Since 2004 we have provided funding to many wounded Veterans, including spouses of our Fallen Warriors. What is unique about how we disperse financial help is that we ask our member Veterans to send out the checks to those new to our organization. Along with each check, our Vets send a letter introducing themselves, telling their own stories and letting recipients know they have someone who understands and is there for them. With limited resources, the WHOA checks are not huge but they come with something most valuable, even priceless – second chances to make a new life because someone cares.

Every dollar counts at WHOA. Your donation will go a long way to help the Wounded Heroes and their families.

Read excerpts from some of their letters below.

My Name is Thomas Jennings and I’m a Disabled Veteran. I joined the Marines in 1996, I was stationed at Camp Pendleton and went to the Amphibious Assault School in del Mar. I served 9 years and 8 months and loved being at the tip of the spear. I went overseas 3 times which include places such as Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Dubai, Kosovo and many others. I loved the camaraderie of the Marine Corp and I met some of the finest, loyal and awesome friends that I will ever have in my life. I was referred to Wounded Heroes of America by my buddy Ernesto Gutierrez, who served with me in Okinawa under Combat Assault Battalion. Wounded Heroes of America has helped me by providing financial advice as well as hosting family events, not only to bond with my family but with other veterans. I truly thank them for all the help and support they have given me and my wife, as well as my 4 little ones. Keep up the good work SEMPER FI!!!

Thomas Jennings

Since 2004 we have provided funding to many wounded Veterans, including spouses of our Fallen Warriors. What is unique about how we disperse financial help is that we ask our member Veterans to send out the checks to those new to our organization. Along with each check, our Vets send a letter introducing themselves, telling their own stories and letting recipients know they have someone who understands and is there for them. With limited resources, the WHOA checks are not huge but they come with something most valuable, even priceless – second chances to make a new life because someone cares.

Every dollar counts at WHOA. Your donation will go a long way to help the Wounded Heroes and their families.

Click here to see excerpts from some of their letters.

Javier:

My name is Ronald Javier Enequesalazar. I was born in Lima, Peru. Country located in South America. In the year 1991 I was brought to the United States of great America by my parents for a better life. I was 8 years old when I arrived to this country. I started 4th grade and went…

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Isaac:

Greetings Fellow Veterans and Family,   My name is Isaac Norales, and I am a combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps. I severed from August 2004 to April 2013 (8yrs, 8mos) and toured four times to the Middle East; three to Iraq, and once to Afghanistan. During my time in, I have visited…

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Alvin:

Hello Warriors My name is Alvin Reyes. I would first like to say Thank You to all the Warriors for their sacrifices and choice to defend our county and the world. My journey with the military family started when I was a child. I grew up in the city of Hawthorne. I come from a…

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Will:

To all my fellow warriors:   I hope this letter finds you in good spirits. My name is Willabert Bonet but everyone calls me Will for short. I served in the United States Marine Corps from August 2002 to August 2006. I was born and raised in Brooklyn East New York. I never thought about…

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Carlos:

Dear fellow veterans, I served 9 years in both the Marine Corps and in the Army. I realized that regardless of the branch of service we have served in or which campaign we took part in, we are all brothers/sisters in arms. I was injured while serving in Iraq in 2003.As a result of my…

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Tristan:

My fellow service men and women, Hello my name is Tristan Duncan; I am married to my wife Elizabeth going on 3 years now.  We just moved into a gated community in Anaheim and I am currently attending school in Norco for video game design.After I graduated high school in 2001, I took some time…

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Joe

My name is Joseph Anzack, Sr. I became a part of 9-11 in 2007 when my son Joseph Jr. was missing, DUSTWUN, for 11 days from May 12th to May 23rd, there were 7 soldiers and 1 interpreter (Don’t know his name) that were in the battle of the crater. My son Joseph Anzack Jr,…

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Alex:

First thing, I would like to wish everybody a Happy New Years. My name is Cpl Alexander A Hernandez U.S.M.C. and my story is much like all you’re ok I will start of when I was a kid I was born in the great 1985. Since as long as I can remember I always wanted…

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Oscar:

I have been deployed to combat 3 times, totaling 40 months. I have been home now for 6 years now and I am still in transition mode. I know it’s not easy, and I am very thankful to WHOA for all the help they have provided. I know it’s tough and for people like Mike…

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Brandon:

My name is Brandon J. Douglas and I am a United States Veteran.  I served in the United States Navy as an airman and advanced to the pay grade of petty officer third class prior to my honorable discharge after serving four exciting years. I remember the moment I saw the planes hit the twin…

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