Wounded Warrior Project. 10 Years: a decade of service - a lifetime of commitment

How We Serve

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) takes a holistic approach when serving warriors and their families to nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment and engagement. Through a high-touch and interactive approach, WWP hopes to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.

*Please note: All numbers on this page were compiled as of October 1, 2013 and are updated annually..

 

MIND

 

“I was scared to death to make this trip but, it was the best experience I have ever had. I really needed to connect with others with similar experiences. This is the biggest step forward I've made so far. Thank you!”
- Project Odyssey® participant

 

Mind - Project Odyssey: How would you rate the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder coping skills that you learned during Project Odyssey? 93.2% responded useful or very useful (October 2011 through September 2012, goal = 85%. 86% responded useful or very useful (October 2012 through September 2013), goal = 85%.

Mind - Family Support: Opportunity to network with other family members? 98.6% Responded Yes, October 2011 through September 2012, goal = 85%. 94.0% Responded Yes, October 2012 through September 2013, goal = 85%. 90.0% Responded Yes, October 2012 through September 2013, goal = 85%.

Mind - Peer Mentoring: Did the program contribute to changes in the peer mentor's ability to help and support the wounded warriors? 99.0% Responded Yes, October 2011 through September 2012, goal = 85%.


 

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

 

“This course has opened up my mind to the world of IT and the instructors made learning fun and enjoyable for me.”
- Transition Training Academy student

 

Economic Empowerment - Transition Training Academy: If I separate from the military, the computer skill I learned in TTA will guide my future career choices. 99.3% responsed yes, October 2011 through September 2012, goal = 80%. 96.0% responded yes, October 2012 through September 2013, goal = 80%.

Economic Empowerment - Warriors to Work: 504 warriors placed in employment October 2011 through September 2012, goal was 500. 1000 warriors placed in employment October 2012 through September 2013, goal was 1000.

Economic Empowerment - Warriors To Work: 83.2% of warriors remain in employment 1-year post placement, October 2011 through September 2012, goal was 65%. 74.0% warriors remain in employment 1 year post placement October 2012 through September 2013, goal was 65%.


 

BODY

 

“This event makes you feel very welcomed, part of a community, and fortunate as a person who has served. You understand the pride of yourself, community, country , and feeling part of a team. I feel blessed to have been a part of this experience! Thanks to all the staff and volunteers who have made this happen!”
-Physical Health & Wellness participant

 

Body - Adaptive Sport Events 3 months post-event follow up: As a result of your recent experience in a Physical Health & Wellness event offered by Wounded Warrior Project, did you seek out other sport or recreation opportunities in the community? 88.5% responded yes, October 2011 through September 2012, goal was 70%. 91.0% responded yes October 2012 through September 2013, goal was 70%.


 

ENGAGEMENT

 

“Wounded Warrior Project is an incredible and helpful organization. It allows me to feel like someone cares about my story and my injuries.”
- Benefits Service participant

 

Engagement - Alumni: 23985 alumni actively engage with Wounded Warrior Project October 2011 through September 2012, goal was 17000. 38954 actively engaged alumni October 2012 through September 2013, goal was 32000.

Engagement - Benefits Service:  Annual benefit claims obtained for individual warriors: $14.26 million October 2011 through September 2012, $16.38 million October 2012 through September 2013.

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A DECADE OF SERVICE.
A LIFETIME OF COMMITMENT.

For 10 years, Wounded Warrior Project® has been honoring and empowering Wounded Warriors with a wide range of services. Check out wwp10.org to learn more, share your story, and join in our yearlong recognition.

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DECADE OF SERVICE