Category: COVID

Helping heroes during the holidays

2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, including Military Heroes. Veteran unemployment reached a 20-year high, and many faced difficult financial situations after losing their jobs. Unemployment affected CDR (Ret.) Joseph Hutchinson, a 21-year Navy combat veteran turned commercial airline pilot. When travel halted in early March, the airline was one of the...

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Ongoing opportunity for veterans to receive financial assistance during COVID-19

The PenFed Foundation for Military Heroes is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission to empower military service members, veterans and their communities with the skills and resources to realize financial stability and opportunity. The PenFed Foundation was the first national veteran service organization (VSO) to launch a COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief program in March 2020....

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Resources for Military/Veteran Community

To all of our Veterans and service members who have applied for the PenFed Foundation COVID19 emergency assistance program: The initial response to our program has been overwhelming with over 6000 applications in 4 days.  We appreciate your patience as we work through your applications and give each of them close attention.  We are doing our...

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