Founded in 2015 by Joe and Ashley Evangelisti, the mission of the Addison Quinn Foundation fund is to support and enhance the quality of life of United States military veterans and their families. A distinguished veteran, Joe served six years in the United States Navy. His service included a tour of duty in Qatar as part of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He also served directly under the President of the United States at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland. His service earned him several commendations, including a Presidential Service Badge, Navy Joint Service Achievement Medal, and a Letter of Commendation signed by the Director of the White House Military Office.