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    Programs operated by organizations such as the American Red Cross that help military personnel stay in touch with their families following the birth of a child, the death or serious illness of a family member or other family emergency.

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    American Legion - National Emergency FundThe American Legion's National Emergency Fund helps those affected by well-known disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy and lesser-publicized tragedies such as flooding in South Dakota or Illinois, or wildfires in the southwest. The National Emergency Fund, created in response to Hurricane Hugo in 1989, has provided more than $8 million in direct financial assistance to American Legion Family members and posts. The fund provides up to $1,500 for qualified Legion Family members and up to $5,000 for posts.American LegionAmerican Legion
    American Red Cross - Humanitarian Services- Disaster relief is provided to individuals and families affected by natural disasters including shelter, food, and health and emotional health service to address basic human needs and assist individuals and families in resuming their normal daily activities independently. Disaster training and education programs are also available. - Emergency Services provides emergency communication and educational services to veterans, military personnel and their families. - Preparedness Services provides health and safety educational opportunities such as First Aid, CPR, AED, Lifeguarding, Water Safety and Babysitter's Training. - Volunteer Services is responsible for recruiting, training, placing and recognizing volunteers (youth and adults) who directly serve the Red Cross as well as additional community agencies. Opportunities include high school Red Cross Clubs, an Animal Assisted Therapy Program and Disaster Action Team responders. - Speakers Bureau is available. Dauphin*American Red Cross - Central Pennsylvania ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Pillowcase ProjectThe American Red Cross Pillowcase Project is a free, interactive preparedness program designed for youth ages 8 to 11. The program aims to increase awareness and understanding of natural hazards and teaches safety, emotional coping skills, and personal preparedness.DauphinAmerican Red Cross of Central PennsylvaniaAmerican Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of PA Mountains - Altoona Office - Support for Military FamiliesThe local Red Cross provide support to military members and their families.Blair*American Red Cross - PA Mountains ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of PA Mountains - Johnstown Office - Support for Military FamiliesThe local Red Cross provide support to military members and their families.Cambria*American Red Cross of PA Mountains ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley - Service to Armed ForcesProvides emergency-related services to service members and their family members. Can help with: - Immediate personal and family problems, with appropriate referrals when long-term counseling is required. - Verifying the situation in the event of an emergency, critical accident, illness or death in a service member's immediate family and relaying an emergency leave request, if necessary, to proper military authorities - Explaining government benefits, cutting through the red tape and getting needed assistance - Counseling the family or service member on how to request either a humanitarian reassignment closer to home or a hardship discharge if a hardship exists within the immediate family that cannot be resolved by an emergency leave - Counseling and representation regarding discharge review and military records -Arranging for an interest-free loan or a grant for travel expenses when an emergency arises that requires the presence of the service member or his or her family. This fund, which may be authorized for other emergencies as well, is disbursed on the basis of need - Providing budget counseling and referrals to specialized sources of help Dauphin*American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh ValleyAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross - Service to Armed ForcesEnsures that service members, veterans and their families have worldwide, around-the-clock access to timely and reliable humanitarian services. Sends communications on behalf of family members who are facing emergencies or other important events to members of the U.S. armed forces serving all over the world. Provide access to vital services such as financial assistance, counseling, family support groups, and information and referrals to medical professionalsBerks*American Red Cross - Tri-County ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross, Service to the Armed Forces - Emergency CommunicationsWhen a military family experiences a crisis, the American Red Cross is there to help. Wherever their military service takes them, service members can rest assured that the Red Cross will deliver notification of an emergency such as the death or serious illness of an immediate family member, as well as the good news of the birth of a service member's child or grandchild. Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, the Red Cross relays urgent messages containing accurate, factual, complete and verified descriptions of the emergency to service members stationed anywhere in the world, including on ships at sea and at embassies and remote locations. Even if the service member receives an email or phone call from home, Red Cross-verified information assists the member and his/her commanding officers with making a decision regarding emergency leave. Knowing in advance that communication links, access to financial assistance and information and referral will be available in an emergency brings peace of mind to service members and to the families from whom they are separated.AlleghenyAllegheny County OfficeAmerican Red Cross Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter
    American Red Cross, Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter - Emergency Communication for Military Personnel and FamiliesProvides emergency communication for military personnel and familiesFayetteFayette County OfficeAmerican Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge
