More Important Information
The limited knowledge regarding certain resources outside the Command and the Military is evident. In my opinion, a broken Soldier is a broken Mission. The more aware Soldiers are about the resources available to help them and their families, the higher our chances are to become Army Strong. Therefore, with this frame of mind, and for the section Family Readiness Section of this Newsletter, I decided to just share some resources that my deed important to Soldiers and their families.
American Red Cross –
Service to Armed Forces – South Jersey Region
The American Red Cross’ unwavering commitment to members of the U.S. military, its veterans and their families continues to grow and develop more than a century after Clara Barton first recruited nurses to support the U.S. Army. Today, the Red Cross is meeting the needs of changing military and expanding services to veterans. Red Cross support of military members and their families enhances morale and contributes to increased operational capability in sever. Some of its services includes but not limited to:
Education (Outreach & Briefings), Information and Referral, Emergency Services, Service to Military & Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Facilities, Building Family Resiliency, Meeting Additional Needs. Jessica Richardson – Regional Manager – Service to Armed Forces (609) 562-3481 office (609) 664-6182 cell jessica.richardson@redcross.org; Office located at Joint Base M-D-L
Tim Settles – Regional Disaster Program Officer (RDPO) (609) 562-3480 office (440) 812-8865 cell tim.settles@redcross.org; Office located at Joint Base M-D-L

