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DANA POINT 5TH MARINE REGIMENT SUPPORT GROUP

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aka 5TH MARINE REGIMENT SUPPORT GROUP   |   DANA POINT, CA   |  www.danapoint5thmarines.com

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Mission

The charitable purpose of our Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group is to provide support and outreach for the benefit of our Wounded, Families of our Fallen, and active duty Marines, Sailors and Families of the 5th Marine Regiment at Camp Pendleton and Wounded Warrior Battalion West. In accordance with this trust, we strive to fill in the gaps of what our Marine Corps provides and keep the morale high of our Brave Defenders and their loved ones. We provide support and assistance to the children, dependents, and spouses of our military service members and to our members themselves.

Ruling year info

2008

President

Terry Rifkin

Main address

P.O. Box 471

DANA POINT, CA 92629 USA

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EIN

26-1476188

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

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Support of the Deployed troops

Support is provided through fund raising and volunteers that pack and send packages to the Deployed Marines containing items that they are unable to receive through the normal military channels.

Population(s) Served
Military personnel

Provide a summer progam designed for the rehabilitation of disabled servicepeople where Marines from Wounded Warrior West are invited to play in our annual Combat Golf Tournament.
Help to fund a portion of the Wounded Warrior Marine Ball.

Population(s) Served
Military personnel
People with disabilities

Host baby showers for our proud ladies of the Regiment who are far away from the support of family for such a special occasion, by providing gifts and baby care items for the wives of the Marines and Navy Corpsmen.

Population(s) Served
Families
Military personnel

Help defer the cost of Camp Scholarships for children of our Marine and Sailors from our Regiment families.

Population(s) Served
Military personnel
Families

Remember our fallen by maintaining the Fifth Marine Memorial Park and Garden by providing funding and a conduit for funding the monuments erected in the Fifth Marine Memorial Park, to honor the sacrifice of those members of the Regiment who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Population(s) Served
Military personnel
Veterans

Various activities in support of the Marines, Navy Corpsmen and their families including: Thanksgiving and Christmas parties, supporting Deployment and arrival activities, and other family functions during the year when the Regiment is deployed

Population(s) Served
Families
Military personnel

Provide support for projects approved by the Marines or Department of the Navy to upgrade the existing facilities on base, These have included the Dojo, an exercise and training area; the Father Capodanno Chapel an existing structure dedicated to a Medal Of Honor winning Navy Chaplain; and the 5th Marine Memorial Garden and Park.

Population(s) Served
Military personnel

Provide Visibility to the Citizens of Dana Point by supporting city events including the Festival of Whales Parade, Summer Concert Series, Turkey Trot, Car Show and other civic activities, The Marines and Navy Corpsmen volunteer to assist us with these activities, providing the community the opportunity to interface with the Marines and Sailors in a non Military setting.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Military personnel

A Bi Yearly event held alternately on each coast at Camps Lejeune and Camp Pendleton. We work with Wounded Warrior West Regiment to help provide an opportunity for all wounded, ill, or injured Marines, Sailors and veterans to further the rehabilitation of their mind, body and spirit through competition and camaraderie. We provide volunteer support for the various sports activities for the disabled Marines competing in multiple events, in addition we provide a lunch and refreshment stops at the events we support.

Population(s) Served
Military personnel
People with disabilities

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DANA POINT 5TH MARINE REGIMENT SUPPORT GROUP

Board of directors
as of 04/13/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Terry Rifkin

Patti Short

Realtor and Community Volunteer

Cathy Nelson

Retired Administrative Assistant

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No