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Help for Military Families

Help for Military Families

We’ve found help for military families! We know firsthand what it’s like to try to raise a family on a meager military budget. If you’re looking for discounts, freebies and grants, you’ve come to the right place!

As always, we do our best to thoroughly vet and fact-check this information before publishing it. If you find any mistakes, or if you know of any programs we’ve missed, please leave a comment and let us know so that we can update this post immediately.

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Financial Help for Military Families

American Legion provides financial assistance for auto repair and other needs. They also provide assistance with scholarships, comfort for wounded veterans, VA benefits assistance and more. Minor children of active duty military members can also receive financial assistance. Get the details here.


Blue Star Museums offer help for military families during the summer! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, you can enjoy free admission to over 2,000 museums nationwide. Here’s the info. 

Shopping & Services

Cell service providers including Verizon and T-Mobile offer military discounts!

Restaurants offer military discounts! You can save a significant amount of money on your meals. Here’s the full list of restaurants with military discounts. 

Retailers all over the United States offer military discounts! We’ve found tons of them. Here’s the complete military discount list. 

Travel & Vacations

Airlines may offer cheap or even free military flights! Amelia did some thorough research on how airlines offer help for military families and here’s what she found.

Disney offers incredibly low prices for military families through MWR. The Military Salute tickets are limited to active duty military, retired military and 100% disabled veterans. You have to pick the tickets up at the Leisure Travel Services desk on post. Details here. 

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Nicole leads the Low Income Relief team with over 20 years of professional research and writing experience. Nicole started Low Income Relief after a personal experience with poverty. When her husband was medically discharged from the US Army, their family experienced tremendous financial hardship. Nicole was able to gather help from multiple community agencies and move into a nearby low income housing unit in just two weeks! Since then, Nicole has been dedicated to helping low income families in crisis. She regularly spends hundreds of hours combing through countless resources to make sure that Low Income Relief has the most comprehensive and complete resource directories on the internet today. Prior to starting Low Income Relief, Nicole worked as a novelist, journalist, ghostwriter and content creator. Her work has been featured in various print and online publications, including USA Today, eHow, Livestrong, Legal Beagle, The Daily Herald, The Chronicle and more.