Saturday, July 21, 2007

Help the Wounded Warrior Project

Our friends at Ranger Up recently launched Operation GRIM, a campaign to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. It's a cause worth supporting. Below is an excerpt from Ranger Up's website. Please take a few minutes to read it over.

Our nation owes everything to the brave men and women who have the courage to step into harm's way time and time again so that we may live peacefully here at home. As we all know, many of our nation's heroes have paid for our freedoms with their lives. Many more still have come home with life-changing injuries. These men and women lay injured in our nation's hospitals or have finally transitioned home into lives significantly altered. People that were once the finest of athletes with the best employment prospects find themselves worried about how they are going to adapt to their new lives, how will they work, exercise, live. As many folks we've spoken to that have undergone major operations such as amputations have said, even getting up in the morning takes planning. Nothing is easy anymore.

Moreover, we know that the government is failing our men and women in this regard. Walter Reed's recent incidents are just the tip of the iceberg. Other hospitals are worse, and once our soldiers, marines, sailors, and airmen are released from active duty, they have even less support.

What is the Wounded Warrior Project?

The Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization full of American patriots, many of them former servicemen and women, that is fighting to do something to help our wounded heroes. Their mission is to raise the awareness and enlist the aid of the public for the needs of severely injured service men and women, to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. In short, they are a motivated and lean organization that truly cares about our armed forces and is doing everything in its power to see that each and every wounded hero has the opportunity and tools to excel in every facet of their lives post-injury.

To read more about Operation GRIM and how you can help support the Wounded Warrior Project, visit

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1 comment:

  1. Does it count for the RUNick Vs. JBAMY dare to post here???

    Much love.