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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

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. 

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 are able to 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.

“The Cause of Equity Has No Sides”

Mackenzie Scott announces historic gift to the Bob Woodruff Foundation in the pursuit of equitable access for all!

We will celebrate this incredible generosity by listening to its call to action — the cause of equity has no sides. We will continue to ensure the military and veteran community has equitable access to resources and support. We’ll do more to serve veterans, their families, and caregivers in the communities where they live and work. We have Got Your 6!

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

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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 initiatives and assistance or an organization in need, we’ve got your six.

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You can help make a difference for our veterans! Our mission can only be accomplished with support from our donors, partners, and sponsors.

Give Support

You can help make a difference for our veterans! Our mission can only be accomplished with support from our donors, partners, and sponsors.

Press Room

Keep up with the latest news and announcements in our efforts to make life better for our veterans.

Top veteran-serving organizations in NYC invited to join ‘Got Your 6 Summit’, solutions-focused convening on veterans issues
The Bob Woodruff Foundation, in partnership with the New York City Department of Veteran Services (DVS) and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, will host the first Got Your 6 Summit in NYC… Read More
Got Your 6 VetFest Brings Country Stars, Local Veteran Services Together to Celebrate Nashville Veterans
The Bob Woodruff Foundation will present the Got Your 6 VetFest at the Loveless Barn in Nashville on July 9th, 2022. This family-friendly event for the local military/veteran community will… Read More
Bob Woodruff Foundation Receives Historic Gift to Benefit America’s Heroes
The Bob Woodruff Foundation announced receipt of the organization’s largest single gift to date – $15 million – from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott to accelerate the impact and resources available for… Read More
Craig Newmark Philanthropies Announces $2.95M Grant to Expand National Support for Veterans
NEW YORK, February 28, 2022 — Today, Craig Newmark Philanthropies announced a generous $2.95 million grant to the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) to strengthen the Foundation’s Got Your 6 Network.… Read More
PeopleTV sat down with Bob and Lee Woodruff to reflect on his 16th Alive Day
Hear from our co-founders as they look back at 1/29/06, the day Bob survived an IED blast that became the catalyst for our mission to help service members, veterans, their… Read More
The inspiring journey of Captain Derek Herrera
Marine Captain Derek Herrera was paralyzed from the chest down by a bullet in Afghanistan in 2012. Two years later, he used an exoskeleton to walk across the stage at… Read More
2021 Storybook
Hope, grit, determination, and stories of resilience. Discover how the Bob Woodruff Foundation made an impact this year.
On Giving Tuesday, Bob Woodruff Foundation Announces Latest Grants Supporting Military/Veteran Community
NEW YORK, November 30, 2021 — On this international day of giving, the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) is proud to announce an investment of over $2.7M in grants to 27… Read More

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