Ways to Donate

Your generous, tax-deductible donation to Carry The Load enables us to help thousands of military, veterans, first responders, and their families throughout the nation.

Funds raised through our Awareness, Continuum of Care, and Education programs help provide healing of the mind, body, and soul of our nation’s warriors.

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How your donation changes lives

Carry The Load, peer-to-peer fundraising, and corporate support strengthen nationwide services such as counseling, adaptive training, suicide prevention, equine therapy, service dogs, job placements, transition, home improvements, education scholarships for children of the fallen, and more.


Raised Since 2011

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Honor a hero

Leaving a personal tribute is a powerful way to honor our fallen heroes or first responders. See our Tribute Wall to read other’s stories and tell us who you’re carrying. Together, these tributes unite us as a community, committed to a common purpose.

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Make a charitable distribution

Reach out to Carry The Load to ask about making qualified charitable distributions from your IRA.

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Begin your legacy with FreeWill

At Carry The Load, we support our community by helping people protect what they love. We’ve partnered with FreeWill to offer a free will creation service that only takes 20 minutes to complete. Now you can achieve peace of mind and be sure your loved ones and important causes are remembered.

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Give a gift of stock

Gifting stock is a smart way to give – appreciated stock can be up to 20% more valuable than selling and donating cash. Make a bigger impact and save on taxes!

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Join the Founders Brigade

Become part of an exclusive group by pledging $5,000 per year for 2 years. This generous donation provides working capital to advance Carry The Load’s mission of honoring our nation’s heroes 365 days a year.

Just 100 of these elite donors can secure our mission for years to come.

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