Walk for the Wounded raises awareness of suicide among military veterans

By Kathleen E. Carey, Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Among the participants at Saturday’s Walk for the Wounded was a team representing one of the travesties organizers hope to combat.

Team Always Faithful raised over $1,800 for Operation First Response in honor of James Kalitz, a U.S. Marine and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran who commit suicide Aug. 31.

“His loss has broke the hearts of all who knew and loved him,” Peggy Baker, president of Operation First Response said. ...

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Ocean City, NJ Walk for the Wounded “Save the Date”

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8th Annual Walk for the Wounded

To benefit Operation First Response

September 24, 2016
Ocean City Boardwalk | Music Pier
Registration: 8:30 am | Walk Begins: 10 am

Together we have raised more than $400,000 to support our heroes.
We hope you’ll join us once again in supporting this incredible cause by:
Sponsoring the Walk
Advertising in the Dedication Booklet
Participating in the ...

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CPL Ronny Porta

During a special hour-long “Hannity” event, a wounded U.S. marine took Sean’s seat so that he could deliver a special message to Donald Trump.

USMC Cpl. Tony Porta was wounded by an IED that killed two of his squad mates, and now he is the spokesperson for Veterans for Trump.

“When you become president, I don’t want you to work for those guys who are giving tons of money to a lot of people. I want you to work for us,” Porta ...

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Hy-Vee’s Homefront initiative to help Veterans

Through the Hy-Vee “Round Up for the Homefront” program, customers can join Hy-Vee in supporting veterans and military members when they check out Nov. 5–15 at the company’s 240 grocery stores across eight Midwestern states. The Round Up program provides customers the opportunity to round up their purchases to the next dollar — or a desired dollar amount — at the checkout. Hy-Vee will match customer donations, up to $100,000.

All proceeds from Hy-Vee’s Round Up program go to benefiting three ...

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USA raises money for Operation First Response

June 15th, 2015
Author: Joe Delmar, PSEG Nuclear
Through the combination of corporate donations and a charity casino night held at this year’s USA Executive Summit, more than $20,000 was raised for Operation First Response – Serving Wounded Heroes and Their Families.
Operation First Response supports our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their families with personal and financial needs. Services are provided from the onset of injury, throughout their recovery period and along their journey from military life into the civilian ...

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