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About the USO

Our Mission

The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.

Since 1941, the USO has been the nation’s leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.

Today’s USO continuously adapts to the needs of our men and women in uniform and their families, so they can focus on their very important mission. We operate USO centers at or near military installations across the United States and throughout the world, including in combat zones, and even un-staffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy.

Our Global Impact

12.7M Connections Worldwide

8.1 Million

Center Visits

8.1 Million

Center Visits

Why Gaming?

When service members return from deployment, gaming is a fun, easily accessible tool for reconnecting and strengthening bonds with family. Also, gaming provides an opportunity to improve connections between the military, their families, and civilians and share experiences with others, providing a shared space to communicate and relieve stress through escapism. The Department of Veterans Affairs research shows that video games are an important tool for service members and veterans to overcome post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other invisible wounds.

How You Can Help

Use your gaming skills for good and strengthen America’s service members by starting a fundraiser for the USO today.

How to Start Your Charity Stream for the USO

  1. Create an account with Tiltify and start fundraising by clicking this link
  2. Add a donation panel to your streaming platform with a link to your fundraising page.
  3. Share the mission, rally your followers and ask for donations.
  4. Make it your own. Add fun rewards and milestones you know your chat will love.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the USO an agency of the United States Government?

The USO is a nonprofit, charitable corporation chartered by Congress that relies on donations from individuals, organizations and corporations to support its programs. It is not an agency of the United States Government. However, every president has been the Honorary Chairman of the USO since 1941. Learn more about the history of the USO.

What does USO stand for?

USO stands for United Service Organizations. Find out about the origins of the name.

Where do I get overlays to use during my livestream to raise funds for the USO?

You can find all our assets associated with your livestream to raise funds here.
Note: Our legal team requires us to tell you that by using our overlays you agree to some things. They are largely harmless, but we want to always be transparent and forthright, so please find that here.

Can I use my own overlays instead of the USO overlays?

If you are streaming to raise money for the USO, you will need to use the overlays provided by the USO.

Can a USO representative visit our livestream or join our streaming event?

We are not able to accept all invites to streaming events, but will consider them as we have availability. For any requests associated with having a USO representative join you, please email [email protected].

Do you have some talking points about the USO we can use while we are conducting our fundraiser?

Yes, you can find all our talking points here.

How can I volunteer for the USO?

Volunteers play a crucial role at the USO. Volunteers provide hundreds of thousands of hours of service across the organization. Find out more information about how to get involved here.

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