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The Forgotten Soldier Program is dedicated to offering the highest complementary integrative health care for optimized treatment and preventive care that strengthens physical, mental, and spiritual health of Veterans.  
 

Your donation allows us to serve Veterans who can’t afford conventional or holistic therapies, cover operating expenses, and conduct Veteran and community outreach. All our Veterans, their families young and old, need support for their return to a normal, productive life. We hope you will join us in supporting our Veterans, and serving them as they have served us and our country.

Medical research shows that holistic therapies can be effective treatments for:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • ​Chronic Physical and Emotional Pain
  • Anxiety and Impairment
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Depression
  • Flashbacks
  • Stress and more…

 

Give Back

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We rely on the support of the community and other fellow Veterans to meet the needs of our HEROS. Without the support of volunteers, we would not be able to accomplish our mission. Can you swing a hammer, be a part of a committee, know a valuable resource, offer services......Help us Help others.  It doesn't matter how important your job was....without support we would fail.  Sometimes the ones giving support are the ones that need it the most. Let us also give back to the people that support Veterans because without you we couldn't do our job.  Contact Us.
FSP offers many one-of-a-kind events that offer an exciting variety of sponsorship opportunities. For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Donna Arz at 530-852-2249 or via email donna@theforgottensoldierprogram.org.
The Forgotten Soldier Program 991 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
Online giving is fast, easy, and secure. It’s the fastest option available for supporters to help our Veterans and their Families. Thanks to the generous donations of people just like you, we have been able to purchase TRICARE for eligible Veterans and their families for up to 3 months. Lending a helping hand whenever there is a need.

Garden

 

 

About five years ago, The Armed Forces Pavilion and Community Garden located at 995 Lincoln Way, Auburn CA was nothing more than a dream and a dirt lot. A collaborative effort of numerous Veterans and FSP set in motion a plan to give Veterans a common place to work together on healing, to join with the community and learn about each other. Helping with growing vegetables and plants. Harvesting and providing food for the Homeless and the families that work in the garden. Through overwhelming support from local business and countless hours from volunteer’s, that dream is now a reality.

Getting Down and Dirty

Are you a business owner that has a service that could benefit the garden? Do you have able hands? Or do you just want to play in the dirt?  We want your help and so do Veterans. Contact Us today and let us know when you’d like to volunteer.

Adopt A Bed

FSP offers 4 beds for yearly lease. Grow fresh fruit and vegetables for yourself while enjoying the great outdoors! Contact Us and learn more about Leasing a garden box for a Veteran.

Buy A Brick

The Forgotten Soldier Program is offering the opportunity to leave your Veterans mark in a very special place. Bricks are available to be engraved with your customized message until we sell out.

Please click here to save and complete the brick form. Mail with payment to:  The Forgotten Soldier Program 991 Lincoln Way Auburn,CA 95303

FSP

The Forgotten Soldier Program located in Auburn, California.

The Forgotten Soldier Program [FSP] is an innovative 501c3 nonprofit organization that was started in December of 2005.  We received our Tax ID number on April 8th 2010 and over the past 10 years FSP has been able to help over 22,000 veterans and their family members.

Each year we attend 4 Stand Downs, and provide 65 Holistic Health Care sessions to veterans each month at our office in Auburn, California.  We participate monthly in an outreach program at the Vet Center on Howe Ave in Sacramento and see up to 40 veterans each time. We offer a Community Healing Day in the Fall for Veterans and their family sponsored by the American Legion Post 84 in Auburn and hosted at the Veterans Memorial Hall.  The Sacramento Mather VA Hospital regularly refers people to us in addition to seeing up to 40 women Veterans monthly.  For the past 5 years Wounded Warriors have been referred to us from the Active Duty Community Based Warrior Transition Unit from Fort Lewis Washington that were stationed at McClellan Air Force Base.  FSP has developed strong bonds with Active Duty, CA National Guard, Reserve and Veterans of all eras and still maintain those bonds.
FSP provides comprehensive transitional therapies WITHOUT charge to Veterans and their family members.  Our goal is to help overcome Moral Injuries, TBI, PTSD, and MST (military sexual trauma).  The whole team at FSP is dedicated to and passionate about working with Veterans of every era and their Family Members.  We assist in the healing process of emotional and spiritual trauma and physical symptoms with Holistic Therapy, Educational Programs, and Resources and Transitional Tools.

 

WHERE THERE ARE NEEDS, WE WILL BE THERE LENDING A HAND, REINTEGRATING VETERANS BACK INTO CIVILIAN LIFE.
 

About Us

Donna_Arz PhDDonna Arz PhD.   –  Founder – FSP

We help you find your way home!

I realized the brave men and women who served for our country were not getting the help they needed. Many of our HEROES return with emotional, physical, and spiritual injuries that can last a lifetime. I believe you can combine different modalities to bring back balance to the mind, body, and spirit.

With that desire in my heart, I created THE FORGOTTEN SOLDIER PROGRAM [FSP] to give hope back so that no one is forgotten. All of us should be looking to make a difference in our world and through mindfulness and empathy I believe we can make a difference.

Our Board

Our Team

Advisory Board: John Patrick, Mike Holmes, Thomas Graham, Neva, Tiffany