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About the Operation-Initiative Foundation

Founded in 2013, the Operation-Initiative Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports veterans diagnosed as having post-traumatic stress disorder. The Foundation also provides support for the nonpaid caregivers of these veterans. It is because of the increasing need to provide cost-effective services for these veterans and their caregivers that the Foundation has formed its Outreach Transitional Center.

The Outreach Transitional Center is a division of the Operation-Initiative Foundation. The purpose of the Center is to identify veterans who are being and have been discharged from one of the branches of the U.S. military and plan to reside on Long Island. The Center will also identify the veterans’ family caregivers; whether they are currently serving as caregivers, have been caregivers, or may be doing so in the future. Through the identification of veterans and family caregivers, outreach services will be provided to veterans and their caregivers that will enable them to participate in one or more of the programs and services offered through the Center. It is through the process of identification, outreach and engagement that the Center will foster the effective and timely provisioning of programs and services with the goal to help alleviate the negative health and socioeconomic impact of PTSD on the veterans and their family caregivers.

 

Mission Statement

Founded in 2013, Operation-Initiative Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable organization whose mission is to provide information as well as holistic services and support to veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress, and to the family caregivers of these veterans. In this regard, the Foundation has defined as one of its primary goals the establishment of an endowment fund so that holistic services can be offered to low income veterans and their family caregivers who are in need of such services. Through advocacy, education, holistic and financial support, the Foundation strives to be a central resource on Long Island for veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress and their family caregivers. In all of its operational endeavors, Operation-Initiative Foundation, Inc. is committed to the ideals inherent in its Pillars of Excellence: Compassion, Integrity, Leadership and Service.

Vision

To Be The Leading Organization On Long Island That Serves Veterans Diagnosed With Post-Traumatic Stress and Their Family Caregivers


Louis Falco
President / Founder
Lfalco@opinfdn.org
(631) 926-2066
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Frank Corso Jr.
Chairman, Board of Directors
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Jesse B. Cromer Sr.
Vice President

Edward Gibbons PhD.
Vice President
 
Paulette Donadelle
Vice President of Technology & Communications

Paul Stephen Beeber Esq.
Secretary
Jennifer Scott
Treasurer

Katherine Gibson
Editor - Manual

Anthony Civitano
Directors

Anthony Labiento
Directors

Rev. Msgr. James F. Pereda
Directors

Rev. Richard Wilson
Directors