Blog Posts in "Military Non-Profits"

KADYN’S KAMP 2018 – AUGUST 11-18TH Kadyn’s Kamp is a place for kids to be kids and experience all that California has to offer, designed especially to meet the needs of children from military families. Kadyn’s Kamp is in partnership with East LA Rising with the support of Our Everlasting Friendship Foundation. This year’s kamp will take place from August 11-18th, giving kampers age 9-17 a full week of fun! Pick up and drop off will be at a secure location in the Greater Los Angeles area with kamp taking place in San Bernadino county. For the safety and security of our kampers, the exact addre... read more

Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads Seeks Veteran Family for New Home NORFOLK (July 19, 2018) -- Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads (Habitat SHR) is seeking a qualified veteran family to become owner of a 1,200 square foot, three-bedroom, two-bath new home to be built in Chesapeake. The family must include a member who is a veteran, reservist or on active duty permanently assigned to the South Hampton Roads area. Families headed by widows and widowers of veterans are also eligible. To purchase the house, the applicant cannot earn more than 80% of the Area Medium Income (AMI) ... read more

The average military child will be “the new kid” at nine schools before they graduate. Military life is hard enough. School shouldn’t have to be. Our littlest heroes deserve high and consistent education standards. Take this 5-minute survey from the National Military Family Association and tell us how your kids’ school measures up to others across the country. You’ll be entered in a drawing for one of five $50 gift cards. TAKE THE SURVEY ... read more

Folds of Honor Scholarship Application Now Open! About Folds of Honor Our Mission~Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission. To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members. Our motto says it best. Honor Their Sacrifice. Educate Their Legacy. For the past five years, CORT has been a proud partner and supporter of the Folds of Honor Foundation, with the mission of providing education through scholarships to spouses and children of soldiers lost or severely disabled in service to our country. Learn ... read more

MANCHIN APPLAUDS FISHER HOUSE FOR VOLUNTEERING TO COVER EXPENSES FOR FAMILIES OF FALLEN SOLDIERS DURING SHUTDOWN Washington, D.C. – In the event of a government shutdown, the Department of Defense would not be able to pay death gratuities to families of service members killed in combat without additional legislation from Congress. If that happens, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) has worked with the CEO of the Fisher House Foundation, Ken Fisher, to make sure these families are taken care of in their time of greatest need. The Fisher House generously agreed to offer the families an advance ... read more