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26.2 MCM for Wounded Warriors

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BENEFITING: Virginia Wounded Warrior Program

EVENT DATE: Oct 26, 2014

Leslie Hanson

THE STORY:

Did you know that Virginia is home to over 840,000 veterans?  Among them are those who are fighting to overcome significant challenges such as the loss of one or more limbs, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury.  Additionally, many veterans are struggling to overcome mental health issues, substance abuse, unemployment, and homelessness.  The Virginia Wounded Warrior Program (VWWP) offers services to all veterans in the commonwealth, regardless of their state of legal residence.  The VWWP provides behavioral health, rehabilitation services, and support to veterans, National Guard members, reservists, and their family members.  As of February, 2014, the program has:

         Delivered 5,431 individual services delivered (Information and Referrals + Direct Services)
         Provided 1,938 individuals information and referrals
         Provided 3,453  individual direct services
         Conducted 712  community events by VWWP staff
         Sponsored or Co-sponsored community events reaching 171,706 Virginians
         Sponsored 64 VWWP briefings specifically targeted to a military audiences reaching 4851 military personnel and families

Donations to VWWP are used for direct veterans services for veterans and their families and outreach to let veterans and their families know what services exist.  No donations are used for staff, administration, or fundraising.


To increase awareness and raise funds for this worthy program, I am running in the 39th Marine Corps Marathon on October 26, 2014.  I will be running 26.2 miles with the Marines, representing, remembering, and honoring our veterans with every mile.  As part of my fundraising activities, I am humbly requesting donations.  Your contribution, in any amount, will go directly to the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program to serve those to whom we owe the most.  Thank you for your support of the VWWP and my run!

If you are a veteran in need, or you know of one, please direct them to the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program for assistance.

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To This Fundraiser

$287

MONEY RAISED
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  • TOM CAMPBELL

    $100

  • Cheryl Todd

     

  • Ed & Vickie Kavanaugh

    $25

  • Angel Dondero

    $50

  • Mug

    $20

  • Calvin Davis

    $22

  • Anonymous

    $50

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11% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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The Team: $287 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

Way to go, Leslie 3 years ago

Calvin Davis

Calvin Davis

DONATION: $22

3 years ago

Mug

Mug

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Angel Dondero

Angel Dondero

DONATION: $50

Your efforts, passion and loyalty, to such a wonderful cause, is truly inspirational! I will be praying for you and those you are running in honor of! May the road rise up to meet you... Xoxoxo 3 years ago

Ed & Vickie Kavanaugh

Ed & Vickie Kavanaugh

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Cheryl Todd

Cheryl Todd

To a wonderful daughter. You are a true inspiration to your daughters, all three. I know you will do well on your run. Because of your sense of commitment you will probably do the marathon in your best time ever! 3 years ago

TOM CAMPBELL

TOM CAMPBELL

DONATION: $100

TO MY AMAZING WIFE. YOU ARE THE BEST! I PRAY THAT YOU HAVE A SAFE AND FUN RUN, THIS BEING YOUR FIRST MARATHON. YOU ARE THE STRONGEST PERSON I KNOW. GOOD LUCK 3 years ago