Sunday, September 25th, 2016


Military Friends “Adopt A Unit”

Every year the Military Friends Foundation will adopt a National Guard or Reserve Unit based in Massachusetts.

A Hero’s Salute for Massachusetts Gold Star Families

Military Friends Hero’s Salute Program is designed to offer direct financial of $1,000+ to Massachusetts Gold Star & Surviving Families in the days immediately following the combat-related death of a loved one from Massachusetts.  This program also offers community support and ongoing assistance to families of the Fallen.

Emergency Grant for Massachusetts National Guard Members and Reservists

Military Friends Foundation offers emergency aid grants to support Massachusetts National Guardmembers and Reservists facing hardships.

Patriot Scholar

$1,000 Scholarships for graduating seniors or college students who have had a parent/guardian deployed overseas in the National Guard or Reserve since September 11, 2001 or who are a Gold Star Family Member.

Massachusetts CARES! Grant

A pilot program designed to recognize families of deployed National Guard and Reservists. $200 grants will be provided to qualfied E-7s and below who, like so many, face financial challenges during a deployment.

Operation Santa Massachusetts

The Ahern Family Charitable Foundation have created a partnership with the Military Friends Foundation to establish “Operation Santa-Massachusetts”, a program that supports children of Fallen Heroes and children of deployed National Guard Members and Reservists.