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Active Duty Volunteer Teaches Himself How to Crochet Blankets to Contribute to the Budget For Baby Program
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 14 March 2018 - 0 Comments

ABF2 Lyndon Belvis Natividad, who has been volunteering with the NMCRS North Island office since May of 2017, added making blankets to the list of contributions he has given to the Society. Lyndon had learned [...]

Why Kevin Holden Supports the Society and Those who Serve
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 12 March 2018 - 0 Comments

“My dad was in the U.S. Army,” says Kevin Holden. But that doesn’t begin to describe how deeply he cares about service men and women, how much he’s done for them, and how much [...]

NMCRS Mayport Counselor, Becky Haire Celebrates 15 Years with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 07 March 2018 - 0 Comments

When Becky Haire’s sons were both teenagers, she realized it was time for her to make a change. “I had been a stay-at-home mom,” she recalled. “I felt like it was time for me [...]

A Living Legacy: Captain Celine Finn, the Navy, and the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 19 February 2018 - 0 Comments

It was 1950 when a young nurse in New Haven, Conn., saw a newspaper article about a Navy recruiter in town. Celine Finn thought she’d look into it. “I had a nice talk with [...]

Jean Beardsley’s Gift: Celebrating Family, Community, and Service
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 12 February 2018 - 0 Comments

  It was a place and time that are almost forgotten now. The year, 1917. The place, a rural community outside of Portland, Oregon. This is where Jean was born. And where we can [...]

Gala Volunteer Continues Family Tradition of Society Service
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 06 February 2018 - 0 Comments

Suzanne Dana traces her commitment to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society back to her teen years, growing up as the daughter of an active-duty Marine and a registered-nurse mom who volunteered for the Society at [...]

Volunteer Returns Four Decades Later to Help Society Again
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 05 February 2018 - 0 Comments

Nearly four decades ago, Gail Nifontoff was a young Navy spouse whose husband was stationed in Newport, Rhode Island. She’d worked briefly as a school teacher but really wanted to move into the banking [...]

Your Support Saves Lives
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 31 January 2018 - 0 Comments

No matter how many times it’s happened, “one of the most terrifying things is to answer the phone or read a text from someone who says, ‘I’ve got a loaded weapon in my hand [...]

Joy Barnes Joins the Society As NMCRS New Orleans Director
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 29 January 2018 - 0 Comments

2017 marked the centennial anniversary of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society serving military families in New Orleans, and the exciting transition of NMCRS New Orleans back into a full service office. In recent years, [...]

Service Defines Volunteer Larry DeGreif’s Life
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 22 January 2018 - 2 Comments

Volunteers are the backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS). With more than 4,000 volunteers, NMCRS is able to keep operation costs low, resulting in 97 cents per donated dollar going to services [...]

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