With a simple act of GIVING, you have the ability to make the LIVES of our military families, who SACRIFICE so much, a little BETTER.
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Hospitalized For Residual Injury
$2,175 Still Needed
Having received a Purple Heart for blast injuries that occurred during his deployment to Iraq, this soldier now faces another battle with his health, and he has been admitted for treatment of his PTSD and residual traumatic brain injury. His spouse is now juggling the home and work, and having a tough time making ends meet. Though they will be without him for the holidays, we can help make sure that they don't have the added worry of losing their homes or having their utilities shut off.
Long Delay For Benefits
$1,720 Still Needed
Waiting almost one year now for the VA to come to a decision on his benefits has been frustrating for this Army National Guard veteran of the Afghanistan conflict. He and his family have been making the best of it financially, but worsening health has made him lose work time, and this month, they just can't make ends meet. Help us give the family of four the extra support they during this very difficult time.
Crisis From Funds Deposit Error
$1,082 Still Needed
During the switch from retirement pay to veterans benefits, the VA sent this medically retired soldier's pay to an account that does not exist. Though in the process of fixing, the error has left him without any income. Please help us assist with his car payments so that he has a safe vehicle to get to and from his many medical appointments.
Sailor Not Used To Feeling Helpless
$300 Still Needed
Having been a combat medic, this sailor knows how to keep calm under fire and take charge, but a series of crises with his family has left him with little options this month but ask for help. His father had major medical surgery requiring his support and the family vehicle required expensive repairs. Please help us make sure the family can enjoy the holidays with assisting with groceries until the crisis passes.
Items Lost and Damaged in Move
$250 Still Needed
This Marine family recently underwent a permanent change of station move, and during the move, many of their items were lost or damaged. The family will be reimbursed eventually, but in the meantime, they had to purchase replacement items, resulting in large out of pocket expenses for the month. The family is also 50 miles from the closest military base. Assisting with groceries for the family of 5 will go a long way to helping them out until they receive their reimbursement.
Medically Retired At Holidays
$1,646 Still Needed
Injuries and surgeries resulted in this Army corporal being just recently medically retired. Moving home, combined with the wait for his VA and retirements pays have placed a huge financial strain on this family of 6. With your help, we can ease the transition for them over the holidays by assisting with rent, utilities, car payment and groceries.
Help Keep Home Warm This Winter
$1,032 Still Needed
Michigan winters are tough, and they can be tougher when you are an injured Marine and mom of four trying to keep the house warm. The family's sole source of income is her VA and GI Bill benefits, and when her children needed critical dental work, she was left without the cushion she needed to purchase propane for the winter. Please help us keep her home warm and provide groceries for the family to help them get past this temporary financial crisis.
Hardship From Caregiver Illness
$3,720 Still Needed
This wounded Army National Guardsman's spouse is also his primary caregiver, and when she fell ill, the family sustained significantly financial losses paying for out of pocket expenses for her care. Though she is back on her feet, and able to shoulder more of the family responsibilities, they are still behind on their home payments, and are worried they may lose their home. Help us give them some peace of mind as they move forward by assisting with mortgage, utilities and groceries.
Health and Home Challenges
$433 Still Needed
This injured soldier's medical needs have put him in a position of missing significant work. A repair to his heating until along with the purchase of winter heating fuel has strained the family budget even more, and they are facing the challenge of the holidays with an empty kitchen pantry and the possibility of having electricity cut off. With your help, we can eliminate that concern and help the start the New Year on solid footing.
Combat Injured Mom Needs Help
$2,692 Still Needed
This combat wounded veteran and mother of four children needs help with her rent, utilities and groceries for her family. Her husband, who is her caregiver, has recently had his hours at work cut significantly, causing the family to face a hardship they are not used to and have no means to address. Help us assist them through this tough time and give back some of their hope this holiday season.
Strain From PCS Move Short
$150 Still Needed
This Army family recently underwent a permanent change of station move from TX to Wyoming. The out of pocket expenses of the move and settling in to their new home have been enormous, and they have yet to be reimbursed. Now this young family is facing the holidays worrying about whether they will have enough food to last.
Injured Guard Family Needs Help
$1,610 Still Needed
This national guardsman was injured in training, and as a result, has been unable to work his civilian job. While he awaits approval of incapacitation pay and orders to active duty for treatment, the family has had little income since the end of summer. This has placed the family in a financial bind, and they need assistance with rent and utilities.
Loss Has Been Overwhelming
$306 Still Needed
After losing his mother, this combat wounded Afghanistan veteran is moving home to be closer to family and for the support he needs as he adjusts. Already a tough time, it is being made all the more difficult by the expenses involved. Please help us relieve some of the stress by assisting with groceries, items for their baby, and their last utility bill.
Single Dad of Two Needs Help
$920 Still Needed
Already faced with the challenges associated with his combat injuries, this single father of two had a serious medical emergency requiring hospitalization. Due to missing school, his housing allowance was recouped, leaving him and his sons worrying about how to keep a roof over their head. With your help, they won't have to.
Help Keep Home Warm in Winter
$258 Still Needed
A recent decline in this Army veteran's health has caused him to have to withdraw from his school program temporarily. Some of his expenses we recouped, and while he hopes those costs will be reimbursed, the expense has left the family in a bind for heating oil as winter approaches. With your support, we can keep their home warm as they focus on his health and getting him back on his feet.
Frightening Year For Army Family
$3,172 Still Needed
It has been a frightening year for this Army family. After being medically evacuated, then spending months at Walter Reed, this soldier is home and recuperating, but still needs significant help in day-to-day functions. His wife is his caregiver, and she and his son need critical dental work. Please help us ensure they aren't burdened with more than they already are by assisting with dental costs and mortgage payment.
Needs Overwhelm Injured Soldier
$186 Still Needed
This injured soldier and father of four is due to be medically retired shortly. Uncertainty about the future combined with large dental bills and car repairs were already stressing the family when another critical car repair need arose. Having spent much of their funds already, they don't have what they need to make their vehicle safe. Help us get them on the road to the next chapter in their life.
Going Around With Paperwork
$421 Still Needed
This recently medically retired soldier has repeatedly submitted paperwork to the VA so that his compensation will reflect that he has a family, but he has been unsuccessful in correcting their error. His injuries are too severe for him to work, and being only compensated as if he were single has meant a tough time making ends meet. He has been assured the error will be corrected in the next two months, but for now, the family is worried about keeping the lights on and groceries in the cupboard.
When Caregivers Need Help
$660 Still Needed
Our caregivers are the heroes behind the heroes, but when their health is in jeopardy, then the family soon is in crisis. When the spouse of this wounded Marine had to have multiple heart surgeries, they found themselves also in a financial crisis, and weren't able to keep up with their car payments. This is their only vehicle and they need it now more than ever. Help us ensure they will have reliable transportation by assisting with car payments.
Pay Error Not Resolved
$360 Still Needed
This soldier has had two surgeries since returning from overseas, and is currently awaiting a medical board. An error in the submission of his travel paperwork resulted in finance recouping a large amount of pay from him erroneously. They are working to correct the problem, but he does not know when that will happen. Please help us keep a roof over his head while he gets the situation sorted.
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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