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The Kaufman Fund…Serving those who Served.

The mission of The Kaufman Fund is to support veterans and children in the St. Louis region who are at risk of abuse or poverty, needing food, shelter, clothing, medical care and basic needs.

The Kaufman Fund was started in 1990 by Wayne Kaufman to honor the memory of Ralph Kaufman and his dedication to helping those in need.  The Kaufman Fund carries that tradition forward.  Over the past 20 years, we have raised and distributed over $1,000,000 to help local veterans and children.

All funds raised by The Kaufman Fund stay in the St. Louis region.

The Kaufman Fund is a registered 501c3 charity. Donations to the Kaufman Fund are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

To learn more about The Kaufman Fund and how you can help, let us speak at your company, church, temple, club or organization, call 314-753-8355.

What We Do

The Kaufman Fund Supports Organizations and Charities that help Veterans:

Help homeless Vets and their families find housing.
Help unemployed Vets find employment.
Help children and families of deployed soldiers with emergency funding, clothing, food and shelter.
Help Vets with PTSD receive equine & dog assisted therapy.
Help mothers who have lost a son or daughter with counseling and peer group counseling.
Help send care packages to deployed soldiers.
Help divorced soldiers with counseling and legal help.
Help Vet children with transportation for school, doctors, and other transportation needs.
Help out of town families with free housing, food, transportation and other needs when a Vet is in the Hospital.
Help disabled Vets enjoy the hunting seasons at a sponsored reserve.
Help Vets visit the Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. by securing their transportation, food, hotel and other travel costs.
Help Vets at the Missouri Veterans Home with frequent visits, holiday parties, gifts and being there for them.
Help by donating funds to support scholarships for Veteran’s children.
Help with the Patriot Guard for a fallen solider.
Help disabled-low income Vets that own homes with needed repairs.
Donated Christmas trees and stands to 400 Veteran families so they could have a fitting holiday for their families.