Military One Source
Toll-Free (800) 342-9647
En espanol llame al: (877)-8880727
TTY TDD: (866) 607-6794
Reserve Aid
Reserve Aid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing financial support to the families of Reserve Service Members called to active duty in all five branches of the Armed Forces. Reserve Aid makes unrestricted, need based grants to military families who have a Reserve Service Member on full-time deployment to a combat zone or homeland security position.
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Coming Home Project | www.cominghomeproject.net
The Coming Home Project offers a range of free services: workshops and retreats, psychological counseling, training for care providers, and community forums. Their programs address the mental, emotional, spiritual and relationship challenges faced by veterans and families before, during and after deployment.
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Disability Rights Advocates | www.dralegal.org
DRA is a non-profit law firm dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities. DRA advocates for disability rights through high-impact litigation, as well as research and education. They do not charge their clients for services.
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The National Veterans Foundation (NVF) operates the nation’s only toll-free helpline for veterans and their families, raises public awareness about veteran issues, and outreaches to veterans and their families. Call the NVF helpline at: 1-888-777-4443 (9AM – 9PM daily, 7 days a week).
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National Veterans Legal Services Program | www.nvlsp.org
The National Veterans Legal Services Program trains, coordinates, and mentors volunteer attorneys nationwide to assist OIF/OEF active duty and veterans with disability discharge issues or obtaining VA benefits.
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The Advertising Council | www.adcouncil.org
The Ad Council produces, distributes and promotes public service campaigns on behalf of non-profit organizations and government agencies in issue areas critical to the American public. The Ad Council is launching a campaign to raise awareness about OIF/OEF veterans.
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Air Compassion for Veterans | Mercy Medical | www.aircompassionforveterans.org
Air Compassion for Veterans provides free air transportation via commercial, private aircraft, or bed-to-bed air ambulance for OIF/OEF wounded warriors and their adversely affected family members. This air transportation is provided for medical, counseling, rehabilitation, adaptive sports and service dog services. ACV helps to alleviate the financial hardship of the injured, care givers and family members.
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American Pain Foundation | www.painfoundation.org
The American Pain Foundation (APF) began the Military/Veterans and Pain Initiative in 2004 to reach out to active military and veterans who are in pain. Along with providing resources, they work to advance pro-veteran/military legislation and policy on national and state levels.
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Armed Services YMCA of the USA | www.asymca.org
The ASYMCA provides support services to military service members and their families, particularly focused on junior-enlisted men and women – the individuals on the front lines defending our nation and their families.
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Brave New Foundation| www.bravenewfoundation.org
Brave New Foundation is a unique organization taking the power of media to a new level by making documentaries that address the most vital issues of our day, building the capacity to organize around them, including public participation in the process.
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CA National Guard Financial Assistance Fund | www.calguard.ca.gov/j1/pages/cngfaf.aspx
The California National Guard Financial Assistance Fund (CNGFAF) was developed to help California National Guard service members who have financial difficulties because of their deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
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Cause – Comfort for America’s Uniformed Services | www.cause-usa.org
Cause organizes recreation and entertainment programs for wounded warriors recuperating from injuries received in Iraq and Afghanistan. Cause programs are available to military personnel assigned to Warrior Transition Units and to family members while residing on the campus of a military medical facility.
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Coming Home Project | www.cominghomeproject.net
The Coming Home Project offers a range of free services: workshops and retreats, psychological counseling, training for care providers, and community forums. Their programs address the mental, emotional, spiritual and relationship challenges faced by veterans and families before, during and after deployment.
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Dade Community Foundation | www.dadecommunityfoundation.org
Dade Community Foundation exists to enhance the quality of life for all residents of Miami – Dade County. Their mission is to encourage philanthropy and charitable giving by developing a permanent endowment to meet current and future emerging charitable needs.
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The Dallas Foundation | www.dallasfoundation.org
The Dallas Foundation created a $5 million Texas Resources for Iraq Afghanistan Deployment (TRIAD) Fund which will be awarded to nonprofit groups that provide needed services to active and former military personnel serving in OIF/OEF and their families.
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Disability Rights Advocates | www.dralegal.org
DRA is a non-profit law firm dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities. DRA advocates for disability rights through high-impact litigation, as well as research and education. They do not charge their clients for services.
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Disabled American Veterans | www.dav.org
Disabled American Veterans is an organization of disabled veterans who are focused on building better lives for disabled veterans and their families. The organization accomplishes this goal by providing free assistance to veterans in obtaining benefits and services earned through their military service.
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Farmer-Veteran Coalition | www.farmvetco.org
The Farmer-Veteran Coalition seeks to help our returning veterans find employment, training, and places to heal on America’s farms. At the same time the Coalition hopes that some of these young men and women may help address our country’s critical need for more good, hard-working people entering the field of agriculture.
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Fisher House Foundation, Inc. | www.fisherhouse.org
Fisher House Foundation donates “comfort homes” built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. In addition to providing housing for families while military members recuperate, Fisher House Foundation also helps military families in need, and offers other scholarships and programs.
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Gulf Coast Community Foundation | www.gulfcoastcf.org
As Florida’s largest community foundation, Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. The Foundation was created in late 1995 and has awarded more than $90 million in grants in the areas of arts and culture, health and human services, education, civic affairs, and the environment.
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99th RSC Surgeon’s Office – 5231 South Scott Plaza, 2nd Floor, Fort Dix, New Jersey 08640 (609) 562- 7455) (Assist Soldiers with their Medical Readiness ( Reservist and AGR)
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Strong Bond Programs
