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COVID-19 Positive Family Impacts Income for Army Veteran
$1,450 Still Needed
The parent and children of this 100% permanent and totally disabled Army veteran tested positive for COVID-19. Caring for a parent and sick children was an additional financial strain on the veteran, who is unable to work because of her service connected injuries. The health crisis has passed but the financial crisis remains. Please join us in helping this family get back on their feet and recovering fully.
Concerns for the Health of Spouse and Baby Mean Difficult Choices for Marine
$1,737 Still Needed
Current events have affected this Marine combat veteran and his family. Out of COVID-19 concerns and worries over how it might affect his spouse and unborn child, his spouse took earlier leave from work than they expected. The out-of-pocket expenses for the birth only compounded their financial stress, and they are in need of assistance with mortgage and groceries plus critical care items for their baby.
Delays In Unemployment for Spouse Impacting Navy Family
$1,869 Still Needed
The spouse of this Navy sailor was let go from her job due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is waiting on unemployment still. This has created a severe financial strain on the family that will be difficult to recover from if the delay in unemployment continues. With help for mortgage and auto payment, we can give this family some breathing room to give the system time to catch up.
Sudden Move Leaves Army Veteran In Need of Rent and Deposit
$2,119 Still Needed
After their current property owner declined to extend their lease, this Army veteran and his family had to find a new home relatively quickly. The change in address causes a mix-up with benefits he received to help with rent, so the family have to pay the full amount of one month to move in. After rental trucks, temp housing, and higher than normal grocery expenses, they do not have the resources to obtain stable housing. As he is starting school this Fall, please join us in giving this veteran and family the best start possible by assisting with rent and deposits.
Med Board Process Delayed for Reservist Due to COVID-19
$248 Still Needed
The hardship for this Army reservist began with COVID-19 impacting his medical board timeline, and then from loss of the additional $600.00 weekly unemployment stimulus. He has received only a small VA Disability payment and with the pandemic conditions still affecting employment, he is unable currently to address expenses. He is also physically limited due to back and neck injury and is scheduled for and upcoming surgery. Please consider a gift to assist with groceries and utilities.
Lingering Injuries and Financial Stress from Car Accident
$425 Still Needed
A devastating accident earlier in 2020 impacts this Army national Guard retiree to this day. The driver was uninsured and so the veteran's medical costs and other bills are far outstripping what he receives in VA disability. Because he is unable to work, he has enrolled in school for the Fall which will help him financially via additional benefits. But before that can happen, he needs to keep a roof over his head and is in need of rental assistance.
Army Family Struggling with Bills Due to Prolonged COVID-19 Income Loss
$430 Still Needed
The spouse of this Army reservist has been furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and her loss of income has left them struggling to to make up the difference financially. They have been surviving on savings, but that has run out after 5 months and they have fallen behind on utility payments. They could also used assistance with groceries to have a little more breathing room.
Wounded Army Veteran Wishes to Continue Service to Community
$1,675 Still Needed
After two combat tours, being wounded in action, and receiving a Purple Heart, this Army veteran wishes to continue his service to others in a new career path, but the current COVID-19 pandemic is creating delays in hiring and security clearances, leaving him in limbo. His wife was laid off of her job due to COVID-19, and they are awaiting VA and unemployment benefits. Help us provide them the necessary time they need by assisting with rent and vehicle expenses.
Army Veteran Struggling Due to Lost Pay and Medical Expenses
$595 Still Needed
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge to this Iraq combat veteran. He was off work for a period of time, and his wife also suffered some serious medical issues that meant out of pocket medical expenses that only compounded the financial stress they were already enduring. Your support can help this family close the gap of this one time financial crisis by assisting with rent and automobile expenses.
Five Tour Combat Veteran Needs Your Help to Recover
$4,099 Still Needed
Five combat tours to Afghanistan have taken a toll on the health of this Army soldier, and he is currently being evaluated and treated by the VA. he has been hospitalized twice and has along way to go. His spouse works but they have not been able to keep up with all of the household expenses, especially after they had to make a major repair to their home. With assistance from you and our Critical Financial Assistance program, we can ensure this soldier gets to focus on his health without the added stress of woorying about losing their home or having the lights turned off.
Combination of Events Too Much to Overcome for Veteran Soldier
$1,275 Still Needed
A critical care repair combined with needing to hire a special assistance for her special needs child were already creating a financial hardship for this medically retired soldier when hurricane damage and loss tipped the scales. Help her and her daughter recover from these series of financial hits by assisting with overdue rent.
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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San Antonio, TX 78232
Phone: (210) 659-7756
Critical Financial Assistance: (877) 264-3968