Help Iraq Vet Through Difficult Transition
An injured Iraqi Freedom Veteran and father of three was recently medically separated. Because of an error in reporting severance pay, the wounded veteran was unable to collect unemployment and social security benefits. His utilities have been disconnected and he is facing a vehicle repossession. Rent is late and legal proceedings are around the corner. Please help this OIF Veteran with assistance this month while he awaits corrections to his income.
This need is current as of 5/14/2013. Location: Georgia (M25666-N23733)
Wounded Veteran Facing Eviction
A veteran who is medically retired due to his injuries sustained in combat is on the verge of being homeless. He is waiting on his VA benefits and due to the backlog, he is unsure as to when he will receive the money. In the meantime, he and his family are facing eviction. Please, any assistance would greatly benefit this family during this stressful situation.
This need is current as of 5/8/2013. Location: Texas (M24413-N23716)
Medically Retired Veteran in Transition
A veteran is in transition after being medically retired from the U.S. Army. He is waiting for his VA benefits to begin so he can provide for his family. The benefits are not expected for several months. He is actively job searching and has been on several interviews. He is hopeful to obtain employment soon. In the meantime, the family needs assistance with food, auto payment, and auto insurance. Please assist in this time of uncertainty.
This need is current as of 5/8/2013. Location: Texas (M25490-N23720)
Combat Veteran Needs Help
A medically retired veteran and his family, with 3 small children, are in need of rental assistance and food. Veteran was going to college with an anticipated graduation date of less than a year. He recently had to take a break from classes due to a surgery he needed for his combat injuries. He has lost his education benefits during his recovery time, as he is not able to attend school. Please assist this family during this time of need.
This need is current as of 5/8/2013. Location: Texas (M24978-N23718)
Wounded Warrior Unable to Work
A wounded warrior and his family are in need of mortgage assistance and food. The service member has had difficulty maintaining steady employment due to his injuries from his deployment. His wife has been unable to work due to constant care he needs. Any assistance would be appreciated while this family is in transition and waiting for other benefits.
This need is current as of 5/6/2013. Location: Florida (M25278-N23711)
Help Injured Soldier Bring Utilities Current
An injured soldier in the National Guard fell behind on utility payments due to unforeseen circumstances. If the bill can be brought current, he would be eligible for the Budget Billing Program, which will provide lowered monthly payments for this family. Please help this service member while he awaits a possible medical retirement.
This need is current as of 5/3/2013. Location: South Carolina (M25293-N23703)
Pay Gap Hurts Transition
A medically discharged Army soldier is waiting on final disposition of pay. A delay in processing has temporarily left the soldier and his family without income to pay rent and utilities, or to buy groceries. Helping this family through this gap in income will make the transition much easier.
This need is current as of 4/30/2013. Location: Oklahoma (M24775-N23696)
Surgery Sets Back Vet Family
A post-9/11 disabled Army veteran's young son recently required emergency surgery, and the unexpected financial setback has been a challenge for this family of 5. The veteran is working and receives VA disability, but needs help catching up with rent and car payments after these sudden medical expenses. Please help this family get over this temporary hurdle.
This need is current as of 4/30/2013. Location: Texas (M24931-N23698)
Urgent Vehicle Repair For Wounded Service Member
While pursuing VA benefits, a wounded warrior family's only vehicle became unsafe to drive. Finances are tight as the spouse searches for work and applies for caregiver benefits, and they cannot afford the cost to repair. Please help this family overcome this unexpected expense.
This need is current as of 4/30/2013. Location: Colorado (M24106-N23692)
Home from Deployment, Help Needed
Recently returned home from a Deployment to Afghanistan, an Army Reservist and his family need support this month while they wait for income to be received next month. Since the mobilization ended, the family has fallen behind on rent and utilities. Savings has been exhausted and the family is waiting patiently for receipt of education benefit income. The service member's spouse is also searching for employment opportunities now that the service member has returned home to the States. Please help this family.
This need is current as of 4/23/2013. Location: Georgia (M25180-N23670)
Please Help U.S. Marine
With injuries incurred in the line of duty and a medical retirement around the corner, a United States Marine contacted Operation Homefront for financial assistance. The family incurred emergency one-time expenses the last two months. This caused the family to fall behind on rent and utilities. The service member also has an increased amount of medical appointments which increased the family's gas budget. Your support will help this family tremendously as this is new to the service member - being medically retired from the Corps.
This need is current as of 4/18/2013. Location: North Carolina (M25038-N23650)
Lost Income, Help Needed
A Post 9/11 sailor has fallen behind on rent and utilities since losing employment due to his injuries. This service member is currently seeking employment while taking care of an ill spouse. The family is working with utility companies to avoid disconnect since the spouse requires electronic medical equipment. Please help the family during their time of need - any assistance will be greatly appreciated.
