JAVELAN, INC. - A program of First Responders Foundation

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Year Founded:
2009
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
R.A. (Tim) McAlpine Jr - Javelan Program
Main Address:
2800 S 110th Street
OMAHA, NE 68144

What We Do

Javelan, Inc. provides service dogs to our nation's heroes, enabling their life and independence. Javelan provides funding for training service dog teams (handler/dog) for military veterans and first responders regardless of ability to pay.
This program creates a scenario where everyone wins because multiple lives are saved. The dogs are given a purpose in a loving, forever home and the veterans quality of life is drastically improved with the medical assistance and by the healing power of their new canine partner.

Interesting Info

Currently there are over forty teams of vets and service dogs in Omaha.
We are supported solely by private donations, with each team costing $3500.
Our goal is to expand to outstate Nebraska as needed.

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