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With a simple act of giving, you have the ability to make the lives of our military families, who sacrifice so much, a little better.

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    * Your Donation will be designated for the current need you selected. If the need(s) has already been met, your donation will be used to support other Operation Homefront programs serving America‚Äôs military families.
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    US
    $3,088
    Help 15 Military Families to Pay Their Utility Bills
    $1,143 Still Needed
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    When managing a home and a monthly budget during the summer, it is critical to keep utilities working. Some military families forgo utility payments when the bills are overwhelming. In honor of Military Appreciation Month, ensure military families have the comforts of home inside, no matter what the weather is outside. The average amount we provide to families for assistance with a utility bill is $205.87. Please help us assist 15 families with their bills.
    OH
    $1,258
    Serious Health Challenges for Ohio Veteran and Wife
    $1,258 Still Needed
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    Because he missed so much time from work due to receive treatment for the service-connected injuries that lead to his medical retirement, this Air Force veteran was let go from his position earlier this year. Immediately afterwards, his wife was diagnosed with cancer, requiring surgery and ongoing radiation. This has created a severe financial strain on the family, and they have been barely making ends meet on limited funds and savings. Now they need assistance with mortgage payments and groceries. This will give them much needed relief and the added help they need to stay above water.
    NY
    $350
    Help Soldier's Family After NICU Stay For Baby
    $350 Still Needed
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    This young Army family incurred high out-of--pocket food and transportation costs during the 2 month period their infant son was in the NICU. Please consider assisting this family with additional assistance with groceries and transportation costs to help ease the strain on their budget that remains from the costs associated with their child's hospital stay.
    HI
    $1,400
    Injured Sailor Needs Help with Rent
    $1,400 Still Needed
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    Because he missed so much time from work due to receive treatment for the service-connected injuries that lead to his medical retirement, this Air Force veteran was let go from his position earlier this year. Immediately afterwards, his wife was diagnosed with cancer, requiring surgery and ongoing radiation. This has created a severe financial strain on the family, and they have been barely making ends meet on limited funds and savings. Now they need assistance with mortgage payments and groceries. This will give them much needed relief and the added help they need to stay above water.
    MD
    $540
    Air Force Veteran Struggling To Meet Needs
    $540 Still Needed
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    This Air Force Veteran been unable to find full-time employment since retiring from the military. He had to leave a limited hours position for medical reasons. His severe physical and traumatic brain injuries incurred while serving prevent him from finding work because of the time needed for appointments and treatment. He is also the only member of the home that can drive because his spouse has a seizure condition. The strain of trying to balance it all is not only tough on him mentally and physically, but also financially. Please consider helping prevent utility disconnection as he does not have the funds to meet this need at this time.
    TX
    $684
    Fresh Start Needed for Transitioning Sailor
    $684 Still Needed
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    After transitioning from service several months ago, this sailor had difficulty finding employment until recently, something many of our transitioning veterans experience when trying to re-enter the civilian employment market. He and his spouse are now fully employed, but are struggling with some remaining expenses they could not meet while relying on just his VA and unemployment. Help us give this family a fresh start in gratitude for their many years of service.
    AZ
    $1,447
    Purple Heart Recipient Needs Help with Rent
    $1,002 Still Needed
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    This medically retired soldier is a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, receiving a Purple Heart for injuries received while in combat. It has been a tough year for him, as he was out of work for several months due to his service-connected injuries, and the financial strain was made all the more difficult by a car accident. Now, he worries that he will lose his apartment due to being behind on rent. Please join us in showing gratitude and support to a veteran who will spend a lifetime with physical challenges due to his service to country.
    KS
    $2,600
    Son's Surgery Creates Hardship for Army NG Veteran
    $1,535 Still Needed
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    Travelling back and forth several hours for multiple surgeries to repair his son's heart has left this Iraq combat injured veteran struggling to cover basic living expenses at a time when all his energy needs to be focused on his son. Please consider helping the family with housing costs so they do not have to worry about losing their home on top of worrying about their son's survival.
    MN
    $1,630
    Health Crisis Creates Tailspin for Veteran Family
    $1,110 Still Needed
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    This dual veteran family has been struggling since a health crisis forced the one veteran able to work to have to take an extended unpaid leave of absence. Now working through the disability system, they have done what they can to make ends meet but are running out of funds and options. Please help them through this difficult time by assisting with one month's rent.
    VA
    $2,826
    Career of Service Ends With Injuries and Stress
    $2,224 Still Needed
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    This career sailor was devastated to learn that his career would end due to the severity of the injuries he sustained over multiple combat deployments. He and his spouse were already facing a challenge with the health of one of their children and expecting another. Your help can make their transition from service a success by assisting with rent and deposit after relocation after service.
    RI
    $1,482
    Miscommunication About Medical Appt Results in Benefit Loss
    $1,307 Still Needed
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    This Marine veteran was recently notified that his VA benefits were being reduced because he missed a VA appointment that he did not realize that he had been scheduled for. While he works out the issue with the VA to get his benefit reinstated, he needs assistance with rent and a car payment.
    Help With Ongoing Needs
    My gift... $150
    Keep A Roof Over Their Heads
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    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.
    My gift... $200
    Pay The Electric Bill of a Military Family
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    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.
     
    My gift... $20
    Help Feed A Military Family
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    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.
    My gift... $50
    Help A Warrior Transition To Civilian Life
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    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.
     
    My gift... $75
    Help Keep Essential Vehicle Rolling
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    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.
    My gift... $125
    Provide Comfort For Military Family
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    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.
     
    My gift... $100
    Send a Caregiver To A Retreat
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    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.