The Gold Star Mission is a 100% Volunteer Organization!

The Gold Star Mission is always looking for additional Volunteers! There are numerous volunteer opportunities, depending on where you are located and how much time you’d like to “donate”! Annually, the Gold Star Mission conducts grueling endurance events throughout Illinois. There are numerous volunteer positions required to make these events happen! Examples:
  1. Pre-Event Planning & Coordination.
  2. Pre-Event Outreach.
  3. Pre-Event Registration.
  4. Event Safety.
  5. Event Rest Stop/Refreshment Stations.
  6. Support Vehicle Operators (bicycling events).
  7. Public Relations/Media Contacts.
  8. Photographers.
  9. End-of Event Ceremony.
The Gold Star Mission’s 2024 endurance events include:
  • General Logan 200 (12-13 Jul 2024)
  • Gold Star 500 (Central-South Route) (24-28 Sep 2024)

In addition to these events, there are many other activities, throughout the year, that the Gold Star Mission Team supports and participates in to raise awareness of the service and sacrifices of our Fallen Service Members! Volunteers are always welcomed to assist in these activities! Including:
  • Rockford Run for Fallen (1/2 Marathon, 5K & 3K (27 Apr 2024)
  • Illinois State Fair Veterans Day (Springfield) (11 Aug 2024)
  • Wreaths Across America (Laying Wreaths) (14 Dec 2024)

Thank you for considering volunteering with The Gold Star Mission! To sign-up or to request additional information and details, please fill out and submit the form below.

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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.


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The Gold Star Mission seeks to honor and support our Illinois Gold Star Families by preserving the memory of their Illinois Fallen Military Service Members. In 2017, we began offering scholarships in honor of our Illinois Fallen Military Service Members to those who exemplify selfless service in their own communities. Since then, we have awarded $249,000.00 in scholarships honoring our Fallen.
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