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WHO WE ARE

What began as one man’s vision to help the community around him has blossomed into a foundation committed to helping our nation’s heroes recognize and achieve their full potential as they return to civilian life.

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WHAT WE DO

Past and present members of our armed forces left their families and comfort of civilian life, and risked their health and life for the benefit of all Americans.

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HOW WE WORK

Our programs are open to all veterans of the United States Armed Forces and those currently serving. We work with the U.S. Government, Veterans Affairs, and other organizations to help improve quality of life for those who have and are currently serving our great nation.

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“Our nation’s heroes and their families have all sacrificed, many gave the ultimate sacrifice. We are committed to serving all of them.”
James Kniestedt • President

Our Promise

With a streamlined operation and dedicated volunteer staff, our foundation strives to keep operational expenses to a minimum so that we can effectively deliver resources and results. Our activities target pre-selected veterans and active duty members of the United States Armed Forces. Our foundation provides additional personal support as needed. Transparency is our number one priority. Our activities target pre-selected veterans and active duty members of the United States Armed Forces. Our foundation provides additional personal support as needed. Transparency is our number one priority.

Personal stories

We want to make sure those who have served and those currently serving and their families are not a faceless crowd. Behind every person is a life story that has touched us and made us want to help. We ask you to inquire about our heroes, their lives, their stories and to share the good and bad times with them.

Programs

The Kniestedt Foundation is developing programs ranging from medical assistance, quality of living and education to activities helping our heroes enjoy their life to its fullest.
Our primary programs cover our veterans and active duty service men and women, along with their parents and close family members.

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Our nation’s heroes and their families have sacrificed so much and we are committed to serving them.

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Kniestedt Foundation Joins Inaugural Top Team TUG-O-WAR Challenge

August 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Kniestedt Foundation Joins Inaugural Top Team TUG-O-WAR Challenge

There is a new event coming to Southeast Missouri and the Kniestedt Foundation is proud to announce they will be in attendance.  The inaugural Top Team TUG-O-WAR Challenge will be hosted in Cape Girardeau, Missouri [...]

This ‘Black Hawk Down’ special operator is still fighting, but on a different front

August 27th, 2018|Comments Off on This ‘Black Hawk Down’ special operator is still fighting, but on a different front

Dr. Norman Hooten, a retired Army master sergeant who served in the elite Delta Force and was on the ground during the Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia, draws on his extensive career in the [...]

Veterans and military service members can have high levels of stress

August 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Veterans and military service members can have high levels of stress

Learn how to understand and manage your stress with the information and tips below, provided by the Transition Assistance Program of the Departments of Defense, Labor, Veteran Affairs and Transportation. What to know A job [...]

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