Care & Support
Fisher House—With more than 70 locations across the
country, Fisher House is a “home away from home” for families of patients
receiving medical care at military and VA medical centers.
Hero Miles—Accepts donated frequent flyer miles and
provides round-trip tickets to wounded, injured and ill service members who
are undergoing treatment at a military or VA medical center and their families.
Hotels for Heroes—Accepts donated hotel points and
provides lodging for the families of wounded, injured and ill service members
who are undergoing treatment at a military or VA medical center when a Fisher
House is not available.
Mission: Healthy Baby—A March of Dimes program for
military families that provides free pregnancy and newborn health information
and support services
National Guard Youth Foundation—NGYF believes that
every willing high school dropout in the country should have the opportunity
to refocus their life and their future through participation in the National
Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program. You can help a young person get connected, or
you can volunteer, as NGYF is also seeking mentors.
Operation Restored Warrior Programs—A variety of
healing programs for veterans and their families.
Pet Partners—Provides therapy pets and animal-assisted
Snowball Express—Serving the children of fallen
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)—Government-funded
health care, benefits, programs to end veteran homelessness and more.
Vets4Warriors—Live chat or call 1-855-838-8255 for
24/7 confidential, stigma-free peer support by veterans to all active duty,
National Guard and Reserve service members, veterans, retirees and their
families/caregivers. If you are a veteran, you can volunteer as well.
We Honor Veterans—Educational tools and resources
provided by the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization.
5 Ways You Can Support Veterans’ Mental Health—Tips by
the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
NAMI Help Line—Call 1-800-950-NAMI (Monday through
Friday, 10 AM to 6 PM ET).
National Suicide Prevention Line—If you or someone you
know is in crisis, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis
Veterans Resource Center on Mental Health—Resources and
support for veterans with PTSD, depression and other mental health conditions.
Lockheed Martin Veterans Corner—Guidance
and help for veteran-owned businesses, including the Mentor Protégé Program.
National Guard Youth Foundation—ChaelleNGe program
National Guard Youth Foundation—Mentors Make a Difference video
Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships—Honors those who have died or
become disabled through their active military service since September 11,
2001. This program is open to their dependent unmarried children under age
Scholarships for Military Children
Scholarships for Military Spouses