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To find a Young Marine unit in your hometown, visit our Unit Locator and enter your zip code. A list of Young Marines units in your area will appear. Click on the unit or units closest to you and information regarding that unit and their contact information will appear.

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Since the program's beginnings, we have tried to provide a structured and disciplined environment for youngsters who will eventually make up the nucleus of your organization. 

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In the past three years our Young Marines and  Adult Volunteers contributed over 1.8 million volunteer and community service hours across our nation. You might say that you can not put a price on such dedication but you can. According to the Independent Sector, in partnership with IMPLAN, the latest value of a volunteer hour is $24.69 this equates to over $44,000,000.00 the Young Marines program has committed to our communities

1.8 Million comunity service hours

Your gift to the 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 or contributions-in-kind.

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Closing the gate on drugs Living Healthy & Drug Free
The Young Marines “Closing the Gate on Drugs” initiative focuses our drug demand reduction efforts on raising awareness of common gateway drugs (tobacco, alcohol, inhalants, prescription drugs and marijuana) that are either in homes or neighborhoods and are most often encountered and easily accessed by children and young adults. 

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Since the Young Marines' humble beginnings in 1959 with one unit and a handful of boys, the organization has grown to 236 units with over 5,000 youth and over 1,950 adult volunteers in 40 states, the District of Columbia, Japan and affiliates in a host of other countries.

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Strengthening the lives of America's youth
A national youth program for boys and girls, ages eight through high school, focused on leadership, citizenship through community service, self-discipline, and living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.
Headquarters Young Marines
17739 Main Street, Suite 250
Dumfries, VA 22026

Combined Federal Campaign # 11954

800-717-0060 Phone
202-315-3594 Fax