Every year, Our Military Kids administers surveys to the families of children who received grants during the previous year. The most recent round of surveys was conducted in October 2016. The purpose of the surveys is to assess two things:
1) The psychological impact of a parent’s deployment or severe injury on his or her child(ren)
2) The effectiveness of the Our Military Kids grant programs in alleviating this stress and anxiety
The high survey response rate provides a representative sample to assess the effectiveness of Our Military Kids programs. The results from this year are consistent with the results from years past. Highlights include the following:
Our Military Kids has never turned away an eligible family.