News & Events

Upcoming Events

  • December 2, 2018

    Hudson Holiday Walk / Stuff the Humvee Toy Drive

    Join us at First & Main Hudson on Sunday, December 2 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. as we stuff the Humvee with new, unwrapped toys for local military families this holiday season. Visit for more details!


    First & Main Hudson, 43 Village Way, Hudson, Ohio

  • December 15, 2018

    Wreaths Across America

    Join us as we remember our fallen US Veterans and honor those who serve, while teaching our children the value of freedom.  Volunteers are needed to place wreaths for approximately 1-2 hours.  Click here to sign up and for more details.


    Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
    10175 Rawiga Rd | Seville, OH 44273

  • December 21, 2018

    Ricky Lee VA Concert

    More details coming soon!


    Louis Stokes VA Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

  • January 21, 2019

    Royal Caribbean Cruise with NEOPAT

    Join us for a cruise to Nassau and Coco Cay! Click here for all the details!


    Port: Miami, FL
    Traveling to Nassau and Coco Cay, Bahamas

  • March 2, 2019

    NEOPAT Gala

    Stay tuned for details on our annual gala!


    Astrodome of Parma, Parma, Ohio

Recent News

NEOPAT Cruise with WOD on the Waves


We are excited to announce that the Northeast Ohio Foundation for Patriotism has a unique opportunity to invite you and your family on a cruise! Join us on the Royal Caribbean, Mariner of the Seas, January 21 to 25, 2019. Departing from Miami and going to 2 ports of call: Nassau, Bahamas & Coco Cay. NEOPAT is the recipient of 100 cabins with the opportunity to donate those cabins to our local military service members, however, civilians are invited as well! A donation of $1,000 to NEOPAT secures your family cabin. Northeast Ohio Military families, however, are FREE! (Limited – […]

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Modern Warrior Live

Modern Warrior Live Postcard

NEOPAT, in conjunction with Tri-C and Playhouse Square recently partnered with Modern Warrior Live for a moving performance by Jaymes Polling and Cleveland’s own Leon Bibb where they shared their personal stories about combat and the reintegration into the civilian community.  The mission of Modern Warrior LIVE is to build bridges between veteran and civilian communities through live performances, collaborative workshops, sharing veteran stories and discussion. Highlighting stories of Posttraumatic growth, Modern Warrior works to help destigmatize our veterans by focusing on the shared human experience, while providing hope and a deeper understanding across communities.

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Cleveland Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication

NEOPAT was honored to be a part of the planning and dedication for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on August 31 at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affair Medical Center along with the Hershel “Woody” Williams Foundation.  Located at the corner of East 105th Street and East Boulevard in Cleveland, Ohio, the new Gold Star Monument is part of a campaign by Hershel “Woody” Williams to have similar markers places in communities across the country.  The Gold Star tradition started during World War I when families hung flags or banners bearing a blue star if a loved one was […]

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Keys to Progress

Keys to Progress

  NEOPAT is proud to partner with Progressive’s 6th annual Keys to Progress program as they give away four vehicles to deserving veterans in our area. Since 2013, Progressive has donated considerable time and resources to provide more than 500 veterans with reliable transportation so they can get back on the road and move forward in life.     As a company, Progressive sees the need in our communities to provide support to military men and women who may be facing tough circumstances in life – from difficult personal and family health needs, to excessive rent burdens, unemployment and even […]

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2018 Purple Heart Presentation to Corporal Ronald Potter

Ron Potter joined the Marine Corps in April 2001. After completing boot camp and the School of Infantry, he was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines and completed two deployments to Southeast Asia with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the USS Essex. In 2003, Ron was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, with which he deployed to Iraq in 2004 and participated in the 2nd Battle of Fallujah. He remained in the service for another deployment in 2005, this time near the Syrian border to help secure a free election for the Iraqi people. He received his […]

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Thank you for your recent gift of $1,750.00. Your monetary gift will benefit all who attend the Coast Guard holiday parties throughout Northeast Ohio. 

- J.K. Little, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief of Staff, Ninth Coast Guard District