Who we’ve helped

The Marine Corps League is a Congressionally Chartered non-profit organization – 501(c)(4)

The Marine Corps League Foundation is the charitable subsidiary formed in 1980 as a 501(c)(3) educational and charitable entity of the Marine Corps League

LCpl Christopher Adlesperger Detachment 1316 of the Marine Corps League located in the City of Rio Rancho, Sandoval County, New Mexico is a subsidiary group chartered on September 2, 2008 and operates under Group Exemption #0995 and EIN #26-3464099

In recent years Marine Corps League, Detachment 1316 has supported and given back to the following organizations in the local Rio Rancho community and the surrounding areas through financial contributions, donations, volunteerism, mentorship programs, scholarships and partnerships while also being a resource for all Veterans and their family members.


1. New Mexico Veterans Integration Center (VIC)

2. Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center

3. Fisher House

4. Rio Rancho High School sport’s programs

5. Rio Rancho High School MCJROTC

6. Rio Rancho Thespian Society

7. Cibola High School

8. The Suites at Rio Vista Assisted Living Facility

9. Enchanted Hills Elementary

10. City of Rio Rancho Veterans Committee

11. City of Rio Rancho in support of Veterans Day and Memorial Day Ceremonies

12. Sandoval County Veterans Outreach & Business Counseling

13. Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)

14. Toys for Tots

15. Travis Manion Foundation

16. Tribute to Women in the Military

17. Boy Scouts of America

18. Young Marines Youth Group

19. Rio Rancho Park in the Park Car Show

20. Code Talker David Patterson Memorial Fund

21. Fallen Veteran Program

22. Loving Thunder Veteran Riding Program

23. City of Rio Rancho Veteran appreciation pancake breakfast

24. Operation Hiring Heroes Career Fair support

25. Kirtland AFB Transition Assistance programs

26. Veteran Suicide awareness and support

27. Carry the Fallen Ruck March supporting PTSD and Veteran Suicide programs

28. NMDVS Metro Public Safety Events

29. University of New Mexico Naval ROTC

30. Marines helping Marines program

31. Rio Rancho Independence High School

32. Run for the Wall

33. Military Surplus of Rio Rancho

34. Road Runner Food Bank

35. Wreaths Across America

36. Rio Rancho Bank of America

37. Rio Rancho HP

38. Rio Rancho Sunday is Fun Day

39. Marine for Life Program

40.Rio Rancho Acts of Kindness

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