Out of pocket expenses this month for his daughter's autism needs have strained the budget of this soldier and father of 5. As he faces his own challenges with traumatic brain injury sustained in an explosion, we can help provide some comfort for the family this holiday season by assisting with the purchase of groceries. If you would like to consider supporting additional food assistance requests, which are numerous around the holidays, please see our Help Feed a Military Family fund on the Current Needs page.
Help Keep A Home Warm
$760 Still Needed
What should be a joyous time with a new daughter is somewhat dampened by the stress of winter approaching and still no decision on this Marine's VA claim for injuries sustained while serving in Iraq. We can help provide some relief and comfort for this family of four this holiday season by assisting with the purchase of heating oil for their home.
Help Keep Veteran's House Warm
$582 Still Needed
This veteran and Purple Heart recipient knows what it means to face challenges and overcome, but even our bravest can use help from time to time. This is what has happened for this Army National Guardsman after a temporary benefits adjustment lowered his monthly income at a time when the costs to heat a home go up due to the cold weather. With your help, we can keep his home warm and the lights on this month. If you would also like to assist in helping keep a family warm this holiday season, please see our Utility Fund on the Current Needs page.
The Unexpected Takes Its Toll
$2,950 Still Needed
Recently wounded, this Army soldier and his young daughter are facing a challenging time ahead, and the added stress of an urgent and expensive home repair has only added to their emotional and financial burden. The costs of the necessary repair used all of their available funds, and they are in need of assistance for rent and utilities. Please consider helping us provide some comfort to this family as so they can focus on what's ahead.
Murphy's Law of Deployments Hits
$1,030 Still Needed
If it can break, it will. As it did for the heating and air/conditioning unit for the family of this Army soldier currently deployed to Afghanistan. Though they were able to make the repair, the condition of the unit resulted in a significantly high utility bill. Please consider assisting with this bill and some groceries so that this soldier can have the peace of mind knowing his family is in good hands.
Delayed Pay Creates Budget Gap
$677 Still Needed
Many of our wounded service members have to rely on their benefits to support their families, and any delay or loss can have serious impacts on the family budget. This soldier and single dad was able to pay most of his bills while he waits for income that has been delayed a month, but needs help with a car payment. This is the only way for him to get to and from appointments and take care of his young children. Please help us assist him through this temporary gap in income.
Costly Travel for Medical Care
$800 Still Needed
The holidays can be difficult for those still battling the wounds of war. Recently released from the hospital for treatment for his PTSD, this soldier is travelling over 100 miles to appointments several times a week. His spouse is unable to work as she is his sole caretaker at this time. The costs to travel are more than the family budget can spare at this time, but are necessary for the soldier to move forward and recover. You can help us relieve some of the burden this holiday season by assisting us in providing help with transportation costs, groceries and utilities for the month.
In Hospital, Family Needs Help
$1,690 Still Needed
This Marine and father of 6 daughters is currently in the hospital and has been for some time. The impact on the family finances has been significant, and he is worried about how they will keep a roof over their heads and groceries on the table this month. This is especially difficult for the family as it is the holiday season. We can repay their years of service by assisting them with housing costs and groceries.
Uncertain Time For Army Family
$2,214 Still Needed
This wounded Army solider has just recently been separated from the service as a result of his injuries sustained while deployed to Afghanistan. He has yet to receive his final pay and his VA disability benefits, so the family's income at this time is quite limited. Please help this family of 6 have a much smoother transition by assisting with housing and utility costs, as well as some groceries and baby items for their four children.
Move Impacts Family Finances
$250 Still Needed
This Army family recently moved to HI from NC, and it took time for their home in NC to sell. They also had to spend a large amount to repair their vehicle so that it could pass inspection, and combined, the two expenses have created a temporary financial crisis. We can help ease the situation by providing some assistance with groceries and household items. If you would like to help with additional food assistance needs, which are numerous around the holidays, please visit our Help Feed A Military family Fund on our Current Needs page.
House Fire Sets Family Back
$1,155 Still Needed
A series of misfortunes have landed this wounded Army soldier's family of 7 in a tough spot this holiday season. First, a house fire damaged many for their belongings, followed by damage to their one vehicle. Recovering from the fire has been financially difficult for the family, and they could use some help this holiday season. Please consider assisting in repairing their vehicle and purchasing groceries for this family during this difficult time.
Tough Transition For Family of 7
$3,075 Still Needed
This Army soldier was recently medically retired from the Army for his combat wounds, and his final pay has not yet cleared processing, leaving the family with a gap in income when they need it the most. Their recent move used their available savings, leaving them in need of assistance to keep their home and their vehicle. Please help this family of 7 with during this difficult transition time.
Help with Rent For Injured ANG
$400 Still Needed
This injured Army National Guard member has been unable to work since sustaining an injury while on active duty. She is hoping to get back to work soon, but the loss of income has left her in danger of losing her home. Please consider assisting us in keeping a roof over her head this holiday season. If you would also like to assist in helping providing military families and wounded warriors a sense of security this holiday season, please see our Housing Fund on the Current Needs page.
Help Army Vet Start Anew
$950 Still Needed
The long road to recovery from combat injuries can have a serious emotional and financial impact on a soldier's family. This Army family has finally made their way through the tough times, but could use some help with a fresh start. Assisting with rent, groceries and utility payments will ensure they get a fresh start in the New Year on the right footing.
Help Keep Navy Family in Home
$1,600 Still Needed
For 20 years, this career sailor has served his country, including overseas combat duty in Afghanistan. Lost paperwork has delayed his retirement benefits, and this delay has greatly impacted the family budget at a time when they should be looking forward to the future. Please help us keep a roof over their heads this holiday as the system works to correct the paperwork error. If you would also like to assist in helping providing military families and wounded warriors a sense of security this holiday season, please see our Housing Fund on the Current Needs page.
Help Purple Heart Veterans and Father
$655 Still Needed
A paperwork error with the VA resulted in a large deduction this month from this Purple Heart recipient's benefits, creating critical need for assistance to keep the lights on and his home warm for him and his son. Please consider assisting this hero through this temporary financial hardship
Injury Sets Back Army Veteran
$1,829 Still Needed
Recovering from service in combat and the toll it takes on one's health is a lifetime challenge. When additional injuries occur just as you are starting to get ahead, the impact on the family can be overwhelming. This is what has happened to this soldier, who must now deal with a devastating hand injury at the same time that he continues to be treated for his service related injuries. Unable to work, he is in significant need of assistance with rent. His only vehicle, which he uses to get to and from his numerous medical appointments is also in need of repair. You can help us provide some comfort and peace of mind at this time.
Combat Medic Needs Your Help
$1,620 Still Needed
This Army veteran was recently discharged from the hospital after treatment for severe PTSD as a result of his service as a combat medic in Iraq. He is in considerable need of assistance to recover financially from his stay in the hospital. Assisting him and his wife with rent, groceries, and gas to get to and from follow up appointments will help ease the tremendous stress the financial situation is placing on him as he tries to focus on his health and finding employment.
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 these 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 daily medical appointments a day. Some of our 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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