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WHAT'S NEW AT WWP
Wounded Warrior Project Brings Together Americans with Virtual Veterans Day Celebration
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 11, 2020 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), a nonprofit dedicated to supporting and empowering injured veterans, celebrated Veterans Day a little differently today. Instead of a traditional parade, the organization hosted a virtual program to honor American heroes. The event, hosted by former NFL quarterback and current ESPN football analyst Jesse Palmer, aired on the nonprofit's Facebook and YouTube channels. It featured heartwarming veteran stories alongside exclusive performances from multi-platinum singer Sara Evans and a cappella group Straight No Chaser.Read More
Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Warrior Week Livestreaming Event
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 9, 2020 -- More than 150 livestreamers are teaming up to support injured veterans and their families during the inaugural Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Warrior Week livestreaming relay. The campaign, which runs the week of Veterans Day, begins Monday, Nov. 9 and concludes Sunday, Nov. 15 with all money raised supporting warriors through WWP.
"To see community members from various backgrounds come together to surround wounded warriors with support while raising awareness for their needs has blown us away," said WWP livestreaming and gaming specialist Matt Twigg. "We're very thankful and honored that everyone will join us for this event."Read More
Wounded Warrior Project Presents 'Honoring Our Warriors' A Virtual Veterans Day Celebration
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 29, 2020 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), a nonprofit dedicated to supporting and empowering injured veterans, today announces "Honoring Our Warriors" – a virtual Veterans Day celebration to encourage Americans everywhere to celebrate Veterans Day from home. The virtual event will be hosted by former NFL quarterback and current football analyst for ESPN Jesse Palmer, and includes musical performances, as well as veteran tributes during the broadcast on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11:30 a.m. EST / 10:30 CST / 8:30 PST on the nonprofit's Facebook Page and YouTube channel. WWP will encourage participants to share their own stories and veteran tributes throughout the broadcast.Read More
Wounded Warrior Project Partner Recognized for One of 'Best Animal Webcams in the World'
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2020 -- Recently, the New York Times recognized a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veteran service organization partner, Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), as having one of the best animal webcams on Earth. The WCC puppy cam features staff working with service dogs in various stages of their development, from newborn puppies in a nursery to being trained as full-grown service dogs.Read More
Commander John Scott Hannon Act Signed into Law
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2020 -- Through bipartisan effort and significant advocacy efforts from Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), major legislation has been signed into law that will provide new treatments for warriors dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). The newly signed law is designed to reduce suicides and increase resilience, especially in underserved areas.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.”