Families of Lone Soldiers

Amount: 
$250,000
Year: 
2017
Field of Interest: 
Vulnerable Populations
Program Name: 
Los Angeles Center
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Organization Description: 

Established as a 501c3 nonprofit organization in 2016 in Los Angeles, Families of Lone Soldiers (FLS) assists families of lone soldiers that are serving or have previously served in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). It provides resources along with social, emotional and financial support to lone soldiers and their families.

Grant Purpose: 

The Los Angeles Center supports  lone soldiers and their families through providing emotional and social support; mental health counseling; educational programming; gatherings and events; financial assistance; and access to a database of past and present lone soldiers to facilitate connection.