over 8 years ago

“The People’s Choice Winner!”

Congratulations to Our Family for Families First Foundation for receiving a total of 16,693 votes and becoming “The People’s Choice Winner!” 


Our Family for Families First Foundation, based in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, supports military families pursuing higher education by supporting children of military service members through scholarships and military spouses through grants and assistance identifying educational opportunities.

We look forward to seeing all of the finalists in Washington, D.C. on April 11th.


over 8 years ago

Joining Forces Community Challenge- List of Finalists

Joining Forces Community Challenge Participants:

In July, we launched the Joining Forces Community Challenge to recognize those citizens and organizations with a demonstrated, genuine, and deep desire to be of service to military families.  We have been overwhelmed by the amazing work that each of you are doing in your own communities to support our service members, veterans, and their families. 

Thank you for your interest in the Challenge and for taking the time to share your stories with our team.  After an initial review, we have selected the following 20 finalists from the several hundreds of submissions that we…

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over 8 years ago

January 23, 2012

Thank you for your continued interest in the Joining Forces Community Challenge.  As an update, the 20 finalists will receive an email message tomorrow, January 24th, 2012, confirming their selection and the full list of 20 finalists will be posted to this website.  We apologize for the delay and any inconvenience.

Thank you,
The Joining Forces Community Challenge Team

over 8 years ago

Joining Forces Community Challenge Update


Please see below for an update regarding the Joining Forces Community Challenge:

The Joining Forces Community Challenge will be conducted in two stages.  During the first stage, the White House will announce 20 finalists on January 23, 2012.  In the second stage, winners will be selected with input from a panel of judges.  In addition, finalists will be profiled on Challenge.gov where the public will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite--the People's Choice winner.  Public voting and additional judging will take place after finalists are announced and continue to February, when the White House will announce…

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