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Disabled Army Veteran Needs Assistance With Moving Costs
$964 Still Needed
Being faced with uncertainty about her education at this time was tough enough, but then this disabled Army veteran was caught by complete surprise when her landlord declined to renew her lease, especially now that being that our nation is combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Facing only 30 days to find and move into a new residence, she has turned to Operation Homefront for assistance with moving costs. Since the injuries she sustained while deployed to Iraq prevent her from a do-it-yourself move, she also needs assistance with utility deposits and groceries as her available funds are going to rent and deposit. Your support at this critical time will make the difference in keeping this veteran on the path to a strong, stable, and secure future.
Medically Retired Soldier Needs Help With Rent, Utilities and Groceries
$1,106 Still Needed
This medically retired soldier was enrolled in vocational rehabilitation when she fell ill and had to take a leave of absence. This prompted the VA to recoup some of the costs from her disability benefits, but she had been supplementing with working when she could. The COVID-19 pandemic has set her back again by lack of employment opportunities, and in addition, her only vehicle has stopped working and needs extensive repairs. Please consider helping this veteran get back on the path to a strong, stable, and secure future by assisting with rent, utilities and groceries during this critical time of uncertainty.
Army Soldier Needs Help With Rent After Spouse Has Emergency Surgery
$1,745 Still Needed
In late 2019, the wife of this Army soldier had to have emergency surgery, followed shortly in the New Year by a serious health crisis for the soldier. The cost of travel, meals and childcare during hospitalizations, plus insurance billing errors, had already created a financial crisis when the impacts of COVID-19 added additional strain to the already overwhelmed family. They were only able to just catch up when they were plunged back into another financial crisis with the added costs of food for children at home, loss income, and extra supplies needed to protect the fragile health status of the spouse. Please help them recover some of what they have lost by assisting with rent so they can focus on caring for each other and their family, while serving our country.
Job On Hold Due to Pandemic
$1,062 Still Needed
This disabled Army veteran was poised to start with a position with promising career prospects, but the necessary clearance and documentation he needs has been delayed due to COVID-19 shutdown. He must wait until restrictions have been lifted, and he took so he could have some income, but it is not enough to cover all of his expenses and he has exhausted his savings. Please consider a gift to help him through this temporary setback on the path to a strong, stable and secure future.
COVID Layoff and Call to Active Duty Create Financial Strain for Reservist Family
$400 Still Needed
Already reeling from the spouse's layoff due to the current pandemic, this Reservist was called to active duty with only a few days notice. The loss of income has created a temporary financial crisis for the family, and we are asking for you to join with us to support this family as they respond during our nation's time of need. They are in need of assistance with utilities, groceries, a car payments and some critical items for the youngest of their three children.
Marine and Dad Need Your Support During Difficult Times
$1,754 Still Needed
This disabled veteran Marine is the full-time caretaker for his ailing father. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he has had to take a leave of absence from work as his exposure risk was high and the potential to being home illness to his father was of great concern. In addition, his resources were taxed after paying for the funeral of his recently deceased uncle. Please help provide some relief during this crisis by assisting with overdue utilities and car payments.
Medically Retired and Struggling During Pandemic
$485 Still Needed
Transition from service has been difficult for many of our medically separated or retired veterans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This medically retired sailor is no longer able to attend school, and he has had no success trying to find a position suited to his disabilities, and the pandemic crisis has made the task near impossible. His spouse is working through the VA caregiver process to assist with support and income for the family, but it takes time. They have managed to date but are now behind in housing payments. Your gift will help alleviate a critical need so they can focus on getting on their feet.
Transitioned from Service as Pandemic Strikes
$652 Still Needed
This USAF veteran just left the service this year and was set to begin his new position when the COVID-19 pandemic struck our nation. Now, his new position is on hold, and he is still waiting on all of his benefits. In the meantime, he is concerned about how to make ends meet, particularly with utilities and car insurance so it does not lapse. Transition is difficult in the best of circumstances. For our most recent veterans, it could result in a financial crisis that would take years to recover from. Please join us in supporting this veteran and his young daughter at this time.
CARES Act and Stimulus Delays Threaten Housing for Veteran
$1,935 Still Needed
The impact of COVID-19 on employment has prevented this wounded Marine veteran from working to supplement his VA benefits. As he was an independent contractor, he had to wait for CARES act implementation and the state has not processed his application yet. In addition, he has yet to receive his stimulus check and is expecting it, possibly, at the end of the month. Receiving the funds will help with June housing costs, but he is still behind for April and May. Please help this Marine at this difficult time as he answered our country's call when we needed him.
Bronze Star Recipient Needs Your Assistance
$425 Still Needed
The wife of this medically retired Bronze Star recipient helped support the families by working outside them home, as the veteran is permanent and totally disabled by his service. She has lost these jobs due to COVID-19, and they are living on half income. Please join us in paying this hero and his family back for the sacrifices they made in service to our country.
Dual Disabled Veteran Couple Needs Our Help Now
$1,276 Still Needed
This dual veteran couple are struggling to sustain through the impact of COVID-19. Both are disabled, one still serves his country as a front line first responder. The wife was forced to shutter her small business and this resulted in a severe loss of income. Please show them the support of a grateful nation by helping them with utilities, groceries, and car payments
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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