American Veterans
Disabled For Life Memorial

Our nation’s first permanent public tribute to disabled veterans past and present.


AH Partnership
Hero Dog Awards

Protecting society’s most vulnerable populations -- neglected and abused animals and
honoring the lives of America’s Hero Dogs; often ordinary dogs who do extraordinary things.


Debt of Honor
Disabled Veterans in American History

Debt of Honor examines the way in which the American government
and society as a whole have regarded disabled veterans throughout history.

The Official Website of Mrs. Lois Pope, The Lois Pope Life Foundation & LIFE

For more than two decades Lois Pope, the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, Inc. and Leaders in Furthering Education have given LIFE to those who are disadvantaged, marginalized, or forgotten because of disabilities, socio-economic status, neglect, age, abuse, and other barriers. Mrs. Pope has been the driving force behind the Lois Pope LIFE Center at the University of Miami School of Medicine, The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, a summer camp program serving thousands of underprivileged children and a groundbreaking new program with American Humane. Learn More

What’s on Lois’ Mind?
  • Lois Pope
    Coronavirus Florida: Lois Pope gives $1M to help feed hungry kids

    By Shannon Donnelly Courtesy of Palm Beach Daily News Philanthropist Lois Pope has donated $1M to the Palm Beach County Food Bank’s program to feed children on weekends and during the summer. Lois Pope’s decades of philanthropy have embraced a range of causes, from safe......

  • Veteran with service dog
    Coronavirus distancing: Don’t forget about veterans. For them, loneliness can be deadly.

    Legislation already exists to get our service members the help they need through animal companions. We must make sure it passes and soon. By Lois Pope While implementing social distancing and self-isolation are exactly the right steps if the United States is to slow the quickly......

  • 2019 Lois Pope K-9 Medal of Courage Awards
    Lois Pope K9 Medal of Courage

    There are many people who say that Washington DC has gone to the dogs. This was certainly true the other day at the annual ceremony on Capitol Hill for the Lois Pope K9 Medal of Courage, which are presented by our partners at American Humane.......