Hope For The Warriors Receives Grant from Bob Woodruff Foundation

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Grant from foundation to restore families through Clinical Support Services.

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Thank you to the Bob Woodruff Foundation for their grant that focuses on the needs of today’s military family.

Bob Woodruff Foundation awarded a grant to Hope For The Warriors® to support the nonprofit’s continued work with wounded service members and military families. Bob Woodruff Foundation has supported Hope For The Warriors® since 2008. Hope For The Warriors® is 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.

The grant was given to support Clinical Support Services, a pillar of programs that offers a comprehensive spectrum of services to meet the needs of wounded warriors and their families at various points in their recovery and, ultimately, in seeking health and wellness for self and family. Clinical Support Services program work includes integrated case management on various levels engaging individual wounded service members, family support services and family reintegration, and trauma informed care, among others.

“Thank you to the Bob Woodruff Foundation for their grant that focuses on the needs of today’s military family,” Tina Atherall, Hope For The Warriors® executive vice president said. “We are proud of the support that we have gained from the Bob Woodruff Foundation.”

With this generous grant, Hope For The Warriors® will expand Clinical Support Services and extend the program reach and number of military families served. The financial support of the Bob Woodruff Foundation will allow Hope For The Warriors® to hire additional mental health professionals trained in military cultural competency to address the need for clinical support.

“Supporting Hope For The Warriors® since 2008, we continue to be inspired by the organization’s knowledge and understanding of the residual wounds of war affecting our military families. This investment in comprehensive and wrap around care has great promise,” said Anne Marie Dougherty, Executive Director of Bob Woodruff Foundation.

About the Bob Woodruff Foundation:
The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) is the nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring injured service members and their families are thriving long after they return home. A national organization with grassroots reach, the Bob Woodruff Foundation complements the work of the federal government —diligently navigating the maze of more than 40,000 nonprofits providing services to veterans—finds, funds and shapes innovative programs, and holds them accountable for results. To date, BWF has invested more than $16 million in public education and solutions, reaching more than a million service members, support personnel, veterans and their families. The Bob Woodruff Foundation was co-founded in 2006 by award-winning anchor Bob Woodruff and his family, whose own experiences inspired them to help make sure the nation’s heroes have access to the high level of support and resources they deserve, for as long as they need it. For more information about the Bob Woodruff Foundation, please visit bobwoodrufffoundation.org.

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.

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