WHOA 2020 Operation Santa is almost here.

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  More details to come! Drop-off or Send a Gift Our Toy Drive is open until December 22! You can stop-by and drop-off your gift; or, mail it to: 14147 Hawthorne Blvd.Hawthorne, CA 90250 Make a donation $5, $10, $15 make a difference when good hearts come together. The funds raised in this dedicated campaign will cover additional toys, gift …

Looking Back and Forward: Since 2001 the journey continues

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  It was sometime in the middle of October 2001. I took my daughter to get her braces, and, after being a good family guy, I felt the need to hit a bucket of balls and went to a nearby golf course.   While there, out on the green, I had the idea to organize a golf tournament. The pain …

South Bay Sunrise Rotary Club a great friend to WHOA

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There is an undisputable fact that Americans love their Vets. We at Wounded Heroes of America rely heavily on the help and support from our community to be able to accomplish the work we do. Without the help from community leaders, business owners, and local politicians we could not do what we do. We have developed the best relationship, friendship, …

2015 WHOA Annual Turkey Giveaway

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As the year comes to a close, we have much to be thankful for. First blessing is the friendship and partnership we have cultivated with Albertsons. A very special thanks to the managers at the Carson store on Main and Sepulveda, Vance Bennett and Jody Carr, who have demonstrated year after year to be real friends to WHOA and strong supporters …

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 …