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Marine Veteran with Newborn in NICU Laid Off
$4,470 Still Needed
The Marine veteran's new baby spent considerable time in a NICU after birth, causing him to miss hours and work, and now, he has been laid off, with no expectation to be able to return to work until the New Year. It is difficult for many of our disabled veterans to find work, so when a job is lost, it can be devastating emotionally as well as financially. Help us repay this family for their years of service by ensuring they don't lost their home or have their utilities cut off.
Help Combat Veteran Marine With Items for New Baby
$1,880 Still Needed
This combat wounded Marine and his wife are expecting a new baby any day now, and the joyous occasion is coming with considerable stress as the family is surviving solely on his benefits from the Veterans Administration while he goes to school to secure a better future for his young family. Please helps us with critical items for their baby and also help them catch up on car payments.
Due to be Medically Retired And Needs Car Repairs
$5,000 Still Needed
This young soldier and single mother of two is due to be medically retired at the end of the year due to being found 100% disabled from her service-connected injuries. We are assisting with transitional housing, but her only vehicle is in critical needs of repairs that she cannot afford. Please helps us ensure he transition begins as stable as possible while she looks to a more secure future for her and her children.
Nine Months of Transition Has Been A Rough Road
$1,670 Still Needed
After 17 years of service, this twice combat deployed solider was medically separated from the service in early 2017. It has taken since then to receive his VA rating and to find employment, and the family has survived on severance pay until now. Though things are looking up for the future, the savings are gone, and they are in need of help through this last leg of transition. Please join us in helping them keep their home and cover some outstanding utilities.
Long Term Treatment Leaves Family With Little Options
$3,105 Still Needed
This Army National Guard veteran has been under a doctor's care for his severe PTSD since the summer, and though he has now been cleared to return to work this month, the long period of time he was out of work has put the family in a precarious position just as they could begin moving forward. Please help us close this uncertain chapter of their life by helping them catch up with their mortgage and utilities, and provide some groceries for the holidays.
Pending Surgery has Marine Family Worried
$850 Still Needed
A pending surgery to address continued challenges with injuries he received during combat is not the biggest concern for this Marine and father of 3. His biggest worry is that the family may be at risk for going without food or worse, lose their apartment due to his being unable to work. He is pursuing additional benefits but for now, the next month and the holidays looms large. Please help with groceries and rent so we can ease some of the burden off this family.
Recently Discharged and Overwhelmed By Health Issues
$3,580 Still Needed
The time since his recent discharge has been filled with appointment after appointment for assessing and treating this soldier's injuries. All the while, he lives in physical pain, unable to work, and now he has the added burden of worrying that he will lose his home. The critical months of transition can make the difference between a future that is stable and setbacks that can take years to recover from. Please helps us make sure this deserving veteran can keep moving forward.
Veteran Soldier Fears He Will Lose Everything
$1,127 Still Needed
As a result of his service in Iraq, this Army veteran is 100% disabled and in receipt of special compensation due to the severity of injuries. Despite all he faces, he has done his best to work and support his family. But now, a heart condition has left him unable out of work for months, and he feels defeated that he may lose everything he has worked so hard for in spite of combat injuries. Help us give him some hope this holiday season by assisting with utilities, mortgage payment and groceries
Emergency Move Leaves Army Veteran Struggling
$455 Still Needed
The poor condition of his rental home forced this Army veteran of three combat tours to move immediately for the safety of his children. The veteran used all of his available funds for rent and deposits, and is in need of assistance with auto payment so he does not lose the family's only vehicle and groceries so this family of 7 can have some comfort for the holidays in their new, safer, home.
Family of Deployed Airman Experiencing Hardship
$655 Still Needed
A recent critical repair to their HVAC system along with high out-of-pocket expenses for their special needs child has left a family of a deployed Airman in critical need of assistance with their housing payments. With 5 children in the home, the stress is very hard on the family, and even more so on the deployed service member worried if his family will lose the roof over their heads. Your help can keep them safe until he returns next year.
Caregiver of Wounded Veteran Can No Longer Work and Needs Help
$765 Still Needed
Due to the nature of her husband's injuries as a result of his service in Afghanistan, this caregiver has had to devote more time to care for his needs, leaving her unable to work outside the home. While she is being reviewed by the VA Caregiver program for an increase in benefits and classification as full-time caregiver, the family is struggling to make ends meet. Please consider helping with utility payments and groceries for the couple and their two children.
On Medical Hold As Bills Pile Up
$699 Still Needed
After being activated to her unit, this Army National Guard member sustained a serious injury to her knee that required surgery and she has yet to be cleared to return to either her job or her unit. As a result, she was dropped from active status, lost her health insurance, and is currently fighting to be re-instated. The lack of income plus having to pay medical bills out of pocket has left her family at risk of losing their housing or having utilities shut off. Please help us support this family through this trying time and give them some peace of mind as the work through the necessary paperwork.
Gap in Insurance Coverage For Family Leaves Family Struggling
$692 Still Needed
This military spouse has some significant health issues, and the family had to scramble once the service member transitioned out of the service and the spouse's medical coverage was immediately dropped while other coverage was being processed. As a result, they had to pay for critical health needs out-of-pocket., leaving them without the funds for groceries, let alone a much-needed car repair. Your support can help keep this family safe and also let them find comfort over the holiday with a kitchen full of food.
Address Mix-Up Results in Temporary Benefit Loss
$584 Still Needed
A mix-up with respect to the correct address resulted in this medically retired Air Force veteran losing his GI Bill benefits just as he was nearing completion of his degree. Because his pending job hinged on his completing his degree, and this job would mean a solid future for him, his wife and young child, he paid out of pocket what he could while the matter was sorted with the VA. He is expecting to receive reimbursement, but as of now, he is looking at utility bills owed today. Our veterans deserve a future of stability, and your help will make it so for this family.
Veteran of 9/11 Tower Rescue: Needs Your Help
$5,196 Still Needed
It took many years for the health impacts to arise from his rescue efforts in the hours after the World Trade center tower attacks, but they eventually resulted in the medical retirement of this Coast Guard sailor. because his health conditions fluctuate so dramatically, it is hard for him to find sustainable work. He stepped up when your nation and NY needed him. Please step up for him and his family now by making sure they keep their home.
A Tough Month for Marine Combat Veteran
$1,460 Still Needed
This 100% disabled marine combat veteran returned to TN to be near family so they could help support him as he copes with his injuries. Shortly after the move, he was in an accident that totaled his vehicle, causing him to pay out of pocket for the balance of the loan. As a result of this and moving expenses, his family is having a tough time financially. Your help with rent, groceries, and items for their children's needs will go a long way to helping them recover.
Benefit Gap Creates Hardship For Newly Retired Soldier
$957 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.
Training Injury Means Loss of Work and Income
$1,122 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.
Sudden Move has Major Impact on Soldier and Family
$360 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.
Benefits Deposited to Wrong Account
$200 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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