AdoptaPlatoon: The AdoptaPlatoon Soldier Support Effort™ founded in 1998 is a nonprofit 501C-3 organization managed nationwide by volunteer mothers to ensure that deployed United States Service members in all branches of the military are not forgotten by providing needed mail support and to promote patriotism in our schools and communities.
Any Soldier is a non-profit organization that helps people send care packages to members of the armed services in Iraq.
The Blue Star Mothers was founded by service members' moms during World War II. Any mother with a son or daughter in the military can join.
The Fisher House Foundation donates comfort homes, built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one during hospitalization for an unexpected illness, disease, or injury.
Thank any service member stationed throughout the U.S. and the world with an e-mail.
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund provides grants to the families of servicemen and women who died in Iraq. You can donate online, through mail or by calling a toll-free number.
Operation Helmet: The current Marine Corps kevlar combat helmet hasn't been upgraded since 1980. The Marine Corps Combat Systems Team has a new, more protective LWH (Light Weight Helmet) is in production, and it will be distributed over the next couple of years. Due to a limited budget, they cannot afford to upgrade the existing helmets as well as purchase the new ones.
Operation International Children: Many soldiers are rebuilding schools in war-stricken countries and scrounging around for school supplies. Help by donating a school supplies kit.
Treats for Troops helps get you provide packages to your loved ones overseas. If you don't know anyone, the Foster-A-Soldier Program matches you with a registered soldier by branch of service, home state, gender, or birthday - or you can choose to sponsor a group of soldiers.
USO Cares You can sponsor care packages provided by the USO with a $25 donation.