SEATTLE, April 26, 2018 – Seattle will host its annual GiveBIG day on May 9. For those 24 hours, local community foundations and Seattle residents can support local nonprofits through an online giving challenge. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) will be among the charities registered to participate.
From 12:00 am until 11:59 pm on May 9, supporters can visit https://www.givebigseattle.org/wounded-warrior-project-1 to donate to WWP. Donors may also schedule an early online donation starting April 26. Their generosity will make it possible for wounded warriors to take part in connection opportunities and benefit from program resources at no cost to them. Results from the 2017 WWP Annual Warrior Survey illustrate the importance of connection at WWP outreach events. To learn more, visit https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/survey.
Additionally, WWP will open its doors in Seattle for a special luncheon where attendees will be able to see the Seattle office up close, meet staff, and hear from Army veteran Jeramiah Pauley about how WWP empowered him during his recovery.
Where: 2200 Alaskan Way, Suite 130, Seattle, WA
When: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Who: RSVP to Nancy Fash at [email protected] or 904.405.1345
“The communities where our warriors live and work have a significant role in their recoveries,” said Gary Corless, WWP chief development officer. “Members of the community interact daily with the injured service members we serve, and they see the need is great and growing. That perspective gives them a chance to understand some of the challenges warriors face when returning to civilian life and the hope Wounded Warrior Project's services provide. Events like GiveBIG make a significant difference. We're extremely grateful for the past generosity of the Seattle community and are excited about this year's event.”
WWP also connects warriors through services focused on mental and physical health and wellness, financial wellness, independence, government relations, and community relations and partnerships. If you are interested in impacting the lives of warriors and joining our team, visit https://www.linkedin.com/company/125657.
About Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) connects, serves, and empowers wounded warriors. Read more at http://newsroom.woundedwarriorproject.org/about-us.
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