    American Red Cross Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter - Washington County Office - Service to Military Families and VeteransProvides a link between the serviceman/women and his/her family, verifies and transmits information necessary for requesting emergency leaves; counsels veterans and families of servicemen/women on family problems, budgets, and other matters; and assists veterans in applying for government benefits and for upgrade of discharge.WashingtonGreene and Washington County OfficesAmerican Red Cross Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter
    American Red Cross, Westmoreland-Armstrong Chapter - Emergency Communication for Military Personnel and FamiliesProvides emergency communication for military personnel and familiesWestmorelandAmerican Red Cross, Chestnut Ridge ChapterAmerican Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge
    Operation Homefront of PA, DE & NJProvides direct services to alleviate a military family's or individual's actual/complete emergency financial burden, as well as counseling and/or recovery support. Emergency financial assistance is in the form of checks paid directly to mortgage lenders, auto mechanics, contractors, hospitals, doctors, dentists and other providers. Other emergency funding assistance, which an applicant receives within 24 to 72 hours, includes the following: - Financial assistance - Emergency food - Emergency home repairs - Critical baby items: formula, food and diapers - Home and appliance repair - Furniture and household items - Local moving assistance - Community events - Wounded Warrior Transitional Family Housing Operation Homefront of PA, DE & NJOperation Homefront
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsThe Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs provides resources and assistance to Pennsylvania's one million veterans and their families, and provides quality care for aging and disabled veterans. The Department also prepares and deploys the Pennsylvania National Guard for worldwide combat and combat support operations and provides trained personnel to state and local authorities in times of natural disaster or civil strife. It provides financial assistance, in the form of grants, to eligible Pennsylvania service members and their eligible family members through the Pennsylvania Military Family Relief Assistance Program (PA MFRAP). The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs offers its veterans six extended care facilities throughout the state. The level of care provided includes personal care, skilled nursing care, domicilliary care, and dementia care. These facilities offer qualified veterans and their spouses dedicated, superior care.LebanonPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Military Family Relief Assistance ProgramProvides emergency financial assistance to eligible PA service members and their eligible family members, and must have a direct and immediate financial need as a result of circumstances beyond their control. LebanonPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Service to the Armed Forces - American Red Cross North Central Pennsylvania ChapterThe American Red Cross offers a number of service to military families and veterans. Some of those services include: · Emergency Communications – The American Red Cross Hero Care Center is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with two options for requesting assistance (online or by phone). You can initiate a request for Red Cross emergency assistance for members of the military currently serving on active duty by using the online self-service tool. Using a computer, smart phone or tablet, you can start a request for services and track its progress from anywhere in the world. Learn more by visiting redcross.org/get-help/military-families/emergency-communication.html or by calling 1-877-272-7337. · Deployment Services – Whether your family is facing its first deployment or the next of many, the American Red Cross has developed workshops, information and support services to help you with the practical and emotional challenges.UnionAmerican Red Cross - North Central Pennsylvania ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    Service to the Armed Forces - American Red Cross Northeastern Pennsylvania ChapterThe American Red Cross offers a number of service to military families and veterans. Some of those services include: · Emergency Communications – The American Red Cross Hero Care Center is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with two options for requesting assistance (online or by phone). You can initiate a request for Red Cross emergency assistance for members of the military currently serving on active duty by using the online self-service tool. Using a computer, smart phone or tablet, you can start a request for services and track its progress from anywhere in the world. Learn more by visiting redcross.org/get-help/military-families/emergency-communication.html or by calling 1-877-272-7337. · Deployment Services – Whether your family is facing its first deployment or the next of many, the American Red Cross has developed workshops, information and support services to help you with the practical and emotional challenges.LuzerneAmerican Red Cross - Northeastern Pennsylvania ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    Service to the Armed Forces - American Red Cross Pocono Mountains ChapterThe American Red Cross offers a number of service to military families and veterans. Some of those services include: · Emergency Communications – The American Red Cross Hero Care Center is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with two options for requesting assistance (online or by phone). You can initiate a request for Red Cross emergency assistance for members of the military currently serving on active duty by using the online self-service tool. Using a computer, smart phone or tablet, you can start a request for services and track its progress from anywhere in the world. Learn more by visiting redcross.org/get-help/military-families/emergency-communication.html or by calling 1-877-272-7337. · Deployment Services – Whether your family is facing its first deployment or the next of many, the American Red Cross has developed workshops, information and support services to help you with the practical and emotional challenges. MonroeAmerican Red Cross - Pocono Mountains ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania

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