My names Felicia Campbell, I grew up in Crest Hill, IL. I am currently serving in the Army National Guard as Military Police. The military life is very important to me, I have met many people throughout the past couple of years, and I have definitely made life long friends. That is why I joined a non-profit organization called Mission 22. Which focuses on our Veterans, and what we can do to help them. Veteran Suicide is not an easy topic to talk about, but it needs to be talked about and that’s where I come in. I plan to educate as many people as I can about our Veterans and I hope to make a difference; you can help!” Mission 22 provides treatment programs to veterans for Post-Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury and other issues they might be facing. It organizes events and builds memorials to create social impact and awareness for these issues. Mission 22 also has an Ambassador volunteer program for people to get involved as well. Ambassadors educate the public on veteran issues, help get veterans into Mission 22 treatment programs and create resources in their communities. Through these three programs, it enables a push for the betterment of our nation’s heroes and stands united in the war against veteran suicide” (Mission 22).
One of my events will be a fundraising event at Oberweis in North Aurora on May 16, 2019. My goal is to have over 350 people show up this day, 20% of the proceeds will go to Mission 22. Please spread the word, get a scoop or two and even meet me there from 12p-5p to learn more about Mission 22 and what we do and what you could do. Our veterans need our help and it is time for us to step up!