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The 26.2-mile March Returns at The Fenn School in Concord, MA March 31, 2022 /Concord, MA ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE – Military Friends Foundation, a nonprofit that provides critical assistance to Massachusetts military families and the families of the fallen in times of need, announced today that the 2022 event will take place on Saturday, April 16 at The Fenn School in Concord. Servicemembers, […]

  December 2021/BOSTON (WBZ NewRadio) – Families at the statehouse gathered to remember those lost in service to the nation. Military Friends Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting Massachusetts families who have lost a loved one to combat, were joined Thursday by Governor Charlie Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker for the Gold Star Family Tree […]

November 2021 -“We feel the least we can do is say thank you,” said Military Friends Foundation Executive Director Sarah Sweeney. Sweeney was getting things ready for the Hero Meals event at the foundation’s headquarters on Humphrey Street in Swampscott. While her husband Mike, who is in the National Guard and is the veterans services […]

August 27, 2021/Boston – Bridges across Massachusetts will be illuminated in yellow this weekend to recognize the service of local troops, especially those serving in Afghanistan.  This is part of a collaboration between Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services and Military Friends Foundation, a non-profit founded after 9/11 to support military families […]

July 15, 2021 – A group of Massachusetts National Guardmembers stationed in the Middle East honored Weymouth Police Department Sgt. Michael Chesna today.  All the Guardmembers serve as police officers back home.  Sgt. Chesna, a Purple Heart Veteran, was killed in the line of duty on July 15, 2018. The soldiers displayed a handmade sign […]

Financial Wellness Town Hall Informational Flyer Presented by TD Bank and Military Friends Foundation SPACE IS LIMITED | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY July 2021/Virtual – TD Bank and their financial experts will join Military Friends Foundation to host a virtual Financial Wellness Town Hall for Servicemembers and their families on July 14th. “We want to […]

March 2021/HANSCOM AFB – Military Friends Foundation said joined military leaders to bid farewell and success on their mission hundreds Soldiers of the Massachusetts National Guard 1-101 Field Artillery Batteries.  The Soldiers will provide critical infrastructure support, including in Afghanistan, and are expected to be overseas for one year.  “Military Friends Foundation support both for […]

December 2020 – This year due to COVID-19, Families of the Fallen Servicemembers will not be able to gather together in the State House for the annual Massachusetts Gold Star Families Tree Ceremony. In collaboration with the Office of the Governor, Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services, USS Constitution, and Encore Resorts, Military Friends Foundation will be presenting a special […]

November 2020/SWAMPSCOTT — The Military Friends Foundation distributed dozens of $100 Hero Meal grocery gift cards to military families and veterans at an event Tuesday as a way of saying thanks to those who have served the United States both at home and abroad.  “We’re excited to be able to recognize those who have served and […]

October 2020/EAST LONGMEADOW – East Longmeadow native and Field Artillery Officer Payton Grande participated in the 8th annual Military Friend’s Foundation Tough Ruck event. She ran 26.2 miles carrying 15-35 pound rucksack on her back in honor of the fallen military and first responders who sacrificed their lives on 9/11. “This is my second Tough […]