Blog Posts in "Military Non-Profits"

The 2017 program is open! Submit your application to your commissary no later than February 17, 2017. Now entering its 17th year, Fisher House Foundation's program was created to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. The Scholarships for Military Children Program for the 2017-18 school year will begin Dec. 13. At least one scholarship worth $2,000 will be awarded at every commissary location where qualified applications are received. Each application will include the... 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. C... read more

Last year it is estimated that 268,677 FREE CAR WASHES Given To Veterans & Military Service Personnel. Over 1.2 million FREEcar washes were given to date! Grace For Vets is an organization that honors those who have served or are currently serving their country. This international program unites the car wash industry each year on November 11 to provide a FREE Car Wash for all veterans and service personnel. The program was founded in 2004 by a single car wash operator in Lancaster County, PA, and has grown to over 3,200 locations in four countries. You can find participating washes in your ar... read more

B&Bs and Inns Joining Together to Recognize Veterans and Active Military. Hundreds ofINNS andB&Bs OFFER A FREE NIGHT toActive Duty & VeteransOn and Around Veterans Day! Hundreds of inns and B&Bs will honor active and retired veterans over Veterans Day with FREE stays in the U.S and Canada. PLEASE BOOK DIRECTLY WITH PARTICIPATING INNS. PROOF OF MILITARY SERVICE WILL BE REQUIRED. In the largest known effort within the lodging industry to honor active military and veterans, several hundred innkeepers in the United States and Canada will open their doors with complimentary stays to say “thank you... read more

COMPASS Norfolk has a handful of seats available for our December session! All Navy, Marine Corps & Coast Guard spouses are invited to come learn from seasoned spouses (for FREE) all about the sea of benefits & resources at our disposal. It's an open discussion forum, and we keep the classes small in order to make sure everyone gets their needs met & questions answered. We'll fill you in on history/traditions (including etiquette & what to wear to certain command events), teach you how to read an LES & all about TSP (how you can save a boat load of money), dive into healthy communication, cha... read more