Leadership Giving

By supporting the USO, you can take satisfaction in knowing that your contributions have an immediate and direct impact in keeping our service members and their families connected to home, family, and country.

Serve Those Who Serve Us

The USO is leading the way to unite all Americans to actively support members of the military and their families - in every corner of the globe. Through our global network of more than 250 USO locations and world-wide access to our programming, we go where they go. We are by their side, keeping them connected to the things they hold dear while they protect and defend our homes, families and country.

With your help, the USO can continue to offer our brave men and women a piece of home and our trademark support, no matter where they serve.  Your philanthropy fuels the force behind the forces.

The Benefits of Giving Back to Our Service Members

  • 2023 Leadership Council Members

    The Leadership Council includes individuals and organizations that generously support the USO’s mission with gifts and pledge payments of $10,000 or more this year (January 1 – December 31).

  • Invitations

    Invitations to exclusive events with military leaders and VIP guests, including online fireside chats, Jeffersonian dinners, and more.

  • Unique Experiences

    Opportunity to experience the USO mission delivery in action at one of our U.S. or overseas strategic locations.

Leadership Council

The USO Leadership Council recognizes individuals and family foundations who annually give $10,000 or more. Leadership level support plays a vital role in delivering the USO mission by providing the fiscal flexibility to execute ongoing programming as well as rapidly deploy resources as emergency response operations or national disasters occur.

For more than 80 years, the USO has been easing moments of separation, connecting military men and women to what matters most to them throughout their time of service and beyond–no matter where they serve. The Leadership Council members are unique in that each council member’s involvement in providing support can be crafted to their preference based on giving level.

We know that meaningful expressions of love and support have a powerful impact on those who serve. By joining the Leadership Council, you can take great pride in knowing your generosity enables the USO to remain agile in responding to the ever-evolving needs of military life and therefore will have a meaningful impact on the lives of our courageous service members and their families. Additionally, you will enjoy other exclusive benefits, such as access to USO special events and programs and national recognition for your leadership gift.

Together with you, we can continue to provide the support that strengthens and comforts service members and ensures that they never feel forgotten.


By joining the USO Leadership Council, you will help strengthen America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.  For more information about the USO Leadership Council please email [email protected] or call 703-579-0884. 

President’s Circle - $10,000-$24,999

  • Opportunity to have your gift recognized on the USO website
  • Invitation for a personal tour of a USO Center near you

Chairman’s Circle - $25,000-$49,999

  • All the benefits listed above, plus:
  • Opportunity to include a personal message in care packages sent to deployed service members
  • Personal invitation to attend a national USO program or event

Vanguard Circle - $50,000-$99,999

  • All the benefits listed above, plus:
  • A personal phone call with the USO CEO/President

Executive Circle - $100,000-$249,999

  • All the benefits listed above, plus:
  • Opportunity to attend a USO mission immersion trip stateside
  • An annual stewardship report to show the impact of your generous giving to the USO

Freedom Circle - $250,000-$499,999

  • All the benefits listed above, plus:
  • Opportunity to attend a USO mission immersion trip overseas
  • VIP tickets to an annual USO Stewardship Event

Liberty Circle - $500,000-$999,999

  • All the benefits listed above, plus:
  • Special invitation to attend a USO VIP Lunch/Dinner

Founder’s Circle - $1,000,000 or more

  • All the benefits listed above, plus:
  • Premier recognition at an annual USO Stewardship event
  • Personal presentation of an American Flag flown over an overseas USO center to honor your support, with a personal letter and certificate


Make a difference in the lives of those who protect us every day.

Learn about our endowment and naming opportunities as a USO Leadership Council Member.

  • Leaving a Lasting Legacy

    Planned gifts and endowments can empower the USO’s mission for years to come. Watch your gift encourage and create excellence today with the assurance that your investment will touch countless lives and families for generations.

  • Naming Opportunities

    Donors can leave a lasting legacy while furthering the mission of the USO by taking advantage of naming opportunities for USO centers, rooms within centers, entertainment tours, or specific programs and services.

  • Honor a Hero

    You can celebrate a service member, veteran or family member on a significant occasion. Recognize someone special or commemorate a milestone by making a gift in honor of a hero. To make a gift in remembrance of a loved one, please email [email protected] or call (703) 579-0884.

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