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Soldier's Spouse on Bedrest
$820 Still Needed
Pregnancy complications have placed this soldier's spouse on bedrest, so she is no longer able to work and the soldier cannot take an extra job as he is needed to assist with the couple's other children. They are in need of assistance with utilities and groceries.
Residual Effects of Combat Injury Results In Job Loss
$1,744 Still Needed
This medically retired soldier recently lost his job as the employer felt he was taking too much time off to seek treatment for or cope with his service-connected injuries that were a result of his combat deployments. He is actively searching for work and is hopeful, but worries about what will happen with his family as the utilities and rent are due. Your support can give him the room he needs to keep on track.
Loss of Close Family Members Hard to Overcome for Air Force Veteran
$2,939 Still Needed
It has been a tough year and it only keep getting tougher for this Air Force veteran. She is unable to work due to physical and mental military related injuries, and recently lost both the father or her special needs child and another close family member. She is currently enrolled in school and trying to work towards a strong, stable and secure future for herself an her child but the hits this year have been financially and emotionally tough to bear. Join us in assisting her with past due rent so she can focus on healing and her child.
Spouse Loses Job After Amputee Husband is Injured in Fall
$417 Still Needed
The spouse of this medically retired Purple Heart recipient was let go from her job after the veteran, an amputee with shrapnel wounds, fell in their home and she needed time to take care of him. They also had just recently moved into a handicap accessible home, so they had little savings left to bear the impact of the income loss. At this time, they are asking for some help catching up with overdue utilities.
Marine Spouse's Emergency Surgery Means Lost Income
$1,526 Still Needed
The spouse of a Marine had to be rushed to emergency surgery and the expenses involved along with the loss of income are creating a financial emergency now as well. Please help this family by assisting with rent and groceries.
A Fresh Start Needed for Navy Veteran
$591 Still Needed
This Navy veteran was discharged for illness and has struggled ever since, including a brief amount of time being homeless. Now he has an opportunity to start fresh with being accepted into college but needs deposit assistance for college owned housing.
Veteran Needs a Little More Help Towards Stability
$695 Still Needed
This wounded Army veteran has just moved into a new place after being homeless and has obtained work that will help him move forward to a strong, stable, and secure future. All he needs at this time to get the best fresh start is assistance with an overdue car payment and some groceries.
Disabled Veteran Needs Moving and Deposit Assistance
$1,652 Still Needed
This medically retired Army National Guard member and his caregiver spouse were given very little notice that the owner of their was selling, and so they have had to scramble to find a place to live. Their only income is his VA disability an her caregiver stipend, and so there is very little left over to security deposits and moving costs. Please help us get this family set up for the holidays and the New Year.
Medically Retired Medic Coping With Injuries
$1,217 Still Needed
Injuries he sustained in the Army as a medic have steadily worsened to the point that the veteran can no longer work. He is currently being reevaluated by the VA and Social Security Administration for an increase in benefits and support, but it is taking time. The family is now worried they will lose their housing or have their utilities turned off. Please join us in giving them a true gift of peace of mind this holiday season by providing some stability as they work the process.
Combat Veteran Marine Needs Help With Car Repair
$1,229 Still Needed
Four times deployed to combat zones, twice to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan, this veteran Marine has traveled a long road of recovery and adapting to life with his injuries. His ability to work has been up and down as a result of his injuries, but he has found employment with a veteran owned company that understands the needs of their fellow veterans. Unfortunately, his vehicle is truly unsafe to drive and he fears if he cannot fix it, he will lose this opportunity to move towards a more strong, stable, and secure future.
Wounded Marine Spouse Dropped As Caregiver
$803 Still Needed
The spouse of this combat veteran Marine and Purple Heart recipient was recently dropped from the VA Caregiver program, causing the family to lose substantial support they relied on to make ends meet as she cannot work outside the home due to her veteran's injuries. Though they are working on getting re-instated, the financial impacts are being felt now. They are in need of assistance with utilities and a car payment.
Fast Med Board Process Surprises Army Family
$3,000 Still Needed
This Army family was expecting their soldier's med board process to take much longer than it did, and the rapid decision in under 2 months left them unprepared for transition out of service. They have to quickly move from housing and are in need of assistance with deposit and rent for a place to live.
Flight Home For Birth of Child Creates Hardship
$249 Still Needed
This deployed Army National Guard member was granted leave to return to the states for the birth of his child, but the family had to bear the cost of the ticket. such a large expense has been tough but necessary for the family but they could use a little extra cheer with a gift of groceries and some necessary items for baby.
