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Where No Hero is Forgotten

NEVER FORGET

It’s personal here at Homefront Hugs as a US Air Force Family founded Homefront Hugs and no one earns a penny here .

One personalized critical care package costs $18 to ship via USPS. We don’t ship cherry 🍒 bonbons. We ship requested needs& supplies, snacks and letters from grateful citizens worldwide .

We have 80 care packages left to get out via USPS . But we do this monthly and a monthly donation would be the very best way to help . These care packages are already filled but starting in February – we will need funds to fill and ship them $25 for each large flat rate care package ($7 to fill and $18 to ship ).

AND …we have 110 to prepare for February too which we are just beginning to fill now .

Donating to our charity is the easiest way to help our work continue and you can always add a message . Again, please consider a monthly pledge if possible which you can end at any time and add a message which you can change at any time .

Just click on any yellow button below on this page. It’s safe & secure .




SUPPORT MATTERS.

Since Homefront Hugs began after 9/11/01 , we have sent 22,600+ care packages to specific vetted military personnel needing support and 10,000+ from Homefront Hugs volunteers who adopt their own heroes directly . We support ALL who serve and need us, politics aside .

Bottom line , your support makes a real  difference. You can add a short or long message we will gratefully include and handwrite on a card .

 

 

January 20, 2018

Welcome . We really need help with our charity this year . The holidays may be over but our work continues . The troop and wounded vet needs continue . Daily suicides continue. We are needed to reduce stress and wrap vetted heroes in support to help this crisis . 

We are here 365 days a year for our wounded and seriously ill veterans and for our deployed troops overseas who have requested support .  We help military families as well when vetted and other resources have already been utilized.  Know that no one makes a penny here. We are a US Air Force family ourselves and proud of our  charity – a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization . We understand the sacrifices .

 

 

Here at Homefront Hugs ,we remember our fallen heroes and our countless vets lost to suicide every day. Here at Homefront Hugs, we honor their sacrifices by supporting their brothers and sisters who still need us because that would have been their wish.

 

 

Our address if you prefer to send a check or money order ( and you can include a letter or card to pack as well) :

Homefront Hugs Foundation

1881 West Liberty St

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

 

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You never need a Paypal account with any of our yellow DONATE buttons . You can use any credit card or bank account to donate safely and securely. 

 

Again, please consider a monthly donation  which goes a long LONG way and a message we will handwrite on a card and pack into your care packages. You can always change your monthly pledge too.  We thank you in advance as this truly helps our missions best . For this month we just need postage help urgently .

🔸$5 helps ship any care package and is never too small a donation . Imagine if  even 1000 Americans and friends gave $5 per month how much we could get done ! Never worry your donation is too small . 

🔸$10 helps cover 1/2 care package.

🔸$18 mails 1 care package. 

🔸$54 mails 3.

🔸$108 mails 6.

🔸$200 mails 11.

🔸$300 mails 17. 

🔸$500 mails 28. 

🔸$1000 mails 57 care packages .


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“ What is the best way to help ?”

We pcA monthly gift is the best way to support our missions all year round and you can make a gift in honor of anyone special or not, changing your message anytime you wish.


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Or make a 1 time donation of any amount to ship critical care, just click here safely :




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homefront Hugs began 1 month after 9/11 and on the birthday of our founder’s husband and Air Force pilot, her best friend and hero, Steve Schmidt of gorgeous Charlevoix, Michigan . If you have never been to the dunes of Charlevoix and watched a sunset with a loved one, never enjoyed their Cherry 🍒 Festival , the International Venetian Festival, Apple Fest, etc.. Charlevoix is a charming gem for anyone wanting an escape and place to ” savor the moments ” as Steve always reminded his wife to do and she still does escaping to Charlevoix when she can with her son. Make sure to put this memorable welcoming town on your bucket list and be prepared to soak in the exquisite sunsets .

 

 

They met at University of Michigan –  as college sweethearts. Then Steve joined the Air Force . Though their marriage did not last due to tragedy, Alessandra began Homefront Hugs with her son afteto help support troops, military families and veterans better than how her own marriage was supported years ago when a tragic loss occurred while deployed overseas in Europe and just before Desert Storm broke out.

We never forget the sacrifices at Homefront Hugs. Your generosity here makes a real direct difference as 100% is used for our troops and wounded to receive care . Thank you for helping ship care today and not just scrolling by.

