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Restoring a foundation of strength, stability, and community since 2006


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We believe those touched by military service can succeed at home by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope. Nationally, Hope For The Warriors provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.

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Discover the profound impact made by Hope for the Warriors in 2023 alone.


Hope For The Warriors (HOPE) changed the lives of over 29,101 post 9/11 Veterans, Spouses, Caregivers and their families.


HOPE’s Volunteer Program delivered 10,899 food, care packages, and other items to military stationed overseas.


91.6% of every dollar raised goes directly to programs and services for the warrior community


525 volunteers logged more than 5,100 hours of service in support of post 9/11 military and veteran families



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Hope For The Warriors is a family, united by our shared conviction of honor and service.

We envision a world where HOPE helps to shape a life of passion, purpose and value to society by providing opportunities that promote well-being, financial stability and community connection. Our work is to walk alongside the military and their families and to enhance the quality of life for the entire post-9/11 warrior community.

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Is Hope For The Warriors a civilian 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization?

Absolutely! Hope For The Warriors, is proudly recognized as a civilian 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. This designation reflects our commitment to serving our nation’s heroes and their families with integrity, transparency, and dedication. Your support and contributions to Hope For The Warriors help us continue our vital mission of providing assistance and resources to those who have sacrificed for our country. Thank you for being a part of our community and making a difference in the lives of our service members and veterans.

Does Hope For The Warriors have a Charity Navigator rating?

Absolutely! HOPE takes great pride in achieving a prestigious 4-star Charity Navigator rating for an impressive 13 consecutive years. This esteemed recognition is a testament to our unwavering commitment to transparency, accountability, and effectiveness in serving our nation’s heroes and their families. Only 1% of all rated charities have earned this distinguished honor, highlighting the exceptional standard of excellence that HOPE upholds. Your support and trust in us enable us to continue our impactful work and make a difference in the lives of those who have sacrificed for our country. Thank you for being a part of our mission and journey towards positive change.

What does the 30x30 Memorial Day Challenge fundraising support?

The funds raised through the 30×30 Memorial Day Challenge directly support HOPE programs and services that cater to the essential needs of military and veteran families. These programs focus on a holistic approach to well-being, addressing areas such as Financial Wellness and Life Roles, Physical and Emotional Wellness, as well as Social and Community Connection. Your generous contributions enable us to provide vital resources and support to those who have served our country selflessly. Together, we can make a meaningful impact on the lives of our military heroes and their loved ones. Thank you for joining us in this important cause.

What does the challenge entail?

The challenge is a dynamic and inclusive initiative aimed at inspiring individuals to stay active and show their unwavering support for the military community. Participants are encouraged to engage in any form of physical activity for a minimum of 30 minutes each day for 30 consecutive days. This commitment showcases dedication and solidarity with our service members and veterans. Whether it’s walking, running, hiking, swimming, weightlifting, dancing, or any other activity, every movement counts towards the goal. The challenge is a fun and rewarding way to prioritize physical well-being while honoring those who have served our country. Join us in this empowering journey and make a difference through your active participation!

What is the significance of the 30x30 challenge on Memorial Day?

The Hope For The Warriors Memorial Day 30×30 Wellness Challenge holds a profound significance as it prioritizes the holistic well-being of individuals while paying tribute to the brave souls who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. This challenge is a poignant opportunity to focus on both physical and emotional wellness, emphasizing the importance of self-care and honoring the memory of our fallen heroes. By participating in the challenge, individuals not only nurture their own health but also commemorate the valor and dedication of those who have given their all for our freedom. Join us in this meaningful journey of wellness and remembrance as we strive to make a positive impact in honor of our military heroes.

How can I participate in the 30x30 challenge to support Hope For The Warriors?

Getting involved in the 30×30 challenge to support Hope For The Warriors is simple and impactful! You can easily register for the challenge by clicking here. Registration remains open throughout the entirety of the challenge, offering participants the flexibility to join whenever they are prepared and eager to make a difference. By registering and taking part in the challenge, you not only prioritize your own well-being but also contribute to the vital mission of supporting our military community. Join us in this empowering journey of movement, wellness, and support for our nation’s heroes!

What types of physical activity count for the daily 30 minute minimum?

The Hope for the Warriors 30×30 Memorial Day challenge encourages participants to engage in any form of physical activity that suits their abilities and preferences. Whether it’s walking, jogging, cycling, swimming, yoga, dancing, or any other activity that gets your body moving, it all counts towards the challenge. The challenge is subjective, allowing individuals of all abilities to participate and contribute in their unique way. The goal is to promote physical activity, health, and well-being while honoring and supporting our nation’s heroes. Join us in making a difference and taking on the challenge in a way that works best for you!

Can I create a fundraising page for the 30x30 challenge?

To create your own individual fundraising page for the Hope for the Warriors 30×30 Memorial Day challenge, participants can utilize the fundraising platform provided by Classy. By visiting the official challenge website, participants can easily set up their personalized fundraising page through Classy. This page allows individuals to share their story, set fundraising goals, and engage their network of supporters to contribute towards the cause. Creating an individual fundraising page through Classy provides a convenient and effective way for participants to raise funds, spread awareness, and support the mission of Hope for the Warriors. Join us in making a difference and creating a positive impact through your individual fundraising efforts!

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