Carry the Load

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Carry the Load


Carry the Load is a foundation public foundation. With $3.8m in revenue and 9 employees, it is a mid-sized organization. Founded in 2012, Carry the Load is headquartered in Plano, TX. The organization is notable for its healthy financials, spending 94% directly on its programs. In recent tax filings, the organization reported expenses of $3.6m.

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Mission and Work


To honor and celebrate our nations heroes by connecting americans to their sacrifices for our freedom.


The organization honors and celebrates our nations heroes by connecting americans to their sacrifices for our freedom. The organization organizes and conducts memorial day events and other events to bring awareness and that honors and thanks veterans and active duty members of the military, law enforcement, firefighters and their families for their sacrifices. The organization also provides grant funds to various other not-for-profit organization partners which serve these heroes by providing varous program support services and education opportunities.

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Honor and Celebrate Our Nation’s Heroes

Carry The Load is a non-profit organization that provides an active way to connect Americans to the sacrifices made daily by our military, veterans, first responders and their families.

What started in 2011 as a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day has now grown to honoring our nation's heroes 365 days a year.


See the many Carry The Load stories on social media with the hashtag #CarryTheLoad.


Learn about our mission and how Carry The Load was founded by two veteran Navy SEALs.

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