Giving Back: Warrior Gateway CEO to Speak at Heritage Foundation Philanthropy Event

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Warrior Gateway CEO Devin B. Holmes will be a speaker in the Heritage Foundation’s panel “Serving Those Who Served: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Assisting Veterans and Their Families” on November 13, 2013 in Washington D.C.

Warrior Gateway connects the military community with local non-profit and government programs.

Devin B. Holmes, CEO of award-winning nonprofit Warrior Gateway, will be speaking as part of a Heritage Foundation panel about philanthropy for the military community on November 13, 2013 from 12-1 PM in the Lehrman Auditorium. The event, “Serving Those Who Served: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Assisting Veterans and Their Families,” will address strategies and advice for donors who would like to support veterans, service members, and military families.

“Philanthropy in the military community has been growing for several years as more and more donors engage with the Sea of Goodwill” said Warrior Gateway CEO Devin B. Holmes. “Tackling the challenges of determining where to invest, how to measure impact, how to determine the philanthropic needs of a community are all important topics that we look forward to discussing.”

The panel, hosted by Director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies Stephen P. Bucci, also includes Thomas Meyer, author of philanthropy guidebook Serving Those Who Served, and Pete Hegseth, CEO of Concerned Veterans for America. Following the panel, the event also includes a small luncheon to continue the discussion of military healthcare and retirement reforms. The philanthropy panel is open to the public and will also be streamed online for those who cannot attend. Members of the local community are invited to this event and can RSVP here: http://www.heritage.org/events/2013/11/serving-those-who-served

About Warrior Gateway™: Founded in 2009, Warrior Gateway connects service members, military families, wounded warriors, families of the fallen and our nation's veterans with government and non-profit programs in their local community. Warrior Gateway harnesses state-of-the art technology and community collaboration to help today's military community make better decisions about what service provider they can go to for help. Their programs provide a public forum where people can share their experiences about the quality and effectiveness of those services. In 2011, Warrior Gateway’s efforts were recognized with the Federal Computer Week Fed-100 award for significant contributions to the Federal IT community and in 2012 with a ComputerWorld Honors Laureate for our innovation in creating an open-source platform for information sharing. A proud partner of the Got Your 6 campaign, Warrior Gateway works to bridge the civilian-military divide with non-profit and government partners. Warrior Gateway is an IRS registered 501(c)3 organization. For more information, please visit: http://www.warriorgateway.org

About The Heritage Foundation:
The Heritage Foundation is the nation’s most broadly supported public policy research institute, with hundreds of thousands of individual, foundation and corporate donors. Heritage, founded in February 1973, has a staff of 275 and an annual expense budget of $82.4 million. Our mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. For more information, please visit: http://www.heritage.org

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