Seattle Community to Give Big to Wounded Warrior Project
SEATTLE, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local community foundations and residents of Seattle will team up on May 10 as part of "Give Big," a 24-hour online giving challenge that supports hundreds of local nonprofits. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) will be among the charities that are registered to participate.
"In many ways, the communities where our warriors live and work can have a significant lasting impact on their recovery," said Gary Corless, WWP chief development officer. "Community members interact with these injured veterans daily and see their needs. That gives them a chance to understand some of the challenges warriors face when returning to civilian life, but also where they can support those Wounded Warrior Project serves. Events like Give Big Seattle can make all the difference; we're extremely grateful for the past generosity of the Seattle community. We're excited for this year's event, with the community once again helping fuel Wounded Warrior Project's mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors."
WWP serves warriors through programs that assist them with mental health, physical health and wellness, career and benefits counseling, connecting warriors with one another and their communities, and long-term care for the most seriously wounded. Programs and resources are free of charge to those WWP serves thanks to generous donors. Warriors are empowered to live life on their own terms, mentor fellow veterans and service members, and embody the WWP logo by carrying one another along a path toward recovery.
To learn more about Give Big Seattle, visit www.givebigseattle.org/wounded-warrior-project-1. And to see how donors support the programs and services that are connecting, serving, and empowering WWP's wounded warriors, visit newsroom.woundedwarriorproject.org/.
About Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) connects, serves, and empowers wounded warriors. Read more at http://newsroom.woundedwarriorproject.org/about-us.
SOURCE Wounded Warrior Project