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Roy Vander Putten Spirit of Hope Award

Foundation Trustee Emeritus Roy Vander Putten Receives 2023 Spirit of Hope Award

September 14, 2023
In a heartwarming ceremony held today at the Pentagon, Roy Vander Putten, a beloved Coast Guard Foundation Trustee Emeritus, was honored with the 2023 Spirit of Hope Award for the Coast Guard. The award was presented by Coast Guard Rear Admiral Will Watson, Director of Governmental and Public Affairs.
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Coast Guard Responds to Hurricane Idalia in Florida’s Gulf Coast; Emergency Disaster Relief Available

September 7, 2023
As Hurricane Idalia reached Florida’s Gulf Coast as a Category 3 hurricane on August 30, the Coast Guard launched into action, demonstrating dedication to their mission of saving lives.
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Coast Guard Responding to Hawaii Wildfires; Help Available for Coast Guard Members Impacted

August 10, 2023
U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies across the local, state, and federal governments are actively responding to wildfires in Hawaii.
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Fundraising Campaign to Support Coast Guard Member Resilience

August 8, 2023
Triple-matching gift challenge will fund suicide prevention and other mental resiliency programs.
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Report Details Tremendous Impact of Our Community

July 13, 2023
The Coast Guard Foundation community provided vital support to the Coast Guard and its members in 2022 as detailed in the Foundation’s 2022 Annual Report, which is now available.
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NOAA’s Outlook for 2023 Hurricane Season; How to Get Storm Ready Now

July 7, 2023
Both NOAA and the Coast Guard provide basic recommendations for getting storm ready now, before disaster strikes. In all cases, consult your local and state resources for up-to-the-minute guidelines before, during, and after a hurricane.