Strong Bonds is a unit-based, chaplain-led program which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening the Army Family. The core mission of the Strong Bonds program is to increase individual Soldier and Family member readiness through relationship education and skills training. Strong Bonds is conducted in an offsite retreat format in order to maximize the training effect. The retreat or “get away” provides a fun, safe, and secure environment in which to address the impact of relocations, deployments, and military lifestyle stressors.
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HERO2HIRE.JOBS
Everything you need to find a job. Start now. We know that searching for a new job is a big undertaking. That’s why Hero2Hired (H2H) was created: to make it easy for Reserve Component service members to connect to and find jobs with military-friendly companies. H2H also offers career exploration tools, military-to-civilian skills translations, education and training resources, as well as a mobile app. Support for H2H is provided through the Department of Defense’s Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program
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Homes for Our Troops | www.homesforourtroops.org
Homes for Our Troops provide specially adapted homes for our severely injured service members. Through monetary contributions, donations from building contractors, suppliers, corporate supporters, and local volunteers, they are able to provide assistance at no cost to the veterans they serve.
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Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund | www.semperfifund.org
The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund helps defray the expenses incurred during hospitalization, rehabilitation, and recovery of injured Marines and sailors. Their many programs include the Family Support Program, Mobility Program, Modification Program, and the Specialized Equipment Fund.
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Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund | www.fallenheroesfund.org
The Fund’s “Center for the Intrepid”, a $40 million world-class, state-of-the-art physical rehabilitation center at Brooke Army Medical Center serves military personnel who have been catastrophically disabled in operations in Iraq or Afghanistan.
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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) | www.iava.org
IAVA’s mission is to improve the lives of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families. IAVA is dedicated to educating the public about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, advocating on behalf of those who have served, and fostering a community for troops, veterans, and their families.
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Jacob’s Light Foundation, Inc. | www.jacobsprogram.org
The mission of Jacob’s Light is to supply our military overseas with the comforts of home. They pack boxes with toiletries, food, reading and writing materials, as well as bug wipes, sunscreen, batteries, letters from the public, and letters and pictures from children.
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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation | www.mcsf.com
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships for children of former Marines, and additional scholarships for children with a parent serving or who has served in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) or Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).
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Michigan National Guard Family Fund, Inc. | www.mi.ngb.army.mil/family/FinAsst.asp
The Michigan National Guard Family Fund provides up to $500 grants to soldiers and airmen and their family members who encounter financial hardship as a result of deployments, military injuries, or just hard times.
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National Military Family Association | www.nmfa.org
The mission of the National Military Family Association is to educate military families concerning their rights, benefits and services available to them, and the issues that affect their lives; along with promoting and protecting the interests of military families through legislation and policy.
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National Public Radio | www.npr.org
NPR (National Public Radio) is producer and distributor of non-commercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. NPR is in partnership with more than 860 independently operated, non-commercial public radio stations. Go to www.npr.org for the latest news and archived articles regarding the Global War on Terror.
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National Veterans Foundation, Inc. | www.nvf.org
The National Veterans Foundation (NVF) operates the nation’s only toll-free helpline for veterans and their families, raises public awareness about veteran issues, and outreaches to veterans and their families. Call the NVF helpline at: 1-888-777-4443 (9AM – 9PM daily, 7 days a week).
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National Veterans Legal Services Program | www.nvlsp.org
The National Veterans Legal Services Program trains, coordinates, and mentors volunteer attorneys nationwide to assist OIF/OEF active duty and veterans with disability discharge issues or obtaining VA benefits.
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Navy Marine Corps Relief Society | www.nmcrs.org
The mission of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is to provide, in partnership with the Navy and Marine Corps, financial, educational, and other assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, eligible family members, and survivors when in need; and to receive and manage funds to administer these programs.
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New Directions, Inc. | www.newdirectionsinc.org
New Directions, Inc. in Los Angeles provides many services to OEF/OIF veterans through Operation Welcome Home (OWH). These include benefits education and outpatient case management for both veterans and family members. A notable feature of OWH is Chris’ Place, a transitional home for OEF/OIF veterans who have been homeless and find the house a secure and safe place to transition back to school and employment. At its core, New Directions remains a licensed, long-term drug and alcohol treatment program FOR MEN AND WOMEN WITH CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS that also provides food, shelter, rehabilitation, and other services for veterans of all eras, both men and women. The agency is also engaged in the development of permanent, supportive housing for low-income disabled veterans of all eras.
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ONE Freedom, Inc. | www.onefreedom.org
ONE Freedom is a Colorado-based non-profit organization providing America’s returning veterans and their families with meaningful education and training on prolonged stress, trauma and personal, self-managed skill-sets for maintaining strength after service.
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Operation Homefront, Inc. | www.operationhomefront.net
Operation Homefront provides emergency assistance and morale to our troops, to the families they leave behind, and to wounded warriors when they return home. A nonprofit founded after 9/11, Operation Homefront leads more than 4,000 volunteers in 31 chapters nationwide.
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Our Military Kids, Inc. | www.ourmilitarykids.org
Our Military Kids awards grants to children of deployed National Guard and Reserve personnel and to children of severely injured service members. The grants fund extracurricular activities, giving children the opportunity to participate in sports, fine arts, or academic tutoring programs. Such activities help nurture and sustain these children while their parent is away in service to our country or recovering from injury at home.
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The Pentagon Federal Credit Union | www.pentagonfoundation.org
The Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation is a nonprofit national charity working to meet the unmet needs of military personnel and their families in the areas of financial literacy, housing, and support for the wounded.
