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Car Accident Leaves Soldier Struggling
$1,120 Still Needed
Still waiting on a rating from the Veterans Administration for the injuries he sustained while deployed to Iraq during his time in the Army, this soldier was recently in a car accident that has left him with numerous broken bones. Recuperating at home thanks to home health aides, he is unable to work and currently has no income. Please help us ensure he can stay in his home until he is back on his feet.
Medically Retired and Waiting on VA
$2,593 Still Needed
Medically retired in December, this soldier recently learned that an audit procedure was holding back the release of his disability pay. As a result, he has received no pay for the past two months and is not sure when the process will be complete. Now is at-risk for losing the family home and struggling to buy groceries and keep the lights on since their savings have been depleted. This is a critical transition time for our wounded, ill and injured service members. Please help prevent this family from being lost due to system delays.
Help Make Marine Veteran Whole Again After Robbery
$1,095 Still Needed
It has been a tough 6 weeks for this Marine combat veteran and her family. Victims of a break in and robbery, they have struggled to get back on their feet. As a result, they have fallen behind on payments for their only vehicle. 2018 is supposed to be a fresh start for her, as she is starting school, but if they lose their only vehicle, that setback will be even more difficult to overcome. Help us make this family whole again.
Difficulty Over VA Caregiver Benefits Hurts AF Veteran
$1,931 Still Needed
This medically retired Air Force combat veteran and her caregiver spouse are reeling financially after the spouse was dis-enrolled from the VA caregiver program. We have seen and read about this happening to quite a few of our OIF/OEF wounded veteran families, and though appeal is possible, it takes time. Please help them readjust by assisting with rent, groceries and a car payment so they don't lose everything while they wait.
Limited Income Leaves No Room For Expensive Car Repair
$1,120 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.
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.
Activated Guard Member Needs Your Help With Housing
$1,904 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.
Illnesses and Service Related Injuries Impacting Family
$473 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.
Short Notice Medical Retirement Puts Soldier in Limbo
$2,115 Still Needed
This Army National 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
$1,400 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 for several months. 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
$3,925 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 need of repairs that she cannot afford. Please help us ensure her 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
$1,210 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.
Training Injury Means Loss of Work and Income
$861 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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