Purple Heart Amputee Needs Assistance with Utilties
$571 Still Needed
This Purple Heart recipient and below the knee amputee had to move into temporary housing until his adaptive home was available to move into. The added expense of temp housing along with a error in the receipt of his Social Security benefits have really placed the family in a financial bind. Please help us support them through this transitional period by assisting with groceries and utility payments.
Guard Family Struggling After Birth of Twins
$3,630 Still Needed
This Army National Guard family has been struggling since the birth of their twins. The spouse has had to care for both herself, the babies and her combat injured husband, and has been unable to return to work. Please help them get the best start they can to the New Year by assisting with rent, groceries, and essential items for their young babies.
Navy Family Scrambles Due to Sudden Orders
$1,861 Still Needed
This sailor had orders in hand to move to his next duty station prior to deployment, so he and his spouse packed up their household goods and the family moved to their new duty station to get settled while he was deployed. Upon return, his orders were modified leaving him at his current duty station for a significant while longer, and the family is now separated and paying for two household. At this time, they are requesting assistance with groceries and rent while they prepare to move back to their old duty station.
Another Surgery For Combat Injuries Sets AF Family Back
$871 Still Needed
A third surgery to correct lasting damage from a severe leg fracture sustained while deployed meant that this AF reservist had to miss substantial amount of work for recovery. The only income at this time is his VA disability, and it is not enough to make ends meet. Until he can get back on his feet, the family needs assistance with groceries, utilities and a small amount for their housing payment.
Navy Family's Son Hospitalization Creates Financial Crisis
$5,043 Still Needed
The young son of this Navy family had to have major surgery, and Mom had to take a leave of absence from work when childcare costs became too much for the family to bear financially. She now has work in opposite shift of the sailor so one can be home to care for the children, but the months without pay have put them in a serious bind. They have never missed paying a bill and this struggle has been tough for them. Help us get them back on the road to being strong, stable and secure by assisting with overdue house payments, car payments and utilities.
Rental Help Needed for Deployed Reservist's Family
$3,205 Still Needed
This Army Reserve family fell behind in rent during their transition to active duty. The soldier is currently deployed but his family is having a tough time catching up on bills, most importantly, rent. Help us support this family that is serving our country by getting them caught up so the soldier will not have to worry about a roof over the head of his family.
Ill Air Force Veteran Needs Help With Truck
$827 Still Needed
This ill Air Force veteran moved to Alaska to be closer to family so she could receive support during her illness and recovery period. The cost of the move and settling in was more than she expected and she has fallen on some time financial times as a result. She is at risk of losing her truck, which is desperately needed to navigate winter roads and get her to her medical appointments. Please help us keep this veteran on the road.
Family of Deployed Soldier Facing Challenges
$200 Still Needed
The young son of this deployed soldier has been recently diagnosed as special needs, requiring services that have increased the family out-of-pocket expenses. The spouse cannot work as she is needed at home with their child and his sibling, so the added expense is difficult to compensate for financially. Please help this family at the holidays by assisting with groceries.
Medically Retired Soldier Worries About Safety of Vehicle
$1,168 Still Needed
This medically retired soldier is in desperate need of assistance with car repairs to his only vehicle. He has numerous appointments due to the severity of his service-connected disabilities, and he must be able to safely get to them, especially during Colorado winters. Please join us in helping this veteran gain security and stability and safely back on the road.
Hospitalization for Injuries Stresses Family At Holidays
$200 Still Needed
The active duty soldier is in treatment for his severe PTSD and traumatic brain injury, and his family will be without him for the holidays. Because his spouse has to miss work now to care for their children, their income has dropped and their finances are severely strained. Please join us in providing a holiday meal and extra groceries for the month so they can have one less care at the holidays.
Single Father and Disabled Veteran Needs Help
$1,957 Still Needed
This medically retired soldier moved to be closer to extended family for support as he has been deemed permanently and totally disabled from his service injuries. Upon arrival, his only vehicle broke down and he has no money for repairs as he used all available funds for the move. He is also a single father and had to purchase winter clothes for his children and needs to purchase heating oil for their home. We are asking for assistance with the purchase of the heating oil, the car repair, groceries and some personal items for the youngest child, a baby.
Single Dad Needs Help Keeping His Home
$3,412 Still Needed
Medically retired military police officer and single father of 2 needs assistance with keeping his home. He was recently retired and just began receiving his VA benefits when he was injured at work. The loss of income has left him struggling to make ends meet. Please help him keep his home while he recovers and gets back on his feet.
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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