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Permian Basin Area Foundation | www.pbaf.org
The Iraq-Afghanistan Deployment Impact Fund has awarded grants to three Texas community foundations (Texas Resources for Iraq-Afghanistan Deployment [TRIAD] Fund) to support the efforts of nonprofit organizations that provide needed services to active and former military personnel serving in Iraq and/or Afghanistan, and their families.
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Project Return to Work, Inc. | www.return2work.org
Project Return to Work (R2W) provides vocational rehabilitation services to newly enabled Americans, including injured soldiers returning from Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world.
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Project Victory | TIRR Foundation | www.tirrfoundation.org
TIRR Foundation and the Memorial Hermann TIRR Challenge Program have joined together to provide rehabilitative care for military service members injured in OIF/OEF. TIRR’s Project Victory seeks to enable soldiers with a traumatic brain injury regain skills and functions that were lost through their injury.
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The Salvation Army Liberty Program | www.salvationarmy-socal.org
The Salvation Army Liberty Program in Los Angeles helps OIF/OEF active duty, veterans, Guard, Reserve, and their families by providing individual, group & family counseling, a variety of services for children, help with living expenses, employment & education assistance, and many other forms of direct care for those transitioning out of the military.
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San Antonio Area Foundation | www.saafdn.org
The Iraq-Afghanistan Deployment Impact Fund has awarded grants to three Texas community foundations (Texas Resources for Iraq-Afghanistan Deployment [TRIAD] Fund) to support the efforts of nonprofit organizations that provide needed services to active and former military personnel serving in Iraq and/or Afghanistan, and their families.
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Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation | www.sentinelsoffreedom.org
Sentinels of Freedom provide four-year “life scholarships” to help severely injured veterans become self-sufficient. Their mission is to provide life-changing opportunities for members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have suffered severe injuries and need the support of grateful communities to realize their dreams.
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Sesame Workshop | www.sesamestreet.org/tlc
Sesame Street’s Talk, Listen, Connect project offers resources to military families with young children experiencing the effects of deployments or when a parent comes home injured. Materials are available free from Military OneSource or online at www.sesamestreet.org/tlc. In addition, www.SesameStreetFamilyConnections.org is a free, bilingual, child-centered space where families can share messages, video, artwork and pictures when distance makes everyday communication difficult.
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Swords to Plowshares | Iraq Veteran Project | www.swords-to-plowshares.org
Swords to Plowshares Iraq Veteran Project ensures that recent veterans receive the support, services, and protection they need to successfully transition home. GWOT veterans are eligible for free legal representation for VA claims and military discharge reviews, as well as employment and training, transitional housing, social services and benefits counseling. Services are available to all GWOT veterans, former Active Duty, Guard and Reserve, with any type of discharge.
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Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) | www.taps.org
TAPS is America’s frontline resource for all who are grieving the death of a loved one serving in the Armed Forces. Its comprehensive services include a national network of peer-based emotional support, case work assistance, crisis intervention, and grief and trauma resources. Call 800-950-TAPS anytime or check out their on-line chat.
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Tutor.com.
For students in U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Reserves, Wounded Warriors and deployed DoD civilian families are eligible for free access to the Department of Defense online tutoring program with Tutor.com. The Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families program is funded by the Department of Defense MWR Library Program, Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program and Navy General Library Program. Continued Department of Defense sponsorship of this program is dependent on the availability of DoD funds.
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United through Reading | www.unitedthroughreading.org
United through Reading’s Military Program unites military families faced with physical separation. Parents and children stay connected during long deployments through the medium of reading aloud on videotape.
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USA Cares, Inc. | www.usacares.org
USA Cares exists to provide military families with financial support and other critical resources in their time of need. They will respond to every request, and a written reply will be sent to each requestor thanking them for their sacrifice and explaining the decision of USA Cares in regards to whether or not the requested assistance can be provided.
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Veteran Homestead, Inc. | www.veteranhomestead.org
Veteran Homestead provides medical, psychological, and spiritual care to veterans that are diagnosed with a terminal illness, are elderly and/or disabled or otherwise in need. We provide these services without regard to race, religion or sexual orientation. All of our programs are drug and alcohol free and every effort is made to help those seeking abstinence.
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The Pathway Home | www.thepathwayhome.org
The Pathway Home is a Residential Recovery program specifically created for and dedicated to serve our nation’s “New Warriors” – those of any age who have served our nation’s Global War on Terror.
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Vets4Vets | www.vets4vets.us
Vets4Vets is a non-partisan veterans’ peer support organization dedicated to helping Iraq and Afghanistan veterans heal from any negative aspects of service and war. Vets4Vets pays ALL expenses for OIF/OEF vets to fly to weekend peer support workshops.
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Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation | www.vfwfoundation.org
The VFW Foundation is committed to improving the lives of veterans and service personnel, their families, and the communities in which they live and work through a variety of programs. Their programs include free long-distance communication for troops, free financial grants for military members and families in need, and free assistance with VA claims.
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Additional Resources
Veterans Village of San Diego | www.vvsd.net
The Veterans Village of San Diego is dedicated to extending assistance to needy and homeless veterans and their families. Their wide variety of services includes residential and non-residential services, employment and training, and sponsoring annual Stand Downs.
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Zero to Three | www.zerotothree.org
Zero to Three’s mission is to support the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families. Military Projects at ZERO TO THREE has launched a new three-year initiative, Coming Together Around Military Families (CTAMF). It is aimed at strengthening the resilience of young children and their families who are experiencing deployment and separation.
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Wounded Warrior & Family Support Resources

