Hello My Band of Brothers and Sisters who are Members of The Wounded Warrior Project and Alumni. I am SFC, CHAVEZJOHNNY LUPE U.S ARMY 26 YEARS OF SERVICE. Combat Veteran and I am 100% Disable and all our stories are almost the same because we all have been in Battle or Supported those Combat Arms Units. What matters is that we all Served our Country when She or he called. What I ask if WWP can find some how to help us that are not close to the events that are put on in the Big cities and we miss out because we can't Travel 2 or 4 hours. We all Love what WWP has given us but it would be nice to send us Regal Cinema, Edward's Cinema Tikets to all of us who can't travel. We could take pictures of our family enjoying the events. I would ask if we could get a office here on the Central Coast of California in the City of Santa Maria of Santa Barbara County California it would help us WWP Veterans alot it could cover from Venture County, Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo County, and parts of Monterey. The city of Santa Maria would be a Perfect location since we have a New Veterans Clinic. We have Band of Brothers Softball Team, that plays ever friday night, Veterans Treatment Courts that is doing a Great Outstanding job with our Veterans. This is my story and I Love what the WWP is doing for us Veterans across America and Thank you for all your Support and GOD BLESS HOOAH. Tell my next Story on how it all began for me Joining our Military in 1984/85 I call it Back in the Day.
This organization is revitalizing and saves lives in more than one way!
My boys and I enjoyed our first baseball game, Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium. Thank you WWP!
Eh as a soldiers wife, I see wwp do a lot of great things for a lot of people. I just feel they don't do enough for those with a family of more than 2 dependants. Low of funds is what I constantly hear yet we see the media of millions going to bs.
My husband has a hard time interacting with people, he has issues, overall he is a broken soldier! We as family are all he's got we are his comfort zone, we as in myself and our 3 kids, I'd like for us to have the ability to do things with other soldiers and their families and wives, but we never get things in our city that are family orientated. Sometimes we will get soldier and 1 guest if lucky 2, what's that wife and 1 kid? Broken soldiers usually (in our case) can not work. Our income is barely enough to cover rent bills car payments etc , diapers.... yet America is screwed up And we apparently make to much to get any Snap or tanf(yet all these people that don't need it get it)... anyway we'd like the same opportunity the single soldiers or soldier with tiny families have, wwp should have more family orientated type events, or if your going to do snowboarding, some offroading, camping, and fishing, allow more than just 2guests because overall families can and do all of that too. Children should be involved, remember some of these soldiers fought to not only make a difference in America but to improve the country their children grow up in, because those children matter that much! So quit being greedy fund raising money to supposedly use on soldiers when your only using a small percentage to help a small portion while the rest goes to your $10,000 per bottle of champagne parties.
Portland Oregon wife
They have done nothing for me, I am disabled veteran with monthly low income from service connection, that being said they offer no travel to do anything you have to pay out of pocket , for me that is impossible because bills come first. I thought they would get me out of the house and get me to enjoy life again but they think Chicago is the only town in Illinois so if your not around Chicago get get to do nothing ... they are thieves period even when u put in to do something they still put u through a process where they can tell you no... where does all the money go where certainly not to me a so called alumni
this the best project for wounded vets. so far great experience with multiple projects such as
computer IT cets, running program and soldier ride.
Thank You Guys
US Army Veteran
What inspires me to give is my daughter kourtney she is in remision from leaukemia now for 15 years so as a mom i know the pain and challenges of a child in need..i have donated to the wounded warrior project with my children and it was very rewarding for me. Im also a memeber of the leaukemia lymphomic societys news letter and help out with that to. For all those special people who have been through it all with me i apreciate everything and have the deepest thanks to them.
Review from #MyGivingStory
HE FOUGHT FOR YOU AND ME: HOW COULD I FORGET HIM?
The soldier got both his legs blown off in Afghanistan. He was from a small town in the midwest, and had always wanted to serve his country. He'd been back for six months, and was trying to adjust to civilian life. Yeh, the world was turning, things hadn't changed for most of us but for this 26-year-old nothing would ever be the same again.
I read his story and looked at his photographs – playing with his dog, giving it his all at the rehabilitation center, laughing with his parents – and I knew I had to donate to www.woundedwarriorproject.org Their slogan is “the greatest casualty is being forgotten” and you can be sure they don't forget: WWP provides support to these wounded soldiers who risked everything to keep us safe, and have paid the ultimate price. WWP helps them heal and rebuild their lives , including finding them jobs and engaging them with their communities and the wider world.
What a cause!
I donated $36.00. Why $36, you may ask? Well, I am Jewish, and in Hebrew, words equal numbers, and 18 is a very special number, because it parallels the word CHAI, which means 'LIFE'. So I donated 'twice CHAI' for his two legs that had gone, but I was confident that with his determination, positive spirt and heart he would find a way to move forward – emotionally and physically. He was already experimenting with artificial limbs and a new technological invention that he could wear which mimics walking. I believed in this brave, young man, and was – with my small donation – willing him to get strong and live a fruitful, happy life. Every little bit helps!
Review from #MyGivingStory
they spent more money suing another non profit 5 times over a logo than they do on helping veterans. their website is so vague i don't know if they are empowering veterans to reintegrate into society or become drug dealers. most of their admin makes more than $100,000 a year which is a lot for a NONPROFIT organization. i would give them -10 stars if it was possible they're the worst ever
Folks, you must remove the stars based on the truth
of what has just come to surface regarding Wounded
Warrior. CEO, Steven Nardizzi & COO, Al Giordano fired.
More people had to be involved other than
the top two personnel at this non-profit.