Bobwoodrufffoundation

Bob Woodruff Foundation

1350 Broadway Ste 905, New York, NY, 10018, US

Since September 11, 2001, 2.5 million troops have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, they're coming home. Yet even after they return to the love and support of their families and communities, many will struggle. Physical and hidden injuries are challenging on their own. But sometimes, these injuries can lead to a cascade of other trouble — unemployment, depression, substance abuse, even suicide. Our mission is to ensure injured veterans and their families are thriving long after they return home. That's why we find and fund innovative programs in communities where veterans, their families and caregivers live and work. That's how we tackle the problems that can prevent our veterans from fulfilling their dreams for the next chapter of their lives.

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Mission

The Bob Woodruff Foundation is the nonprofit dedicated to ensuring injured service members, veterans and their families thrive long after they return home. A national organization with grassroots reach, the Bob Woodruff Foundation complements the work of the federal government —diligently navigating the maze of more than 46,000 nonprofits providing services to veterans—finds, funds and shapes innovative programs, and holds them accountable for results. To date, we have invested more than $22 million in 100+ organizations, reaching more than 2 million service members, support personnel, veterans and their families. OUR CHARITABLE INVESTMENTS The Bob Woodruff Foundation serves injured service members, veterans and their families, and the caregivers and communities who support them. We navigate a maze of more than 46,000 nonprofits serving post-9/11 veterans to find, fund and shape innovative programs meeting challenges in three key areas: 1. Educationand Employment: - Fellowships - Campus Transition - Career Evaluation and Exploration - Mentoring - Vocational and Job Training - Business Ownership and Entrepreneurship 2. Rehabilitation and Recovery: - Mental health and suicide prevention - Substance abuse programs - Adaptive solutions - Pain management - Alternative therapies - Health and wellness - Long-term healthcare 3. Quality of Life: - Housing - Financial Health - Family and Community Relationships - Recreation, Respite and Socialization - Purpose/Meaning

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