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Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund
http://www.cfsrf.org/
The CFSRF was founded in order to provide support to surviving US military children and spouses that have lost a loved one in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars or whose service member has sustained a serious disability. Our objectives are to help US military children and spouses with college grants as well as provide financial assistance to those families in need of help with housing, utilities, food and clothing. Often, when a loss occurs in these families, what was a two person income becomes one. The financial hardships placed on these families are very difficult to deal with. Their lives are devastated and forever changed. We are determined to help make the last wishes of those lost to the casualty of war possible by assisting their families with their needs. 

Faces of Valor USA
http://www.facesofvalorusa.org/
Faces Of Valor USA is a non-profit organization with a mission to raise money for scholarships and financial aid for men and women in the military, fire, police and EMS services who have been injured or killed in the line of duty as they have protected us and provided safety and security for our American way of life.

Fallen Patriot Fund
www.fallenpatriotfund.org
The Fallen Patriot Fund of The Mark Cuban Foundation was established to help families of U.S. military personnel who were killed or seriously injured during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Financial resources are vital to enhancing the sustainability of the family unit who has suffered a loss because their loved one sacrificed him/herself for freedom. Within that group, grant recipients will be selected in accordance with criteria established by The Mark Cuban Foundation. All proceeds will be disbursed. 

Gifts of Gratitude Fund (Freedom Has a Face)
http://freedomhasaface.org/GiftOfG.aspx#startHere
Freedom Has a Face would like to announce the Gifts of Gratitude Fund. Initiated through the generous support of the annual Anderson Construction Golf Tournament, we have established a fund to meet certain financial needs of immediate and extended families of our fallen heroes. The Gifts of Gratitude Fund (GOGF) is intended to be a humble, “thank you” from a grateful nation for the sacrifice these families of the fallen have endured. To be clear, FHAF knows we can never soften the blow of losing a loved one in heroic service to our nation. Nevertheless, the objective of the GOGF is to provide a tangible means for patriotic Americans everywhere to acknowledge the ultimate sacrifice paid on their behalf. Help FHAF say “Thank You” to our families of the fallen. Anyone can nominate one of these families for the Gifts of Gratitude Fund.

Green Beret Foundation
http://www.greenberetfoundation.org/
We provide immediate and long term support to our wounded, their families, and to the families of our fallen.

Healing Household 6
http://healinghousehold6.org/programs/
Widows of the 22 Fund - Currently the United States is facing a tragic epidemic of losing 22 veterans and approximately 1 active duty service member to suicide every single day. More often than not the family members left behind are left without any life insurance or payouts from the Department of the Veterans Affairs or Department of the Defense, creating a sudden loss of income. When this happens HH6 will award an automatic payment to applicants based on available funds. As donations are constantly changing for this fund please contact us immediately and directly.

Lead the Way Fund
www.leadthewayfund.org
Lead the Way Fund, Inc. is a non-profit organization established to raise funds in support of disabled U.S. Army Rangers and the families of Rangers who have died, have been injured or are currently serving in harm’s way around the world. Lead the Way Fund, Inc. will provide spouses and children of deceased, disabled or active duty Rangers with assistance for health and wellness programs and other services determined to be vital to the family’s well-being.

Massachusetts Military Hero Fund Basic Needs Program
http://www.massmilitaryheroes.org/
The Basic Needs Program of the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund offers limited emergency financial assistance for military families whose ability to provide for themselves has been compromised by the grief of losing a service member in a time of war.  Often times, military benefits are not made available to all family members who need them.  The Basic Needs Program can fill in the benefits gap for these families, while at the same time, offering referrals and advocacy in order to address the obstacles to financial self sufficiency.  The Basic Needs Program can be the bridge for missed rental/mortgage payments, utility bills and other basic necessities.

Military Friends Foundation
http://www.militaryfriends.org/programs/a-heros-salute-for-massachusetts-gold-star-families/
For over a decade, the Military Friends Foundation has assisted families of Fallen Service Members across Massachusetts. Today Military Friends Foundation (MFF) is proud to be the only non-profit organization charged under Massachusetts General Law with supporting Massachusetts Gold Star Families. We offer a wide range of support to local military families whose service member died on active duty in the Armed Forces.

Navy Seal Foundation
https://www.navysealfoundation.org/what-we-do/tragedy-assistance-survivor-support/
Our Health and Welfare programs ensure the families of our SEALs, SWCC, and all personnel assigned to NSW know that they are a valued part of the NSW community. As members of the NSW community it is incumbent upon all of us to help each other. Our foremost goal is that no member of any NSW family should be in doubt about where to go in time of need. The Navy SEAL Foundation supports all families and their parent commands by easing financial burdens, establishing support networks, and funding command sponsored activities. Within our mission guidelines we will ensure that essential resources are always available to help our families whether or not it is a small need or one of great significance. Examples of support include immediate assistance for families of NSW active-duty members that are wounded or killed in combat or training, memorial services, assistance related to active duty or dependent terminal illness, and assistance in times of natural disaster. If the Navy SEAL Foundation cannot directly accommodate the need of a family or individual, it will make every effort to coordinate assistance within the full capability of the staff and our partner organizations.

Operation Family Fund
http://www.operationfamilyfund.org/
Our mission is to assist the injured and families of the those who have been injured or killed as a part of the Global War on Terrorism, whether domestic or abroad, military or civilian, with financial grants for transitioning to their new circumstances and achieving financial self-sufficiency.

Operation One Voice
https://www.operationonevoice.org/services-programs/
Operation One Voice is a program designed by police officers, firefighters and community leaders to raise funds to help support the immediate needs of children and families of wounded and fallen Special Operations Forces. Special Operation Forces consist of US Army Special Operations Command (USASCOC); Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC); Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSCOC); Marine Force Special Operations Command (MARSOC); and Joint Special Operation Command (JSOC).

Red Circle Foundation
http://redcirclefoundation.org/
Red Circle Foundation donations provide gap funding in support of Special Operations wounded warriors, children and families of the fallen.

SEAL Legacy Foundation
https://www.seallegacy.org/
Supports families of wounded and fallen Navy SEALs, educational assistance for SEALs and their families, and other charitable causes benefiting the SEAL community.

Special Ops Survivors
http://specialopssurvivors.org/index.php?page=financial-assistance
Emergency Financial Aid - There are times in life when the unexpected occurs and surviving spouses might find themselves in a difficult financial situation. Special Ops Survivors can provide a small amount of money to help survivors who find themselves in these situations. These funds are intended to cover critical expenses such as insurance deductibles and car repair bills.

Special Ops Warrior Foundation
www.specialops.org
The Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full college scholarships to the surviving children of Special Operators who die in the line of duty - to any fully accredited college or university in the nation. Financial assistance includes tuition, room and board, books, fees, computers, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.

Additionally, SOWF provides ongoing support and academic counseling to make sure every student has the opportunity to do well in school. SOWF offers professional tutoring, at no cost, to all students from kindergarten through college graduation.


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Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund
http://www.massmilitaryheroes.org/our-work/
The Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund staff will assist family members with obtaining social services, insurance payments and other benefits which can be difficult to navigate.

The Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund can offer referrals to resources for mental health providers, military benefit advocates, legal services and financial/estate planning.
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