Gary Sinise to Host Hope For The Warriors' Got Heart, Give Hope Celebration in Los Angeles

Nonprofits Puppy Jake Foundation, Battleship IOWA, Hope For The Warriors to Honor Local Military and Military Families

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Service members and military families demonstrate overwhelming courage and resiliency in the face of adversity. The Got Heart, Give Hope® Celebrations honor their courage as they deal with extraordinary challenges.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014

Hope For The Warriors® is excited to announce the Got Heart, Give Hope® Celebration to be hosted in Los Angeles on July 24, 2014 aboard the Battleship IOWA. The guest host for the evening will be Gary Sinise, actor, military advocate, and founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation. Proceeds from the evening will benefit nonprofits Battleship IOWA, Puppy Jake Foundation, and Hope For The Warriors®. Tickets for the event can be purchased at http://www.pacificbattleship.com/gotheart.

The Celebration will begin with a tour of the Battleship IOWA, followed by a cocktail hour before the dining and silent auction. One of the highlights of the evening will be the Hope & Courage Awards that will be given to service members and military families who have demonstrated both hope and courage in facing challenges after their injuries. Hope For The Warriors® will honor the courage of each award recipient, focusing on the hope they inspire through their remarkable stories of recovery and achievement.

“Service members and military families demonstrate overwhelming courage and resiliency in the face of adversity,” Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President said. “The Got Heart, Give Hope® Celebrations honor their courage as they deal with extraordinary challenges.”

This is Sinise’s first year hosting the Got Heart, Give Hope® Celebration in Los Angeles. He has been a longstanding supporter of Hope For The Warriors®, hosting Got Heart, Give Hope® Galas for the previous four years in Washington, D.C.

For more information about the 2014 Got Heart, Give Hope® Celebration, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sarah Duerr (sduerr@hopeforthewarriors.org). To purchase tickets, visit http://www.pacificbattleship.com/gotheart.

About the Nonprofits:
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.

The Battleship IOWA crew comes from a variety of backgrounds including maritime, military, business, attraction, non-profit, technology, hospitality, construction, and other trades. They celebrate the American Spirit daily by bringing the Battleship IOWA alive for guests of all ages to enjoy. The experience begins with a vision and mission - one that was developed by everyday American patriots.

The mission of Puppy Jake Foundation is to improve the physical and emotional wellbeing of wounded military veterans through well bred, socialized and professionally trained service dogs. Puppy Jake Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping military veterans through the assistance of well bred, socialized and professionally trained service dogs.

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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