BFW Institute of Education & Research (Pain Free Patriots)

Mission Statement

Pain Free Patriots provides medical grants for effective treatment to help relieve chronic pain for military Veterans. Our goal is to help Veterans return to their daily lives as quickly and as healthy as possible using the latest innovative technologies, protocols, and best practices.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Provided 131 Veterans with grants, totaling $443,141 for an average of $3,383 per Veteran.
Current Goals Fundraising goal of $1,200,000. and serving over 200 veterans.
Community or Constituency Served Pain Free Patriots benefits military service members and Veterans in Minnesota.
Geographic Area Served Minnesota

Reports & Finances

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 12/21/2016

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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14001 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Phone: 952-746-3174

General Information

Alternative Name: Becker Furniture World Foundation, BFW Institute of Education and Research, BFW Charities, Pain Free Patriots
EIN: 41-1887801
Principal Staff: Chris Barber
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 120+
Ruling Year: 1998


Board Chair: Douglas V. Huseby
Number of Board Members: 3
Average Member Attendance: 3

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