The donation from Altria will help us successfully engage our communities, educate civilians about military culture, and integrate our military families back into their communities.
Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013
Hope For The Warriors® depends upon corporate support to execute its continued work with service members and military families. This week. Hope for the Warriors received a $75,000 grant from Altria, headquartered in Richmond, to support the nonprofit’s continued work with wounded service members and military families. This grant will support program work within Community & Military Relations, including Community Outreach, Family Support, and Military Culture Competency Training. Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty.
“Altria is proud to be a supporter of Hope For The Warriors®. The employees of the Altria family of companies take pride in knowing Hope for the Warriors® pursuit of excellence continues to be about creating new possibilities and transforming a vision into action,” said Immanuel Sutherland, Sr. Specialist for Community Relations.
The Community & Military Relations pillar engages both military and civilian communities, uniting corporate and civil leaders, school districts, military agencies and more to work together with a shared goal of embracing the military families within their community. By developing relationships within the community—through both events and program work—Hope For The Warriors® can build a new, supportive community for the military family.
“Altria has been an impactful corporate partner of Hope For The Warriors® since 2006,” Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® president said. “The donation from Altria will help us successfully engage our communities, educate civilians about military culture, and integrate our military families back into their communities.”
Altria Group is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, and John Middleton. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Philip Morris Capital Corporation and has a continuing economic and voting interest in SABMiller. For more information, visit http://www.altria.com.
About Hope For The Warriors®:
The mission of Hope For the Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.
Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for two consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.
Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.