Received my 2016 Membership card today. Guess there record keeping has not improved much because I canceled my membership and my $19.99 deduction to them back in early March . Since 2013 I have been paying to a Project which I thought was for the Wounded Warriors. However, I then find out that no my donation has been paying for fancy hotel stays, HIGH income for management and big wild parties which I do not believe helped any of our wounded warriors. As a 26 year Air Force Retiree, I still cannot understand how Executives can take money and not spend the bulk of the donations on the warriors it was intended for. instead they spend little on the Warriors and the Bulk on THEMSELVES. They will receive no further dollars from me, and I hope the new blood they have hired to replace those terminated will get back to full help for our Warriors.
Contacted WWP and Underarmor supplier branded (logo) apparel. Asked WWP not to show prosthetics which were supplied by the VA not WWP. In my note explained that a real charity would have brought suit in criminal or civil litigation. The board of directors should resign for failure of oversight, breach of fiduciary duty. Underarmor only response was that one day a month the open there gym to WWP. When asked what was there profit on clothing branded WWP and advertised in the vets shown in commercials. No response as to $ cost of catering/limos rental at $1000.00 per person fund raiser on USS Intrid. If the charity was honest they would openly discuss problems. What they did was hire public relations firm and lawyers to white wash a probably fraud. Worst of all disservice to our vets. This my personal opinion.
Can no longer trust the site great nonprofits! They did not see the fraud wounded warriors were pulling. They are no just like the fake bond rating agencies. Don't trust them! Give local so you know it helps!
IS ANYONE RUNNING THE GREAT NON-PROFITS WEBSITE, EVEN READING THE REVIEWS PEOPLE SUBMIT?? MASSIVE EMBEZZLEMENT, SUED MULTIPLE TIMES, PRESIDENT FORCED TO RESIGN BY COURT ORDER... HOW TF IS THIS SCAM STILL ON THE LIST?? EFF THIS!
Scam!!!!! Do not donate to this scam. They are corrupt.
This sleazy organization has been caught red-handed using the hard-earned money of good people (and my now deceased mother who parted with some of her Social Security check each month) to throw lavish parties, to stay in luxury hotels and basically party like they were celebrities. Hell has a special place waiting for them.
Two top executives were forced to resign due to waste of millions of dollars on first-class airfare and lavish parties. They should be prosecuted and exposed so that every vet knows their names and faces. The worst kind of hypocrisy.
Wow- I can't believe this place needlessly wasted millions of dollars in donations on extravagant conferences and parties. It's shameful and disgusting and I'll never donate again. DO NOT DONATE TO THIS SCAM ORGANIZATION.
I have read an article on the Wounded Warrior Project. it is the biggest veteran service organization. it took in at least $300 million in 2015. However, it's overheads and fundraising cost are over 40% of it's revenues. The Marine foundation's overhead is less than ten percent. That was reason I had ceased to donate to the Wounded warrior project. The American legion has less overhead than the Wounded warrior project.
I donated to Wounded Warriors for over a year. I believed that the organization was dedicated to actual Wounded Warriors. In Nov 2015, I received a calendar from the organization that had a story each month about a veteran that they help. As I read the stories it became clear that the first six months had stories that didn't quite support what I believed the organization represented what there commercials portrayed. I bothered me a little. In January 2016, I was ready to double my monthly contribution when the story broke about the excesses that the management was treating themselves to. Another rip off of good people trying to help a worthy cause only to be corrupted by individual greed.
I have broke my ties with the WWP, and I am looking for a trustworthy organization that is truly trying to help wounded veterans.