Bethesda, MD • Yellow Ribbon Fund was established in February 2005 to serve our injured service members as they returned home from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Your contribution will help the Yellow Ribbon Fund continue to meet the varied and changing needs of wounded, ill and injured service members while they are recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and as they transition to civilian life. YRF’s Crossroads Program provides free fully-furnished apartments, hotel stays and rental cars for visiting family members and patients returning for medical treatment; YRF’s Keystone Program offers respite, peer-to-peer support and networking activities as well as life-skills training for caregivers; social gatherings and off-base trips to DC area cultural and sporting events so families can enjoy much-needed breaks from hospital life.
Free rental cars provide independence during recovery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, both in the Washington, DC area.
Free hotel stays allow out-of-town relatives and guests to visit service members in the hospital
Free fully-furnished apartment stays keep families together during recovery.
Stress-relieving activities & outings for mutual support help family caregivers stay strong.
Family-oriented activities in the DC area nurture relationships in a stressful time.
More than 80 events, outings, & tours each year...
1000s of free tickets to sporting and cultural events...and the playground & BBQ patio we built on the hospital grounds…all build confidence and offer a break from hospital life.
Education & career guidance, networking & job shadowing help injured veterans build new lives.
Career & education mentoring enable their caregivers to overcome years-long gaps in their resumes that occur while caregiving.
Our partnerships provide free travel, hunting and fishing trips, welcome baskets, and holiday presents for military families.
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Featured in the 2017/18 Catalogue for Philanthropy.
"One of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region."
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