To date, the Marine Raider Foundation has provided over $2,750,000 in assistance thanks to the support of our donors and fundraisers. In 2017, your donor dollars helped make a difference in the Raider community by:
Providing over $165,000 in assistance to the Raider community in direct response to the KC-130 plane crash that took the lives of 7 Raiders on July 10, 2017
Funding to bring 17 WWII Marine Raiders together to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle for Guadalcanal
Hosting 60 Gold Star Family Members at the Foundation’s 4th Annual Resiliency and Remembrance Event
Assisting 3 Raider families affected by cancer to allow them to focus on treatment and time with family
Funding for 15 Family Resiliency Events, including 4 couples’ events, 7 pre-and-post deployment briefs, 2 spouse events and 2 children events
Funding One-Time Transition Assistance Grants for 45 Raiders to provide financial support during separation from military service.
Funding to implement an executive-level transition program for Raiders stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC