Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

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Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Founded 1904
Type Non-operating private foundation
(IRS exemption status): 501(c)(3)[1]
Location
Area served
Global
Key people
Gen. James F. Amos, USMC
Volunteers
3,600+
Mission The Society provides financial, educational, and other assistance to members of the United States Navy and Marine Corps, their eligible family members, widows and survivors when in need; and to receive and manage funds to administer these programs.
Website nmcrs.org
Commandant Michael W. Hagee and CNO Vern Clark Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Ball in 2005.

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) is an American non-profit organization that was founded in 1904. The society was created "to provide, in partnership with the Navy and Marine Corps, financial, educational, and other assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, eligible family members, and survivors when in need; and to receive and manage funds to administer these programs."

According to both News Channel 21 and the Charity Navigator, which aggregates reviews of all U.S-based charitable organisations, after investigations, have found '...The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, which helps military veterans or their families during tough times, raised more than $185 million, but spent just 2 percent on fundraising…',[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FoundationCenter.org Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, accessed 2013-04-08
  2. ^ "Scoundrels, Thieves and Rip-off Artists'Prey on Veterans". News21. Retrieved 16 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "DONOR ADVISORY". Charity Navigator. Retrieved 16 January 2016. 

http://news21.com/about-news21/ http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=13915

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