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Hurricane Assistance, Help Us Raise $100,000
$99,455 Still Needed
The devastation caused from this hurricane season has already impacted thousands of veterans and military families in Texas and Florida and surrounding states. Even those who do not suffer direct damage may have financial challenges with the costs of evacuation and temporary lodgings away from home. Funds raised will be used to provide critical support in the immediate aftermath, and assist with recovery so that our families can remain dedicated to their mission and stay strong, stable and secure. Please consider supporting this need or any of our current needs so we can be there when our military families need us the most.
Close to Losing Home Because of Injuries
$3,100 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.
Marine Continued To Serve Until Injuries Became Too Severe
$300 Still Needed
This Marine served honorably through three tours of Afghanistan, returning home to continue service to his community through law enforcement. However, residual trauma from PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury caused him to begin to experience significant health issues, and he was no longer able to continue to work. He was recently upgraded within the VA system, but the loss of work and his injuries have left the family without the funds to completely catch up.
Unexpected Move Creates Financial Strain
$949 Still Needed
This sailor and his family had to move into a new home with little notice, and the costs to move and deposits strained the family finances beyond what they could absorb. As they need to secure stable housing, they have fallen behind on their care payments, and could lose their only means of transportation. Please help us support this family through this critical time.
Paperwork Error Delays Benefits for Single Mother/Veteran
$853 Still Needed
Due to injuries she sustained while on active duty, this medically retired sailor and single mom of four is no longer able to work. Lost paperwork has delayed her increase in VA disability, causing her to have to prioritize expenses, and she has fallen behind on utility payments. She is also waiting on social security benefits, which combined with her veterans benefits, will ensure she and her children are stable, but for now, she worries they may come too late. Please help this veteran through this temporary financial crisis.
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.
Rough Transition Period for Navy Veteran
$542 Still Needed
This Navy veteran is currently transitioning from using her post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to Vocational Rehabilitation, and the temporary loss of housing benefits has put her, her spouse, and their two children at risk of losing the roof over their head. In addition, one of the children has special needs. Help us smooth over their transition by assisting with housing costs.
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
$810 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
$1,356 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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