Donor brings sunshine to bleak OMK forecast

February 9, 2017

[caption id="attachment_1622" align="alignleft" width="240"] Al Nardslico[/caption] Last October at Our Military Kids, low donations were foretelling a bleak winter. For the first time in 12 years, OMK was having to…
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LIDS Foundation 2017 Tip the Hat Award

January 30, 2017

Our Military Kids is in the race for the LIDS Foundation Tip the Hat Contest, and we need your vote! The non-profit that collects the most votes by Feb. 12 will…
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Guest Blog – 5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Year

January 12, 2017

[caption id="attachment_1573" align="alignright" width="300"] Determined to stay fit and eat healthy this year? Guard Your Health, a health and wellness campaign for Army National Guard Soldiers and their families, is…
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Ortner Kids Flesh Out Definition of Military Kid

January 4, 2017

Who are “military kids” anyway? [caption id="attachment_1528" align="alignright" width="470"] The Ortner family at send-off of 29th Infantry Division before its deployment to the Middle East. (Pictured from left) Kristin, Erika,…
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Our Military Kids Looks Back on 2016

December 21, 2016

Our Military Kids has much to be thankful for as it looks back at 2016. Beyond conducting another very positive annual survey of grant families and its first-ever longitudinal survey,…
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Long-Term Survey Highlights Exceptional Kids

December 6, 2016

[The following story was inspired by survey responses from the Temple family, Our Military Kids grant recipients,who recently took OMK’s online survey of military families who received grants during the…
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OMK looks at the Season of Giving

November 18, 2016

As we approach the holidays, the “Season of Giving,” someone will no doubt say something like: “Everyone’s so nice this time of year. Why can’t it be like this all…
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Donations Fuel Hope for Successful Season of Giving

October 28, 2016

MCLEAN, VA – After fretting over the best route to take to raise its lagging donations, the Our Military Kids train is starting to pick up speed, thanks to an…
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Lockheed Helps Military Kids Soar with STEM

October 24, 2016

By Judy McSpadden Lockheed Martin has given generously to Our Military Kids for many years – in fact, since OMK’s inception. Its recent donation, however, differs from most in that…
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After 12 Years, OMK Reduces Grants

October 21, 2016

McLean, VA – Members of the Our Military Kids Board of Directors took an unprecedented step at its September board meeting, voting to decrease OMK’s maximum grant amount per child…
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