Many independent organizations are
and willing to help support the troops. There are dozens of ways
private individuals, organizations and corporate companies can show
their support to the American Soldier, the military families, and the
Below is a short list of websites that may help find the perfect avenue
to support troops with gifts and donations.
Family and Morale, Welfare and
Recreation Command - To donate to the Army's Family and MWR program
please contact the organizations policy team at 703-681-7453.
Army Outreach - http://www4.army.mil/outreach/support/
Features a list of organizations that will help you send messages,
packages and other mementos of support to troops.
America Supports You - http://www.americasupportsyou.mil
An official U.S. Department of Defense website that features
articles, links, and details on support to the men and women of the
armed forces and their families.
My Army Life, Too - http://www.myarmylifetoo.com/
USACFSC website for Army families featuring links on getting involved.
American Red Cross - http://www.redcross.org/
Injured, away from home, and separated from their Army units, their
needs are many. You can make a difference by donating items to the
American Red Cross.
Army Emergency Relief - http://www.aerhq.org/
Non-profit organization providing emergency financial assistance to
Army soldiers and family members.
Air Force Aid Society - http://www.afas.org/index.cfm
Relieves financial distress of Air Force members and their families.
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance - http://www.cgmahq.org/Contributions/Frame.htm
Provides financial assistance to all members of the Coast Guard
Commissary Gift Certificates - http://www.commissaries.com/certificheck/index.cfm
Donate gift certificates through non-profit organizations for
Fisher House - http://www.fisherhouse.org/
Fisher House Foundation donates "comfort homes," built on the
grounds of major military and VA medical centers, to enable family
members to be close to a loved one during hospitalization
Gifts From the Homefront - http://www.aafes.com/docs/homefront.htm
Send an AAFES gift certificate to a loved one, family member or friend
associated with the military.
Help Our Troops Call Home - https://thor.aafes.com/scs/default.aspx
Send Military Exchange Prepaid Phone cards to our troops.
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society - http://www.nmcrs.org/index.html
Administers funds that provide financial assistance to Navy and Marine
Corps personnel and their families.
Operation Uplink of the VFW - http://www.operationuplink.org/
Donate phone cards to servicemembers so that they may keep in touch
with loved ones at home.
Operation USO Care Packages - http://www.usocares.org/
Delivers needed items and personal prayers to deployed servicemembers
United Service Organizations (USO) - http://www.uso.org/
A nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization providing
support to soldiers.
Walter Reed Society - http://www.wramc.amedd.army.mil/wrsociety/index.cfm
WRS is available to receive donations to assist family members of
service members returning to Walter Reed Army Medical Center as
patients and to provide for the needs of soldiers and family members
medically evacuated to Walter Reed from world-wide deployments.
Wounded Warriors - http://www.woundedwarriorhospitalfund.org/
Donations for wounded or injured soldiers treated at Landstuhl
Regional Medical Center, Germany; Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam
Houston, TX; Womack Army Medical Center, Ft Bragg, NC.
Yellow Ribbon America.com - http://www.yellowribbonamerica.com/
A National Guard Association’s website for Americans united in
giving direct help and support to our nations military and their
Veteran’s Affairs hospitals and nursing homes - http://www1.va.gov/directory/guide/home.asp?isFlash=1
Volunteer your services to honor veterans who served in past conflicts.
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