Light Up To Live Foundation

A nonprofit organization

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$10,000 Goal

About Us

Light Up To Live Foundation provides polychromatic light therapy systems and highly-trained service dogs to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Veterans living with the effects of post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, pain, and depression.  The Dallas-based 501(c)(3) charity connects and supports like-minded organizations that benefit this community.

Mission

Light Up To Live Foundation is the only organization in Texas and 48 states that gives polychromatic light therapy systems to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Veterans living with post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, pain, and depression. It also funds highly-trained service dogs for veterans with adaptive needs. The Foundation is dedicated to connecting military members and their families to other organizations aligned with its mission of lighting a path to better health. Light Up to Live Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity based in Dallas and founded by Randall and Sherry Reed, owners of the World Class Automotive Group.

Needs

Raising funds to support the cost of highly-trained service dogs trained specifically for use by Veterans living with post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, pain, depression, and physical injuries to enhance their daily adaptive living needs. The cost to train a dog, which typically includes two years of service-dog training, canine food, and veterinary care, is $35,000.

FUNDS RAISED DIRECTLY SUPPORT:

• Funding of Service Dogs trained specifically for use by Veterans living with post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, pain, depression, and physical injuries to enhance their daily adaptive living needs - including 18 months of training and five years of canine food and veterinary care.

• Polychromatic LED Light Therapy Systems are donated for personal use by Veterans who can use the systems at home or away from their physical therapy center.

• Polychromatic LED Light Therapy Systems are purchased and donated to other charities that provide physical and emotional therapy to Veterans learning adaptive skills.

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Summary

Organization name

Light Up To Live Foundation

Tax id (EIN)

82-0635428

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Operating Budget

$100,000 - $249,999

Counties Served

Rockwall, Parker, Palo Pinto, Navarro, Montague, Kaufman, Johnson, Hunt, Hood, Grayson, Fannin, Erath, Ellis, Denton, Dallas, Cooke, Collin, Somervell, Tarrant, Wise

BIPOC Serving

Black or African American, Native American, Hispanic or Latinx, Asian/Pacific Islander

BIPOC Leadership

Neither/None

Address

7777 Lemmon Avenue Suite 120
Dallas, TX 75209

Phone

214-379-1445

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