Invisible Wounds and COVID-19: Heightened Risk for Wounded Warriors
Our recent research reveals the compound effects of invisible wounds and COVID-19-related challenges on warriors.
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Verizon Supports Injured Veterans, Wounded Warrior Project on Veterans Day
CHANDLER, Ariz. — Verizon supported Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and the warriors and family members they serve with a $250,000 donation on Veterans Day at Verizon’s office in Chandler, Arizona. Verizon has donated more than $600,000 to the veterans nonprofit in 2021.Read More
Wounded Warrior Project Announces New Funding for Family Support Members and Caregivers
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2021 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announced a new $1.5 million dedicated fund during a Hidden Helpers Coalition event Nov. 10 at the White House. Through this investment, WWP will partner with best-in-class veterans and military service organizations to provide an extensive network of programs and services for the youngest caregivers of America's wounded warriors.Read More
Wounded Warrior Project Testifies in Support of Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma
WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 17, 2021) – In Congressional testimony today, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Vice President for Connection & Wellness Tracy Farrell drew upon her 22 years as a leader in the U.S. Army and WWP’s Women Warriors Initiative Report to make specific recommendations for how the Department of Veterans Affairs can improve care and benefits for MST survivors.Read More
Wounded Warrior Project Awarded HIRE Vets Gold Medallion for First Time
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 15, 2021 — Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor a 2021 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award as a veteran employer of choice.
The HIRE Vets Medallion Program recognizes employers for their efforts to recruit, employ, and retain our nation’s veterans. Currently, 37% of WWP’s employees are veterans. Last year WWP launched the Veterans Engagement Team (VET) to support veterans joining WWP from the military or civilian sectors.Read More
First Lady Jill Biden and Senator Elizabeth Dole Announce Campaign for Military Caregiver Children in Response to Troubling Study
Washington, D.C. (November 10, 2021)— Today at the White House, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Denis McDonough, and Senator Elizabeth Dole announced the First Lady’s Joining Forces initiative will join the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) in responding to a concerning new study revealing serious concerns for the 2.3 million children of military and veteran caregivers.Read More
“There are so many wounded veterans out there who need help and support. The more people who help, the more motivated I get to be a better person.”