Military Charities
27 Nov, 2012

82nd Airborne Division Association Educational Fund

PO BOX 65089, Fayetteville, NC 28304-7482

Phone: 281 346-2546

Web Site: http://www.82ndairborneassociation.org

Mission: The 82nd Airborne Division Association Educational Fund provides college and university grants to former active duty members of the 82nd as well as dependent children of association members.

 

AAAA Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

755 Main Street, Suite 4D, Monroe, CT 06468-2830

Phone: 203 268-2450

Web Site: http://www.quad-a.org

Mission: Scholarships for Army Aviation Association of America members and selected dependents. AAAA pays all Foundation expenses. 100% of donations applied to awards.

 

Air Force Association

1501 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: 800 727-3337

Web Site: http://www.afa.org

Mission: The Air Force Association educates the public about the critical role of aerospace power in the defense of our nation; advocates aerospace power and a strong national defense; and supports the United States Air Force, the Air Force family, and aerospace education.

 

Air Force Memorial Foundation

One Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA 22204

Phone: 703 979-0674

Web Site: http://www.airforcememorial.org

Mission: The United States Air Force Memorial honors the service and sacrifices of the men and women of the United States Air Force and its predecessor organizations,

 

Airmen Memorial Foundation

5211 Auth Road, Suitland, MD 20746

Phone: 800 638-0594

Web Site: http://www.hqafsa.org

Mission: Airmen helping Airmen: Air Force Active Duty, Guard, Reserves, active, retired and veteran enlisted personnel and their families receive scholarships, financial aid, and information.

 

AMVETS Charities

4647 Forbes Blvd., Lanham, MD 20706

Phone: 800 810-7148

Web Site: http://www.amvetsnsf.org

Mission: Counsels and represents veterans and their dependents before the VA without charge. Provides support to veterans through service, community and youth-oriented programs to promote patriotism.

 

Angel Flight for Veterans

4620 Haygood Road, Suite 1, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Phone: 800 296-1217

Web Site: http://www.angelflightveterans.org

Mission: Facilitating no-cost/reduced rate patient travel services to veteran/active duty military personnel/family members enabling access to distant medical evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation.

 

Any Soldier Inc.

P.O. Box 29, Hoagland, IN 46745

Phone: 866 639-6596

Web Site: http://www.AnySoldier.com

Mission: Supports troops directly using a searchable database of contacts in war zones. We provide everything necessary, no middleman. Any Soldier, Inc helps send servicemembers a touch of home.

 

Armed Forces Family Survivors Fund/Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund

One Intrepid Square, W. 46th Street & 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036

Phone: 800 340-HERO

Web Site: http://www.fallenheroesfund.org

Mission: Supports military personnel severely injured in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families, with programs fostering a family healing process. Also known as Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.

 

Armed Forces Veterans Homes Foundation

5211 Auth Road, Suite 311, Suitland, MD 20746

Phone: 301 899-8386

Web Site: http://www.VetHomesFoundation.org

Mission: Helps America’s wounded warriors from all generations and wars overcome challenges of disabilities and aging by improving long-term nursing care and veteran quality of life.

 

Armed Services YMCA of the USA

6359 Walker Lane, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22310

Phone: 800 597-1260

Web Site: http://www.asymca.org

Mission: Supports military families of junior enlisted men and women many of whom have been deployed 5 of the last 8 years! One hundred and fifty programs, including childcare, separation counseling.

 

Blinded American Veterans Foundation

12817 Meadowood Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20904

Phone: 800 242-0161

Web Site: http://www.bavf.org

Mission: Helping blinded and sensory disabled veterans attain their maximum potential through research, rehabilitation, reemployment services. Free sensory aids lead to greater mobility and independence.

 

Bob Woodruff Family Foundation, Inc.

PO Box 955, Bristow, VA 20136

Phone: 703 853-2128

Web Site: http://www.ReMIND.org

Mission: Educating, collaborating, investing...healing the physical and hidden wounds of war to ensure the successful reintegration of returning injured service members.

 

Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund

328 Office Square Lane, Suite 101A, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Phone: 757 233-9136

Web Site: http://www.cposf.org

Mission: Helping to ensure that all CPO family members receive financial support to attend the community college, vocational college, college or university of their choice.

