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Face the Fight launched in 2023 and now has 175 coalition members and $85M committed to reduce veteran suicide. Learn more about what we did in our 2023 Progress Report.

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“There’s this opportunity for organizations like USAA, and other business leaders need to change the culture around suicide and talk about it.”

Read more at ABC News

“Celebrity Chef Rush has made it his mission and partnered with USAA and the Face the Fight Campaign to educate, provide resources and inform the world about veterans’ struggles.”

Read more at OK!

“Connecting those dots about what we owe, and connecting those dots about the side effects of service and sacrifice of our veterans, is important.”

Read more at The Mighty

In the News

“Face the Fight™ has released its first annual impact report demonstrating the effect that organizations and nonprofits together can have on saving veteran lives through suicide prevention efforts.”

Read more at Business Wire

“UT Health San Antonio is providing experts trained in military and veteran mental health to help USAA launch Face the Fight.”

Read more at UT Health

“We recognize that one company can’t enter the arena of suicide prevention and expect to turn the tide single-handedly,” — USAA’s assistant vice president of corporate responsibility.

Read more at Military.com

“The initial $41 million in philanthropic grants will support nonprofit programs, clinical fellowships, veteran service organizations and suicide prevention/training programs for veterans.”

Read more at FOX News

“We owe it to those who have served our country to provide them with the care and support they need to thrive post-service.”

Read more at LinkedIn

“An initial $2.5M grant from USAA funds training of 200 mental health clinicians, screening over 7,000 people for suicide risk, and delivering suicide-specific interventions to over 1,600 veterans.”

Read more at USAA

“We are committed to ensuring all veterans and military members have access to the care they need, especially in underserved communities where advances in health equity are greatly needed.”

Read more at USAA

“We want to start by encouraging people to talk more about suicide. We have to break the stigma around it; without starting there, it’s much harder to get veterans the help & support they need.”

Read more at Yahoo News

“It’s so important to me because I have PTSD & I’ve lost a few people through suicide,” veteran & White House chef, Andre Rush says. “I lost one of my soldiers literally hours after talking to me.”

Read more at New York Post

“Finally, something is being heard. Someone shares your voice. Something is finally being done–not just for me but for other veterans and their kids.”

Read more at USA Today