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About Us

Carry The Load is a non-profit organization that provides an active way to connect Americans to the sacrifices made daily by our military, veterans, first responders and their families. What started in 2011 as a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day has now grown into honoring our nation’s heroes 365 days a year.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide active ways to honor and remember our nation’s heroes by connecting Americans to the sacrifices made by our military, veterans, first responders and their families.

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$32,900,000

Raised Since 2011

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158,000+

Participants

93%

of money raised goes towards programs

Impact Story

Inspiring Patriotism

Brendan Corcoran of McKinney, Texas credits Carry The Load and its collaboration with the Boy Scouts for leading him to the U.S. Naval Academy.

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Non-Profit Partner Spotlight

How A Memorial Day Journey Sparked Freedom

By inspiring fellow Americans to join Carry The Load, we have become a force multiplier – making a greater impact together. This also gives us the privilege of sharing inspiration through storytelling. Below is an example of a story that reminds us why we do what we do every day.

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Lessons From The Front

Join us for stories of service and sacrifice as we learn the Lessons From The Front with host Todd Boeding.

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Shop & Giveback

All shop sales benefit our non-profit and go towards supporting veterans, first responders, and their families.

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Tribute Wall

Honor a fallen hero by submitting a tribute to be featured on our Tribute Wall. We invite you to share who you are carrying.

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