Transitioning from military to civilian life is a journey, and that journey is different for every veteran. We offer a wide range of free programs and services to support you no matter what your journey looks like.
Affected by your service on or after September 11, 2001? We can help. Physical or invisible, your needs matter and we have a community of donors, partners, employees and fellow warriors to make sure you’re not alone.
Each day, our warriors set ambitious goals and we celebrate their accomplishments. Where do you see yourself? Together we'll get you there because you have a bright future to look forward to.
“If I can be a part of an organization that helps people heal and find peace, then the end of my service is not the end. I’m just serving in a new way now.”
“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.”
Wounded Warrior Project Teams Up with Deloitte to Empower Veterans Seeking Employment
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 16, 2020 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and Deloitte are teaming up again to provide free career development training to wounded veterans and family members seeking employment across the United States. Together, WWP and Deloitte hosted over 15 employment boot camps in cities across the country in 2019 and will host an additional 15 sessions in 2020.
More than 200 warriors and family members have participated in the employment boot camps, with over 50% of attendees gaining employment at a variety of organizations within 90 days of attending.
Wounded Warriors Forge New Connections During Blacksmithing Class
AVON, Minn., Jan. 15, 2020 -- Marine Corps veteran John Chance didn't consider himself much of an artist, but the opportunity to learn blacksmithing alongside other veterans from Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) changed his perspective.
"When you take steel and heat it up to shape it, you're getting outside of your own mind; you're focusing on the piece of metal and using all your senses to focus on just that," John said. "I can't draw to save my life, but working with steel brings out the artistic side."
Wounded Warrior Project Sets Sights on 2020
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As we start a new year, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) now more than ever, continues to meet the growing needs of the wounded veteran population it serves. The veterans charity started in 2003, delivering backpacks to wounded warriors at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, DC. WWP has grown to providing programs and services that impact millions of veterans and families across the country and around the world.
Wounded Warriors Find Their Baaahmaste at Goat Yoga
ELGIN, Ill., Jan. 6, 2020 -- Goats distracted veterans from PTSD, chronic pain, and other issues at a recent goat yoga event organized by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). A yoga instructor guided veterans through yoga poses while baby goats roamed about gently bleating and, occasionally, nudging guests.
While focusing on wandering goats and yoga poses, veterans disconnected from stress and found relaxation and positive feelings.
Wounded Warrior Project Gifts Holiday Food Baskets to Warrior Families
Dec. 23, 2019 -- In the spirit of the holiday season, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) partnered with the community to provide 50 food baskets to wounded veterans and their families in Jacksonville, Florida.
WWP gifted the baskets at a holiday-themed event that featured crafts, games, a cookie decorating contest, and more. Overall, warriors and their families enjoyed the camaraderie the event provided.