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Jeremiah is a disabled veteran with an amazing story of tragedy and triumph. He needs a wheelchair accessible home due to his paraplegia.
Jeremiah Arbogast
Fort Ashby, West Virginia
United States
2 Team Members



Lance Corporal Jeremiah Arbogast U.S. Marine Corps suffered Military Sexual Trauma while on Active Duty and in October 2009 he tried to commit suicide due to his PTSD now because of his attempt he suffers paraplegia.

Jeremiah served in the U.S. Marine Corps he enlisted in July 1998 and was formally retired in April 2006. 

He was featured in the 2012 Oscar Nominated Film "The Invisible War" and just recently the documentary "Justice Denied".

Jeremiah is very active in the MST and Suicide Prevention Communities. He also is a very active in adapted sports, handcycling, mono-skiing, swimming.

He was a participant at the 2012 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado where he won 2 Silver medals and 1 Bronze.

Jeremiah is married to Tiffany and he has one daughter age 11 Brianna. Making this event come true would provide so much for this veteran and his family.

Jeremiah is a Lifetime Member of DAV (Disabled American Veterans) PVA (Paraylzed Veterans of America) and Wounded Warrior Project Alumni 

Funds will be going to purchase a feasible home for this veteran to have independent living since he is in a wheelchair due to paraplegia.

If fundraising is successful Jeremiah will have a home he can live in worry free from the obstacles he deals with due to being in a wheelchair.

After completion of the purchase of the home. Another veterans non-profit Purple Heart Homes will be renovating the entire home to his needs.

If you donate through the website be sure to mention the donation is for Jeremiah Arbogast (Home Project)

Operation First Response is a non-profit organization. It's goal is to assist disabled veterans with their needs. 

If you would like to see the credentials of the organization please see below, The organization website is http://www.operationfirstresponse.org/ and the POC is Peggy Baker (Email) peggy@operationfirstresponse.org 

The Impact

  • Accessible home for the veteran
  • Independent living
  • Worry free maintenance
  • Stress free living environment
  • Veterans over all health will be improved mentally and physically
  • More Space and a bedroom for his daughter


Please help us achieve this goal of making this veteran feel his service to our country was not in vein. If you have any questions please contact Operation First Response for more information.




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raised by 63 people in 2 months
7% funded
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Verified Nonprofit
$63,000 USD goal
Flexible Funding This campaign has ended and will receive all funds raised.
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This campaign ended on October 8, 2013
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  • $10USD
    Gift from the heart

    You chose to give a gift from the heart no matter the circumstances.

    5 out of 1000 claimed
  • $25USD

    Paying it forward is a donation you give letting the veteran know how much you appreciate the service of our hero.

    12 out of 1000 claimed
  • $50USD
    Honor Banner

    A banner will be placed outside the home with the names of donors during the construction of the home and during the community BBQ

    2 out of 1000 claimed
  • $100USD
    Thank You Cards from Jeremiah

    Personal hand written card from the veteran expressing his personal gratitude.

    4 out of 150 claimed
  • $250USD
    Honor Portrait

    With this generous donation you will receive a 8x10 Photo of the veteran and his family in front of the home signed with your name on it.

    1 out of 100 claimed
  • $500USD
    Plaque of Honor

    Names of donors will be placed on wall plaque that will be placed in the veterans home.

    1 out of 50 claimed
  • $1,000USD
    Honor Brick

    Your name will be carved into a brick that will be placed on the property of the veteran

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