Catch up on the third installment in our popular Leaders Eat Last series

Hear from the experts on the rise of food insecurity in the military & veteran communities, including discussion of solutions and resources.

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 BWF partners with community and national programs, organizations and the military community, and advocates like you, to create healthy, positive futures for our service members, veterans and their families. Join us in taking a #Stand4Heroes.

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Important Updates

Leaders Eat Last

March 3, 2021

How do you tackle a growing problem as complex as veteran #foodinsecurity? You gather experts, share what you learn, and invest in solutions. Join us in 2021 for our discussion series, “Leaders Eat Last.” Register for updates! More Info.

Craig Newmark Invests to End Food Insecurity

February 9, 2021

In early February 2021, Craig Newmark Philanthropies announced a generous $15 million donation to address food insecurity across America. Newmark made the commitment during the first “Leaders Eat Last” virtual panel event, part of a series developed by the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) to take a deeper look into the systems and solutions surrounding food insecurity and specifically its effect on veterans. The announcement comes after the organization gave $10 million to the fight against food insecurity in October. More Info.

Latest News

NYC-Area Veterans Facing Food Insecurity to Receive Help Thanks to Bob Woodruff Foundation, Craig Newmark Philanthropies

May 6, 2021

With the support of Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) recently announced a targeted investment of nearly $1M in programs helping veterans experiencing food insecurity in the New York City area. These BWF grants will enable NYC-based programs City Harvest, Citymeals On Wheels, and Food Bank For New York City to provide services to veterans, military families, and other community residents, ranging from local food distribution events to much-needed meal delivery for homebound, elderly veterans. More Info.

Bob Woodruff Foundation Announces Latest Grants Addressing Urgent Needs of Veterans, Caregivers, and Military Families

May 4, 2021

Today, the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) has announced an investment of over $4.6 million in grants to 44 best-in-class organizations that are providing programs and services to veterans, caregivers, and military families impacted by COVID-19. This announcement is a continuation of the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s ongoing investment in programs helping veterans during COVID-19. In 2020, the Bob Woodruff Foundation set an organization record for the most funding provided in a single year, investing over $6 million in supporting veterans and military families. More Info.

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