Below are some of our fundraising initiatives for 2018 and beyond:

 

    • $5,000 Annual Emergency Assistance Fund for our Gold Star Families
    • (3) $1,000 Annual College Scholarships for our Gold Star families & children
    • $35,000 for the first ever Maine Gold Star Families Memorial which will honor all Maine’s 120,000+ Gold Star family members that have paid the ultimate price for our freedom
    • $50,000 for college scholarships for our college-bound high school seniors in the names of our fallen from each high school to be completed over a (5) year time frame and this process has already begun
    • $600,000 Trust Fund for our (30) Gold Star Kids from Maine – this fund has been set-up & currently has a balance of $1,200. We’ve got a long way to go to help these amazing kids out! This fund gives $20,000 to each Gold Star kid when they reach 19 years of age.
    • $50,000 for a piece of property where Gold Star families can enjoy quiet healing time
    • $15,000 Mobile Maine Fallen Heroes Memorial Wall/Motorhome Wrap and 1st-year operating costs
    • $75,000 Double-Decker Bus Restoration now dubbed #thepeoplesbus will be shared with all Maine non-profits as a perpetual fundraising vehicle.

 

Total funds needed to accomplish our short-term goals $833,000