Help with Travel Expenses
If you need help with travel expenses for graduation, there are two options that are legitimate, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations.
MarineParents.com Travel Assistance
OUR GOAL: Purchase AIRFARE and defray costs of HOTEL
With this new program we hold fundraisers in our Facebook groups to purchase airline tickets for applicants who qualify for Travel Assistance for boot camp graduations. When funds allow, we also pay for hotel expenses for the family members.
To learn more about the program, how it works, who can apply, or learn how you can help with donations, visit MarineParents.com/TA.
If you would like to apply for Travel Assistance for your recruit's upcoming boot camp graduation, please read our APPLICATION GUIDELINES here: MarineParents.com/TA/Read-First.asp
If you would like to assist others with travel expenses, make a donation through our secure website. Below are links to the fundraiser pages for the MarineParents.com Travel Assistance program for each boot camp company. We are an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) public charity doing business since January 2003.
- Parris Island:
- Hotel/Papa Company 06-29-2018
- Mike Company 07-06-2018
- Alpha/Oscar Company 07-20-2018
- Echo/November Company 08-03-2018
- India/Oscar Company 08-17-2018
Marine Graduation Foundation
If you qualify, this is a grant from Marine Graduation Foundation (MGF) which can help defer travel expenses. The check is mailed to you after graduation and they do ask you to repay the loan if you can. Apply at MarineGraduationFoundation.com.