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Here's the latest news about the Coast Guard Foundation and how we're supporting the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard.
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How to Pay for College: Advice for Coast Guard Families

September 22, 2023
Coast Guard families face unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to paying for college. Here are four important things you need to know.
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Honoring Heroism, Involvement

September 18, 2023
The Coast Guard Foundation honored Seattle Seahawk's executive Mike Flood and Coast Guard crews for excellence in the Pacific Northwest at a Sept. 12 event.
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Foundation Trustee Emeritus Roy Vander Putten Receives 2023 Spirit of Hope Award

September 14, 2023
In a heartwarming ceremony held today at the Pentagon, Roy Vander Putten, a beloved Coast Guard Foundation Trustee Emeritus, was honored with the 2023 Spirit of Hope Award for the Coast Guard. The award was presented by Coast Guard Rear Admiral Will Watson, Director of Governmental and Public Affairs.
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Coast Guard Responds to Hurricane Idalia in Florida’s Gulf Coast; Emergency Disaster Relief Available

September 7, 2023
As Hurricane Idalia reached Florida’s Gulf Coast as a Category 3 hurricane on August 30, the Coast Guard launched into action, demonstrating dedication to their mission of saving lives.
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Congratulations to our 2023 Scholarship Recipients

September 5, 2023
Our $650,000 investment in the lives of 187 Coast Guard children allows them to focus on their studies and professional development in college and trade/technical school.
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New York City Maritime Gala to Honor Local Coast Guard Members

August 21, 2023
The Coast Guard Foundation will recognize Coast Guard members serving in the northeast United States during its New York Salutes the Coast Guard event on Oct. 5, 2023.
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