The Michael E. Thornton Foundation

Providing immediate financial assistance for both active and non-active duty military and families in need.


  • Serving those who have served us
  • Giving military families the quality of life they deserve
  • Easing the transition back to civilian life
  • Enabling families to get back on their feet in times of distress
  • Making every day burdens more bearable

The Need

The 2013 Blue Star Families Military Lifestyle Survey identified financial issues as one of the top concerns of service member respondents and their families. Respondents reported their top three obstacles to financial security as:


Spouse Employment


Uncertainty in Military Life


Frequent Moves

Providing financial assistance for military and families in need.

About Us

Help us serve those who have served us.