Visit Mission 22 for a comprehensive list of organizations that are providing financial assistance to veterans experiencing financial setbacks.
The VFW is offering emergency cash assistance to qualifying veterans, military members, and families.
NYC Human Resources Administration's NYC Cash Assistance program offers cash for families in need.
The PENFED Foundation's Military Heroes Fund provides emergency financial assistance for wounded, ill, and injured post 9-11 combat veterans who are experiencing an unexpected financial setback over the past one to three months.
Operation Homefront offers veterans financial assistance for critical family needs including overdue bills and home repairs.
The One Shot Dealallows NYC residents to apply for a one-time emergency grant that can be used for assistance with rent, utility bills, and disaster expenses.
Air Force: The Air Force Aid Society provides no-interest loans and grants to Air Force service members and Air Force families who experience unexpected financial emergencies.
Army: Army Emergency Relief offers emergency financial assistance to Army reservists, Army servicemembers who are on active duty or retired, and surviving family members.
Navy-Marine: The Navy-Marine Corps Marine Society provides interest-free loans and grants to active-duty service members and retired veterans. The organization also offers financial counseling.
National Guard:American Red Cross Financial Assistance offers emergency funds to active duty service members, members of an activated National Guard or Reserve unit, and veterans. Immediate family members of active-duty service members, as well as spouse and widow(er)s of a veteran, are also eligible.
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