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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Honor Veterans Day With an $11 Gift
$10,420 Still Needed
This year, we've included a special challenge need to raise $11,000 as our nation celebrates 100 years of recognizing veterans! We just need 1,000 people to give $11 each. Since 2011, Operation Homefront has fulfilled over 47,000 critical financial assistance requests from military families, providing nearly $27 million in support. From rent/mortgage payments to grocery bills and everything in between, Operation Homefront helps military families stay strong, stable, and secure through financial bumps in the road.
Son of USAF Airman in NICU
$195 Still Needed
This airman's son has been in the NICU, causing financial strain for the family with respect to meals and transportation costs running back and forth to the hospital.Please help alleviate some of their stress by assisting with some of these expenses so they can focus on their son.
Missing Drill Pay Leaves Soldier In Need of Utility Assistance
$424 Still Needed
This reservist has not received his drill pay which he uses to supplement his education benefits while he copes with ongoing injuries. The lack of income has left him in need of assistance with utilities.
Army Family's Son Suffers Health Crisis
$150 Still Needed
This Army family has had a tough time since their son had a serious respiratory illness that was life-threatening. the spouse has had to leave work to take care of the child at home, and he also requires a special diet that has cause the family's grocery budget to skyrocket by hundreds of dollars a month. Your support to help with these costs will give them a much needed gift at the holidays.
Change of Station Expenses Create Hardship for Navy Family
$270 Still Needed
A recent overseas move for this Navy family resulted in added unexpected expenses that has created a tight financial situation just as the weather changes and the holidays approach. Please consider assisting this family with groceries for the month until the can get their feet back underneath them.
Wounded Veteran's Spouse Loses Job and Needed Extra Income
$1,214 Still Needed
The wife of this wounded soldier and veteran of three combat tours recently lost her job. She was the main support of the family, as the veteran is not able to work due to the injuries he sustained in his last deployment. She has found a new position that will start soon, but the lost income has put them in a bind for housing costs, and they are worries about eviction before she can begin receiving pay again. Please help this family though this transitional time by assisting with rent.
Veteran Experiencing Unexpected Medical and Health Needs
$1,292 Still Needed
This reservist and single father recently experienced a sudden downturn in health related to his service-connected injuries, requiring him to take leave from work. In addition, some of his treatment was not covered by his insurance, resulting in high out-of-pocket costs. He is currently struggling just to take care of his son, and a family member is applying to be his VA caregiver. While they seek support in this area, they have asked for assistance with rent so they do not become homeless in the duration.
Soldier Facing Medical Board and Uncertain Future
$3,213 Still Needed
This reservist is currently in the medical board process with the Army after knee and back surgeries for injuries sustained in the line of duty. He and his wife just has a baby and they are without income until the board completes their findings and establishes his benefits. Unable to work due to the surgeries, they worry about how they will keep a roof over their head for the duration. Please consider supporting their need of housing and utility assistance.
Mold Forces Veteran to Move Quickly
$1,750 Still Needed
The discovery of black mold in his current residence has forced this father of three and Afghanistan combat veteran to move with little notice to protect his health and the health of his family. This has left the family struggling to make ends meet. Please consider providing some relief by assisting with rent and groceries for the month.
Marine Family Awaiting Caregiver Benefits
$1,714 Still Needed
This spouse of this wounded combat Marine had to cease working to become the full-time caregiver for her Marine, who suffered his injuries after his second tour in Afghanistan. Though she has been approved to receive VA caregiver benefits, it will be some time before she begins to receive compensation. Meanwhile, she is unable to work outside the home, and money has been very tight. Please provide some relief to her while she focuses on her family's needs by assisting with mortgage and utilities that they have not been able to afford.
Illness Affects Veteran's Ability to Work
$538 Still Needed
Ongoing challenges with her health related to exposure during service to country often means this mother of three has to take time off from work. This time, it has strained her finances more than her savings can cover, and she is in need of assistance with a car payment and groceries for her children.
Veteran Father of 4 In Need of Rental Assistance
$589 Still Needed
This wounded Afghanistan veteran and father of 4 had to use what little funds he has to repair the family's only vehicle, which was damaged in an accident. Unfortunately, this has left him in need of assistance for housing costs. Please consider a gift to help them make ends meet during this one-time financial crisis so it does not spiral into a worse situation.
Unexpected Medical Bill Strains Combat Veteran Finances
$215 Still Needed
This veteran of three combat tours who is 100% disabled had a recently out-of-pocket medical bill that has left him with little funds left to cover utilities and groceries for this month. Your gift will help him through this temporary financial crisis.
Surprise Reduction in Benefits Creates Hardship
$747 Still Needed
Due to a move, this veteran of five overseas tours, three of them in combat zones, did not receive a letter informing him of an over payment of his VA benefits. As a result, he was surprised when his benefits were reduce by a large sun, and this has left him struggling to make ends meet. At this time, he is in need of assistance with utility payments.
Help Wounded Veteran Move Closer to Support
$2,047 Still Needed
This combat wounded, medically retired soldier has been facing another battle this year with cancer and cardiac problems. He was unable to work during that time, and had trouble finding work locally. He has been offered a position in OK that would not only offer the family stability, but also support for him and for his wife and children, who need special support in school. Please helps us relocate this veteran so he can move forward towards becoming strong, stable and secure.
Airman and New Father Challenged In Between Jobs
$1,600 Still Needed
This Senior Airman and wounded veteran and his wife were excited to welcome their new baby, but were challenged as the new dad was between jobs. A secure position is now in place and you can help them focus on their family by helping with rent, utilities and a car payment to give them solid footing as they move forward.
Fresh Start Needed for Transitioning Sailor
$381 Still Needed
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.
Career of Service Ends With Injuries and Stress
$374 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.
Miscommunication About Medical Appt Results in Benefit Loss
$1,287 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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