This need is current as of 4/18/2013. Location: Massachusetts (M24514-N23651)
Facing Eviction, Army Vet Needs Help
A medically retired Army veteran is facing an eviction and has contacted Operation Homefront for assistance. The veteran is working diligently at finding employment and has reduced many monthly expenses; however, this is not enough and is facing an eviction. He is waiting patiently while VA disability comes in and is seeking assistance with rent payment. Please help this service member during the transition from the military to the civilian side.
This need is current as of 4/17/2013. Location: Maryland (M24748-N23649)
Service Member Needs Help Moving
A service member is seeking help with moving expenses, which are directly related to medical care for his family. It has become a medical necessity for the family to reside closer to the hospital that is providing urgent medical care. Please help this Operation Iraqi Freedom Sergeant with rent and deposits to secure their new home.
This need is current as of 4/9/2013. Location: Virginia (M22952-N23416)
Iraq Combat Vet Seeking Help
An Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran is suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. He is currently transitioning into the civilian workforce after suffering from wounds incurred overseas. This Wounded Warrior is seeking assistance with rent and utilities after being out of work. Please help this Wounded Warrior avoid having his utilities shut off and possible eviction.
This need is current as of 4/6/2013. Location: Maryland (M22277-N23329)
Basic Needs for Veteran Family
A combat-injured veteran and his family of four (including two young children) have fallen into a financial crisis. Unable to work due to his injuries, he enrolled and has been attending college and doing very well. The financial crisis began when his GI Bill Educational benefits were stopped in between semesters. This has caused a financial burden. They are facing utility cut off and eviction. Funds are needed to help them get through this time. They will be fine once benefits have started again.
This need is current as of 4/5/2013. Location: North Carolina (M24268-N23578)
Wounded Warrior's Only Vehicle Needs Repair
A wounded Air Force veteran is seeking assistance with auto repairs. The service member has found new employment however the auto repair cost exceeds what the service member can afford. Please help this Air Force veteran with critical repairs. His vehicle is desperately needed to drive to and from work since the surrounding area is very rural and public transportation is not an option.
This need is current as of 4/2/2013. Location: Rhode Island (M24348-N23611)
Help Wounded Warrior Repair Home
After suffering combat-related injuries in Afghanistan, a service member needs help with repairs that will make his home safer for him to live in. The necessary repairs include installing a series of railings and other repairs so the service member can safely have access to all areas of his home.
This need is current as of 4/1/2013. Location: Washington (M19646-N23236)
Reservist Seeks Help Paying Rent
An injured service member in the Reserves has fallen behind on making rent payments as he waits for his disability compensation to come through. Please help this service member who has answered the call of duty by serving our Country.
This need is current as of 3/31/2013. Location: New York (M22490-N23398)
Rent Assistance Needed
A medically retired Army soldier has injuries that are aggravated by the climate in which she lives. She desires to relocate to an area better suited to accommodate her injuries. She has savings to complete the move and will be able to afford the new home, but she needs assistance with security deposit and one month of rent. Helping this soldier would allow her to live in an area that is better for her health.
This need is current as of 3/31/2013. Location: California (M21698-N23283)
Wounded Warrior In Desperate Need of Vehicle
A wounded veteran in the Las Vegas, NV area, and his family of 5, are in desperate need of an auto donation. The family’s only vehicle is non-functional and not worth the cost of the repairs. The service member was injured during a deployment when a vehicle rolled over affecting his knee, hips and back. He is facing surgery soon for both hips and has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. He struggles with PTSD and anxiety from combat-related experiences. The family receives some backpay but not enough to survive. They are still waiting for a final rating to get more financial help. The service member is unable to work and his wife can only work part-time as she must care for him.
This need is current as of 3/8/2013. Location: Nevada (M0-N23491)
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Help Family of Service Member Killed in Midland, TX Train Accident
Please help us support the family of Retired Army Sgt. Joshua Michael. Michael was one of the wounded warriors killed when a freight train plowed into the parade float on which he was riding in Midland, TX. Before he was killed, he pushed his wife to safety and she survived the accident.
Now his wife and their two children, ages 7 and 14, are in a difficult financial situation. Until their benefits are sorted out, they have no income and need help with all monthly bills including mortgage, utilities, food, etc. They need $3500 to meet their immediate financial need. In addition, they need help raising $20,000 to get out from under their current home loan so they can relocate as their current residence is next to a set of railroad tracks … a painful reminder of the tragedy they have endured.
Please help this family who are reeling from losing their loved one in a most tragic way.
This need is current as of 2/22/2013. Location: Texas (M22139-N23197)