590196 Count of Veterans known to be suffering from Undiagnosed
Post-Deployment Illnesses

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Confronting and eradicating post-deployment illnesses and toxic wounds through medical research, public awareness, and advocacy.

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Our Dec 22 Letter and Fundraising Challenge

December 22, 2014 Dear Friends: Every year, on December 22, we remember Sgt. Tom Sullivan’s birthday with a letter and the beginning of a fundraising challenge from two of our organization’s cofounders,┬áPeter and Jeanne Sullivan, who will match all donations... Read More

SGT Sullivan Center Honored With Emma 25 Award

12 December 2014 William@Sgtsullivancenter.org The Sergeant Sullivan Center was selected to be among the 11th Annual Emma 25 charities. Every December, the Email marketing company, Emma, selects 25 charities that they feel are doing outstanding work within their communities. The... Read More

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Our Mission

The SSC was founded in memory of Sergeant Thomas Sullivan, who died from illnesses that began after he was exposed to toxic fumes and dust in post 9/11 Iraq.

While he was sick, he was not aware that his exposures could have caused his illnesses, or even how serious they were.

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Post-Deployment Illness

One in three soldiers returns from the Middle East sick. They are sick with what is sometimes called exposure injuries, chronic multi-symptom illness, or Gulf War Syndrome, but what are all the same thing: Chronic, long-term illness as a result of deployment to the Middle East.

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How You Can Help

Funds raised have an immediate impact. They facilitate direct grants to seed new research, provide greater staff and resources for the Center's advocacy and outreach, and help the SSC to break the cycle of veterans suffering without support after they return from deployment.

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