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OUR MISSION

STEP builds financial self-sufficiency among junior active duty enlisted members, recently discharged enlisted Veterans and their families facing financial crisis through counseling, education, and emergency grants.

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WAREHOUSE DISTRIBUTION

Each month, STEP hosts a distribution event where essential items such as food, diapers, hygiene items and more are made available to military personnel, veterans, reservists, members of the National Guard, and their families.

IMPACTS

7,432

FAMILIES RECEIVED
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE 

94%

HAVE NOT RETURNED FOR ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE

$2.5M

MILLON IN GRANTS ISSUED TO
ACTIVE DUTY & VETERANS

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Alexa
Corporal, USMC*

“I came home from the dentist and cried. Not because of the pain I was in, but because I was so grateful for the help you provided me. I never would have been able to complete all the dental work needed and I am so excited to be able to eat again. Thank you for all that

you do."

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Bobby

Seaman,USN*

"Nobody sits you down and says before you get into this massive amount of debt, here's what you need to know about budgeting... Thanks to STEP we were given the resources to be able to pay off $30,000 of debt over the past

five years."

*indicates pseudonym

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Marco
Petty Officer Second
Class
, USCG*

"I really appreciate you all and everything you do. Working with me, always understanding and no judgment. We made mistakes and now we are trying to fix [our financial situation]. I really appreciate everything you do to help the enlisted, myself, and my family."

Featured News

Support The Enlisted Project Receives a $50,000 Grant
Large gift from Callaway Golf Company Foundation will support San Diego military service members and families facing financial hardships
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EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
WORK 1-ON-1 IN CONFIDENCE WITH SOCIAL WORKERS CERTIFIED IN PERSONAL
FINANCIAL COUNSELING.
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