SMALL GRANTS BIG IMPACTS...
We all stumble. And sometimes, we need a little help to get back on our feet. In 2016 the Foundation granted $220,000 in emergency financial grants to members of your California Military Department -- allowing them to stay focused on serving your community.
The behavioral health "treatment" team at a 2016 soldier readiness processing event in Camp Roberts, Calif. This is often where soldiers are identified who would benefit from support enabled by the Military Department Support Fund dollars.
"Three days after my husband deployed, it started raining...inside our new home! Thank you Military Department Foundation for fixing it for me." Mrs. Klupp
"No later than a year after purchasing my home, both bathrooms were deemed unfit for use. I cannot thank the California Military Department enough for considering my family for assistance. It relieved a great deal of stress off of me and allowed me to focus on work and my family." -Sgt. 1st Class Michael Howard
"Thank you for helping my family move to a safe location. It's been stressful with my husband deployed. God Bless you and your efforts." - Yolanda Britto
“2015 was a hell of a year. I don’t know what we would have done if we hadn’t found out about the California Military Department Foundation. [When] it seemed like everything that could go wrong was going wrong … the Foundation was there to help sustain us.” - Sgt. Carlos Camargo