Resources by Category

Support, Education, Family, and Recreation

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Support Resources

The Wingman Foundation

Provides immediate post-mishap support for the Navy and Marine Corps Aviation community and their families.  Additionally, continues to honor fallen heroes with memorials and events. 

The Tragedy Assistance Program (TAPS)

A 24/7 tragedy assistance resource for anyone who has suffered the loss of a military loved one.  The organization hosts a variety of programs, including annual seminars, grief camp for children and young survivors, and peer-based emotional support.

Honoring our Fallen

Provides support for Families of Our Fallen, specifically during the transfer of dignified remains.  Additionally, holds annual retreats for widows, mothers and fathers of our nations fallen.

Sarah Nannen

Trauma-informed life coach, transformation teacher, and author offering grief support.

Never alone widows of heroes

A Christian-faith based retreat where military and first responder widows can come together to be inspired, supported, and enveloped in a community.

Holbrook Farms

Offers healing retreats to serve military survivors.

America's Gold Star Families

Provides honor, hope and healing to those grieving any military loss. Open to all family members who have lost a loved one while serving active duty in the United States Armed Forces.

Operation Homefront

Provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors.

Military Warriors Support Foundation

Provides support and programs that facilitate a smooth and successful transition for our nation’s combat-wounded heroes and Gold Star Families. The programs focus on housing and homeownership, recreational activities, transportation assistance, and leadership development.

American Widow Project

Provides military widows the vital peer-to-peer, emotional, and educational support necessary to maximize success, healing and hope for a brighter future.

Gold Star Wives of America

A Congressionally Chartered non-profit service organization that provides assistance and friendship to those who have lost their spouse to a military-related death.

America's Mighty Warriors

Honor the sacrifices of our troops and the fallen and their families by providing programs that improve quality of life, resiliency and recovery.

The Sugar Bear Foundation

To support the surviving spouses and children of fallen United States military personnel by providing assistance to support programs which meet their immediate and ongoing needs and foster their personal, emotional, and social well-being.

Soldiers' Angels

To make sure families and friends of America's fallen heroes know that they are supported and that their loved ones' sacrifices are honored and respected.

All In All The Time Foundation

Provides immediate and ongoing support to the Gold Star family members of Naval Special Warfare.

Camaraderie Foundation

Provide healing for the “invisible wounds of war” through counseling, emotional and spiritual support for all branches of Post-9/11 Veterans, Service Members and Goldstar families. 

The Special Liberty Project

Fosters and maintains a supportive community focused on nurturing our nation’s Gold Star Families and healing Veterans by connecting with nature.

Education Resources

Marine Corp - Law Enforcement Foundation

Establishes an educational account for every child who loses a parent serving in the United States Marine Corps or any Federal Law Enforcement Agency.

Folds of Honor

Provides primary and secondary scholarship assistance for dependents (kindergarten – 12th grade) of our nation’s service members.

Folded Flag Foundation

Scholarships and grants are available to qualifying spouses of fallen heroes and their children under the age of 26. Includes tutoring, after school programs, summer camps, and other related educational expenses. 

Fallen Not Forgotten

Founded by members of the military along with family and friends, looking to help other families of the military as they work through their next chapters in life by providing educational scholarships and assistance.

The Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA)

Scholarships for Gold Star Families to assist surviving family members.

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation

Provides college grants to surviving U.S. military children, widows, and disabled veterans.  In addition, the expanded program provides financial assistance for Gold Star Families.

Fallen Patriots

Provides college scholarships and educational counseling to surviving military children from all branches of the Armed Forces.

Heroe's Legacy - Fisher House Foundation

Scholarship for unmarried dependent children under the age of 23 whose parent has fallen in battle, died or become disabled through active military service after September 11, 2001.

Special Operations Warrior Foundation

Provides full financial assistance for post-secondary scholarships for every child who loses a parent serving in Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps special operations.

The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

College scholarship for the children of military personnel who have been killed or permanently disabled in a combat mission or training accident.

The Patriot Foundation

Scholarships for Gold Star Families to assist surviving family members.

No Greater Sacrifice

Dedicated to the children of our nation's fallen and wounded Service members (post 9/11/01) by delivering scholarships and resources to improve their quality of life through the pursuit of higher education. NGS defines "higher education" as advanced learning through a bachelor's degree or associate's degree from an approved institution or certificate from a trade school.

A Million Thanks

Fund a Scholar program provides merit and need based scholarships to children of fallen military.

