By Lee Woodruff ; Originally posted on CapitolFile-Magazine.com This Fourth of July, The Bob Woodruff Foundation reminds us to honor and support military families. As the wife of a war correspondent, my biggest fears involved only death. Disability never even entered my mind, as naive as that may sound. I certainly hadn’t imagined living with someone who had survived […] More Info.
FUNDS RAISED BY WALL STREET FIRMS TO SUPPORT RETURNING U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS), a consortium of major financial institutions including Citi, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs, will present a $1 million check to The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF), the nationally-recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that post-9/11 injured service members, veterans and […] More Info.
Last month, the White House, partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs, honored 10 local veteran industry leaders as “Women Veteran Leader Champions of Change,” highlighting their incredible contributions to our nation’s business, public and community service sectors. The Bob Woodruff Foundation nominated one of the deserving honorees, Stacey Young-McCaughan, RN, Ph. D., for her […] More Info.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) announces first-quarter grants to help injured service members, veterans, family members and caregivers on the homefront. The grants will be distributed to six national and community-based nonprofits offering innovative solutions to deeply entrenched problems that can prevent post-9/11 injured service members from thriving once they return to civilian life. The […] More Info.
ORIGINALLY POSTED ON CBSNEWS.COM Not all our casualties of war served overseas in combat. Some are children who never left our shores. Collateral damage, some might call it. Our Cover Story from Martha Teichner: How many of these homecomings have you seen on television since we went to war in Iraq and Afghanistan more […] More Info.
In 2013, the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF), in partnership with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF), made a commitment through the Clinton Global Initiative to help identify ways to overcome barriers to employment for post-9/11 veterans with disabilities. Employment is a critical part of long-term quality of life for our […] More Info.
Lee Woodruff writes about Diana and Aaron Mankin’s story which is chronicled in the book “A Mother’s Side of War.” More Info.
Settling into its new home in midtown Manhattan, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has strengthened its network in New York City and increased its collaboration and support from Wall Street. In a new partnership this year with Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS), a confederation of the world’s most influential economic institutions, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has […] More Info.
Despite the wounds they bear from battle, these veterans are determined to make their voices heard. David Martin reports on a band of wounded warriors making music with Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, at the Stand Up for Heroes benefit concert at Madison Square Garden. More Info.