Disabled Sports USA is launching the first ever Wheelchair Football League, thanks to a National Football League-Bob Woodruff Foundation Healthy Lifestyles and Creating Community (HLCC) grant. During the NFL Draft, April 23-25, a wheelchair football athlete will participate in making a team pick, marking the first milestone of many to come thanks to the NFL’s support of the Wheelchair Football League and DSUSA. More Info.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation now accepting applications from programs providing direct support to the military/veteran population during the COVID-19 pandemic. This expedited grant cycle comes on the heels of BWF's recently released research paper, detailing the implications of COVID-19 for veterans. More Info.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation has published an original research paper, Veterans and COVID-19: Projecting the Economic, Social, and Mental Health Needs of America’s Veterans, analyzing the specific needs of the veteran community as it relates to COVID-19. This paper details the potential acute and long-term impacts for our veterans including mental health challenges, economic concerns, and changes in the veteran-serving organization landscape. More Info.
The National Football League announced today that in collaboration with the National Football League Players Association, clubs, owners and players, more than $35 million has been donated to date, including $3.4 million from the NFL Foundation as part of the COVID-19 relief efforts. Bob Woodruff Foundation is among those 10 organizations receiving donations. More Info.