Increase of Awards to $35,000
In light of increasing higher education costs and due to the generosity of our donors, it was recently decided to increase our award to $35,000.00 for each child who loses a parent while serving in the United States Marine Corps or Federal Law Enforcement. This change is effective immediately and applies to all awards granted after January 1, 2019.
Thanks to our generous donors, MC-LEF currently establishes a $35,000 educational account for every child who loses a parent serving in the United States Marine Corps or any Federal Law Enforcement Agency. Since our founding in 1995, MC-LEF has awarded over $76 million in educational accounts and other humanitarian assistance to over 4000 recipients. We have only one paid employee and, therefore, the vast majority of our efforts are performed by a dedicated group of volunteers who run our various events. Additionally, all officers and board members are also volunteers and together, we are extremely efficient in running our organization so that donor funds are predominantly used to accomplish our mission of Educating the Children of Those Who Sacrificed All.
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MC-LEF Twenty-Fourth Annual Gala Registration
Thursday, April 11, 2019
2018 Year in Review
Educational Account Branch Number of Recipients Total
$30,000 Awards USMC 44 $ 1,320,000.00
Border Patrol 9 270,000.00
US Marshall 6 180,000.00
FBI 3 90,000.00
DEA 3 90,000.00
US Secret Service 2 60,000.00
DHS 2 60,000.00
ATF 2 60,000.00
DOJ 2 60,000.00
ICE 1 30,000.00
USN 1 30,000.00
Total 75 $ 2,250,000.00
$10,000 Awards PO/FMR USMC 4 40,000.00
Scholarship Payments* 15 107,508.00
Humanitarian Aid 17 130,854.00
Medical 18 75,414.00
TOTAL 129 $ 2,603,777.00
*Scholarship payments are made directly to the college or university as the recipient at time of their parent’s death was over the age of 18.
MC-LEF Dollars at Work
As of February 28, 2019 we have awarded $264,589 to 14 recipients. Since 1995, we have awarded $76,011,959 to 4070 recipients.
Here is a Secret Service Family that we are helping. The agent tragically passed away on September 5th.
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As of January 31 2019, MCLEF has awarded over over $76,000,000 to 4,067 recipients. Thank you to our generous donors!!