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Help 15 Military Families to Pay Their Utility Bills
$2,486 Still Needed
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.
Long Road to Recovery for Marine
$1,228 Still Needed
Seriously injured during his deployment to Afghanistan, this Marine veteran has had a long road to recovery, which continues, but there is a bright spot for him. He is well enough now to attend school in August, which will go a long way to securing a future for his family of 5. At this time, they need assistance with a month's worth of rent so they can have a break from the stress of struggling to make ends meet.
Rent and Deposit Needed for AF Veteran and Son
$2,056 Still Needed
This Air Force Veteran and single mother received an unexpected request to vacate her residence due to the homeowner selling the home. Her son is undergoing surgery this month and she will be out of work providing care, while also worrying about her own upcoming surgery this month for her service connection disabilities. This sudden move came at a very difficult time and she cannot cover move-in cost. Help us let this family focus on their health by assisting with rent and deposit for new place to live.
Medical Bills Staining Family Budget
$100 Still Needed
Though finances are tight, this medically retired veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars usually can make ends meet. His wife is now sick, and the added medical expenses combined with loss of her income have made that goal impossible for the time being, and they are in need of assistance with groceries.
Son's Surgery Creates Hardship for Army NG Veteran
$2,600 Still Needed
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.
Leaky Roof Damages Creating Financial Challenges for Soldier
$940 Still Needed
Damages from a leaky roof ruined quite a bit of this active duty soldier's property, and they did not have renter's insurance to cover all of the cost, particularly having to replace items for her four children. With your support with groceries and rent for the month, we can give them the much needed support to recover fully and continue on serving our country with pride.
Combat Wounded Soldier Needs Your Help in Transitioning
$403 Still Needed
This significantly wounded former Calvary Scout was medically retired this past year and is unemployable while seeking medical treatment that involved extensive travel multiple times a month. His wife cannot work as she needs to support him and their 5 children in the home. Please consider helping this family through the critical transition period with travel expenses, food, and utilities.
Doctors Urge Veteran to Stop Working
$1,030 Still Needed
The health of this medically retired Navy reservist has worsened, specifically, the injuries he sustained while deployed to Afghanistan. His doctor has urged him to stop working to focus on intensive medical treatment, stating that continuing to work will only make matters worse. This is a tenuous transition period while he awaits increased support and benefit, and your assistance with rent and utilities for the month will help ensure that the situation does not become an insurmountable crisis.
Health Crisis Creates Tailspin for Veteran Family
$1,445 Still Needed
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.
Career of Service Ends With Injuries and Stress
$2,494 Still Needed
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.
Recently Medically Retired Bronze Star Recipient Needs Help
$1,011 Still Needed
After 16 years of service which saw him awarded a Bronze Star, this Army medic was medically retired at the end of the year, and has been waiting for his compensation to be received. His spouse is also applying to the VA Caregiver program. They were without income for two months until the VA compensation was 1st received, and they are still waiting on the other compensation. This has caused them to fall behind on housing and utility payments as well as struggling to make ends meet with basics, like groceries. Please join us in helping this family though transition from service as a thanks for all they have done for our country.
Purple Heart Recipient Has Had Some Challenges
$1,031 Still Needed
A combat veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart has reached out to us for help after his only vehicle had a blown engine, which came right after his wife lost her job due to illness in December. He has been working with a Vocational Rehabilitation specialist and hopes to start school in the fall to work towards a strong, stable, and secure future, but he needs help now with housing, utilities, and groceries.
Miscommunication About Medical Appt Results in Benefit Loss
$1,387 Still Needed
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.
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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