 

Coast Guard Auxiliary Association

9449 Watson Industrial Park, St. Louis, MO 63126

Phone: 314 962-8828

Web Site: http://www.cgaux.org

Mission: Promoting and insuring recreational boating safety, securing the homeland and protecting the environment.

 

Coast Guard Foundation

394 Taugwonk Rd., Stonington, CT

Phone: 860 535-0786

Web Site: http://www.coastguardfoundation.org

Mission: Provides scholarships to Coast Guard enlisted personnel and their dependents; supports family oriented facilities and welfare and morale programs at bases throughout the Country.

 

Comfort for America's Uniformed Services (CAUSE)

6315 Bren Mar Drive, Suite 175, Alexandria, VA 22312

Phone: 703 750-6458

Web Site: http://www.cause-usa.org

Mission: CAUSE organizes programs that promote recreation, relaxation and resiliency for members of the US Armed Services recuperating from injuries received in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

 

Congressional Medal of Honor Society Foundation

40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Phone: 843 884-8862

Web Site: http://www.cmohs.org

Mission: Perpetuate the Medal of Honor's legacy through outreach and collaborative efforts.

 

Raise funds for initiatives that promote what the Medal of Honor represents, operation of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society headquarters, and the public service activities of the Society's exclusive membership. Promote American values and the qualities of courage, sacrifice, and patriotism through increased awareness, education, behavior, and example.

Daedalian Foundation

P.O. Box 249, Randolph AFB, TX 78148-0249

Phone: 210 945-2113

Web Site: http://www.daedalians.org

Mission: The Daedalian Foundation provides scholarships and training to encourage young people towards a military career and supports improved methods of flight and flight safety.

 

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Charitable Service Trust

3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076

Phone: 859 441-7300

Web Site: http://www.cst.dav.org

Mission: The DAV Charitable Service Trust supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs, meets the special needs of veterans with specific disabilities – such as amputation and blindness – and aids and shelters homeless veterans.

 

EOD Memorial Foundation

1611 Myrtlewood Lane, Niceville, FL 32578

Phone: 813 389-0351

Web Site: http://www.eodmemorial.org

Mission: The EOD Memorial Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring the legacy of our fallen EOD Warriors by providing for maintenance and upkeep of the physical memorial at Eglin AFB, FL, funding and facilitating the annual EOD Memorial Ceremony & Ball, and providing scholarships to family members of active duty, former, retired, and fallen members of the EOD Community.

 

Fisher House Foundation

111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 888 294-8560

Web Site: http://www.fisherhouse.org

Mission: The Fisher House program is a network of 30 comfort homes, each providing a
"home-away-from-home" for families of patients receiving medical care at major
military and VA medical centers. Fisher House Foundation, Inc. and many
individual houses are CFC participants.

Freedom Alliance

22570 Markey Court, Suite 240, Dulles, VA 20166

Phone: 800 475-6620

Web Site: http://www.freedomalliance.org

Mission: Honor and encourage a strong national defense by supporting military service members and their families. Provides scholarships to children of military heroes; youth and leadership training.

 

Give 2 The Troops, Inc.

P.O. Box 445, Canton, CT 06019-1009

Phone: 888 876-6775

Web Site: http://www.give2thetroops.org

Mission: Supports the physical, moral, and spiritual health of America's armed forces in combat zones through the letters and packages prepared and shipped by caring individuals.

 

National Coalition For Homeless Veterans

333 1/2 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 800 VET-HELP

Web Site: http://www.nchv.org

Mission: Supports our nation's former guardians. Helps to end homelessness among America's veterans by helping to ensure they receive food, housing, health services, job training and placement, legal aid.

 

Homes For Our Troops

6 Main St., Taunton, MA 02780

Phone: 508 823-3300

Web Site: http://www.homesforourtroops.org

Mission: Homes For Our Troops builds specially adapted, handicap-accessible homes for severely injured veterans across the country. The homes are provided at no cost to the veteran.

 

Hope For The Warriors

PMB 48, 1335 Suite E, Western Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28546

Phone: 877 246-7349

Web Site: http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org

Mission: Provides life-long support for Wounded heroes and their families. Hope For The Warriors provides immediate needs grants, scholarships, professional development, wishes, family support, athletic rehabilitation, and advocacy.

 

Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project

5920 Nall, Suite 101, Mission, KS 66202

Phone: 913 432-1214

Web Site: http://www.veteransvoices.org

Mission: Supports recuperating veterans. A therapeutic writing program acknowledges veterans' experiences and builds self-esteem. The opportunity to be published brings pride, satisfaction and a small stipend.

