Our mission continued to advance in 2018 with our sustained focus on utilizing the most of every dollar given to our Organization in an effort to enrich Veteran’s lives. On average, 84.4 cents of every dollar was invested directly into our programs to fulfill our mission. We’re proud of that fact, and are also aware that it wouldn’t be possible without the continued support and dedication of our donors, members, and volunteers.
In 2017, we made a large capital investment in a technology overhaul. We are pleased to have been able to utilize our new tools throughout the entirety of 2018 – a way for us to gather accurate and timely data in an effort to reach more veterans and analyze programmatic outputs and outcomes. We will continue to invest in important infrastructure, necessary hiring, and expanded programs throughout 2019.
It is with our deepest gratitude that we thank you for another year of support!
Member Spotlight: Ron Oliver
Eagle, Fairbanks, Alaska
Ron served in the USAF for 16 years as an A-10 Pilot and Air Liaison Officer and is currently in the Alaska Air National Guard as a KC-135 pilot and Director of Operations for the 168th Air Refueling Squadron. He joined Team RWB while deployed in 2013 and became a member of the leadership team later that year after moving to Fairbanks. Ron is an avid runner, triathlete, and climber/outdoorsman who has seen firsthand how group physical activities with Team RWB can be a miracle drug for many people suffering from depression, anxiety, PTSD, or addiction. He shares his passion for all things physical with his Chapter in Fairbanks, knowing that what seems to be a casual meet up for a run/hike to one person could be what keeps another person going until the next time.