Supporters

Become a Young Marines Supporter

Funding

While we do receive some financial support from local veterans organizations, we are a self-funded organization and rely on dues, fundraisers and generous donations to support our unit. Become a Young Marines Supporter by donating to the Greater Lake County Young Marines!

As a 501(c)3 organization, your donation is tax deductible. Please check with your tax advisor for more information. Receipts are available upon request.

Your gift to the Greater Lake County Young Marines will help strengthen the lives of America’s youth. It’s a gift that will help our young people learn the importance of self-confidence, academic achievement, honoring the contributions of America’s veterans, good citizenship, community service, and a how to live a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. No matter the size of your budget, you can make a difference by providing financial support.

For more information, contact Mr. Assink.

How to Make a Donation

Checks or money orders payable to the Greater Lake County Young Marines can be mailed to: 1216 Dartmouth Drive, Painesville, Ohio 44077.

If you prefer to make a donation by credit or debit card, we do accept payment via PayPal. An account with PayPal is not required and it’s a free, secure way to make a contribution. Click on the button below to make a donation.

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Thank You to Our Generous Supporters

We are currently accepting applications for our next recruit class which is scheduled to begin October 21. Orientation will be August 17 at 6:30 p.m. Please see the Contact Us page for more information.
  • Upcoming Events

    Aug
    16
    Wed
    6:00 pm Basic First Aid Class August 16 @ Mentor Fire Department
    Basic First Aid Class August 16 @ Mentor Fire Department
    Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    We have a Basic First Aid class scheduled with the Mentor Fire Department. All the YMs/recruits need this class in order to obtain not only the associated ribbon, but also to be eligible for promotions.[...]
    Aug
    17
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Drill is the first and third Thursday and one Saturday of every month unless otherwise stated. Drill is mandatory but we understand circumstances arise when a Young Marine/recruit is not able to attend a meeting.[...]
    6:30 pm Recruit Orientation @ Gunny's Hall
    Recruit Orientation @ Gunny's Hall
    Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Recruit orientation for our next recruit class will be Thursday, August 17 at 6:30 pm. It will be held at our drill location, Gunny’s Hall, 8720 Twinbrook Road, Mentor, OH 44060. Any child interested in[...]
    Aug
    19
    Sat
    8:30 am Dril
    Dril
    Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Drill is the first and third Thursday and one Saturday of every month unless otherwise stated. Drill is mandatory but we understand circumstances arise when a Young Marine/recruit is not able to attend a meeting.[...]
    Aug
    27
    Sun
    9:00 am Community Service Opportunity: A... @ Lake County FOP
    Community Service Opportunity: A... @ Lake County FOP
    Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    The annual Blue Knights Ohio XV Chapter Run benefitting Camp Ho Mita Koda in Newbury will be held Sunday, August 27. Our unit has helped with this event for several years and the Blue Knights[...]
    Sep
    7
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Drill is the first and third Thursday and one Saturday of every month unless otherwise stated. Drill is mandatory but we understand circumstances arise when a Young Marine/recruit is not able to attend a meeting.[...]
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