 

Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund

825 College Blvd, Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057

Phone: 760 725-3680

Web Site: http://www.SemperFiFund.org

Mission: Provides financial assistance to Marines and Sailors critically injured and ill post 9-11 and their families as well as other servicemembers attached to Marine Units.

 

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc.

292 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212 982-9699

Web Site: http://www.iava.org

Mission: IAVA addresses critical issues facing Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families, including mental health injuries, traumatic brain injury, high suicide rates and staggering unemployment.

 

Landstuhl Hospital Care Project

52 Seminole Trail, Fort Mitchell, AL 36856

Phone: 540 286-1512

Web Site: http://www.landstuhlhospitalcareproject.org

Mission: Serves America's largest overseas U.S. military hospital, supporting wounded/injured military members hospitalized overseas in Afghanistan, Iraq, Germany and Kuwait, U.S. VA hospitals.

 

Marine Corps—Law Enforcement Foundation

10 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 1007, New York, NY 10020

Phone: 877 606-1775

Web Site: http://www.mc-lef.org

Mission: Supporters of the MC-LEF, strongly believe that our nation's most precious resource is its youth. Since its inception in February 1995, MC-LEF has distributed aid with a value of more than $43,000,000 to eligible children. This assistance has primarily been rendered to children of Marines or Federal law enforcement personnel who were killed on duty or died under extraordinary circumstances while serving our country at home or abroad. These funds enable us to provide these children with scholarships for their higher education.

 

Marine Corps League Foundation Inc.

8626 Lee Highway, Suite 201, Fairfax, VA 22031

Phone: 800 625-1775

Web Site: http://www.mclfoundation.org

Mission: Provides scholarships, youth programs, disaster relief and humanitarian aid to Marine Corps families in need. We also provide Veterans facilities assistance.

 

Marine Corps University Foundation

PO Box 122, Quantico, VA

Phone: 888 368-5341

Web Site: http://www.mcuf.org

Mission: Ensuring Marines are "Armed with Insight." We provide Marines the tools to excel by providing resources that enhance and enrich professional military education and leadership.

 

Military Chaplains Association of the USA

P.O. Box 7056, Arlington, VA

Phone: 703 533-5890

Web Site: http://www.mca-usa.org

Mission: The Military Chaplains Association of the United States of America is a professional support and Veterans Service Organization dedicated to the religious freedom and spiritual welfare of our Armed Services members, Veterans, their families, and their survivors. Our Members are serving or have served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Department of Veterans Affairs, or Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol chaplaincies. Our Associate Members come from among other chaplains, chaplain assistants, religious faith group leaders, and those interested in supporting military chaplaincy.

 

Military Child Education Coalition

909 Mountain Lion Circle, Harker Heights, TX 76548

Phone: 254 953-1923

Web Site: http://www.militarychild.org

Mission: The MCEC is a global organization committed to America's two million military-connected youth, supporting and advocating for quality educational opportunities through research, training, and resources.

 

Military Family and Veterans Service Organizations of America

1100 Larkspur Landing Circle, #340, Larkspur, CA 94939

Phone: 800 626-6526

Web Site: http://www.mvpsoa.org

Mission: Military, Veterans and Patriotic Service Organizations of America is a federation of non-profit charities helping to keep America strong, safe, and free. Our member charities serve veterans, including disabled and paralyzed veterans, providing housing assistance, job placement services and counseling. MVPSOA members provide scholarships for the children of veterans and service members. Our membership keep military history and traditions alive, and they build and maintain the museums and memorials to honor our country's soldiers living and dead.

 

Military Officers Association of America Scholarship Fund

201 N. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 800 234-6622

Web Site: http://www.moaa.org/scholarshipfund

Mission: Some of our military men and women have paid the ultimate sacrifice while protecting America's freedom. The MOAA Scholarship Fund helps provide scholarships to their children for undergraduate education.

 

National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forces

7724 Silver Sage Court, Springfield, VA 22153

Phone: 703 608-2100

Web Site: http://www.ncmaf.org

Mission: The National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forcesserves the spiritual needs of all men and women in the military, veterans and their families. NCMAF represents all major faith communities in the United States.

