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Causes: Philanthropy

Mission: The mission of Hope For The Warriors® (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.

Results: Founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post 9/11 veterans, service members and military families. Since its inception, Hope For The Warriors has served more than 19,000 through a variety of support programs focused on transition services, clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and community development and engagement. The nonprofit’s first program, A Warrior’s Wish, has granted more than 180 wishes to fulfill a desire for a better quality of life or support a quest for gratifying endeavors. In addition, Run For The Warriors has captured the hearts of more than 23,500 since 2010. For more information, visit www.hopeforthewarriors.org

Target demographics: Combat wounded service members and veterans, their families and families of the fallen.

Direct beneficiaries per year: The number of families has grown each year. In 2012, we will assist more than 4,500 military families through meaningful and significant programs.

Geographic areas served: Nationwide

Programs: Employment & Education, Clinical Support Services, Sports & Recreation, and Community & Military Relations.

Community Stories

105 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

This organization Helped me when I was at my lowest not knowing where to go for help. They was fast and sufficient. Thank you

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am forever grateful for the help Hope for the Warriors provided me. It's always hard to acknowledge you need to help yourself or seek help. I always feel understood and appreciated and never alone, or just a number. They go out of their way to help whether it be resources, counseling and more. Especially when someone follows through on what they say means a lot when you've been let down so many times by someone else saying the same. I will reccomend Hope for the Warriors to any Veteran.

Client Served

Rating: 5

My Name is Brian I am a 3 time War Veteran and My family was gifted a Beautiful swing set for 2016 Christmas, We have 3 disabled children and they play n this everyday possible, being we live in AZ the weather is great. They also gifted my wife with a bath set and our family with board games. I am honored to know there are such amazing organizations out here to help the Wounded Heros as well as the Veterans. Thank you again for making our Christmas one we will never forget.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I'm so happy there's a place willing to help veterans and their family. Thank you for everything.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I applied for many different non profit's during our struggle and hope for the warriors was the first to come through and the most caring of them all. I was so touched by the way they talked to me and handled the situation. Thank you hope for the warriors for all your help!

Client Served

Rating: 5

Hope for the Warrior s have been a true blessing for my family and I. The staff is all very professional and are willing to help you in any way they can. I would rank this organization the best there is.

Cadie H.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Amazing. So personal, helpful and quick. Thank you to Gina for all the help I was able to receive. And to Hope for the Warriors for caring for our Veterans and families. I was able to afford the gas and hotel to pick my husband up from the VA hospital on the other side of the state. All other agencies had failed us, and we weren't sure how he was going to get home (after a 2 month stay). Hope for the Warriors stepped up and covered everything with just days left until his discharge. Thanks, Hope for the Warriors!

Client Served

Rating: 5

Hope for the Warriors has been such a blessing to me. The Facebook group for caregivers has become an oasis where I can reach out to other caregivers and be encouraged and understood. This spring, I am proud to be a Hope for the Warriors scholarship recipient. I look forward to continuing to work on my degree to further my education and be able to help other caregivers along the way.
Veteran and Military families can be seen as being "different" in society- being a disabled veteran family makes that evident even more so. I am so fortunate to have found Hope for the Warriors and be a part of a networked community where I know I belong.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I'm an Iraq War Veteran, 70% service connected for my injuries. I connected with Hope for the Warriors when I was in dire need of funds to pay one month's rent because my injuries would not allow me to work. I was desperate and thought there was no hope and that I would be evicted. Hope for the Warriors to the rescue! These guys assessed my situation and the intake was very straight forward. Within a couple weeks I received a check mailed to the property manager and I was saved! The next month I was able to get back on my feet and everything turned out ok, thanks to the helping hand from these amazing people. Thank you all so much!

Client Served

Rating: 5

Great service that helped my family and I out in a time of need.

1 Robert216

Client Served

Rating: 1

I'm a disabled vet trying to get his life back for myself and my family. I went to Camp Hope the PTSD Foundation of America in houston PTSDUAS.ORG trying to get help from HFTW was less than becoming. I ended up having to barrow from others to get into a home for my family and still owe them back. I'm sure you guys help out a lot of people but for someone that was homless you helped me even less thanks for nothing but keep up the good work

Client Served

Rating: 5

Hope for the Warriors truly gave us hope. After getting medically discharged from the Army, I was unable to work. Hope for the Warriors assited us financially, and was very quick to do so.

Chris246

Client Served

Rating: 5

Hope for the Warriors is an outstanding organization. They have helped my family and I through some troubling times. One time I was attacked and robbed outside a McDonalds and Hope for the Warriors got in contact with me less than two days after the incident. They overnighted several prepaid visa gift cards to help me financially because the robbers took my money, debit card and visa, they also took my IDs including my VA medical card. Hope for the Warriors then contacted the VA on my behalf to make sure I got a replacement VA medical card. This is not the first time Hope for the Warriors have helped me and I know I can contact them anytime in the future because they really care about helping veterans. Thank you Hope and Semper Fi.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Hope for the Warriors is an excellent organization. I attended one of their caregiver workshops and learned how to better take care of myself and my warrior. Their friendly and professional staff made me feel at ease. Additionally, they answers all of my questions and provided lunch, crafts and yoga at the end of the session.

J P.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I was medically retired last year and had no idea when I would be paid. My Rainy day fund was gone and my wife was pregnant. When I didn't know where to turn Hope for the Warrior threw me the life line I needed to survive. I'll never forget it. Thank you!

Susan501

Client Served

Rating: 5

Recently, I experienced financial hardship and I reached out to Hope for the Warriors. They were courteous and very communicative with me about what they had to offer. I appreciated their caring and honesty during the entire process. Thanks to them I am slowly getting back on track.

Kristen77

Client Served

Rating: 5

Everyone was so compassionate and helpful during one of the most difficult times in my life .

Client Served

Rating: 5

I reached out to various organizations 'supporting' veterans but ended up nowhere. It was only Hope for the Worriors that stood by me, and even made follow ups afterwards. I'm forever grateful knowing our services protecting this country is appreciated. Thank you Hope for the Worriors for serving us and giving us that 'hope' as manifested in your name.

Client Served

Rating: 5

They continued to work hard to resolve my issues in the best of their abilities.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Hope for the Warriors is an awesome Organization that really does care!