Blog Posts in "Military Non-Profits"

Great opportunity for Military Kids to showcase their artistic ability and enter the annual Armed Services YMCA Art & Essay Contest. 2021 ART & ESSAY CONTEST GUIDELINES & INFORMATION The 2021 annual contest submission period opens January 21, and runs through March 31. Winners will be announced at the end of April in honor of the Month of the Military Child. Entries may be submitted from military children living in the U.S. and abroad. 2021 Theme: “How has COVID-19 impacted me and my military family?” Winning entries have opportunity to win a Kindle Fire Art Contest The art contest promotes a... read more

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE USO~ 80 YEARS OF MILITARY SUPPORT! Today, February 4th, 2021 The United Service Organization Celebrates 80 Years Of Military Support. We are so grateful for THE USOand volunteers for all the ways in which they support and uplift the spirits of the Military Community both at home and overseas. Thank you for all you do USO~ 80 Years of Military Support and still going strong. THE USO Mission (From the USO website) The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. For over 80... read more

Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops & Snow Care for Troops offers FREE Services for Military Members Deployed Instate and Abroad Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops & Snow Care for Troops is a nationwide program that matches volunteers (mostly professional landscapers and snow removal contractors) with military families who have a loved one deployed, and need a little extra help with their yard work. Their volunteers have agreed to provide basic landscaping services (lawn mowing, hedge trimming, fertilizing, leaf clean-up, snow removal, etc.) free of charge to these military familie... read more

Join Wreathes Across America on National Wreaths Across America Day December 19, 2020 at 12:00pm Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 2,000 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad. Cemetery officials announced Monday that the Arlington National Cemetery annual wreath-laying at gravesites that had been set for Dec. 19 has been canceled "with great regret" because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that decision ... read more

Trees for Troops delivers the spirit of Christmas to military families-one christmas tree at a time Mission The mission of the Christmas Spirit Foundation is to advance the Christmas Spirit for kids, families & the environment through programs & activities. About Trees for Troops Trees for Troops, a program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, provides free, farm-grown Christmas Trees to United States armed forces members in all branches of the military and their families, through donations, sponsorships, grants and the work of many volunteers. Review our Trees for Troops Fast Facts for more. ... read more