Sons of Italy Focuses Support to Hope For The Warriors

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Fraternal Organization Focuses on the Needs of Wounded Service Members and Military Families

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Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is honored to be the focused charity for the Order Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of New York, 21st Winter Charity Ball, OSIA Convention and for all chapters throughout the state of New York. The organization has already had a strong relationship and support from the chapter in Deerpark, NY and is excited to expand this relationship to the members throughout New York. 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.

In addition to Hope For The Warriors® being honored, Corporal Manny Jimenez, USMC (Ret.) will be honored with a Special Courage & Patriotism Award. While serving in Afghanistan, Jimenez was severely injured and has been working with Hope For The Warriors® since being injured. Jimenez has been active in athletics through Team Hope For The Warriors® and has also volunteered within the military and local community.

“The Sons of Italy have made both Hope For The Warriors® and our wounded service members part of the Sons of Italy family,” Tina Atherall, Hope For The Warriors® executive vice president, said. “We are thankful that the members recognize the needs and the sacrifices of today’s military families.”

Jimenez, members of the Hope For The Warriors® staff, and avid supporters will attend this year’s Winter Charity Ball to be held on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Chateau Briand in Carle Place, New York. Visit http://www.nysosia.org to learn more.

Hope For The Warriors® provides a full cycle of care to Jimenez and to thousands of service members and military families throughout the country. Their programs include: Employment & Education, Clinical Health & Wellness, Sports & Recreation, and Community & Military Relations. Visit http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org to learn more.

The mission of Hope For The Warriors® 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 three 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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