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A Message from Bob on his 16th Alive Day

Hear from our co-founder Bob Woodruff as he reflects on 1/29/06, the day he survived an IED blast that became the catalyst for our mission to help service members, veterans, their families and caregivers.

We’ve Got Your 6

The Bob Woodruff Foundation ensures that our nation’s impacted veterans, service members, and their families have access to the highest level of support and resources they have earned, for as long as they need it. 

We’ve Got Your 6

Ensuring that our nation’s impacted veterans, service members, and their families have access to the highest level of support and resources they have earned, for as long as they need it. 

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Shaping the Future of Veteran Philanthropy

We Stand Up for Heroes

The Bob Woodruff Foundation has partnerships in communities across the country. We identify and invest in best-in-class programs that are serving the diverse needs of impacted service members, veterans, families, and caregivers right in their communities.

Celebrating our heroes at first-ever Got Your 6 VetFest!

Veterans, active duty service members, and military families gathered in Nashville for a family-friendly day of food, games, and live music from award-winning country artists.

First-ever Got Your 6 VetFest was a hit!

Veterans, active duty service members, and military families gathered in Nashville for a family-friendly day of food, games, and live music from award-winning country artists.

BWF VIVA Couple Duane and David Perez Featured on People.com

Marine Corps veteran Duane Perez and husband David have been able to start a family with the help of the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s Veterans In Vitro InitiAtive (VIVA). The couple… Read More

Fighting Food Insecurity: Bob & Lee Woodruff join World News Tonight to share how BWF is helping military and veteran families

World News Tonight featured the Bob Woodruff Foundation to talk about our enduring support of the military and veteran community while shining a light on the work we’ve done in… Read More

Get Support

Whether you’re a veteran seeking fertility assistance or an organization looking for support, we’ve got your 6.

Get Support

Whether you’re a veteran or family member looking for assistance or an organization in need, we’ve got your six.

Give Support

Make a difference in our veterans’ lives! Support from our donors, partners, and sponsors is critical to our success.

Give Support

Make a difference in our veterans’ lives! Support from our donors, partners, and sponsors is critical to our success.

Press Room

Check out the latest news and announcements about how we’re impacting veterans’ and service members’ lives.

Nov 21
Bob Woodruff Foundation Invests $3.9 Million in 34 Organizations that Support Veterans and Service Members
The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) is proud to announce an investment of over $3.9M to 34 organizations that work to ensure that veterans, service members, their families and caregivers thrive.
Oct 18
The Bob Woodruff Foundation and Gridiron Capital Partner to Support Service Members, Veterans, and their Families
The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) is proud to announce Gridiron Capital’s investment in BWF’s 16th annual Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH) event and the Veterans On Wall Street (VOWS) initiative.
Oct 7
Bob Woodruff Foundation Expedites Investments in Veteran-Serving Organizations in Florida to Urgently Address Needs Following Hurricane Ian
In response to the devastation of Hurricane Ian, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has expedited grants to organizations serving the military and veteran community in impacted areas in Florida.
Sep 13
Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) Announces Twelfth Annual Veteran Symposium
Military veterans, spouses and corporate hiring managers are invited to attend the 12th Annual Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) Symposium on November 3, 2022, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm… Read More
Sep 9
The National Football League (NFL) and the Bob Woodruff Foundation Announce $5.5 Million Continued Partnership Through NFL’s Salute to Service Initiative
NFL Commits to Continued Investment in Grantmaking Partnership to Build Healthy Lifestyles and Create Communities for US Veterans and their Families New York, NY– In keeping with its commitment to… Read More
Sep 8
16th Annual Stand Up for Heroes, Presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival, Returns to Kick Off the 2022 NYCF
Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH), New York’s highly anticipated night of hope, healing and laughter, presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), returns.
Jun 8
The Bob Woodruff Foundation Publishes Comprehensive Study on Veterans’ Needs Nationwide
Our “Got Your 6 Network: Quantifying and Addressing Veterans’ Needs,” highlights veterans’ needs and the capacity of America’s local communities to address those needs. Read more.
May 26
Bob Woodruff Foundation Invests $1.7M In Health and Wellbeing of Veterans, Caregivers, and Military Families
Today, the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) announced an investment of $1.7 million in grants to 18 best-in-class organizations that are providing programs and services to veterans, caregivers, and military families.… Read More

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