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Welcome to our New Board Members

February 7, 2024
The Coast Guard Foundation Board of Trustees elected five new members at its Annual Meeting in November. The new board members will serve three years terms, commencing in 2024.
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#GivingTuesday: Support the Coast Guard Foundation

November 27, 2023
#GivingTuesday is a day that encourages people to give back, and this year, we encourage you to do just that by supporting our Coast Guard heroes!
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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2023
Happy Thanksgiving, Coast Guard Foundation Community!
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Government Shutdown Concerns: Coast Guard members will go without pay

September 27, 2023
If Congress fails to pass a budget by October 1 the government may shut down. This will have a devastating impact on Coast Guard families who are rightly worried about how they will pay their bills.
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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.