Program Collaborators

The following organizations were the catalysts for the development of the Buddy-to-Buddy Volunteer Veteran Program. Without their generosity and support, the Program would not have been possible.

The Michigan Army National Guard Yellow Ribbon Program

The University of Michigan Depression Center and Department of Psychiatry

Michigan State University Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Program Sponsors

We are grateful to the following organizations for their generous contributions. Their commitments have had a significant impact on our ability to sustain and enhance our programs. It is through the support and endorsement of these organizations and their commitment to veterans and military service members that we have been able to impact the lives of so many.

Welcome Back Veterans

Welcome Back Veterans


Robert R. McCormick FoundationThe Robert R. McCormick Foundation


Major League BaseballMajor League Baseball Charities

The Department of Veterans Affairs also provides funding for the Buddy-to-Buddy Volunteer Veteran Program. We rely on the VA as a trusted resource for referral of the military service members with whom we work, and we are grateful for their support.

VADepartment of Veterans Affairs Veterans Integrated Services Network 11

Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Mental Health Services


Program Donors

Thank you to all of our generous donors, including those who have chosen to support Buddy-to-Buddy while honoring a veteran in their life:

Ben Driscoll (Gift from Mr. Paul Schincariol)
John L. Sebesta (Gift from Mrs. Alison P. Knapp)
Robert Karczewski (Gift fom Ms. Valerie L. Atkin)
Kayla Moore (Gift from Ms. Helen R. Loveday)
Eric Pressler (Gift from Mr. Matthew R. Kurtz and Ms. Kristen P. Kurtz)
Stephanie Zarb (Gift from Mr. Randy A. French)