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The Efforts Of The Wounded Warrior Project

612 words - 3 pages

Jake Behrens
English 10 H
Mr. Rice
March 5, 2014
Non-Profit Wounded Warrior Project Paper

The WWP was started in 2003 to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of severely injured service members; to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other; to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. The WWP is worthy of support because its mission is to help wounded vets and soldiers in the field with monetary support, jobs, and gatherings to have them meet their supporters.
The WWP helps out veterans and their care takers with financial and unemployment needs. As executive Director Steven Nardizzi explained their mission was “To foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history” (WWP). By this they mean that they want to have the most veterans served than any other company or nonprofit while at the same time having the highest quality service. Over the last 10+ years the WWP [Wounded Warrior Project] has helped thousands of veterans and current soldiers who have been mentally or physically injured while in the United State Military. They will also help out veterans with housing and will find them jobs that work with their previous educations (Congress).
There was a court hearing about the needs of homeless and unemployed veterans, and how the government can help them with housing and jobs. The next quote was taken from the brief of the court case. “….a description of 18 programs operated by the VA [veteran affairs] that may be used to help homeless veterans and their families.” This gives the veteran affairs the ability to start new programs, like the Wounded Warrior Project, that can be used towards the benefits of veterans and current military and/or Department of...

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