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Stay-at-Home Costs Skyrocket for Soldier and Father of 5
$231 Still Needed
Reduced income has made it difficult to make ends meet for this soldier and father of 5. The added costs of having all 5 children home along with income loss have left him unable to make a car payment. Please consider a gift to help this family as they begin to get back on their feet financially after COVID-19.
Marine and Dad Need Your Support During Difficult Times
$1,904 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.
Travel Restriction Leaves Veteran Stranded
$175 Still Needed
This medically retired soldier had traveled to Hawaii for medical treatment, and while there, a temporary travel restriction was put in place for the island where he resides, leaving him stuck in Hawaii until sometime this month , hopefully. He is able to stay with friends but needs assistance with groceries and fuel costs until he can return home.
COVID Layoff and Call to Active Duty Create Financial Strain for Reservist Family
$885 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.
Job On Hold Due to Pandemic
$1,087 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.
Active Duty Navy Family Needs Help Recovering
$597 Still Needed
This active duty sailor was hospitalized for two months for combat related injuries this Spring. His wife had to leave work to support him as well as care for his father, who lives with the family. The loss of income, combined with the added expenses incurred due to COVID-19 and the sailor being in the hospital has caused the family to fall behind on housing expenses. Please consider a gift to assist with housing, groceries, and utilities so they can completely recover from this difficult period and focus on his upcoming medical board and transition from service.
Medically Retired and Struggling During Pandemic
$610 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.
Heart Condition Leaves Veteran In Strict Quarantine
$313 Still Needed
A pre-existing heart condition has meant that this Army combat veteran has had to observe strict quarantine, and cannot work outside them home due to risk. He has also had to purchase extensive personal protective equipment to protect his health due to his underlying condition, and he is surviving on just his VA benefits as unemployment is backed up. He is behind on rent and utilities and future benefits will not cover the current overdue bills. Please join us in protecting him as he protected our country when called.
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
$2,070 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
$725 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
$1,486 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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