Responsible Citizens

Healthy Drug Free


If your or your organization is committed to the development of boys and girls into responsible citizens who enjoy and promote a healthy, drug free lifestyle please contact the Young Marines National Foundation, we need your help.

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Commit to the development of boys and girls into responsible citizens, and help promote a healthy, drug free lifestyle now!

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Our Mission

Today there are more young people who need leadership than ever before. With your tax deductible donation we will fund more units and offer more kids the opportunity to grow and develop into responsible citizens and actively promote a heathy drug free lifestyle.

The mission of the Young Marines National Foundation is to financially support the mission, values, and programs of the Young Marines by the solicitation, preservation and distribution of gifts, grants, and matching funds from individuals, corporations, and foundations committeed to the development of boys and girls into responsible citizens who enjoy and promote a healthy, drug free lifestyle.

If you believe young people need additional positive role models, who support a healthy, drug free lifestyle and better guidance to become responsible citizens, please consider supporting the Young Marines.

Meet Our Team

Michael Kessler

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Justin Bakewell


Board of Directors

John Alexander

Vice Chairman

Board of Directors

Bill Zeliff

Member of the Board of Directors 

Gary Weisbaum

Member of the Board of Directors 

Dave Gardner


Board of Directors

Michael Zeliff

National Executive Director

Young Marines In the News

Ten Young Marines join American and Japanese veterans for the annual ‘Reunion of Honor’ on Guam and Iwo Jima

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Ten youth members of the Young Marines will travel to Guam and Iwo Jima for the annual “Reunion of Honor.” They will depart on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Each year, American and Japanese veterans come together for remembrances of their fallen brothers and to recall the fierce battles that took place on the two islands during World War II.

Twenty Young Marines to participate in United Nations Conference

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Twenty youth members of the Young Marines youth organization – ten boys and ten girls - are traveling from across the nation to New York City on March 8 – 12, 2014, to participate in a conference held by the United Nations Office of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York City.

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