 

National Guard Youth Foundation

1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 205, Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703 684-5437

Web Site: http://www.ngyf.org

Mission: Reclaiming the lives of high school dropouts by giving at-risk youths a second chance to succeed in their life through education, scholarships, internships, and mentoring.

 

Naval Historical Foundation

1306 Dahlgren Avenue, SE, Washington Navy Yard, DC

Phone: 202 678-4333

Web Site: http://www.navyhistory.org

Mission: Dedicated to preserving the U.S. Navy's oral histories, photographs, and artifacts, commemorate veterans' service and sacrifice, and educate the American public about the importance of sea power.

 

Operation Homefront

8930 Fourwinds Drive, Suite 340, San Antonio, TX 78239

Phone: 800 722-6098

Web Site: http://www.operationhomefront.net

Mission: Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors.

 

Operation Troop Aid

9851 Codyview DR, Independence, KY 41051

Phone: 901 355-8844

Web Site: http://www.operationtroopaid.org

Mission: Operation Troop Aid is the premier care package provider to deployed U.S. Troops. We make a difference and inspire them by letting them know America stands with them.

 

Our Military Kids Inc.

6861 Elm St., Suite 2-A, McLean, VA 22101

Phone: 703 734-6654

Web Site: http://www.ourmilitarykids.org

Mission: Supports children of deployed National Guard and Reserve and all Wounded Warriors through grants for extracurricular activities and tutoring that sustain them during parent's absence.

 

Paralyzed Veterans of America Spinal Cord Injury Education and Training Foundation (ETF)

801 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 800 424-8200 x255

Web Site: http://www.pvaresearch.org

Mission: For more than 64 years, Paralyzed Veterans of America has been on a mission to change lives and build brighter futures for our seriously injured heroes—to empower these brave men and women with what they need to achieve the things they fought for: freedom and independence.

 

Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation

2930 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703 838-1085

Web Site: http://www.penfedfoundation.org

Mission: The PenFed Foundation is a nonprofit national charity working to meet the unmet needs of the military personnel and their families in the areas of financial literacy, housing and support for the wounded. We seek to prevent medical emergencies turning into financial hardships for our nation’s defenders.

 

SEAL - Naval Special Warfare Foundation

PO Box 5965, Virginia Beach, VA 23471

Phone: 757 363-7490

Web Site: http://www.nswfoundation.org

Mission: The Navy SEAL Foundation's mission is to provide educational and motivational support, promote health and welfare programs for the Naval Special Warfare Community, and perpetuate the history and heritage of the U.S. Naval Commandos. Our Foundation is strong, our leadership is dedicated, and our mission is noble.

 

Segs 4 Vets/Disability Rights Advocates For Technology (DRAFT)

500 Fox Ridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

Phone: 314 965-4938

Web Site: http://www.draft.org

Mission: Disability Rights Advocates for Technology, DRAFT, represents people with disabilities who refuse to be defined by their disability and whose passionate enthusiasm for participating in life’s activities is supported by Universal Design and new and emerging technologies.

 

DRAFT provides advocacy and education services as an advocate for the adoption of Universally Designed Technology Solutions. We believe they are the only sustainable approach for continued improvement in quality of life issues affecting people with disabilities and senior citizens.

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network

PO Box 65301, Washington, DC

Phone: 202 328-3244

Web Site: http://www.sldn.org

Mission: To bring Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell to an end, either legislatively or judicially. Once that has happened, SLDN will remain dedicated to dismantling this oppressive and discriminatory regime within the military and assisting service members who are harmed by it during the transition.

 

Sew Much Comfort

13805 Frontier Lane, Burnsville, MN 55337

Phone: 952 431-6233

Web Site: http://www.sewmuchcomfort.org

Mission: Provides free adaptive clothing (velcro closures) for wounded service members. Adaptive clothing looks like normal civilian attire while accommodating their injuries to aide their recovery.

 

Snowball Express

1333 Corporate Drive, Suite 105, Irving, TX 75038

Phone: 817 944-3305

Web Site: http://www.snowballexpress.org

Mission: Snowball Express started in early 2006 with a simple idea: Provide hope and new memories to the children of military fallen heroes who have died while on active duty since 9/11.

 

Soldiers' Angels

1792 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91104

Phone: 615 676-0239

Web Site: http://www.soldiersangels.org

Mission: Soldiers’ Angels provides over twenty unique and effective programs supporting our deployed troops, military families, wounded and veterans. We specialize in unmet needs for those who serve.