 

KEY REASONS troops might not have support while deployed anywhere:

📌 Divorce or Separation from Partner/Spouse
📌 Financial issues so family cannot afford to send more than letters or cards
📌 Time constraints for spouse or partner as they have to work 2 jobs now to make ends meet or just longer hours to keep family business going
📌 Children – Their partner or spouse is literally a single parent now
📌 Child or Spouse is ill and requires all the attention and care stateside
📌 Family disapproves of military service

📌Natural Disaster affecting ability for family to send support to loved ones  ( re: wildfires ,floods, Maria,Harvey,Irma)

📌 First Deployment without any family Support due to disapproval of military service
📌 Pride or Depression so hero asks family or loved ones not to worry about him or her while deployed

You make a real difference at Homefront Hugs and support these heroes . Adopt or help send care packages today or visit Operation Healing  Angel or our Children’s Page .

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We need the kind of support our World War II veterans had from the Homefront over 75 years ago.

Homefront Hugs are much more than simple hugs . They are real support for those who offer sacrifices and sometimes their own lives for our country and our freedoms . Our heroes come from all religions, politics and walks of life – volunteering for a country they love . 

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Homefront Hugs support helps to prevent some of the feelings that makes a service member more vulnerable to PTSD , depression and even suicide.

Fact : We are losing too many to suicide every single day both active duty and veterans . Support is critical before,during and after deployments . That is why we are here .

What is needed most critically now? 

Funds for postage to mail care .This is the most secure website to donate funds with any means . We have not had any problems in 16 years . 

Volunteers to adopt troops and military families from far. 

✅Web designer team and app developers to donate time to tweak website, forms and develop an app to serve our thousands of troops and vets best .  

✅ Employees to donate and get their employers to match their donation to our charity in thanks for our freedoms .

✅Social Media help to share messages and needs , resources for troops,vets and families especially on Twitter , Reddit and Facebook.

✅College students and teens to help make short 1 minute videos to help with suicide prevention , write letters, volunteer at local VA hospitals or with homeless, create their own projects, and decorate pillowcases for our hospitalized vets and deployed. 

✅ Homefront Hugs Kids, Teen,College and Seniors’ Clubs across the country .

🔸Email us with any questions or how to begin:

Volunteer@HomefrontHugs.org

 

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🔹 100% of your donation is used for postage to mail specific needs to our wounded , sick , cancer patients and homeless sick veterans as well as our brave deployed . We cover the cost of filling the care packages ourselves and with actual supplies sometimes donated . These critical care packages to our hospitalized vets include specific requests from hospital staff here and overseas in war zones. 

Our support at Homefront Hugs Foundation is unconditional to ensure no hero is forgotten. Freedom Endures (TM). Support Matters .

 

 

 

How do we receive names of troops in need ?

Great question. We have commands and chaplains signing up troops who have no support for Homefront Hero Hugs and hospitals we have worked with for years with our mission Operation Healing Angel . We also have families and troops who sign up heroes in need  or themselves many who sign up every deployment knowing us from experience .

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How can I help quickly ?

Safely donate below. We pay for top security so donations are safe, fast and easy . You do not need a Paypal account to help at all.

🔶If you prefer you can use your Paypal account to “send money” to Support@HomefrontHugs.org 

🔶You can also send a check,Visa Gift card, or money order for postage to :

Homefront Hugs

1881 West Liberty St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

 

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The two quickest ways to help :

1. The best way to help is with a monthly gift and most appreciated as summer ends to help missions continue at Homefront Hugs after 16 years of service . 


My monthly gift to help
Is this in honor of someone?
What message may we include?



 

 

 

 

2. Or make a 1 time gift safely and securely here of any amount :




 

Thanks to all our heroes serving and who have served with courage and endless sacrifices . You are never forgotten at Homefront Hugs USA.

Consider adopting a service member with us if you prefer : 

Ease of Adopting a Hero at Homefront Hugs

 

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2017 Copyright. Homefront Hugs Foundation,Inc. 501(c)(3) Charity-
EIN# 82-3486955 , All Rights Reserved.

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If you know a veteran – even know an active duty soldier or sailor – in any branch of service – check on them – see how they are doing – that alone can sometimes be enough to remind them they are NOT alone . You can call for them too if concerned. But don’t ignore their silence or isolation or mood swings . Don’t hope someone else will be there and do something.

“ Be one of the helpers in 2018 – make this your first New Year’s Resolution . Then humanity wins . “

~ Alessandra Kellermann
Homefront Hugs Foundation

 

 

2018 Copyright. Homefront Hugs Foundation,Inc. 501(c)(3) Charity-
EIN# 82-3486955 , All Rights Reserved