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How We Help Families

For National Guard & Reservists

Along with the sacrifice of having a parent away in service for months at a time, many Guard and Reserve families are financially stretched and cannot afford the fees for sports, fine arts, or tutoring programs so crucial to a child’s sense of well-being. Additionally, because these families are Guard and Reserve, they are geographically dispersed throughout the country and often live too far from military bases and installations to access the available support services.

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For Children of Wounded Service Members

Children of Wounded Warriors face similar financial difficulties along with the challenges of learning to adapt to the physical, mental, and emotional changes in a loved one.

Our Military Kids provides grants to children of ALL Wounded Warriors (Guard, Reserve, and Active Duty) for sports, fine arts, camps, and academic tutoring programs. Such activities help nurture and sustain the children during a parent’s lengthy recovery and/or rehabilitation.

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Stories of Our Families

Read the stories of the many children that Our Military Kids has reached with extra help and attention during a parent’s deployment or recovery from a severe injury.

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Our Military Kid of the Month

These children display exemplary service to their families and communities while a parent is serving our country overseas, or is at home recovering from injury.

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Special Opportunities

Generous companies in the Washington, DC area have made tickets available to our local families for professional sporting and cultural events. Now Our Military Kids is working with national sponsors to make tickets available to events throughout the country – our first national sponsor is World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

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