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Helping Sea Service Families Evacuate and Recover from Natural Disasters
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 10 September 2018 - 0 Comments

Before the Storm August 2017, on the heels of Hurricane Harvey, a second category IV hurricane, Irma, seemed to be headed toward Jacksonville, Florida. NMCRS Jacksonville sprang into action. They began issuing $300 debit [...]

Business Students Explore Philanthropic Side of Commerce on Behalf of NMCRS
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 31 August 2018 - 0 Comments

This summer, as part of their Sociology and Social Problems course, 17 Jamestown Business College students studied organizations that serve active duty service members and veterans. When the class voted to do something to [...]

Active Duty Officer Expresses His Passion for Teaching by Giving Financial Literacy Briefs for Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 24 August 2018 - 0 Comments

Commander Sean McConnon first heard about the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society during the Active Duty Fund Drive. “I gave $10 a month—something small—but the fund drive started me thinking more about what the Society [...]

Visiting Nurse Helen Keilty Is Teaching Military Officers that Babies Are in Charge Now
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 20 August 2018 - 0 Comments

When she worked as a critical care nurse, Helen Keilty wished she could spend more time with her patients’ families. “I always wanted to spend as much time with the family as they needed, [...]

Volunteer Darlene Carpenter Shares her Love of Crocheting with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 16 August 2018 - 0 Comments

Darlene Carpenter has done a little bit of everything in a lot of different places, but one constant in her life has been crocheting. A Navy spouse since she married her Seabee husband in [...]

American Legion Riders Plan Ride to Remember Gene Kessler
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 10 August 2018 - 0 Comments

As the road captain of American Legion Riders (ALR) Post 283, Gene Kessler planned out the route the riders would take each time they rode together through the rolling hills of Central Ohio. Gene [...]

Charity Navigator Highlights NMCRS In Their List of 10 Highly-Rated Charities Supporting Wounded Soldiers
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 07 August 2018 - 2 Comments

Don’t miss this! Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator, named NMCRS in their list of 10 highly-rated charities supporting wounded soldiers, their families, and the families of fallen heroes. #PurpleHeartDay [...]

Visiting Nurse Sandy Thompson Comes from a Long Line of Helpers
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 06 August 2018 - 0 Comments

Every time she calls a client, Sandy Thompson casts aside all judgment. “I put as much comfort as I can into my voice,” she explains. “I don’t judge. I try to put people at [...]

Even a Nurse Needs Help from a Nurse Sometimes: VN Coaches Navy Nurse through Breastfeeding
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 02 August 2018 - 0 Comments

No matter your rank or profession, being a first-time mom can be challenging. Lt. Hannah Steele is a US Navy pediatric nurse at the James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center located on Naval [...]

From Architect to NMCRS Director and Never Looking Back
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 30 July 2018 - 0 Comments

If a real estate appraisal class in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1990 hadn’t been canceled, Kathy Phillips would not be celebrating 20 years of service with the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. “I’d been a [...]

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