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“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.”

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Survey Highlights Challenges for Post-9/11 Warriors During Pandemic

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — One-third of post-9/11 wounded veterans who responded to a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) survey noted they have or expect to run out of money due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition, over 40% noted employment difficulties, and the unemployment rate among this warrior population has reached 16% (12% unemployment rate in 2019).

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Warriors Reflect 19 Years After September 11 Attacks

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 11, 2020 -- The attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, changed our nation. For many veterans, the attacks changed their lives more directly. Recently, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) brought together three veterans who were wounded serving their country to talk about that day and how it influenced their futures.

National Guard veterans Antoinette Wallace and Dan Smee joined the military following the attacks. Marine Corps veteran Anthony Villarreal signed up as soon as he was old enough.

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Wounded Warrior Project Teams with RAND to Discuss Substance Use

WASHINGTON (Sept. 9, 2020) — Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) hosted a panel discussion on substance use disorders (SUDs) among veterans with researchers from the RAND Corporation. The panel discussed the implications from a study released last month, highlighting the scale and likely causes of SUD among the veteran population. The data showed 11-20% of warriors live with PTSD, 13-15% have depression, and up to 24% have a substance use disorder. In addition, 34-88% of veterans diagnosed with PTSD also have a substance use disorder.

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Wounded Warrior Project Invests Over $7 Million to Support Caregivers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 1, 2020 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recognizes the caregivers who sacrifice every day to help our nation's most severely injured post-9/11 veterans. While millions of Americans will enjoy a break on Labor Day, caregivers can rarely step away for a day. COVID-19 has only made this situation more challenging. WWP announced today a $7.25 million investment to support these selfless individuals.

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Verizon Customers Can Support Injured Veterans Through Bill Pay

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 27, 2020 -- Verizon customers have a new way to support injured veterans and their families through Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP).

Starting Aug. 27, Verizon Wireless customers who pay their bill monthly through My Verizon online or the My Verizon app will have the option to support the veterans charity through an "Add Donation" link on their payment confirmation page. Customers can round up their bill to the next dollar or contribute a fixed amount of $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, or $100. Round It Up America® is powering the campaign.

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“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


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