Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is Well Under Way

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Mike and Wendy have been busy all over Southern California speaking to Federal employees. So far we’ve been to the Security and Exchange Commission, the Federal Air Marshals, the San Diego VA, the Long Beach VA, the LA Air Force Base, FAA, FBI, Custom and Border Protection and the Social Security Administration several times. So you can say we are …

Local Community Member Donates Vehicle to Wounded Veteran

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We’re going to make this short and to the point.  It’s nice when a theory turns to reality. We’ve always felt that it’s not just the government that has an obligation to care for our combat wounded Veterans, but rather, it’s everyone’s responsibility. The much resources we need to make their lives better can be found in our communities and …

Another great family receives a mortgage-free home.

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Marine, Jonathan Andrade, his wife, Nicole,  and their growing family of four are the latest of our Vets to receive a mortgage-free home. Jonathan (USMC) served two tours in Iraq and has a little bit of a brighter future thanks to Military Warriors Support Foundation and Wells Fargo. It’s hard to explain what a great gift this is to a …

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC #99918) 2015

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Every year, WHOA participates in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the world’s largest and most successful workplace giving campaign. Established in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy, its mission is to provide federal employees with an opportunity to better their communities by contributing to causes they care about. The Federal Government’s Office of Personnel and Management (OPM) vets all 501©3 …

Moving Up!!! Jonathan and Nicole in line to get a new home!!!

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On Sept 24 2015 at Our Monthly dinner at El Cholo Restaurant Jonathan Andrade, one of our combat wounded vets, wife Nicole and their growing family are the latest of our Veterans to receive a donation of a mortgage free home from Military Warriors Support Foundation. Jonathan and family will be receiving keys to their new home in Madera, California on …

New Parents & and a Very Lucky Child

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A baby girl for Rudy and Claudia. Congrats to the Saavedra and Guillen Family! We spend a lot of time talking about the heroism and courage and selfless service to our Country from our Warriors, and they deserve every letter, every word and every story written about them, their sacrifice and their courage. I recently heard said “A Hero is …

The Rojas’ New Home – A gift to a Hero

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Today Gil and Marbella Rojas were awarded their mortgage free home by the Military Warrior Support Foundation in partnership with Wells Fargo. While we at WHOA can’t do the really big things, thank God we have friends that can. What we do pretty well is work behind the scenes to advocate on their behalf, to find resources and opportunities to …

Harvey’s Recognition Award

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Another splendid monthly gathering at El Cholo Restaurant with a special recognition to one of our board members who works tirelessly to help bring attention to our foundation, Harvey Jacobson. It was joyous to see many familiar faces come join us in acknowledging Harvey’s continued support and commitment to Wounded Heroes of America. To many of our guys, this foundation …

Wendy’s Recognition Award

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At our March Dinner, the foundation honored and recognized our executive secretary Wendy Menjivar for her dedication to the foundation and the vets we serve. Wendy is a well loved and respected member of this foundation. She keeps everything flying straight around here- from organizing events to administration, from baby showers, to Christmas, to selling fireworks; she’s in the middle …