Local Organization Strive To Help Children Deal With Military Lifestyle Stress

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TOWN AND COUNTRY ( KTVI)- Little Patriots Embraced is dedicated to serving the military families in the United States. With over 700,000 families serving our country, the organization says there is a great need for all of us to be involved, to give back and to say thank you for their generous, selfless sacrifice and courage!

Little Patriot Embraced main mission is to enhance the lives of Military Families in need. While their loved one is protecting our freedom. The organization also helps reduce the emotional and psychological stress that military family members have due to separation, relocation, or death of a loved one. In addition it is our plan to thank these military family members, with a special focus on the children, for their sacrifices for our country.

According to the organization, there are 1.9 million children, ranging in ages from newborn to 18 years old, who are the children of our military— 1.3 million of whom are school-aged. Of our military children, 1.2 million have Active duty parents.

Little Patriots Embraced shows thanks to our military families who sacrifice so much for our freedom.
The group provides financial assistance when they need it most. Help is provided through the main program, the MED-TEC Fund. Tuition, Emergency and Child Care Fund. Other programs that assist the children are also provided.

The organization conducts an array of activities throughout the year that will include “Pennies for Little Patriots” (cash containers where we collect cash donations), golf tournaments, auctions, benefit concerts, and other events that will increase public awareness of Little Patriots Embraced while generating monetary donations from the general public. In addition we seek grants and corporate sponsorships.

Upcoming Event:

American Idol finalist and former Marine Josh Gracin comes to the Metro East to support local military charity.

St. Louis and the surrounding region can help Little Patriots Embraced by going to the Josh Gracin concert at Collinsville Gateway Center, located at 1 Gateway Dr Collinsville, IL 62234, Saturday June 15 . The concert starts at 5:30 p.m.

Josh Gracin is a supporter and national spokes person for the charity and is honored to do this concert over the Father's Day weekend to show support to military families.. A portion of all proceeds goes t o the Military Relief Fund.

Little Patriots Embraced
325 N. Kirkwood Rd., Suite 105
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Call us if you have questions, suggestions or want to get involved!
Toll Free: 877-448-3573 (877-GIVE-LPE)
Local (in St. Louis area): 314-821-5800


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