Her work brings attention to
the unique needs and
sacrifices that the children of
our military personnel
endure for our country. As
Mrs. Dougherty said, “One of
my goals through the whole
process was to bring
awareness that our military
personnel are no longer only
attached to large bases,
especially as the Guard and
Reserve are being activated.
They are in our communities,
they are our neighbors, and
their children take a different
path in life. I feel like I was
able to give them a voice. We
can never forget the
sacrifices they are making.”
Our goal is to provide free tutoring services for military
children in the Southern New Jersey area.
If you are interested in these services click here for
information and requirements.
The Military Child Education
Coalition (MCEC) is a world-
wide organization that
identifies the challenges that
face the highly mobile
military child, increases
awareness of these
challenges in military and
and initiates and implements
programs to meet the
Visit the MCEC
website and see a
great video about
MCEC’s Mission and Vision.
Check us out in the November
issue of Family Circle Magazine.
While they may not wear the uniform, military children experience additional challenges and
make sacrifices for our country and our freedom that few understand. They are brought up in
homes where pride for your country is more than a fleeting thought a few times a year. If
you’re interested in these services for your child - Click Here for Information and
Thanks to the support of generous donors. We welcome all levels of donation.
Donate by Mail with a check and make it payable to:
They Are Heroes Too
PO Box 2006, Absecon, NJ 08201
We are a non-profit organization
and are registered with the
State of New Jersey.
Thanks to Lockheed Martin for their donation
of $5,000 to They Are Heroes Too!
Lockheed Martin is an industry leader in global security and
information technology. They help give back to those who
give so much for our nation, and are dedicated to
supporting service members with programs that improve
their lives and the lives of their families, enhance
educational and training opportunities, and honor their
selfless duty to our country.
We truly appreciate their support.