The Army and Air Force Exchange Services is where most servicemen
and women do their shopping. You can purchase gift certificates for
those in Iraq and those hospitalized.
Adopt a Platoon has several ongoing projects to ensure that no
soldier overseas walks away from mail call empty-handed.
Any Soldier is a non-profit organization that helps people send
care packages to members of the armed services in Iraq.
AOL users can
record up to a 3-minute voice mail and send it to military personnel
who are in their Address Book. The recipient will receive the
message as an e-mail attachment and can listen from their computer.
Free trial ended January 15.
Purchase a Support Our Troops mug and a free personalized mug will
be given to a current or former service member.
The Blue Star Mothers was founded by service members' moms during
World War II. Any mother with a son or daughter in the military can
Help the troops escape boredom by donating some books. You can also
donate DVDs and CDs requested by soldiers.
Camp Doha provides valuable information for those about to deploy,
their friends and families and anyone who wants to support the troops.
Donated cell phones are recycled and turned into cash. The cash is
used to purchase calling cards for soldiers in Iraq.
Thank any service member stationed throughout the U.S. and the world
with an e-mail.
The Fisher House Foundation donates comfort homes, built on the grounds
of major military and VA medical centers. These homes enable family
members to be close to a loved one during hospitalization for an unexpected
illness, disease, or injury.
The Freedom Calls Foundation is helping families videoconference with
their loved ones in Iraq. You can donate money to help keep this project
The men and women who lay down their lives for us are terribly underpaid.
Help a family by purchasing gift certificates to the commissary.
Homes for Our Troops assists injured veterans and their immediate
families by building new or adapting existing homes with handicapped
Fallen Heroes Fund
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund provides grants to the families of
servicemen and women who died in Iraq. You can donate online, through
mail or by calling a toll-free number.
This site provides support to all of the moms out there who has
a son or daughter in the military.
MarineParents is a place for parents of Marines to meet up. You'll find advice, support and information.
A Bit of Home
A Bit of Home supports over 150 different soldiers per day by
providing necessary and hard-to-get toiletries.
Operation Air Conditioner provides not only air conditioners but space
heaters (the desert is cold in the winter) for soldiers in Iraq and
Operation Call Home's mission is to provide each platoon with their
own satellite phone.
The U.S. Navy and Dear Abby have teamed up. Their site allows you
to send e-mail messages of support to service members.
Operation Give provides toys, clothing and school supplies primarily
to the children of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Operation Gratitude provides a way for you to show your respect and appreciation for the troops. It sends care packages and letters to troops stationed overseas.
You can donate your unused frequent flier miles to help soldiers
travel on emergency leave. They are also used to help families
fly to hospitalized soldiers.
supplies care packages to deployed soldiers. You can help out
by providing goods, coordinating efforts or donating funds.
Many soldiers are rebuilding schools in Iraq and scrounging around
for school supplies. Help by donating a school supplies kit.
Operation Military Pride is a volunteer organization that sends cards
letters and care packages to troops.
Donate money to Operation Uplink. The money is used to purchase phone
cards so servicemen and women can call home.
Packages From Home
Packages From Home sends personal care and comfort items to U.S. troops deployed overseas. Find out how to donate time, money or items to this non-profit organization.
Become some soldier's angel by adopting a service member.
Treats for Troops helps get you provide packages to your loved ones
overseas. If you don't know anyone, the Foster-A-Soldier Program matches
you with a registered soldier by branch of service, home state, gender,
or birthday - or you can choose to sponsor a group of soldiers.
US Central Command
Find out what the Coalition is doing. U.S. Central Command features up-to-date information on Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
You can sponsor care packages provided by the USO with a $25 donation.
Voices From Home allows military members and their families and friends
to send and receive immediate voice e-mail messages in remote locations
around the world.