USA Cares, Inc

Cause Area

  • Employment
  • Homeless & Housing
  • Hunger
  • Veterans & Military Families


11760 Commonwealth DriveLouisville, KY 40299 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

USA Cares, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) national nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide post-9/11 military veterans, service members and their families with emergency financial assistance and post-service skills training that will create a foundation for long-term stability. Our services improve the quality of life for veterans and their families and reduce potential factors that contribute to veteran suicide.


USA Cares serves to provide military and veteran families of all branches of service with financial support, while offering direction and advice along with a caring attitude. USA Cares typically provides support by way of insuring that the utilities stay connected, food is on the table, a roof remains overhead, the car is in the driveway, and provides job assistance. This is done in the form of grants, not loans. Assistance is paid directly to the service provider that is owed. Administrative Staff contact the family within 24-48 hours to discuss the request in detail. This "In-processing" allows the USA Cares contact to offer immediate guidance on ways the client can help themselves and determine "Cause and Need". This will determine the direction that the Family Resource Coordinator is to take in actually "working" the case. The Family Resource Coordinator insures that all the traditional sources of support from the Military organizations and agencies are exhausted, including local non traditional sources, before any USA Cares funding is considered. USA Cares is funded through the generous contributions of corporations, organizations, and individuals. "A Hand Up, Not a Hand Out" remains our pledge, along with protecting the privacy and dignity of our Military Families. All inquiries are sent directly to the Home Office through the website or referred to the toll free number 1-800-773-0387


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by harlan c. (December 10, 2009)
my name is harlan conway.3 years ago i was in the army and after coming back from baghdad my wife left me, took my newborn daughter my car was repossed my dog and cat died the army wanted me out,a real supportive chain of command a captain feldner us army.i was living under a bridge after i got out,i was wondering if it would be easier just to end my i spend most of my time at the harker heights vet center everyday wanting to help a vet.if it wasn't for USA cares and the harker heights killeen vet center i think i would be dead tight about now. you people helped me when my life was at it's darkest and bleakest.thanks to usa cares i was able to get a place with electricity and get food.thank you so much usa more wasn't god or the army that helped me pick up the was the VA and USA Cares.thank you so much.

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