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Allied Forces Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation incorporated in the State of Connecticut and is registered with the IRS as a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Charitable contributions to Allied Forces Foundation, Inc. are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Tax ID: 45-2048658. Connecticut Registered Charity No.: CHR.0055729.

The AFF cares for Families of Wounded, Ill and Injured.

 

Support for vacation and recreation opportunities for injured combat veterans and their families has always been an integral part of the AFF mission. Deployment to combat zones is tough enough; a knock on the door with news of a wounded member of the family is gut wrenching; and the challenge and stress of months and years of hospital visits wears the family down. Disney is not the answer to all the problems in the world, but for a wounded family, a holiday there for a few days can make a world of difference!

A Serviceman who was a Royal Marines Commando had completed one tour in Iraq and 3 tours in Afghanistan. Like so many others, too many tours in the most brutal of combat operations took their toll…. Unable to forget his experiences, alcohol abuse led to his death in October of 2013 at age 34.

He left behind a wife and three young children – the oldest 14. He was an only child and also left behind his grieving mother. His wife lives in Dorset, in the UK and works at two jobs to keep her family going. She never complains and rarely asks for help.

In May of 2015, during UK school holidays, The Allied Forces Foundation took his wife and her family to Disney World for a week, as we have previously done with others.

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These trips give families a break from their situation and can provide space for them to talk to one another away from the pressures faced at home.

Can you assist in raising funds for future trips? Every little counts, and the proof is in the children’s joyous smiles. Please support our “Wounded Families” initiative, which we plan to develop in different areas whenever adequate funds allow us to do so.

Please donate in support of our Wounded Families initiative:





Alternatively, you may send a check made out to Allied Forces Foundation, Inc. to our address at the footer of this page.

Allied Forces Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation incorporated in the State of Connecticut and is registered with the IRS as a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Charitable contributions to Allied Forces Foundation, Inc. are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Tax ID: 45-2048658. Connecticut Registered Charity No.: CHR.0055729.