Gary Sinise Foundation
This foundation is designed to honor the nation’s defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.
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The Giving Effect
The Giving Effect is a national movement getting food, gently-used items & more to people in need. From people like you!
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Homes for Our Troops
Homes for Our Troops assists severely injured service men and women and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials and professional labor and coordinating the process of building new adapting existing homes with handicapped accessibility.
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Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund aids severely injured military personnel in their treatment and recoveryat Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
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Fisher House
The Fisher House Foundation provides affordable lodging for family members of hospitalized military personnel.
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National Center on Family Homelessness
The National Center on Family Homelessness develops and implements innovative solutions that address the unique needs of homeless children and families. Our extensive knowledge of the causes, correlates, and consequences of homelessness allows us to support families in their return to stable housing in the community.
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Operation Comfort
Operation Comfort provides support to Service members who have been wounded in Afghanistan or Iraq and are receiving treatment at Brooke Army Medical Center.
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Operation Hero Miles
Operation Hero Miles takes donations of unused frequent flier miles to help soldiers travel on emergency leave. They can also be used to help families fly to hospitalized soldiers.
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Operation Gratitude
Operation Gratitude seeks to lift morale and put smiles on faces by sending care packages addressed to individual Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed in harm’s way.** Operation Gratitude care packages contain food, hygiene products, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation, all wrapped with good wishes of love and support.
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Operation Paperback
Operation Paperback is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Pennsylvania that collects gently used books nationwide and sends them to American troops deployed overseas. Since 1999, we have shipped over 1.3 million books to locations around the globe.
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Pets for Patriots
We create unique opportunities for members of the military community to save a life by honorably adopting homeless adult dogs and cats.
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Project Prayer Flag
Project Prayer Flag is recognized by the Department of Defense as a member of the “America Supports You” program, which showcases efforts to support American troops and their families. Since 2002 the organization has distributed flags, care packages, baseball equipment, family and financial support, military phone cards and Unit support to soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan and various international deployment areas.
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Project Valour-IT
Project Valour-IT provides voice-controlled software and laptop computers to wounded Service members recovering from hand and arm injuries or amputations at major military medical centers. Visit the website to learn how to make a donation or request a laptop.
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Quilts of Valor
The Quilts of Valor project provides homemade quilts to wounded Service members.
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Tempered Steel, Inc.
Tempered Steel sends Wounded Warriors to speak to schools, community groups and corporate events about their very personal stories behind their scars of war. Our members are all Iraq and Afghanistan veterans of all military branches; Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force who have been wounded during the last 10 years physically and/or psychologically.
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Wounded Warriors Family Support Fund
Provides support and solace to the families of injured or fallen troops through vacations.
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Aid for Wounded Soldiers
Aid for Wounded Soldiers is a non-profit project that provides comfort and relief items for soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines sick, injured or wounded from service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Specific items requested by Military Medical Centers, VA Medical Centers and Fisher House rehabilitation facilities are purchased and donated each week.
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Send Care Packages Resources