 

Family Resources

Snowball Express- Gary Sinise Foundation

Serves the children of fallen military heroes with programs such as the annual Snowball Express (all-expense paid trip to Disney for the families of fallen service members), retreats, and family events.

A Soldier's Child

Helps surviving children of military personnel with three points of service: 1.) Birthday gifts up to age 18 2.) Mentorship programs/camps 3.) College scholarships partnering with The Folded Flag Foundation.

Believe with me

Offers hope and rememberance to Gold Star Families by providing Christmas gifts for surviving children, a home renovation program, and recognition for Gold Star Mothers on Gold Star Mother's Day.

United Heroes League

Strives to ensure that children of military service members can be afforded every opportunity to participate in sports.  Provides free sports equipment, game tickets, cash grants, sports camps and special experiences to military families across the US & Canada.

Hero's Wish

To relieve their burden of stress Vet Tix would like to give a once in a lifetime event to these Heroes.

Travis Manion Foundation

Empowers veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations. Develops training opportunities and programs to unite and strengthen communities through their Survivor Expeditions.

Tunnel to Towers Foundation- Gold Star Family Home Program

Honors the legacy of those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. The Foundation will provide a mortgage-free home to eligible surviving spouses with young children.

Helping Hands for Freedom

Support for the immediate needs facing surviving families, wounded service members, and military families facing deployment through their Life Needs Program.

Honor and Remember

Recognizes the sacrifice of America’s military fallen service members and their families with the Honor and Remember flag and Gold Star events.

Tuesday's Children

Guides Families of the Fallen beyond grief into next steps towards a lifetime of healing.

Angels of America's Fallen

Encourage and fund healthy positive activities for the children of fallen firefighters, military and law enforcement. Between grief counseling and scholarships others provide, Angels stands beside the children all year, every year until adulthood.

 

Recreation Resources

Comfort Zone Camp

Camps for kids 7-17, and young adults between the ages of 18-25, who have suffered the death of a parent, sibling or legal guardian.

Eluna Network and Camp Erin

Camp Erin is the largest national free bereavement camp program for children and teens 6-17 grieving the death of someone close to them.

Seven Stars Foundation

Sponsors military children to YMCA camps around the country for a week at no charge to the families.

Kids of Our Heroes Adventure Camp

Committed to helping the Children of Fallen and Wounded Warriors, and First Responders.  Provides a one week adventure camp at no cost to the campers.

Camp Corral

To transform the lives of children of wounded, injured, ill, and fallen military heroes by providing a unique summer camp experience. 

Camp Hometown Heroes

A free week-long overnight summer camp for children and siblings ages (7-17) of fallen U.S. Service Members.

Gold Star Family Weekend

Honored to invite families of our Military fallen heroes to a weekend of camaraderie, fun, and sharing. 

Brat Pack 11

Dedicated to supporting the children of our wounded and fallen heroes by providing them with unforgettable experiences.

Operation Camp

Sponsors children of fallen Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen to summer camps throughout the United States, to include cost of camp, travel to and from camp, lodging and meals. This allows for zero out of pocket expenses for the parents or guardians of these children.

Operation 300

Hosts weekend-long adventure camps for children who have lost their fathers as a result of military service, pairing each child with a father-aged, male mentor who spends the weekend doing things with the children they might have done with their dad.

Knights of Heroes Foundation

Empowers children who have lost a parent in service to our Nation by providing positive adult mentorship, character development, and lasting friendships, forged through outdoor adventure programs.

Gold Star Teen Adventures

Provides year-round adventure opportunities for the children of fallen military members, first responders, and from our nation’s intelligence community who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Project New Hope

Hosts outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families. These events are intended to provide opportunities for families to come together, honor their fallen Heroes, and enjoy one another while also raising public awareness, their sacrifice, and the sacrifice of their Loved Ones.

Leap of Faith

A three-day healing seminar that is meant to be transformational for families of fallen service members.

Kriss Krossing Foundation

Serve those left behind through the power of equine at the ranch in Texas.  Hosting horseback riding workshops for Wounded Warriors, and families that have lost loved ones that were serving in the Unites States military, and family members of fallen first responders.

Warriors Place

Retreat center for  Veterans, Military Service Members,  Law Enforcement Officers, Fire Fighters, Gold Star, Blue Star, and Silver Star Families.

Gold Star Sailing

Dedicated to providing unique opportunities and adventures to the  surviving children of fallen military service members in order to  instill self-confidence, build character, teach teamwork, develop  leadership, and promote healing in a positive environment of hope,  adventure and friendship.