MISSION: Operation Homefront provides EMERGENCY financial and other ASSISTANCE to the FAMILIES of our service members and WOUNDED warriors.
|Needs Met Overall||Needs Met in 2012|
|Dollars Used To Help Military Families||Number of Wounded Warrior Families Served|
|24 to 72 hrs||43 states|
|Average Time to Get $$$ to Family in Crisis||Number of States Represented With Local Offices|
|93 cents||6 years|
|Amount per Dollar That Goes Directly to Programs||Number of Consecutive Years We've Received Charity Navigator's Four-Star Rating|
Through generous, widespread public support and a collaborative team of exceptional staff and volunteers, we aspire to become the provider of choice for emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. Where there is a need we do not provide, we will partner with others for the benefit of our military families.
Operation Homefront provides direct services to alleviate a military family's or individual's actual/complete emergency financial burden, as well as counseling and/or recovery support. Emergency financial assistance is in the form of checks paid directly to mortgage lenders, auto mechanics, contractors, hospitals, doctors, dentists and other providers. Other emergency funding assistance, which an applicant receives within 24 to 72 hours, includes the following:
The target population is American military personnel and/or their families who have unmet needs due to financial hardship, death, injury, or physical or mental detriment as a result of service since 9/11. These may include active duty, Reserve, National Guard and veteran service members. They are a diverse ethnic group (64 percent are minorities): approximately 20 percent are African-American; 5 percent Asian-American; 34 percent Hispanic/Latino; 5 percent Native American; and 36 percent Caucasian. Roughly 75 percent live at an income level 80 percent below the median income for the communities in which they reside.