Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides emergency assistance for military troops, the families they leave behind, and wounded warriors when they return home.[1] The organization raises funds to provide emergency, financial, and morale assistance to families while troops are participating in a tour of duty. Operation Homefront has more than 4,000 volunteers and two dozen chapters nationwide. Since its creation in 2001 by Meredith Leyva of CINChouse.com, radio personality Roger Hedgcock and military veteran and businessman Ernie Leidiger,[2] Operation Homefront has met over 257,000 needs of military families and military personnel returning from duty.[3]


  • Operation Homefront served over 257,000 needs of military families.
  • Operation Homefront had a 179+% increase in requests for food assistance in 2009 over 2008.
  • Over 20,000 care packages delivered to soldiers in the US and abroad.
  • Operation Homefront is featured in a new national campaign sponsored by Outback Steakhouse.

Operation Homefront has received the 4-star Charity Navigator rating,[4] the highest award offered.


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