Spirit of America
Los Angeles, California
Spirit of America (SOA) provides humanitarian and economic assistance in response to needs identified by deployed U.S. troops and diplomats serving in the world’s most challenging places. SOA also connect those courageous Americans to private-sector expertise and know-how, helping develop innovative solutions to the most difficult problems they face. SOA applies its resources at the intersection of security, humanitarian need and U.S. national interest.
In addition to work done with U.S. troops throughout the world, Spirit of America has worked with Americans deployed in Iraqi Kurdistan. They have worked in a variety of capacities to raise money that would benefit Kurdish children in Iraqi Kurdistan. The statistics below are two examples of how they’ve helped the Kurdish people:
- Raised $143,884 to provide children in Iraqi Kurdistan with nearly 70,000 pairs of rubber boots for winter.
- Raised $6,000 to supply violins, guitars, woodwinds and more for school children in Iraqi Kurdistan.
View the photo gallery below to read stories about Kurds who have escaped ISIS.