Marine Raider Foundation

Marine Raider Foundation

On behalf of the Marine Raider Foundation team, we are deeply grateful for the outpouring of support from Land of the Free Foundation. You embody the Marine Raider “Gung Ho!” spirit of working together to accomplish the mission in your unwavering commitment to assisting our military service members and their families. Land of the Free Foundation is helping to make a positive and lasting impact in the Raider community – thank you!

Sarah Christian, Director of Operations
Marine Raider Foundation


The Marine Raider Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in May of 2012 that provides benevolent support to active-duty and former Raiders assigned to Marine Corps Forces Special Operations (MARSOC), World War II Marine Raiders, and Raider families, including the families of Raiders who gave their lives in service to our Nation. The Marine Raider Foundation aims to meet needs unmet by the government and other organizations, with an emphasis on building personal, professional and family resiliency and supporting the full reintegration of wounded, ill, injured and transitioning Raiders, their families, and MARSOC's Gold Star Families. Marine Raider Foundation programs include Raider Support, Tragedy Assistance and Survivor Support, Family Resiliency, and Legacy Preservation. Since standing up in May of 2012, the Foundation has provided over $4 million in assistance to the Raider community thanks to the generosity of our donors and advocates. Over the past 7 years, the Marine Raider Foundation has providing funding for:

  • Memorial structures commemorating MARSOC's fallen heroes
  • Battalion hosted events for families before, during and after deployments
  • The Annual Resiliency and Remembrance Event that brings together Gold Star Families
  • Transition Assistance Grants for Raiders re-entering the civilian sector
  • Medical equipment and treatments for wounded, ill and injured Raiders
  • Commemorative events that honor World War II Marine Raiders and connect them to modern-day Raiders
  • Raider families experiencing health and welfare challenges, including medical emergencies and natural disasters