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Veterans Day Giving Match: Support Teachers in Military Communities

November 10, 2017

$700,000 Matching Grant to Support Teachers Helping MilFams Really big news: Craig Newmark Philanthropies is providing a 2X match on DonorsChoose classroom projects that serve military communities. The grant will also support an innovative new tool on the DonorsChoose platform to ensure that donors, teachers, and site visitors can search for (and fund) classroom projects at the… Read more »

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Standing Up For Veterans Should Happen Year-Round

November 9, 2017

We can't forget what service members and veterans have done for all Americans. We must also recognize that their families have also served the country. This week was a celebration and a remembrance at Bob Woodruff Foundation's annual Stand Up For Heroes Fundraiser, in collaboration with the New York Comedy Festival. I had the honor… Read more »

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Job Resources for Veterans And Their Families

October 18, 2017

Blue Star Families began when a group of military spouses got together to make a difference in the lives of military families. They knew the issues surrounding military families and saw a need for a platform where milfams could join forces with the general public and their communities to address the challenges of military life…. Read more »

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#Give2Veterans: How A Single Retweet Can Help A Veteran

September 25, 2017

Hey, the goal of the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF), if you're not familiar with us, is to create long-lasting, positive outcomes for post-9/11 impacted veterans, service members and their families. We've joined forces with the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to raise funds to support veterans through their #Give2Veterans campaign, which runs until September 30th…. Read more »

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Finding Gender Equity for Veterans Despite Barriers

August 28, 2017

There are so many veterans in the US, and never enough support. Though, there are good orgs who are really serious about getting stuff done. The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is fighting hard for the often invisible veterans: Women. #SheWhoBorneTheBattle is IAVA’s campaign to fully recognize and improve services for women veterans. The… Read more »

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How I Went From Fashionista to Veteran Advocate

August 8, 2017

[This guest blog post was won in support of the Bob Woodruff Foundation.] Above the din of the crowd surrounding the red carpet, the clicking sounds subtly announced the explosions that were glittering camera flashes bombarding me. The lights were everywhere, reminiscent of the stars in the American flag. They say one cannot see the… Read more »

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