Support Services is a 501(c)3 non-profit community organization devoted to offering safe, structured, and compassionate housing to those seeking recovery. We also provide addiction education and advocacy for the
recovery community in Central Pennslyvania.




Founded in 2006, we now maintain two recovery houses in the Harrisburg area, as
well as a community center to provide addiction education and direct services to
individuals seeking recovery.

Poje German Shepherds

Breeder through Dane's Dogs for Vets

At Poje German Shepherds we are focused on providing training, great temperament, and good health and offer the highest levels of customer satisfaction. We will do everything we can to meet your expectations. With a variety of offerings to choose from, we are sure you'll be happy working with us. We are always available if you have any questions or concerns about your puppy.

In Loving Memory of Cpl Dane Freedman

Facebook memorial group

Please feel free to send a request to our closed group (we have avoided a lot of spam this way) so that you can be updated about fundraising events. This is also a place where we hope friends and family will freely express themselves and post memories/pictures/comments as a way to memorialize Dane. Thank you to everyone who is active in this group. 

Kay's Babies (In Memory of Cpl Dane Freedman)

Facebook group

This is a public group where we share updates and pictures from veterans who have recieved a German Shepherd puppy through "Danes Dog's for Vets". Please feel free to searsch for us on Facebook and follow along with our updates.

Dane Freedman obituary

Webpage will take you to an online version of Dane's obituary that was published in the Patriot News on December 17th, 2013.

 

If you haven't already done so, please take a few moments to sign his Legacy guestbook, which will remain online permanently in courtesy of J. Smith. 

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