Marine Graduation Foundation
The Marine Graduation Foundation helps familes and friends recieve fiancial assistance for travel to see their loved ones graduate from boot camp (Parris Island or San Diego).
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides education scholarships to children of Marines (special opportunites are availiable to the children of injured/wounded Marines).
Fisher House Foundation
This organization has locations around the country by military medical facilities. They provide "homes" to the families to be closer to loved ones that are injured. Fisher House provides lodging at the homes as well as emotional support.
TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors)
TAPS helps families going though hard times of a fallen loved one who has served in any branch of service. They provide support such as counseling, support groups as well as educational assitance and more.
Toys For Tots
Toys for Tots collects unwrapped toys during the months of October, November and December every year and brighten smiles of children in need. Also Toys For Tots accepts money donations and organizes fun activities all year.
Marine Corps Herritage Foundation
The Marine Corps Herritage Foundation supports The National Museum of the Marine Corps and Semper Fidelis Memorial Park, both display the history of the USMC for both education and fun. Financial support is needed to continue hisotric research and also to build the new Marine Corps Herritage Center.
Marine Corps League (National Headquarters)
The Marine Corps League supports alot of organizations from helping young Marines to Veterans. See their website for a complete list of their organizations as well as other services.
Information courtesy of the links provided on this page.
The images were taken on location at MCRD San Diego, 2007 and 2010 Marine Corps Balls and also courtesy of E. Lemmon, M. Guzman, M. Tapia, L. Swain and J. Harris
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