Be part of the Best Defense

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For Our Veterans

Welcome to the Best Defense Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on helping our military veterans and their families. Our mission is to Take Care of the Ones who Took Care of Us.

We make a difference in the lives of Veterans with the programs below.


Our Missions

Our Founder



Founder of the Best Defense Foundation

Donnie is a retired NFL football player who has spent the last 22 years giving back to our military. He has done numerous USO tours, visited many military bases and accompanied hundreds of WWII veterans and Vietnam veterans back to their battlefields. 

Donnie was the Los Angeles Chargers Salute to Service Award recipient in 2017.

His dedication and support for our military is unwavering. 


Help Heal our Veterans


"Taking care of the ones who took care of us!"

β€” Best Defense Foundation Founder - Donnie Edwards

Our Mission is to Honor


We Need Your Help

Please join our ranks - help the Best Defense Foundation expand it’s impact by donating at the link below.