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Donate for Urgent Needs

Donate for urgent needs today. Your generous support will make it possible for military families to thrive—not simply struggle to get by—in the communities that they’ve worked so hard to protect. Please see the list of urgent and ongoing needs below. We appreciate your generosity.

  • Texas

    Active-Duty Airman in Search of Food Assistance

    This airman, up for deployment soon, is in need of food assistance for himself and his family. His wife is currently a stay-at-home mother as their youngest is not in school yet and the airman is struggling to support the family on his own. Your gift can support this family as their husband and father is actively serving this country.
    $425 still needed
  • Texas

    Active-Duty Space Force Sergeant’s Family In Need

    This currently deployed space force sergeant is seeking support for his family back home who have been struggling due to previous moving expenses that kept piling up. As this family is missing their husband and father, your gift could provide them with the stability they are needing in this time of uncertainty.
    $2,785 still needed
  • Arizona

    Air National Guardsman Struggles After Stroke

    Your donation today is urgently needed to help keep this military family in their home. After passing out during drill due to what doctors believe was a stroke, this Air National Guardsman and single mom of four was put on medical leave, resulting in lost income. Because doctors haven't reached a diagnosis, a VA claim cannot be filed, and the Guardsman continues to get further behind on her mortgage. Your generosity today will make a huge difference in the lives of this family.
    $4,167 still needed
  • Ongoing Need

    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 $25 gift can give a hot meal to a military family.
  • California

    Finance Office Delay Prevents Receipt of Benefits

    Backlogs in processing paperwork at the Defense finance office has delayed the office from creating the retirement account for this Navy sailor. It has been several months, and the delay is now creating a situation where a smooth transition has become more challenging due to the financial strain from being unable to receive her benefits, benefits she earned in a career of service to our country. We are asking for a gift to help with housing and utility expenses to give her the stability she needs at this critical time.
    $2,055 still needed
  • Texas

    Former Sailor Relocating After Loss of Mother

    This veteran sailor is relocating to a new state following the passing of his mother and needs your help. Your gift will provide critical travel and transportation coverage for this family during their time of grief. Consider providing some peace to this retired sailor today.
    $570 still needed
  • Kansas

    Fraud Devastated Army Veteran

    We are urgently seeking donations to help an Army veteran who is facing financial instability due to fraud. After working with his bank for months, this veteran was able to get a small percentage of his savings back, which was quickly used to pay off back rent and late utility fees, but he is still behind on necessary bills. Together, we can make a meaningful impact and provide the support this veteran needs during this difficult time, just as he was there during our country's time of need throughout his 17 years of service.
    $2,251 still needed
  • Ongoing Need

    Rent & Mortgage

    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.
  • Arizona

    Job Loss Leads to Financial Insecurity for Army Family

    Between this veteran losing work due to covid, and his spouse getting laid off from her teaching job, this Army family has had a difficult time making their mortgage and auto payments on time. Although the veteran has found new work, they are still having a difficult time getting up to date on payments. With a baby on the way, it is important we support this family as they work toward stability. Please help us provide relief with recent mortgage and auto payments.
    $2,678 still needed
  • Georgia

    Legal Fees Burden Army Veteran

    An army veteran is in need of your help to complete his rent payment. He is undergoing a custody battle for his son and has accumulated legal fees, making his necessary payments difficult to maintain. You can help this father keep a roof over his and his son's heads while they go through the legal process.
    $350 still needed
  • Texas

    Marine Veteran Family Recovering From Homelessness

    This combat wounded veteran and his family are recovering from homelessness, a struggle many our of military families have faced. He is currently driving for Uber has a way to contribute to their financial situation, but this family needs your help to cover this auto payment this month. Your donation today can allow this family to continue to feel secure in their new life.
    $558 still needed
  • Ongoing Need

    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.
  • California

    Navy Sailor in Renal Failure Needs Help

    A veteran navy sailor who was diagnosed with stage 3 renal failure needs your help with their rent payment to maintain his current living conditions. There is concern that if this veteran were to lose his housing and care is not addressed, it will lead to him needing dialysis. You can give the gift of healing to this veteran today.
    $835 still needed
  • Virginia

    Single Mother of Four Needs Your Help

    This army national guard veteran needs your help to cover her auto payment for her and her four children. She has fluctuated jobs several times in the past couple years due to adjusting back to civilian life after her time of service. She recently gave birth to twins, bringing her up to four children that she raises on her own. Your gift could provide this single mother with the help she deserves.
    $1,674 still needed
  • New York

    Veteran Family Preparing for Harsh Winter Months

    As the winter months approach, this Army veteran family in need is seeking assistance to purchase a snow blower. This simple yet crucial tool will not only ease their physical burden but also ensure their safety during the harsh winter weather, allowing them to maintain their independence. Your support can make a meaningful difference in helping this veteran navigate the challenges of winter with dignity and comfort.
    $334 still needed
  • Ongoing Need

    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.

We depend on your generosity to fulfill our important mission of building strong, stable, and secure military families. We aim to be the provider of choice for veterans and military families when their critical needs arise. The only way we can accomplish this is with your help. In addition to donating for urgent needs, we offer several ways to give in support of our military families

Your Donation will be designated for the urgent need you selected. If the need(s) has already been met, your donation will be used to support other Operation Homefront programs serving America’s military families.

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