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Building Character.
Honoring Service.

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Veterans Heritage Project develops character and civic responsibility in students by providing experiential learning programs that honor veterans and preserve their legacy.
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School Partners

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Veterans Interviewed

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2,085

Scholarships Awarded

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Our Students

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Students are empowered to discover their own potential by forging relationships with some of our nation's military heroes. By preserving their legacy, students develop confidence, character, and leadership skills of their own.
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Educational Programs
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Scholarships, civic engagement, and veteran speakers enhance our mission.
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Impact for our Students
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Experiential learning is at the core of the program’s success.
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Veterans Heritage Project | Veterans Stories that Impact Students

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Our Veterans

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By honoring veterans, we have created a platform for empowering young adults, the future leaders of America. Our veterans' legacy of service, sacrifice, duty, and loyalty helps guide the next generation.
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Veteran Programs
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Join the community of veterans who continue their legacy with Veterans Heritage Project.
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Impact to our Veterans
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Attend our next Community Reception and Book Signing, where students honor participating veterans.
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Our Impact

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Connecting Students with Veterans has led to 100% of student authors graduating, 95% pursing college, a quarter of veterans telling their story for the first time, and two-thirds of veterans finding the process cathartic.
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Our Story
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Over 2,000 veteran histories have inspired 43,000 students since 2004. 100% of veteran participants recommend VHP. Learn how it all began.
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Support VHP
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VHP received the 2018 Citizen Honors Award, presented by Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients. Help VHP continue our path of excellence.
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Our Projects

Veterans Heritage Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with many opportunities for involvement.
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Vietnam veteran
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Inspire Your Workplace
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Enhance your company culture with service stories.
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Chapter Locations
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See if one of our school partners is in your community.
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SYA book
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Since You Asked™
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Our annual publication of service stories.
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Latest News

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Finding Strength
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A good story does more than entertain; it connects us to each other and to our history in ways that nothing else can, breaking down the walls...
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Christopher James
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Military History Class
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Christopher James deployed to Iraq with the army as part of a 2007 troop surge meant to clear terrorism from the region.
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Emma Suttell Since You Asked
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Veterans Shape Future
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From the first time I had the honor to perform the National Anthem at a Book Reception and Ceremony, I knew VHP was something special.
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