“The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.”
Every day, 22 US Veterans commit suicide. We give Veterans an outlet, and bring public awareness to the issue, through hockey.
Dr Michele Baker is the Skate for the 22 Foundation’s Medical Director.
Skate for the 22 Foundation players are welcome to contact Dr. Baker with questions about access to mental health care for themselves or a family member.
All communications with Dr. Baker are strictly confidential.
The Skate For The 22 Foundation Offers Financial Assistance And Work Party Assistance To Families Of Veterans/Active Duty/Reserve personnel Who Have Committed Suicide. We Also Offer Scholarships To Their Spouses And Children.
A veteran is defined as someone who has served in the Armed Forces of the United States, specifically the Army,Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, or National Guard
Active Duty/Reserve personnel are defined as serving on active duty, or in the reserve complement, of the Armed Forces of the United States, specifically the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard or National Guard, at the time of the suicide.
The Foundation has started its Lt Col Charles W Whittlesey Scholarship and awards scholarships on a needed basis.
Click here to download Financial Aid/Work Party request Instructions and Application Form.
Note: The Financial Aid/Work Party Application Form must be submitted by mail, as stated in its instructions.
Click here to submit a completed Scholarship Application Form.