WHAT INSPIRED US?
In my travels to over a dozen military bases in the Middle East with the Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff USO Holiday Tour, I interacted with thousands of vets and witnessed the conditions they endure. Back home, as the co-host of The Steve Harvey Morning Show and headliner for my own comedy tour, I often engage with veterans. I hear their stories and sometimes share their tears. So, after long consultation with my family and close friends I created Miles of Giving as a 501c3, not for-profit-organization, in 2012. It’s my way of giving back—but I cannot do it alone.
Combat amputees have a saying: I didn’t “lose” my leg; I “gave” my leg in the service of my country. We at Miles of Giving believe it is our duty to give back to them and let our Warriors know that not only are they appreciated, but most importantly, they are not forgotten.