The fight to end military suicide isn’t about charity. It’s about community.
The Mendleton Foundation is unique among veteran’s support charities. Run entirely by retired and active duty service members, we’re a community first. And that’s because we started as a community first.
The Mendleton Foundation began as a Facebook group created for Camp Pendleton Marines and sailors to exchange and sell military gear. One evening, a Marine in a dark place with nowhere else to turn reached out for support.
The response was immediate and overwhelming. Dozens of members offered help in whatever ways they could. Even more reached out to share similar stories and struggles. The entire community rallied around one man in his moment of need. A moment of need that was familiar to many.LEARN MORE
We take care of each other by providing resources and much needed support in hard times and anytime.
A little while back we were sent some writing by one of our members to share with everyone. We were waiting to have this ne...Read More
The Mendleton Foundation is looking to fill two important leadership roles in the near future. Please read the description b...Read More
The Mendleton Foundation is an all-volunteer, veteran run 501(c)(3) non-profit that aims to support the military community, ...Read More
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