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 …

RAT Beach Bike tour 2015

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On Saturday Sept 26 -The South Bay Sunrise Rotary club of Torrance hosts their 6th Annual RAT RIDE. This is our second year helping guide the riders. The race consist of several distances from 15 miles to 61 miles throughout many of the South Bay communities- It has a little bit for everyone, including a nice ride along the beach. …

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 …

Memorial Day 2015

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Memorial Day 2015 was a memorable weekend indeed around the South Bay.  Every year Green Hills Memorial Park is host to one of the largest ceremonies in the Southland commemorating Memorial Day and honoring those that have served and those that have given as, Abraham Lincoln stated in the Gettysburg Address, “Their Last Measure of Devotion”.  This year was a …

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 …