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Caregiver Desperately Needs Your Help
$1,045 Still Needed
Please consider providing relief for the spouse and caregiver of a 100% disabled Marine. His numerous medical appointments combined with increased impact of his injuries required her to leave her job so she could see to his needs as well as those of their two young children. While she and her husband pursue additional benefits to cover his care, they could lose everything due to the temporary financial strain of lost income. The family needs assistance with rent and groceries at this time.
Benefit Gap Creates Hardship For Newly Retired Soldier
$1,551 Still Needed
This just recently retired soldier has been waiting on the VA in order for his benefits to begin. After two tours to Iraq, his health just is not where it needs to be with respect to a strong, stable and secure future. If we add a loss of his home that he worked so hard to afford, then he may have an even more difficult road to recovery. Helping with a mortgage payment while he transitions will have true impact on his recovery and the future for him and his wife.
Help Purple Heart Recipient Stay in Apartment
$1,550 Still Needed
Please help us keep this Purple Heart recipient of wounds sustained in Afghanistan from becoming a statistic. Just as he was set to move in to a new apartment and begin school, significant fraudulent activity occurred on his bank account. While some of his money was returned by the bank, they are disputing other amounts, which are significant. The veteran is hoping this will be resolved but he may lose his apartment. Your support can give him the time he needs to recover.
Injured Veteran Needs Emergency Move
$1,465 Still Needed
Due to hazards in her residence that are impacting her safety and health, this veteran and her service dog need to move to a more secure home before the end of the month. As she has significant mobility issues and has had to pay to disconnect and reconnect utilities, she has requested assistance with the costs of the move. Your help with this move will give her the much deserved stability she needs to continue her studies and focus on her future.
Emergency Surgery Sends Family Into Tailspin
$2,660 Still Needed
A sudden complication related to his service connected disabilities required this medically retired marine to undergo immediate surgery. The worry and loss of income has put an incredible strain on him, his wife and their two young children. Normally, the family is very stable financially and are used to being the ones who help, not the ones who need it. Please help us give back to them by assisting with their mortgage and car payments until he can get back on his feet.
High Electric Bill Could Leave Family In the Cold
$710 Still Needed
A malfunctioning appliance caused unexpected sky-high electric bills for a disabled Marine veteran and his family. They tried to find replacements on limited income, but each time, the replacement failed. Our friends at Home Depot have made it possible to award the family a new appliance, but the resulting electricity balance has been more than they can recover from, even with extra payments. With winter approaching, we want to make sure this family has warmth and light.
Missing Payments Create Hardship for Marine
$1,365 Still Needed
This active duty Marine has been trying to track down several payments made to her mortgage company that have been returned to the wrong address or gone missing. Sending more payments to prevent loss of home has left her unable to make car payments, as she had assumed the money would be recoverable in short order. She is still waiting, and now fears she will lose her car due to the ongoing error. Your support can help give her the additional time she needs to correct the situation.
Training Injury Means Loss of Work and Income
$1,330 Still Needed
Due to an injury he received during training with his Guard unit, this Army National Guard soldier has been unable to work due to ongoing treatment and recovery. As he undergoes medical care and assessment by the VA, he and his wife struggle to make ends meet due to the lack of income and playing catch up with bills their savings could not cover. With your help for utility and car payments, we can give this young family the boost they need to stay on the right track financially.
Final Move After Decades of Service Hits Snag
$1,345 Still Needed
This 20 year Marine has just been medically retired from service. His many years of deployments overseas including combat zones have resulted in total disability. Right out of the gate, his transition has been difficult, with his only vehicle breaking down and needing critical repairs while he and his family were undergoing their PCS back home. With winter approaching in Alaska, he needs addition repair to make the vehicle safe, and his daughter is in desperate need of eyeglasses.
