The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
" To Lift the Spirits of America's Troops and their Families"
Millions of times each year at hundreds of locations around the world, the USO lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families. A nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization, the USO relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities. The USO is not part of the U.S. government, but is recognized by the Department of Defense, Congress and President of the United States, who serves as Honorary Chairman of the USO. Since1941, the USO has provided a touch of home to our military and their families around the world through centers at airports and military bases, top-quality entertainment and innovative programs and services. We provide critical support to those who need us most, including:
• Forward-deployed troops and their families • Wounded warriors and their families • Families of the fallen