Impact Stories - Bob Woodruff Foundation

Impact Stories

People are always at the core of the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s mission. Veterans, the military community, and their families are our reason for being. Their success is our success. Read here about the positive outcomes brought about by your support.

TMC and BWF Show the Power of Community and Service

A strong bond with a community can provide a sense of relatedness, support, and the feeling of being part of something greater than any one individual. Unfortunately, COVID-19 prevented many… Read More

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See how our mission has directly and indirectly impacted veterans and their families and made their lives better.

Move United’s USA Wheelchair Football League Hosts Successful First Tournament
The NFL was not the only football league to kick off over the weekend. The USA Wheelchair Football League (USAWFL) hosted its inaugural tournament in Phoenix. Move United, with a… Read More
BWF Partner Cohen Foundation Helps “GIVE” Support to Veterans, Including a key Member of our Team
In a perfect world, mental health resources would be immediately and easily accessible. Unfortunately, we know that is not always the case, especially for veterans. Thankfully, individuals like Steven and… Read More
Good Morning America features BWF’s Veterans In Vitro Initiative (VIVA)
Army veterans Ash and Crystal Engert appeared on GMA3: What You Need To Know to share how our Veterans In Vitro Initiative (VIVA) helped them realize their dream of having… Read More
BWF VIVA Gender Reveal: They’re having a…
Certain things never get old. For the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF), we’ll never get tired of finding out a new baby is on the way through our Veterans In Vitro… Read More
BWF and IAVA Host Panel to Discuss Current State of COVID-19, Address Vaccine Hesitancy
We know that the widespread distribution of vaccines is the best and perhaps only to move on from the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) held a… Read More
BWF Continues its Support for Organizations Promoting Veteran Employment
National Hire a Veteran Day is on July 25! We know how important quality employment is for our veterans, so we’ve been highlighting the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s (BWF) effort in… Read More
NextOp is Helping Service Members get a Head Start on the Next Phase of Their Careers
Reliable employment is an essential component for identity, forming social networks, and being able to afford life’s necessities. Employment can often be a critical part of the transition process for… Read More
The Bob Woodruff Foundation Partners with US Fertility to Support Discounts on Fertility Treatments, Helping Injured Veterans Grow Their Families
The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) has announced its partnership with US Fertility, largest physician-owned, physician-led partnership of top-tier fertility practices in the U.S., to drive awareness of discounted fertility treatments for veterans with service-related injuries to help them grow their families.

TMC and BWF Show the Power of Community and Service

A strong bond with a community can provide a sense of relatedness, support, and the feeling of being part of something greater than any one individual. Unfortunately, COVID-19 prevented many… Read More

Story Collection

See how our mission has directly and indirectly impacted veterans and their families and made their lives better.

Move United’s USA Wheelchair Football League Hosts Successful First Tournament
The NFL was not the only football league to kick off over the weekend. The USA Wheelchair Football League (USAWFL) hosted its inaugural tournament in Phoenix. Move United, with a… Read More
BWF Partner Cohen Foundation Helps “GIVE” Support to Veterans, Including a key Member of our Team
In a perfect world, mental health resources would be immediately and easily accessible. Unfortunately, we know that is not always the case, especially for veterans. Thankfully, individuals like Steven and… Read More
Good Morning America features BWF’s Veterans In Vitro Initiative (VIVA)
Army veterans Ash and Crystal Engert appeared on GMA3: What You Need To Know to share how our Veterans In Vitro Initiative (VIVA) helped them realize their dream of having… Read More
BWF VIVA Gender Reveal: They’re having a…
Certain things never get old. For the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF), we’ll never get tired of finding out a new baby is on the way through our Veterans In Vitro… Read More
BWF and IAVA Host Panel to Discuss Current State of COVID-19, Address Vaccine Hesitancy
We know that the widespread distribution of vaccines is the best and perhaps only to move on from the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) held a… Read More
BWF Continues its Support for Organizations Promoting Veteran Employment
National Hire a Veteran Day is on July 25! We know how important quality employment is for our veterans, so we’ve been highlighting the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s (BWF) effort in… Read More
NextOp is Helping Service Members get a Head Start on the Next Phase of Their Careers
Reliable employment is an essential component for identity, forming social networks, and being able to afford life’s necessities. Employment can often be a critical part of the transition process for… Read More
The Bob Woodruff Foundation Partners with US Fertility to Support Discounts on Fertility Treatments, Helping Injured Veterans Grow Their Families
The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) has announced its partnership with US Fertility, largest physician-owned, physician-led partnership of top-tier fertility practices in the U.S., to drive awareness of discounted fertility treatments for veterans with service-related injuries to help them grow their families.

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Bob Woodruff Foundation Expedites Funding for Organizations Providing Mental Health and Social Support to Veterans
(NEW YORK, NY) September 15, 2021 – The current events in Afghanistan have been devastating to many service members, veterans, caregivers, and survivors. To address the growing and urgent need,… Read More
Military Couple Grows Family Through In Vitro Initiative
Story originally published by Doug Emblidge for WHAM 13 ABC. Greece, N.Y. — A military couple from Greece will celebrate their child’s first birthday on September 11th. They will also be… Read More
BWF Provides Scholarships for Got Your 6 Local Partners to Attend Annual NCHV Conference on Veteran Homelessness
A home is more than shelter from the elements or a place to rest for the night. For veterans who find themselves in difficult situations, housing is a critical component… Read More
The Bob Woodruff Foundation Partners with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to Raise Awareness of the COVID-19 Vaccine Amongst Veteran Community
Though the COVID-19 vaccination rate continues to rise across the country with 48% of the population fully vaccinated, some communities are still hesitant to sign up for their shot. For veterans and… Read More
BWF Continues to Address Food Insecurity With Our Grantee MFAN
What an opportunity! I had a chance to help those I have been serving with and for since I retired from the Army. Thanks to Craig Newmark Philanthropies and their amazing support,… Read More
Veteran Mental Health: Awareness and Action
Cape Cod is known for its beaches, its scientific communities, and its quaint towns. Revered as a popular vacation destination in the United States, the Cape has a relatively small… Read More
Pendleton Whisky Releases Limited Edition Bottle to Commemorate Veterans on Armed Forces Day
The Western whisky brand honors veterans of United States Armed Forces with Military Appreciation bottle and $100,000 donation to the Bob Woodruff Foundation HOOD RIVER, OREGON: Named for the iconic… Read More
Bob Woodruff Foundation Announces Latest Grants Addressing Urgent Needs of Veterans, Caregivers, and Military Families
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… Read More