Skip to main content
It's our 20th anniversary and it's been our honor to serve post-9/11 veterans, service members, and their families. Learn More >
Contact Us Español Search Button, click here to go to the Wounded Warrior search page. This link will take you to another page.
Latest News
Jun 21, 2024

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is supporting the Department of Defense Warrior Games as a Platinum sponsor. More than 200 athletes from U.S. military branches will participate with athletes from...

Jun 20, 2024

Trauma impacts millions of people around the nation, sometimes with debilitating side effects. While some benefit from traditional therapy, others are finding alternative ways to heal. Art therapy is

Jun 12, 2024

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announced Ernestor "Tito" Cortez is the Rusty Baggett Peer Leader of the year. Tito served 24 years in the Army, but caring for his troops didn't end when he...

Wounded Warrior Project Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner Returning to New York City

NEW YORK, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner® is returning to Gotham Hall May 16. The event showcases warriors' transition to civilian life and recognizes supporters that honor and empower wounded veterans. Extra host Mario Lopez will host the event.

The Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner is returning to Gotham Hall in New York City May 16

"The Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner highlights the exceptionalism and resilience of wounded warriors as well as the citizens and organizations who stand steadfast by their sides along their journeys of recovery," said WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington. "With the support of patriotic citizens who believe so passionately in our mission, many of whom we'll recognize at this event, we are able to impact the lives of millions of warriors and their families."

A variety of individuals and companies will be honored at the event. The Service Award will be given to Craig Manske, Ed Lewandowski, and Steve Grabowski. The trio from Chicago has coordinated WWP involvement with local businesses, Soldier Ride® Chicago, and the Chicago Air and Water Show for more than a decade. Allcat Claims Service will receive the Empowerment Award. The Texas-based company has donated nearly $1 million and helped more than 70 warriors find careers. The Courage Award recipient, who will be announced the night of the event, is a warrior who has exemplified bravery, courage, and strength.

There are several sponsors for this year's event. The Gabriel and Yaara Plotkin Family Foundation is the supporting sponsor in addition to sponsorships from National Debt Relief, NFL Players Association, Neuro Community Care, Goldman Sachs, and many others.

"Our sponsors play a critical role in helping make the Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner a reality," said Gary Corless, WWP Warrior Support. "We're grateful for their ongoing commitment to honor and empower wounded warriors and their families."

WWP is making the event more interactive this year. WWE wrestler Dolph Ziggler will livestream from the red carpet on the WWP Instagram page at Viewers can then interact via WWP's Facebook and Twitch livestreams at and during the event.

To learn about ways to give back, visit

About Wounded Warrior Project
Since 2003, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has been meeting the growing needs of warriors, their families, and caregivers – helping them achieve their highest ambitions. Learn more:



SOURCE Wounded Warrior Project

For further information: Chris Obarski, Public Relations,, 904.570.0823

Here are Wounded Warriors Social Links, if you want to share this page content on social media then select the media you would like to share to from the list below