Programs to Support Military Families
Armed Service YMCA
With a history that dates to the Civil War, this organization offers more than 150 programs for families of junior-enlisted military personnel. Its award-winning Operation Hero program provides an after-school respite for children ages 6-12 who need help adjusting to frequent family moves due to deployments.Our Military Kids
Founded in 2004, this program provides grants to help pay for sports, fine arts and tutoring programs for children of deployed and severely injured National Guard and Military Reserve personnel. Children can attend everything from ballet classes to pottery 101.