Adopt a Platoon

AnySoldier

A Soldier’s Wish List

Books For Soldiers

Boatsie’s Boxes

Operation: A Bit of Home

Operation Air Conditioner

Operation Care and Comfort

Operation Gratitude

Operation Homefront’s eCarePackage.org

Operation Interdependence

Operation Shoebox

Operation Troop Appreciation

Operation Write Home

Packages From Home

The Scott Valelly Soldiers’ Memorial Fund Holiday Gift Drive

Soldiers’ Angels

Support America’s Armed Forces

Treats for Troops

USO Cares

Emergency Assistance Resources

American Soldier Foundation
The Foundation can provide grants or interest free loans to help Soldiers and family members with unexpected events.

Armed Forces Foundation Family Assistance Program
The Family Assistance Program awards financial assistance to military families ranging from hotel room cost and utility bill payment, to laptops for recovering veterans. Families must apply for assistance through the website and are accepted based on their need in relationship to monthly income.

Army Emergency Relief
Army Emergency Relief provides emergency financial assistance to Soldiers and their families.
Army Homefront Fund
Provides emergency financial and other support to the families of soldiers, with a focus on wounded warrior care and transition assistance. Includes cash grants, not loans, paid directly to mortgage lenders, auto mechanics, utility companies, doctors and other providers. Assistance is usually provided within 24-72 hours after receiving pertinent information from the warrior or family member.

American Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Services
The American Red Cross sends communications on behalf of family members who are facing emergencies or other important events to members of the U.S. Armed Forces serving all over the world. It also offers financial assistance to military families and veterans.

Operation Eagle’s Nest
Donations to this charity support the families of Soldiers stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Operation Homefront
Operation Homefront can provide financial assistance to military families in need as well as help with emeregncy household and vehicle repairs.

Reserve Aid
Reserve Aid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing financial support to the families of Reserve Service Members called to active duty in all five branches of the Armed Forces. Reserve Aid makes unrestricted, need based grants to military families who have a Reserve Service Member on full-time deployment to a combat zone or homeland security position.

Support America’s Armed Forces (SAAF)
SAAF raises funds, collects care package items and issues grants to veteran organizations, active duty or reserve personnel, or families in need of assistance.

Unmet Needs (Veterans of Foreign Wars)
The Unmet Needs Program provides emergency financial assistance and has a network of skilled volunteers able to assist military families.

USA Cares
USA Cares exists to provide military families with financial support and other critical resources in their time of need.

Donate Item or Resources Services

Air Compassion for Veterans
ACV ensures that no financially-stressed wounded warrior / veteran / active duty military person or their family member(s) is denied access to distant specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, or rehabilitation for lack of a means of long-distance medical air transportation. ACV provides air transportation to Wounded Warriors.

