Our Mission

The Gold Star Mission is a nonprofit organization that Honors and Supports Gold Star Families by preserving the memory of our Fallen Heroes through service to others in need.

What We Do

Pay Tribute to fallen heroes and their families

PAYS TRIBUTE TO FALLEN HEROES AND GOLD STAR FAMILIES

Enlist public support of Gold Star families

Supporting Gold Star Families

Provide unique Programs honoring the fallen heroes

Programs Honoring the Fallen Heroes

Encouraging and building Selfless Service

ENCOURAGES SELFLESS SERVICE

Paying Tribute to fallen heroes and their families.

The Gold Star Mission is an opportunity to ensure that these service members’ names live on forever, and that their sacrifices create opportunities to enrich the lives of others. Thus, we must Never Forget.

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    Gold Star Mission Education Scholarship

    The Gold Star Mission works to ensure higher education is a possibility for the family members of Illinois Service Members who have lost their lives in service to our country.  Apply for our children of fallen patriots scholarship fund now!

    Scholarship Application

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