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Month of Food Assistance Needed
$250 Still Needed
This Army family of six needs some assistance with groceries for the month. Their recent move to the islands resulted in the spouse's job loss, and the move has exhausted their savings. Please help get then through this transitional period until they can get settled and the spouse can find new employment.
Caregiver in Need of Help With Car Repair and Groceries
$1,353 Still Needed
This caregiver of a wounded soldier is in grave need of your help while she tries to juggle caring for her husband's worsening condition and the needs of their four children. She is in the process of becoming a certified VA caregiver because she had to leave her job to see to her husband's care. The financial strain has been tough to handle, but now, their only vehicle is in desperate need of repairs to be road safe. Please help contribute to the cost of this repair and a little extra for some groceries for the month.
Combat Veteran Experiencing Medical Crisis
$259 Still Needed
This combat veteran was working on the day of the terrible shooting in Las Vegas and the residual trauma combined with his PTSD from combat have become a serious medical crisis for him. He is also facing surgery for a possible tumor, and it trying to make ends meet on just his disability. Soon, he will receive support from family to help him recover, but for now, he needs assistance with travel costs to appointments, food and some small utility bills.
Limited Income Leaves No Room For Expensive Car Repair
$1,305 Still Needed
Being on a limited income means many of our OEF/OIF veterans cannot absorb even one critical or unexpected bill, such as a car repair. This medically separated soldier lives on her VA and social security disability as she cannot work, so when her only vehicle broke down, she had no way to pay for repairs, and so she has come to us. We are working with a mechanic to help reduce costs but could use your support to cover repairs.
Help Single Mother and Soldier In Transition from Service
$682 Still Needed
This single mother to a young child and transitioning wounded soldier is waiting for her benefits to kick in and to begin school in the New Year. Once in school, she will receive housing allowances to help cover the cost of housing but in the meantime, she could become homeless unless she gets some assistance with this month's and next month's rent.
Seizures As a Result of Brain Injury Ends Career
$2,200 Still Needed
Seizures as a result of injuries sustained in four combat tours during seven years ended the career of this Marine and his new career. No longer able to work due to the severity of his condition, his wife is trying to finish her degree so she can support the family. She is also his full-time caregiver. The gap in income has set them back on their mortgage and they are facing foreclosure.
Activated Guard Member Needs Your Help With Housing
$2,104 Still Needed
This National Guard member was activated to deploy to Afghanistan. The gap between his final civilian paycheck and the start of his active duty pay was over 1 month, leaving the family unable to make their rent payment. Once the pay comes in, the family will be stable but they will still be one month behind. Help us support this family of 8 during this transition time.
Injured On Drill Weekend and Can't Work
$450 Still Needed
The National Guard member was injured on a drill weekend and had to have surgery done on his back. He is unable to work and has no income coming until he can get his VA and SSDI disability payments. He is in need of assistance with car payments so he does not lose his vehicle.
Illnesses and Service Related Injuries Impacting Family
$662 Still Needed
The combat veteran of three tours has missed a lot of work recently due to his injuries and also a spouse who fell seriously ill. Though they are both getting back on their feet, they have fallen behind on their housing payment and can't catch up. Your support will help them put them in a solid position to move forward from here.
Soldier Had to Make Unexpected Move
$330 Still Needed
The home that this activated National Guard soldier has been renting is being sold and he had to make an urgent move with his wife and two kids. The unexpected expense so close to the holidays has put a significant strain on the family finances. Please helps us offer them some assistance with utilities and groceries.
Short Notice Medical Retirement Puts Soldier in Limbo
$2,115 Still Needed
This Army Nation Guard member learned at the end of last month that she will be medically retired and must leave housing by the end of this month. She has secured housing in her new state, but does not have sufficient funds to complete the move on such short notice. Help with first month's rent and deposits will help her and her spouse get started on a successful transition and allow them to focus on her health.
A Critical Transition Time For Medically Retired Soldier
$1,450 Still Needed
This Army National Guard member was just medically retired and there is a delay between his last active duty pay and the beginning of his VA benefits. At this time, there is no income pending until after the New Year. This is normally a very critical time for our transition injured soldiers as one financial crisis can derail them for years. Please help this family during this critical time with rent, utilities and groceries.
Due to be Medically Retired And Needs Car Repairs
$4,000 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
$1,260 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.
Veteran of 9/11 Tower Rescue: Needs Your Help
$996 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.
Training Injury Means Loss of Work and Income
$912 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.
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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