Impact Stories - Bob Woodruff Foundation

Impact

People are at the heart of the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s mission: veterans, the military community, and their families. Their success is our success. Read about the positive outcomes made possible by our donors, sponsors, and partners.

Make Your Dream Event a Reality

Veteran serving organizations nationwide eligible to win prize money for their community event What’s better than hosting a community event for your veterans? Hosting a community event for your veterans… Read More

Story Collection

How has our mission impacted veterans and their families?

Jan 31
Announcing the Wheelchair Football League Championship Game
The Wheelchair Football League returns in 2023 for their Championship Game during Super Bowl week. Kansas City and Los Angeles compete for the trophy on February 7 at Camelback Ranch… Read More
Jan 31
Supporting military families through the Armed Services YMCA’s programs for children
The Bob Woodruff Foundation’s mission is to ensure that all members of the military community, including their spouses and children, are able to thrive post-service. We recognize that the whole… Read More
Jan 10
An Army Veteran Overcomes Combat Wounds, Burn Pits, and Infertility
Veterans in Vitro Initiative provides funding & support to veterans and military families struggling with infertility.
Dec 16, 2022
Supporting Veteran Focused Rebuilding Efforts in Florida 
Through our NFL Salute to Service partnership, we’re helping Veterans of America Florida rebuild veteran housing Florida has the third highest veteran population in the US, according to the Florida Department of… Read More
Dec 13, 2022
Translating Military Experience into Civilian Employment
How NextOp is supporting veterans entering the civilian workforce Typically, when we think of a veteran, we think of someone older who, perhaps, holds decades of military experience – and… Read More
Oct 13, 2022
Making an Impact in the Compton Community
With the renewal of the National Football League (NFL)-Bob Woodruff Foundation Salute to Service partnership, we ushered in the NFL 2022 season with Operation Kickoff, a community service project in… Read More
Sep 2, 2022
Expanding Assistance to Veterans Experiencing Homelessness
NFL-BWF Salute to Service Grant Supports 500 Veterans to Regain Self-Sufficiency
Jul 20, 2022
Spring 2022 Cohort
Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) Got Your 6 Network local partners have the regular opportunity to connect with each other on facilitated regional cohort calls. During these calls, BWF gains a… Read More

Make Your Dream Event a Reality

Veteran serving organizations nationwide eligible to win prize money for their community event What’s better than hosting a community event for your veterans? Hosting a community event for your veterans… Read More

Story Collection

How has our mission impacted veterans and their families?

Jan 31
Announcing the Wheelchair Football League Championship Game
The Wheelchair Football League returns in 2023 for their Championship Game during Super Bowl week. Kansas City and Los Angeles compete for the trophy on February 7 at Camelback Ranch… Read More
Jan 31
Supporting military families through the Armed Services YMCA’s programs for children
The Bob Woodruff Foundation’s mission is to ensure that all members of the military community, including their spouses and children, are able to thrive post-service. We recognize that the whole… Read More
Jan 10
An Army Veteran Overcomes Combat Wounds, Burn Pits, and Infertility
Veterans in Vitro Initiative provides funding & support to veterans and military families struggling with infertility.
Dec 16, 2022
Supporting Veteran Focused Rebuilding Efforts in Florida 
Through our NFL Salute to Service partnership, we’re helping Veterans of America Florida rebuild veteran housing Florida has the third highest veteran population in the US, according to the Florida Department of… Read More
Dec 13, 2022
Translating Military Experience into Civilian Employment
How NextOp is supporting veterans entering the civilian workforce Typically, when we think of a veteran, we think of someone older who, perhaps, holds decades of military experience – and… Read More
Oct 13, 2022
Making an Impact in the Compton Community
With the renewal of the National Football League (NFL)-Bob Woodruff Foundation Salute to Service partnership, we ushered in the NFL 2022 season with Operation Kickoff, a community service project in… Read More
Sep 2, 2022
Expanding Assistance to Veterans Experiencing Homelessness
NFL-BWF Salute to Service Grant Supports 500 Veterans to Regain Self-Sufficiency
Jul 20, 2022
Spring 2022 Cohort
Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) Got Your 6 Network local partners have the regular opportunity to connect with each other on facilitated regional cohort calls. During these calls, BWF gains a… Read More

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Press Room

Here you’ll find news and announcements highlighting our efforts to support our veterans, service members and their families.

Jan 26
Celebrating Bob Woodruff’s Seventeeth Alive Day 
After surviving a roadside bomb attack in Iraq 17 years ago, today Bob Woodruff focuses on ensuring veterans thrive after service ABC NEWS – Bob Woodruff (center) pictured just moments… Read More
Nov 21, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
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.