 

Special Operations Warrior Foundation

P.O. Box 13483, Tampa, FL

Phone: 813 805-9400

Web Site: http://www.specialops.org

Mission: The Special Operations Warrior Foundation provides full scholarship grants and educational and family counseling to the surviving children of special operations personnel who die in operational or training missions and immediate financial assistance to severely wounded, special operations personnel and their families.

 

Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors (TAPS)

1777 F Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 202 588-8277

Web Site: http://www.taps.org

Mission: TAPS cares for military families when a death occurs, including grief support, children's camps, 24/7 information line, community based care, and bereavement counseling referrals.

 

Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation

PO Box 83395, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Phone: 310 215-3985

Web Site: http://www.taisf.org

Mission: To preserve the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen by providing scholarships to assist financially disadvantaged and deserving students in the pursuit of their college education.

 

Unit Scholarship Fund

P.O. Box 73338, Fort Bragg, NC 28307

Phone: 910 624-2304

Web Site: http://www.unitscholarshipfund.org

Mission: To provide merit-based scholarships to the dependents of current and former members of a highly specialized unit within the United States Army Special Operations Command.

 

United States Army Warrant Officers Association Scholarship Foundation

462 Herndon Parkway, Suite 207, Herndon, VA 20710

Phone: 703 742-7727

Web Site: http://www.usawoa.org/woasf

Mission: Awarding scholarships to members of United States Army Warrant Officers Association and their families to help them achieve the American Dream.

 

USA Cares Inc.

562 B North Dixie Blvd., Suite 3, Radcliff, KY 40160

Phone: 800 773-0387

Web Site: http://www.usacares.org

Mission: USA Cares exists to help bear the burdens of service by providing post-9/11 military families with financial and advocacy support in their time of need. Assistance is provided to all branches of service, all components, all ranks while protecting the privacy and dignity of those military families and veterans who request our help.

 

National Veterans Foundation

9841 Airport Bvd. Suite 418, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Phone: 888 777-4443

Web Site: http://www.nvf.org

Mission: To support the nation's only toll-free Crisis Management, Information and Referral "Lifeline" serving ALL veterans and their families; outreach to homeless veterans; public education programs.

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation

406 W. 34th Street, Suite 514, Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone: 816 968-1128

Web Site: http://www.vfwfoundation.org

Mission: The VFW Foundation supports a wide range of programs and services for veterans, active duty military and their families. All VFW Foundation programs are non-political, free and require no VFW affiliation for assistance. From financial assistance for families of deployed troops to assisting veterans with benefits claims to providing prepaid phone cards for soldiers overseas, the VFW Foundation is there to provide assistance to those who deserve it most.

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars National Home for Children

3573 S. Waverly Road, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827

Phone: 800 424-8360

Web Site: http://www.vfwnationalhome.org

Mission: Since its founding in 1925, the National Home has served as a living memorial to America's veterans by helping our nation's veteran and military families. Through our Helpline and our on-campus programs, we help families and children through times of crisis, both on our beautiful campus and in their own communities nationwide

 

Veterans Support Foundation

8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: 301 585-4000 x126

Web Site: http://www.vsf-usa.org

Mission: Veterans committed to bettering the lives of today's disabled veterans and their families by awarding grants to provide essential housing, education and medical needs.

 

Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation

200 N. Glebe Rd, Suite 400, Arlington, VA

Phone: 800 222-2294

Web Site: http://www.womensmemorial.org

Mission: The Foundation operates and maintains the only major national memorial and education center honoring all American servicewomen throughout history and educate the public about women's service.

 

Wounded Warrior Emergency Support Fund

PO Box 132410, Tyler, TX

Phone: 301 588-3283

Web Site: http://www.airwarriorcourage.org

Mission: The Air Warrior Courage Foundation is an affiliate of the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association, formed by military aviators to "care for our own". We focus on active duty, reserve, and retired military personnel and their families needing financial assistance for medical, educational, and other extraordinary expenses not covered by other military, veterans' or charitable institutions.

 

Young Marines

P.O.Box 70735 Southwest Station, Washington, DC

Phone: 800 717-0060

Web Site: http://www.youngmarines.com

Mission: To strengthen the lives of America's youth by teaching the importance of self-confidence, academic achievement, honoring veterans and living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.

 

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