"Because Freedom Is Not Free"
We host veterans for long weekends at Honey Creek Ranch, a 10,000-acre retreat in northern Missouri to provide assistance in PTS recovery. Veterans hunt, fish, and relax in a ranch setting and simply talk among each other about their lives.
Heartland Honor Flight
We have flown over 300 WWII, Korean, and Vietnam veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials built in their honor
We have established a $150,000 endowment called the HOAPF Emergency Relief Fund that provides emergency funds to allow veterans to remain in school. These efforts are realized at 38 military installations on which Park University has campuses.
University of Kansas Endowment Association & University of Missouri Endowment
We have provided full four-year ride scholarships to veterans attending KU and MU.
Johnson County Community College (JCCC), Metropolitan Community College (MCC), Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC), University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC)
We have provided over $50,000 in support of area veterans attending these Kansas City area colleges.
PGA HOPE Program
We provide funding to the PGA HOPE Program for veterans to receive much needed support in the area of suicide prevention.
Celebration at the Station
We have sponsored special seating areas for veterans at this annual Kansas City Memorial Day event.
Gold Star Mothers / Wreaths Across America
We support Gold Star Mothers, a non-profit organization who in turn support Wreaths Across America by placing wreaths on veteran graves each holiday season.
We support Patriot Features who captures the lives of WWII veterans for prosperity. These videos share the experiences the WWII veteran encountered in the war. We feel our nation needs to record the Greatest Generation and their sacrifices.
Folds of Honor & Wounded Warrior Project
We have contributed over $60,000 to these two veteran organizations.
Flags 4 Freedom
We provide support for this organization who places thousands of American flags around the city on special American holidays, including Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, and Veterans Day.