Wednesday, April 17th, 2024

Team Military Friends is running the 2024 Boston Marathon! At dawn on April 15th, our team will join 22,000 athletes to run 26.2 miles in support of our military, veterans and Fallen Warriors. They need your help to support our mission to Honor Fallen Warriors, Support Warrior Families, and Create Connectivity with the Military/Civilian Community. Their fundraising will […]

  October 20, 2023 – Newton, MA by Maia Kennedy | 1LT Alfred Pezzella grew up in Newton, Massachusetts, then volunteered and served with the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) during World War II. He was trained as a bombardier on the B24 Liberator.  He worked in a small section of the plane called […]

September 2023/Dedham, MA – Military Friends Foundation, a nonprofit that gives direct support to local service members and families of the fallen in times of need, presented the 10th Annual Massachusetts Run for the Fallen on Saturday, September 9, 2023 in Dedham. More than 400 runners, volunteers and supporters, attended Massachusetts Run for the Fallen […]

Boston/December 2022, WCVB Boston – Gold Star military families rang in the holiday season during a special Christmas tree dedication ceremony Thursday at the State House. Every year, the Military Friends Foundation hosts the event to pay tribute to Massachusetts military members who died in service and their families. On Thursday, those families were honored […]

On November 2, 2022, Military Friends Foundation will host a virtual Financial Wellness Town Hall for Servicemembers. “We want to extend our appreciation to Massachusetts Treasurer’s Office of Economic Empowerment and TD Bank for offering this free Town Hall to provide those who serve and their families with a toolkit for financial success,” said Military Friends […]

September 2022/DEDHAM – By Camilo Fonseca, Globe Correspondent.  For the first time in two years, the Massachusetts Run for the Fallen is slated to return to Dedham on Saturday on a weekend that marks the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The 5k run/walk, entering its ninth year, is organized by the organized by the […]

July  2022/Dedham, MA: Massachusetts Run For The Fallen – a Military Friends Foundation, 501(c)3 project  – is back and will take place in Dedham, MA on September 10, 2022. The event is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of military heroes that gave their lives to protect our freedoms since September 11, 2001. More than 300 fallen […]

The 26.2-mile March Returns at The Fenn School in Concord, MA March 31, 2022 /Concord, MA ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE – Military Friends Foundation, a nonprofit that provides critical assistance to Massachusetts military families and the families of the fallen in times of need, announced today that the 2022 event will take place on Saturday, April 16 at The Fenn School in Concord. Servicemembers, […]

  December 2021/BOSTON (WBZ NewRadio) – Families at the statehouse gathered to remember those lost in service to the nation. Military Friends Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting Massachusetts families who have lost a loved one to combat, were joined Thursday by Governor Charlie Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker for the Gold Star Family Tree […]

November 2021 -“We feel the least we can do is say thank you,” said Military Friends Foundation Executive Director Sarah Sweeney. Sweeney was getting things ready for the Hero Meals event at the foundation’s headquarters on Humphrey Street in Swampscott. While her husband Mike, who is in the National Guard and is the veterans services […]