Waitlist Update

by comfortcrewmk on July 6, 2017

guage_30With your help, we can meet the needs of over 1000 families still waiting for resources for their children. Requests for deployment resources are on the rise and these families are preparing for long separations!

Your donation will help to ensure a military child will receive the necessary resources to help with the challenges that they will be facing!

To view the Waitlist, visit http://comfortcrew.org/waitlist.html.

Donate Today - Together we can continue to provide support to our military children every day.

 

Shop at Altar’d State to Support Comfort Crew

by comfortcrewmk on July 6, 2017

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Altar’d State at Barton Creek Mall has selected Comfort Crew for Military Kids as the beneficiary of their Mission Monday program. You can shop for some great deals and write a note to a military kid to be included in our deployment kits at check out. A portion of the proceeds is designated to Comfort Crew until July 24th so don’t wait!

Comfort Kits Distributed at Yellow Ribbon Events

July 6, 2017

The Comfort Crew has supported 3 Yellow Ribbon events for Texas National Guard families this summer in Houston, Georgetown, and Dallas. This is an effort to provide resources to the 1,000 Texas National Guard families dealing with a deployment this year. Our next Yellow Ribbon event is scheduled for July 22nd in Dallas, TX. The Comfort Crew provides a briefing to the attending families and distributes take-home resources to families dealing with a separation due to deployment. This sweet military child was so excited to receive her Deployment Kit on June 24th in Dallas. Our next Yellow Ribbon event is scheduled for July 22nd in Dallas, TX.

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2017 Boots and Birdies Charity Classic

July 6, 2017

Boots & Birdies Charity Classic (BBCC) Registration Now Open This is the 10th year anniversary for the Comfort Crew, so you know this year’s annual golf tournament and party will not disappoint. Mark your calendars for November 12-13, 2017 because we want you to come celebrate with us. To REGISTER or learn more, visit BOOTS & BIRDIES CHARITY CLASSIC! KICK-OFF PARTY The 10 Year Anniversary Boots and Birdies Charity Classic Party will start at 6:00pm on November 12th, 2017 at Spanish Oaks Golf Club. Come join us for a tasty BBQ dinner and drinks, fun games, silent auction, military family fashion show, and concert by country music singer/songwriter Matt Stillwell. Golfers who register for the tournament will recieve two tickets to the party. Individual party tickets will be available for purchase starting July 1, 2017. GOLF TOURNAMENT This year’s golf tournament is back at Falconhead Golf Course on Monday, November 13, 2017. Participants will tee [...]

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One Request From the Waitlist

March 3, 2017

The Comfort Crew for Military Kids receives requests daily from military families dealing with deployments, reintegration, injuries, and loss. While we are working hard to identify partners to help us meet these requests, we currently have a waitlist of over 1,000 families waiting to receive Comfort Kits. We received a heartfelt request from a military spouse and mother (21 years active duty Air Force) seeking to help her 9-year-old son with their recent move back to the states, his dad’s current deployment, challenges with attending a new school and being bullied, and the unexpected recent loss of his puppy. We are happy to hear he received his deployment kit and it is providing the comfort and support he needs. If you want to help military kids and their families on our waitlist, you can donate at Comfort Crew! “The box came today, and he was so excited to dress his bear, he [...]

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USAA Steps Up Big to Support Military Children

November 30, 2016

With 1200 military families on a waitlist for Comfort Crew resources, USAA employees spent their Veteran’s Day writing notes of encouragement and packing Comfort Kits sponsored by USAA for military families dealing with deployments. We’ve enjoyed hearing from so many of the families who have received these Comfort Kits packed with love. Enjoy a few photos of the project and the kids who received them!  

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Comfort Crew Welcomes Major General (R) Aycock to the Board of Directors

October 7, 2016

MG(R) Al Aycock is the Managing Partner of the Ramparts Group, a company dedicated to aligning business and industry with defense needs and opportunites in the areas of military base management, energy, and the Department of Defense Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process. Before departing military service after 38 years in 2016, MG(R) Aycock was the Director of Operations, Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management on the Army Staff serving over 4 years in this position.  He was responsible for the Army’s $5 billion military construction program, facility standards, energy programs, and the management of the Army’s BRAC program.  During this time, his team established the Army’s first Facility Investment Program to refocus leader decision-making during a time of reduced funding and all future Army facilities were set with a standard design.  Army facility accountability to fiscal standards went from the worst in DoD to the best.  Army energy [...]

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Boots and Birdies. . . and Billiards!

July 15, 2016

The Auction Party at the Billiard Factory will kick off our 5th Annual Boots and Birdies Event on October 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm. Guests will enjoy live music by Wade Bowen, food and beverage stations from some of Austin’s greatest restaurants, a silent auction, raffle, and great company while supporting our nation’s heroes. On October 17, 2016 the fun continues as golfers tee off at 9:00 am following breakfast at Falconhead Golf Club. Awards and lunch will conclude the shotgun scramble. IF YOU REGISTER YOUR TEAM FOR THE GOLF TOURNAMENT BY AUGUST 31, YOU WILL RECEIVE 4 COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS TO OUR BOOTS AND BREWS CONCERT EVENT AT THE NEW NUTTY BROWN IN ROUND ROCK SPRING 2017! GOLF REGISTRATION AND SPONSORSHIP

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Cornbread for a Cause at Z’Tejas in Austin Texas

July 12, 2016

If you live in Austin, most likely you’ve enjoyed the cornbread at Z’Tejas. Now, you can do so while supporting military kids. From July 1 through the end of September, proceeds from Cornbread sales at Austin locations go to the Comfort Crew for Military Kids. Read more about how their ‘Cornbread for a Cause’  has raised $90K for local charities. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill Raises More Than $90,000 for Local Charities    

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AUSA Military Family Forum

March 7, 2016

The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) is partnering with the Texas Military Department Family  Support Services to bring a Military Family Forum to Camp Mabry in Austin Texas on April 9, 2016 from 9:30am to 2:00pm: Listen, Connect, and Share: Communication Strategies for Military Families. Registration is free and activities for kids ages 6 and up will be provided.

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