The Gold Star Mission is a nonprofit organization that Honors and
Supports Gold Star Families by preserving the memory of our Fallen
Heroes through service to others in need.
Our Executive Team is comprised of current and former military members
from the state of Illinois. Get to know more about us...
The advisory council involves thoughtful leaders who regularly provide
advice to the Gold Star Mission Leadership, and serve as a resource to
help guide the direction of the organization and navigate its future.
We are a group of people that have a calling to preserve the legacy by honoring our
fallen heroes through activities, scholarships and events. The Gold Star Mission is
an opportunity to ensure that these service members’ names live on forever, and that
their sacrifices create opportunities to enrich the lives of others. Thus, we must
Gold Star Mission was created by veterans to honor the fallen. Too often their
names get lost. This group of fellow soldiers decided that the fallen soldiers
names’ would live on forever! See the full story, here!
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The Gold Star Mission is a nonprofit organization that Honors and Supports Gold Star Families by preserving the memory of our Fallen Heroes through service to others in need.
The Gold Star Mission seeks to honor and support our Illinois Gold Star Families by preserving the memory of their Illinois Fallen Military Service Members. In 2017, we began offering scholarships in honor of our Illinois Fallen Military Service Members to those who exemplify selfless service in their own communities. Since then, we have awarded $249,000.00 in scholarships honoring our Fallen.