Close to Losing Home Because of Injuries
$1,900 Still Needed
The Air National Guard member medically retired last year, but it took 4 months for his retirement check to start coming in and then he had a major surgery this year which has further left the family struggling. His spouse is his caregiver, so she cannot work outside the home at this time to help. He is still waiting on additional benefits, and the family has even sold personal belongings to stay afloat. But now, they are facing losing their home. Please help us give back to this combat veteran for his service and ensure his family is taken care of.
Medically Retired and Recovering from Surgery
$1,637 Still Needed
This career Air Force MSgt just medically retired this summer, and due to continuing recovery from surgeries, he is unable to work at the present time. He is also waiting for the VA process to go through, so he can begin receiving those benefits as well. Once the process is finished, he and his family will be sustainable going forward. Your support can help ease this transition.
Family Of Seven Needs Help Getting Back on the Road
$1,875 Still Needed
The only vehicle this family of seven owns has suffered engine failure, and they are in desperate need of assistance with the cost of repair. Help this soldier and veteran of the Iraq War make sure his family can remain safe and on the road to a more secure future.
Sudden Move has Major Impact on Soldier and Family
$543 Still Needed
This injured National Guard member and his family were in for a shock when it was discovered that the home they had just rented was up for sale, and that they had a short amount of time to move. The cost to move used all of the family's available funds, and yet, it was not enough to get them stable. They are in desperate need of assistance with utility costs at their new residence. Your support can make a difference during this turbulent time.
A Chance to Succeed Could Be Lost
$785 Still Needed
What should be a pivotal moment of success for this medically separated Army reservist and her family is now a time of fear and uncertainty. Having recently graduated from college thanks to VA rehabilitation, she is still searching for work and her husband has been laid off for the winter. With a baby on the way and several children in the home, they need help with housing costs and groceries.
Vet Feels Alone and Without Support
$1,066 Still Needed
The loss of comrades during her tour in Iraq has continued to weigh heavily on this National Guard veteran, even more so as she transitions from being medically separated. Her spouse recently left and took most of the family's funds and car, leaving her to struggle to make ends meet for her and her daughter. With your help, we can change things around for the mother and daughter and give them the breathing room they need to recover.
Benefits Deposited to Wrong Account
$441 Still Needed
The monthly VA benefit for this Army veteran was deposited to an account that was not his. While the VA is investigating, the results will take time and the family has used all of their available savings to keep a roof over their head. Now they are at risk of having utilities shut off as well as losing their only vehicle. Your help can sustain them through this temporary crisis.
Many military families have faced eviction or foreclosure due to unexpected changes that affect their finances. Transitioning wounded service members may see a pay decrease once their military pay stops and their disability benefits begin. Help families keep a roof over their heads.
Pay The Electric Bill of a Military Family
Your donation of just $200 could provide power for a month to a military family in need or ensure that power is kept on for wounded warriors who need medical equipment for survival.
Help Feed A Military Family
We assist struggling military families by providing food boxes, grocery gift certificates, or vouchers to the commissary. Each family is provided enough food for a week while case workers help them find long-term solutions. Your $20 gift can give a hot meal to a military family.
Help A Warrior Transition To Civilian Life
Our young returning veterans are at risk of becoming homeless if they don't get help transitioning to civilian life. We offer free housing for wounded service members and their families to live during the transition process. These families get extra help to prepare and move to a place of their own.
Help Keep Essential Vehicle Rolling
Getting around is hard when your car is being repaired, but imagine trying to get around with a significant injury and add 2-3 medical appointments a day. Some wounded service members do not have enough money to fix their vehicles. Your donations can help heroes with much-needed repairs.
Provide Comfort For Military Family
What happens when a military spouse turns on the water to bathe a child and finds no hot water? The repair might have been feasible when their service member was home but due to deployment or injury recovery that is no longer possible. You can help make a difference.
Send a Caregiver To A Retreat
Caregivers are essential to the successful recovery of our heroes wounded in combat. But they need to get away, connect with others in their unique situation and rejuvenate.
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