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Removing Barriers, Rebuilding Lives

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Severely injured Veteran, Michael Gower and his wife Kelli receive a specially adapted custom home from Homes For Our Troops, enabling them to rebuild their life and regain some of the freedom and independence they lost.

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Healing Through Cooking: A Veteran’s Story

Chef Ro Sanders shared how cooking healed her PTSD
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A decorated Army veteran, Chef Roshara Sanders grew up in a Habitat for Humanity home in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and it was her mother, Sharon, who fed her growing appetite for cooking and preparing meals. In honor of Veteran’s Day, Chef Ro discusses her life journey to become a professional chef, as well as how her service influences her life today and how cooking helps to heal her PTSD.

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Enhancing Veteran Lives Through Mobile Connectivity

by Mike Katz
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Every time I interact with a veteran, two thoughts enter my mind.

The first is the memory of my grandfather and personal hero, First Sergeant John Katz – a Hungarian immigrant who entered the country through Ellis Island and enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army in 1942. He was 32 years old.

Wells Fargo Supports Veterans With Housing, Career Transition Assistance

More than $170 million in donations overall since 2012 delivers steady support for military community
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:  WFC) announced the company has donated more than $170 million overall since 2012 to military- and veteran-related nonprofits that support housing, career transition, financial education and more.  

Honoring Our Veterans and Military Families Through Corporate Commitments

By Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas, Managing Director, CECP
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On Veterans Day, we honor our country’s military veterans who served to protect our freedom and rights. Many of us at CECP have family members and friends who have served or are serving in the military, and in our special salute, we want to highlight the commitment by companies to support military families and veterans.

Booz Allen Committed to Military Spouse Careers, Sponsors 100 Fellowships

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How is today’s military community changing—and what does this mean for the career growth and mobility of military spouses? How can community connections on and off the base support military spouse career growth and mobility?

Booz Allen joined other industry and government leaders in this space to explore these questions and more at the third annual Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Summit and Inaugural Military Spouse Impact Awards Dinner, of which the firm is a platinum sponsor.

New fellowships for military spouses

Lockheed Martin Honors America's Veterans at National Memorial Day Concert

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Lockheed Martin is a proud sponsor the National Memorial Day Concert, which honors the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country.

The 30th annual broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert will air live on PBS Sunday, May 26, 2019, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. To check your local listings, visit http://www.pbs.org/national-memorial-day-concert/about/when-watch/.

Salute to Service Members, Spouses and Veterans: Wells Fargo’s Commitment to Financial Readiness

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By Darlene Goins, senior vice president and head of Hands on Banking® at Wells Fargo

In recognition of National Military Appreciation Month, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) just released results from its 2019 Military Financial Readiness Survey, and they were surprising.  The survey, conducted by Harris Poll and sponsored by Wells Fargo, found that:

  • Nearly 9 in 10 active service members and 84% of spouses or partners have worries about personal finances.

3 Ways to Honor Memorial Day Through Corporate Philanthropy

Quick and easy ways to get your workforce behind the meaning of Memorial Day
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Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the US military. Originating during the Civil War, Memorial Day was declared a federal holiday in 1971. While businesses across the nation are closed, giving their employees the three-day weekend start to summer, it doesn’t mean you can’t observe and incorporate this day into your total CSR strategy.

No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11
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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11

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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11

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