The Kyle Palmieri Foundation (Federal Tax ID 82-3386658) is a nonprofit corporation with federal tax-exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) founded by New Jersey Devils forward Kyle Palmieri. The mission of the Kyle Palmieri Foundation is to give back to the patriots who put their lives on the line to preserve our freedoms as Americans.
While there is no way to adequately thank active and veteran service members and their families for the sacrifices they have made, we do our best to show our sincerest appreciation by raising funds for programs that benefit the military community.
The issue is personal to Kyle, as he has several family ties to the military. Currently, his sister and brother-in-law are honorably serving our country in the National Guard and U.S. Army. This close connection to the military inspired Kyle to do more to help those who sacrifice the most.
What began as a military recognition program called Squad21 in 2016, the Kyle Palmieri Foundation has since evolved into a full-fledged charity organization that supports three military nonprofits. The original Squad21 program also still lives on under the Foundation.
It means a lot that the Devils and Kyle are doing this for us. I know his brother-in-law served as a Captain in the Army and his sister just joined the National Guard so it’s great that he’s doing this for his family and for us, I appreciate it alot.
I just think it’s great that he’s acknowledging the fact that there are real people serving the country–he knows, he has family members that are in the service and he appreciates that. He wants to thank those other people who are serving.