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.
Stars Bill Cosby, Jim Gaffigan, Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart and Roger Waters Headlined, Helping to Bring Attention and Funds for Programs that Assist Injured Service Members and Veterans. More Info.
On November 6th, supporters in NYC and across the country took a stand for our injured heroes. Stand Up for Heroes 2013 drew a sold out crowd at the Theater at Madison Square Garden and featured performances by Bill Cosby, Jim Gaffigan, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters. Thousands more joined the […] More Info.
Mary Alice Stephenson, Lee Woodruff and designers like Zac Posen and Calvin Klein, are all working together to thank caregivers for all their sacrifices and hard work. More Info.