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Wounded Warrior Project gives 100 percent for veterans

I am really proud to share the Wounded Warrior Project activities with our Hartselle Enquirer readers this week. I am the widow of a veteran, the daughter of a veteran and the granddaughter of a veteran, and I appreciate everything the Wounded Warrior Project does to help our wounded veterans.

The Wounded Warrior Project was started in 2003 in Roanoke, Virginia, by a group of veterans and friends. The mission is to honor and empower “wounded warriors” who incurred a physical or mental injury, illnesses or wound, related to their military service on or after Sept. 11, 2001.

People might also be eligible for the program who are the family member or caregiver of a Wounded Warrior.

The Wounded Warrior Project gives 100 percent of project funds to the veteran programs. In 2019 a total of $200 million went directly to Wounded Warrior programs.

More than 168,000 Wounded Warriors, family members and caregivers were registered with the Wounded Warriors Project as of Sept. 30, 2019. The need is great and growing. Every month in 2019, more than 1,500 Warriors and family members registered to receive the free programs and services.

Services include mental health, career counseling, long term rehabilitative care and policy advocacy and also improving the lives of millions of Wounded Warriors and their families.

You can make a life-changing difference to help our veterans battle their way back from life-altering injuries. They gave their all for our country – for you and for me. If you would like to make a much-needed donation, go online to supportwwp.org/renew.

Local Community News

Charlotte Evans Wise of Homewood and Lacon will be moving from Brookwood Hospital to their Brookdale facility soon. She has had speech therapy since her stroke and is able to speak on the phone in her room. Her room number is 1412. All prayers will be greatly appreciated.

Rocky and Cassandra Garrison, music directors at Fairview–The Grace Place, conducted a special music service that included contemporary and conventional songs April 26 on Facebook Live at 10 a.m.