Save the Date! Annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign

For more than 80 years, AER has been the conduit through which Soldiers provide financial support to their fellow Soldiers. The Annual Campaign is held three months of every year, and is the only fundraising the Army may conduct Armywide. The campaign’s purpose is to fully inform 100 percent of all active-duty and Retired Soldiers and their Family members (including spouses and children of deceased Soldiers) about the types of financial assistance available from AER and provide the opportunity for Soldiers to donate. The 2024 Campaign kicks off March 1 and ends May 15.

Our Mission

AER promotes financial readiness and helps relieve distress of Soldiers and their Families by 
providing grants, interest-free loans and scholarships.

AER is rated four stars by Charity Navigator, putting it in the top 10 percent among all U.S. 

89 cents of every dollar donated goes directly to programs that support Soldiers and Army Families.
How We Help
AER provides more than 30 categories of assistance. Here are just a few examples:

Housing: utility and rent deposits, mortgages, basic appliances, small home repairs and more

Personal Vehicles: repairs, rental vehicles and car seats

Medical: dental and medical expenses not covered by TRICARE, children's cranial helmets and heavy