Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment

The simple tasks of every everyday life -- climbing stairs, reaching a high shelf, driving to the grocery store -- are easy to take for granted. Because they're done without a second thought, it's impossible to imagine an inability to perform them. But that's often the reaity for our severely wounded heroes, where basic tasks are impossible obstacles and the enduring ambition of rehabilitation is to acheive a semblance of normalcy.


R.I.S.E. was established to provide wounded heroes and their families with the necessary resources to overcome their new life challenges. Whether providing home modifications, adapted vehicles, wheelchairs/trackchairs or constructing custom Smart Homes, the Gary Sinise Foundation is committed to helping our wounded heroes increase their mobility and reclaim their self-reliance.


Under R.I.S.E., the Gary Sinise Foundation is building custom Smart Homes for our nation's most severely wounded heroes. Both through our own efforts and through our Building for America's Bravest partner program with Tunnel to Towers Foundation, we're constructing these one-of-a-kind homes all across the country, each for a wounded hero, their caregivers and family. With a place to truly call home, they can move forward with their lives.

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