Purposes for Which Assistance is Not Available:

There are expenditures for which assistance from the Soldiers' Sailors' and Marines' Fund is not available. Such expenditures include, but are not limited to:

  • Payment of taxes (Including sewer taxes)
  • Payment of insurance premiums
  • Payment of home repair, maintenance, or capital improvements
  • Payment of educational expenses (Assistance may not be provided to full-time students)
  • Payment of mortgage principal or purchase of real estate
  • Payment of telephone or cable bills
  • Purchase of equities, bonds and mutual funds
  • Purchase of furniture, automobiles or other capital goods
  • Payment of personal debts, credit card bills, past-due bills, loans or other obligations, irrespective of the reason for their incurrence by the veteran, spouse, widow/widower or children under age 18
  • Payment of dependent dental expenses
  • Alimony or child support payments