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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Help Support Military and Veteran Families Impacted by COVID-19
$9,700 Still Needed
We need your help now more than ever as we are already receiving requests for help as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak in our country. Military families will soon face added pressures as they are called to serve their communities. They may experience job losses. Still more may be forced to make tough decisions when faced with unexpected expenses. You can help. Your donation will go to support these families and will have real and immediate impact. Please also check back as we work through requests for assistance during this challenging time for our nation and our families.
Help 21 Year Veteran Recover from Loss
$700 Still Needed
This combat-wounded veteran with multiple deployments and 21 years of service thought he was being generous by helping a friend with a rental car. The friend did not turn the car in for over a month and the service member was left with $4000 in rental car expenses. He is slowly working through that blow to his budget and just needs a little help to pay rent and get his bills back under control.
Help Wounded Army Veteran Get Back on the Road
$834 Still Needed
A young Army wounded veteran and mother of 3, with 11 years of service, found herself facing a major car repair on her high-mileage vehicle. Living on limited disability pay, the expense was more than she could handle and the car is essential for her family responsibilities and doctor’s appointments. Your gift can get her car in working order again and get her back on the road to a better future.
Help Secure Bright Future for Transitioning Soldier
$409 Still Needed
This Army veteran has set some ambitious goals for himself as he pursues doctoral studies. When his grants and financial aid reached their limits, he faced having to make payments and handle some large utility bills as part of his regular expenses. Help this young soldier get through tough times and move toward a very bright future.
Increased Expenses Due to COVID-19 Self Quarantine
$2,139 Still Needed
This 100% disabled Army combat veteran and his family have had to self-quarantine due to COVID-19 exposure, and the loss of income and increased expenses for food and items needed to maintain sterile environment and social distancing has been a difficult financially. Please help with a gift to see them through this time of uncertainty so that they may not experience a worse crisis.
COVID-19 Precautions Delay Job Start for Recently Medically Retired
$1,922 Still Needed
This recently medically retired sailor was waiting to begin his new career when COVID-19 precautions delayed his ability to start working. He is still in the process of waiting for his VA benefits to begin, which he hopes will be next month, but could be longer. He is in need of rent, auto payment and insurance, and utilities assistance. Your support is critical for this veteran at this difficult time.
Food Assistance Needed for Veteran Soldier and Family
$256 Still Needed
This 100% disabled Army soldier and veteran of the Iraq War was already feeling the financial strain of being out of work for some time when he finally received a position. They just learned that his spouse was laid off due to a COVID-19 related shutdown. Please consider helping this family immediately by supporting a food assistance request.
Ups and Downs for National Guard Family
$1,682 Still Needed
It has been a series of ups and downs for this Army National Guard soldier after coming home from deployment orders. He has struggled to find work, finally found work, relocated, and then the position was no longer available. He has another position now, but is behind on rent. Your support now at this critical time can have a meaningful impact on his future.
Temporary Relocation for Health Care Strains Finances
$2,549 Still Needed
This medically retired soldier had to temporarily relocate to another state to pursue health care via the VA. Maintaining two residences, even with just basic needs covered a tone, has been difficult to manage. The soldier has returned home but the financial impact has been severe and she is requesting assistance with rent, utilities and groceries to help get the family back on their feet.
Slow GI Bill Eligibility Processing Having Financial Impact
$3,958 Still Needed
This USMC combat veteran has done everything he has been asked and more to get his GI Bill eligibility paperwork approved so he may begin receiving his housing allowance, but to this day his has yet to receive his stipend, and he has no indication that it will begin soon. His spouse does work but they have not been able to meet all of their expenses on just her income. Please join us in providing rental assistance so they can continue to work towards a strong, stable and secure future.
Start Date for Work Pushed Back for Recently Discharged Soldier
$511 Still Needed
This medically retired soldier was ready to begin his new job this month but his start date was pushed back unexpectedly and now he is facing a gap in income as he is still waiting for his VA benefits to start as well. Please help him through this temporary financial crisis by supporting this need for car payment and utility costs.
Medication Expenses Strain Budget of Medically Retired Soldier
$500 Still Needed
This medically retired soldier is experiencing some serious health issues that require him to take expensive medication that is costing him several hundred dollars out-of-pocket. As a result, he has fallen behind on critical living expenses, and needs some temporary financial assistance until his health improves.
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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