The Illinois Patriot Guard Riders also reaches out to the community of military veterans in a variety of supportive ways through our Help on the Home Front Program (HOTH). Over the years, we have provided wheelchair ramps, loaded moving trucks for the disabled, purchased plane tickets in critical situations, donated money to offset costs associated with family visits to the severely wounded, and a variety of other things consistent with our organizational mission.

Those projects are funded through our Gear Store purchases and financial contributions made to the Illinois Patriot Guard Riders, and those that do not involve any financial commitment are completed by our dedicated volunteer members who donate their time and other individual resources.

If there is a request for HOTH services that involves volunteer time or expertise, you will receive a statewide email. If it is in your area and you would like to volunteer, please follow the contact instructions contained in the statewide email.