The LCPL Jonathan Collins Memorial Fund and
Foundation was started in 2005 to keep Jonís memory
and the memory of his sacrifice alive. Its
mission is to support causes and
organizations which reflect Jonathan's
character, commitment and compassion.
In our early years,
the benefactors of our fundraising efforts
were primarily local organizations that were
integral parts of Jon's life. Over
time, we have expanded our scope to support
national programs such as Fallen Heros
Project. Most recently, we have
launched the "A
Message from the HeartSM"
Listed below are a few
of the programs that benefit from the LCPL
Jonathan W. Collins Foundation.
from the HeartSM
In the spirit of providing comfort to
children of deploying Marines and military
Jonathan W. Collins Memorial Fund
is proud to present:
from the HeartSM
Children will receive a voice chip
with a message from their deploying parent. The children will put their parent's
voice chip into a bear they make and have the bear for their comfort during
their parent's absence.
CAN YOU HELP?
WILL PROVIDE ONE CHILD WITH A
Many of these children's parents have
suffered numerous deployments. Currently there are no programs of
Please consider this small gift for the
children of our soldiers and Marines whose sacrifice so often goes
A Message from the HeartSM
Comfort Bears allow the deploying parent to
leave a message, from their heart, to their
child, that the child can listen to on their
time, and on their terms, whenever they need
to hear their parentís voice.
Gerald's Parish Center LCPL Jonathan Collins
The LCPL Jonathan W. Collins
Memorial Fund and Foundation has donated to
the building of an Activity Center for St.
Gerald's elementary school in Oak Lawn,
Illinois. The building will house the
gymnasium and activity center which will
benefit the school's 1st - 8th grade
students. Visit the Activity Center's site