Blog Posts in "Military Non-Profits"

In honor of Veterans Day, Veterans United Home Loans is rallying to donate as much money as possible to Operation Gratitude in hopes of sending 10,000 care packages to deployed troops. They need your help......Let's do this! The best news, you can help & join the campaign! Here’s how it works: “Like” our Veterans Day post on Facebook and/or Instagram . $1 goes to Operation Gratitude for every “like” the posts get by Thanksgiving. Operation Gratitude will send Care Packages to our Military and Veteran heroes to say "thank you" to all who serve. You spread the word and help Operation Gratitude ... read more

Do you have a child interested in studying abroad? The Gilman-McCain Scholarship can help! The U.S. Department of State is proud to announce the John McCain International Scholarship for the Undergraduate Children of Military Families (Gilman-McCain Scholarship). The Scholarship is a congressionally funded initiative of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and named after the late senator John S. McCain from Arizona. With the support of the U.S. Congress, this scholarship honors the Senator’s legacy of public service by enabling undergraduate children... read more

Join Wreathes Across America on National Wreaths Across America Day December 14, 2019 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 1,600 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad. It is encourage that every volunteer who places a wreath on a veteran's grave to say that veteran's name aloud and take a moment to thank them for their service to our country. It's a small act that goes a long way toward keeping the memory of ... read more

The holidays are often times spent with loved ones. However, for military members deployed the holidays are often a tough reminder of how much loved ones are missed at home. Experiencing deployment during the holidays can often be very lonely. There is no better way to show your support and appreciation for military members deployed than to send a holiday card, gift package, or holiday treats. It means the world to deployed servicemembers and helps them get through a difficult time of deployment. Looking for somewhere to donate a gift package or holiday card for a military member deployed? Be... read more

The holidays are a time to spend with family and friends. But, for many military members getting home for the holidays is often a challenge due to the expenses of traveling. Armed Services YMCA and Jack Daniel's teamed up to make a big difference in the lives of active duty junior-enlisted military and their families. They realize the importance of being together with family over the holidays. In 2011, Operation Ride Home was born and it has been bringing holiday cheer ever since. Operation Ride Home is now in it's 9th year. Learn more about this amazing initiative, how you can apply, and how... read more