Simple Ways to Help Support Veterans
Oct 4, 2016 - 11:52:24 AM
“Our nation’s veterans deserve our gratitude and support every day. I find that especially around Veterans Day, there are people looking for ways to help assist with the needs of our nations’ veterans,” explains Nicole Motsek, the executive director of the EOD Warrior Foundation. “Veterans are always thankful for support from their communities, and appreciate that there are people who want to assist them.”
Here are some simple ways you can help support veterans:
“There are many ways for people to be creative supporting veterans and veteran causes,” added Motsek. “We offer many events throughout the year, like golf tournaments, a polar bear plunge, runs and a bike ride. Each successful event that benefits the Foundation is a success because of our volunteers. Their time and service adds up to a huge amount of “free” support.”
EOD Warrior Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for the EOD family by providing emergency financial relief, scholarship opportunities, physical, social, and emotional support. The Foundation serves active-duty and veteran wounded, injured or ill EOD warriors, and families of wounded and fallen EOD warriors. They offer four pillars of support and handle each request on a case-by case basis. The immediate and ongoing assistance and resources provided by the EOD Warrior Foundation to those in the EOD community are intended to provide support above and beyond the budgetary constraints of the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Foundation also provides ongoing care and maintenance for the EOD Memorial Wall at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, in remembrance of over 300 EOD technicians who have made the ultimate sacrifice while carrying out an EOD mission. To learn more about the EOD Warrior Foundation, or see their fundraising events calendar, visit their site at: www.eodwarriorfoundation.
About EOD Warrior Foundation
The EOD Warrior Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides support to EOD warriors and their family members with a priority on families of wounded and fallen EOD warriors. Specific programs include emergency financial relief, college scholarships, therapeutic healing hope and wellness retreats, and care of the EOD Memorial located at Eglin AFB, FL. To learn more about the EOD Warrior Foundation, visit their site at: www.eodwarriorfoundation.
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