To my way of thinking, one of the best ways we can recognize Memorial Day and honor those who died while serving in the country's armed forces is to help out a veteran. Here are a few ideas for how you can do so:
- Donate to a charity supporting our veterans. This web site offers rankings of charitable organizations for veterans.
- Veterans Matter is a non-profit organization with the goal of housing as many unhoused veterans as they can.
- Thank a veteran when you see one. Here's a list of “101 Ways to Thank a Veteran“.