On the 12-year anniversary of Bob Woodruff’s ‘Alive Day,’ the Bob Woodruff Foundation is pleased to announce two new additions to its Leadership Council, Craig Newmark, philanthropist and founder of craigslist, and Christopher Perkins, managing director and global head of OTC Clearing at Citi. More Info.
Outgoing director of operations and finance to take on new challenge as executive director of nonprofit focused on poverty studies. More Info.
The 11th Annual Stand Up for Heroes raised more than $5.3 million for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, in front of a sold-out crowd at the Theater at Madison Square Garden last night. More Info.
Celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli—joined by Mario Batali, Rocco DiSpirito, Tony Fortuna, Chris Santos, and Geoffrey Zakarian—is calling upon New York City’s restaurants and diners to honor our nation’s heroes this Veterans Day. More Info.
Today, the Bob Woodruff Foundation announced its list of fall 2017 grant recipients: a total investment of $1.4 million awarded to 14 organizations around the nation that facilitate programs which serve post-9/11 military service members, veterans and their families. More Info.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation and New York Comedy Festival announced today that the Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at this year’s Stand Up for Heroes benefit, which supports injured veterans and their families. The band joins a line-up of comedian including Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, Trevor Noah, Conan O’Brien, John Oliver and Jon Stewart. More Info.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) held its 3rd annual Generous Persson Awards Ceremony, named in memory of philanthropist, Helen K. Persson, at the 620 Loft & Garden, Sept. 19. Honored were Suni Harford, Dan Benton, and Adam Driver and Joanne Tucker. More Info.
Stand Up for Heroes—one of New York’s most anticipated nights of hope, healing and laughter—returns for its 11th annual celebration to honor our nation’s injured veterans and their families, on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. More Info.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation is again joining forces with the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to support veterans through their #Give2Veterans campaign. For each social post or follow on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram that includes the hashtag (#Give2Veterans) the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation will donate $1. More Info.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation today announced $3.3 million in grants, awarded to 32 nonprofit programs meeting the needs of post-9/11 veterans, service members and their families. More Info.