“The Bob Woodruff Foundation is greatly enhancing our ability to connect veterans to their community through physical and social activity,” says Mike Erwin, founder and executive director of Team Red, White & Blue. “Their grant directly supports the delivery of fitness and recreation programs at 12 of our local chapters, impacting the lives of nearly one thousand veterans.”
Bob Woodruff Foundation’s Executive Director Anne Marie Dougherty states, “Our mission aligns with Team Red, White and Blue’s support of the physical and psychological well-being of veterans. We are delighted to support the organization and we wish them much success in strengthening and expanding its chapters.”
According to Erwin, the grant will help Team RWB to continue transforming the Veteran non-profit landscape through its grassroots approach to bridge the military and civilian communities.
Team RWB has 12 local chapters the grant will support in the following cities: Syracuse, NY; Buffalo, NY; Boston, MA; Washington, DC; Houston, TX; Tampa, FL; Daytona, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Alexandria, LA; Phoenix, AZ; and San Diego, CA.
About Bob Woodruff Foundation
The Bob Woodruff Foundation is the nonprofit dedicated to ensuring injured service members, veterans and their families are thriving. A national organization with grassroots reach, it diligently navigates the maze of more than 40,000 nonprofits providing services to post-9/11 veterans, finds and funds the most innovative programs, and holds those programs accountable for measurable results. To date, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has invested approximately $13 million in 80 organizations, reaching more than a million service members, support personnel, veterans, their families and caregivers.