Wednesday, June 7th, 2023

  • Soldiers is Kuwait join Military Friends Foundation... "Tough Ruck" in memory of Army Veteran and Weymouth Police Office Sgt. Michael Chesna killed in the line of duty.


    As Secretary of Veterans’ Services and VSOs for both the cities of Lawrence and Boston, I've been to proud to work with the Military Friends Foundation for many years. I have seen first-hand the positive impact the Military Friends Foundation has on the lives of local military families and especially our Gold Star Families. Their compassion and responsiveness is unmatched. Military Friends is there from the first day of a tragedy and they continue to support families in the difficult years ahead. I salute their efforts and I stand with them. <br> <em>-Francisco Urena, Secretary of Veterans' Services</em>


    The Greater Boston Chapter of Gold Star Wives of America represents widows from all conflicts across the Commonwealth who have lost their spouse due to their military service. There is one organization we count on to assist our families and that is Military Friends Foundation. They are always there to help during good times and during difficult times. Military Friends Foundation has always shown compassion and respect to our members in every way. <br> <em>-Peggy Griffin, President of Gold Star Wives of Greater Boston</em>

  • Massachusetts is home...

    to more than 17,000 citizen soldiers and airmen.

  • Many are preparing...

    for a 3rd, 4th or even 5th deployment.

  • Loved Ones...

    find themselves preparing too.

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    With your support, Military Friends Foundation has provided millions of dollars in direct aid to military families.

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Gold Star families honored at State House Christmas tree ceremony

Boston/December 2022, WCVB Boston – Gold Star military families rang in the holiday season during a special Christmas tree dedication ceremony Thursday at the State House. Every year, the Military Friends Foundation hosts the event to pay tribute to Massachusetts military members who died in service and their families. On Thursday, those families were honored by Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov.... [Read more]

Military Friends, Operation Money Wise and TD Bank Financial Wellness Town Hall For Military & Their Families

On November 2, 2022, Military Friends Foundation will host a virtual Financial Wellness Town Hall for Servicemembers. “We want to extend our appreciation to Massachusetts Treasurer’s Office of Economic Empowerment and TD Bank for offering this free Town Hall to provide those who serve and their families with a toolkit for financial success,” said Military Friends Foundation Ambassador Brigadier... [Read more]

Ahead of 21st anniversary of 9/11 attacks, Run for the Fallen returns to Dedham

The Massachusetts Run For The Fallen is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of our military Heroes that gave their lives to protect our freedom since 9/11/01. September 2022/DEDHAM – By Camilo Fonseca, Globe Correspondent.  For the first time in two years, the Massachusetts Run for the Fallen is slated to return to Dedham on Saturday on a weekend that marks the 21st anniversary of the... [Read more]

Registration Opens For Massachusetts Run For The Fallen Tribute To Local Heroes

July  2022/Dedham, MA: Massachusetts Run For The Fallen – a Military Friends Foundation, 501(c)3 project  – is back and will take place in Dedham, MA on September 10, 2022. The event is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of military heroes that gave their lives to protect our freedoms since September 11, 2001. More than 300 fallen heroes will be honored at the... [Read more]