AMVETS Task ForceDVD
The American Veterans collect new and used DVDs to distribute overseas to US military personnel.

Cell Phones for Soldiers
This charity accepts donations of old cell phones, which it then recycles for cash to buy phone cards for deployed troops.

Commissary Gift Certificates
Gift certificates purchased though the Defense Commissary Agency can be used by military families.

Freedom Calls
Donations to the Freedom Calls Foundation help build and maintain a state-of-the-art telecommunications network for military personnel to keep in touch with family members back home.
Green Care for Troops
A nationwide outreach program connecting local lawn and landscaping companies with the families of deployed Servicemembers to help with lawn and landscape care.

Help Our Troops Call Home
Purchase prepaid calling cards through military exchanges for troops serving overseas in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Homefront America, Inc.
Homefront America is a volunteer, non-profit website that assists military families during deployment. Their programs include referral assistance, tuition and scholarship assistance, holiday programs, back-to-school supplies, teen education and routine auto maintenance.

Operation Homelink
Operation Homelink provides refurbished computers to the spouses or parents of junior enlisted (E1-E5) U.S. deployed Servicemembers, enabling email communication with their loved ones deployed overseas.

Operation Top Knot
A program that supports the wives and children of U.S. soldiers through donations of baby gifts.

Operation Uplink
Run by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Operation Uplink accepts contributions in order to supply phone cards to troops and their families.

Snow Care For Troops
Snow Care for Troops is a nationwide outreach program that recruits local volunteers to provide free snow removal services at home for the men and women serving overseas
USA Together
Is a non-profit website that provides assistance through donors to injured Soldiers, Veterans and their families.

Help Soldiers Help Others Resources

Operation Iraqi Children
Many soldiers deployed to Iraq are rebuilding schools. Donations to Operation Iraqi Children help purchase desperately needed school supplies.

Operation Give
Operation Give provides toys, clothing and school supplies primarily to the children of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Spirit of America
Spirit of America helps US troops carry out humanitarian projects around the world through donations of much needed goods and supplies.

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http://www.ausa.org/resources/familyprograms/resources/InternetResources/Pages/CharitiesSupportingSoldiersan
dtheirFamilies.aspx
https://h2h.jobs/

http://military.tutor.com/eligibility

Counseling Referrals:

Family Service Access Center – (800) 960-3377

Hampton Hospital (609) 267-7000

Drenk (609) 267 1377

Catholic Charities – (609) 386-7331

Contact 211

AOP (Family Services)

Military One Source
Toll-Free: (800) 342-9647
En espanol llame al: (877)8880727
TTY/TDD: (866) 607-6794

Rancocas Hospital (609) 835-2900

SCIP (609) 835-6180

SODAT (Services to Overcome Drug amongst Teenagers) (609) 265-7884

Burlington County Drug Abuse Program Post House (609) 726-7155

Kennedy Hospital Adult Substance Abuse Program (800) 528-3425

MICA Program (Family Service) (609) 702-0625

Seabrook House (800) 582-5968

Princeton House (856) 7798455

Delaware House (609) 267-9339

Virtua Hospital (609) 267-0700

Housing Referrals:

Family Service Access Center (800) 963-3377

Burlington County Board of Social Services (609) 261-1000

BCCAP (Burlington County Community Action Program (609) 386-5800

Catholic Charities Emergency Services (856) 764-6940

MEND (856) 722-7070

Affordable Homes Group (609) 261-4571

HUD (856) 757-5081

Interfaith Shelter (Families) (609) 638-0110

Christian Caring Center (609) 893-0700

DYFS (877) 652-2873

ICMS (609) 265-0245

Mental Health Services for Children

Families Services Access Center – (800) 963-3377

Value Options (877) 652-7624

DRENK (609) 261-1377

Catholic Charities (609) 518-5470

Jewish Family and Children’s Services (856) 779-8455

Contact (For resources or referrals) 211

Your PCP, school and insurance company may have additional list of referral services.