Who are we?
The Department of Michigan Marine Corps League Foundation is a subsidiary of the Department of Michigan Marine Corps League. The Marine Corps League was incorporated in nineteen thirty- seven by an act of Congress.
The Marine Corps League members are made up of those who served in the United States Marine Corps Active and Reserve components and were honorably discharged. It also includes U.S. Navy Corpsman and Chaplains who served with Fleet Marine Forces.
The foundation is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization.
To raise funding and serve the needs of Michigan veterans, their families, and descendants through the programs, scholarships, and services provided by The Marine Corps League Department of Michigan.
Accredited Veteran Services – The Department of Michigan Marine Corps League Veteran Service division employees Veteran Affairs Accredited Service Officers to assist veterans and their families with the application process when applying for benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Our motto: “Don’t Face the VA Alone”. Our trained service officers help veterans file complete applications and will assist at no charge to the veteran any appeals for claims denied.
Scholarships – The Department of Michigan Marine Corps League has been providing up to $500 to applicates for many years. These scholarships help descendants of U.S. Marines with college expenses.
Annual VA Christmas Parties – The holidays can be a lonely time for Marines and veterans with little family around at the VA Hospitals and State Veteran Homes in Michigan. Members work to provide an evening during the month of December to the Veterans who are receiving long term care or rehabilitation. Food, entertainment, and small gifts are given to the veterans to show them our appreciation for their service, then and now.
Officers of the Foundation
President D. Jerry McKeon – Birmingham, MI (248) 866-5653 email@example.com
Vice President Jonathan VanTol – Bay City, MI
Treasurer Phil Zamora – Charlotte, MI
Secretary Timothy McGee – Troy, MI
Foundation Board of Trustees
David Masunas Earl Allison
Jonathan VanTol Phil Zamora
Al Pearson Wendy Zamora
For more information or to donate:
412 West Harris St.
Charlotte, MI 48813