Chevrolet honors active service
members, veterans and their families. From athletic programs for wounded
veterans to partnerships with nonprofit military organizations like
Operation Homefront, Chevy and our dealers care about the men and women
who serve our country.
Chevrolet is proud to partner with
Wreaths Across America, an organization that’s dedicated to remembering
our fallen heroes and honoring those who serve. Its mission is carried
out in part through wreath layings at over 1,200 cemeteries, including
Arlington National Cemetery, and has a goal of laying roughly 250,000
wreaths this year. Each year, Chevrolet donates 4,000 wreaths and
provides 12 vehicles to support a weeklong veterans parade from Maine to
Chevy proudly supports Operation Homefront (OH), a national nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. Since 2011, OH has fulfilled nearly 40,000 requests from military families, providing almost $25 million in financial assistance. Chevrolet is also helping to make this holiday season a little brighter by donating toys to Operation Homefront to distribute to military families.
GM is a leading corporate partner of
the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Program, which has
helped find jobs for more than 500,000 veterans since its inception in
2012. As a member of the Hiring Our Heroes Veteran Employment Advisory
Council, GM has joined more than 30 leading companies to organize
hundreds of job fairs across the country, as well as on U.S. bases in
Germany, Italy and Japan.
The Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded
Veterans comprises athletes who have overcome life-changing injuries to
compete in various marathons across the country. Their competitive
spirit was captured at the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank International
Marathon, where each cyclist showed their skill, strength, dedication
Chevy engineers partnered with students
from Michigan Technological University to develop a more efficient
handcycle for the Achilles Freedom Team. “Wings of Angels,”
an award-winning documentary narrated by Gary Sinise, portrays the
partnership and follows the lives of two wounded veterans who find
renewed confidence with the Achilles Freedom Team.
Your support and generosity play a
major role in helping these athletes move forward. There are many ways
to help — from individual donations to corporate sponsorships. You can
even purchase an entire handcycle to be used by an Achilles athlete in
competition for just $3,500.
Our support for the military goes
beyond what you see here. Visit our Military Discounts page to learn
more about how Chevy is part of the best military discount from any car