November is Military Family Month. Here are 7 resources for veterans and military families.
November is Military Family Month.
There are many local and national services provided to show appreciation for and to help veterans and their families.
If you are looking for help - below are some services that can help:
Armed Services YMCA
The Armed Services YMCA provides free or low-cost programs and services for military children, spouses, and service members. Some of the services offered include child care, preschool and camps.
Home Depot offers a 10% in-store discount for those with valid military ID, but the company is also recognized as an important employer of military spouses.
National Military Family Association
The National Military Family Association is a private non-profit association on a mission to stand up for, support, and enhance the quality of life for every military family through bold advocacy, innovative programming, and dynamic and responsive solutions.
Operation Kid Comfort
Operation Kid Comfort provides quilts and pillows to military children of deployed active duty service men and women. Volunteers create hand-crafted, custom photo-transfer quilts and pillows to help children cope with the stress and sadness that come with being separated from a parent during deployment.
Sears Heroes provides gift cards for military families at home registry sign ups.
Sesame Street for Military Families
Sesame Street for Military Families is a free service that helps address topics such as deployments, homecoming, self-expression and injuries.
Many military families are eligible for a free YMCA or private fitness membership through the YMCA-DoD Initiative with the Armed Services YMCA.