List of Charities That Help Military Families

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Facing multiple moves and deployments, military families often sacrifice a great deal for the sake of the military service member's career. Recognising the sacrifice and difficulties many military families undergo, a number of charities seek to fund emergency relief and morale-building activities among military families.

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Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront aids military families by "supporting our troops and helping the families they leave behind." As a non-profit organisation, Operation Homefront focuses on military families of deployed service members and wounded service members who return home. The agency provides emergency relief to help with food, rent, transportation and other daily needs. Operation Homefront also assists with morale through seasonal activities such as Adopt-a-Family in December and the Back-to-School drive in August.

Operation Homefront 8930 Fourwinds Drive, Ste. 340
 San Antonio, TX 78239 (800) 722-6098 www.operationhomefront.net>

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Scholarships for Military Children

The Defense Commissary Agency, which operates commissaries worldwide, funds the Scholarships for Military Children program. Applicants must be military dependents under the age of 24 and attending or entering an accredited undergraduate school. The scholarship is open to children of military personnel only, not to spouses. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0. The program grants at least one scholarship of £975 at each commissary worldwide.

www.militaryscholar.org

Fisher House Program

Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarships

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