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SPECIAL OPERATIONS WARRIOR FOUNDATION

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Military Parcel Xpress will donate a portion of every shipment to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.

PURPOSE: For nearly 33 years, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation has provided surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps Special Operations Forces (SOF) with the college education their fallen parent would have wanted for them. It also provides financial assistance and support to special operations personnel who are severely wounded.

MISSION: The Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) was founded in 1980 to serve ?the militaryfs special operations forces and their families. A tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, the SOWF is dedicated to ensuring no-cost college scholarship grants and educational counseling to the children surviving special operations personnel who are killed in a training accident or operational mission. Additionally, the SOWF provides funds to the families of severely wounded and hospitalized special operations personnel to meet their immediate financial needs.

ORGANIZATION: The SOWF is governed by a Board of Directors (up to 25 members), which consults with a Board of Advisors. The Board of Directors has four standing committees: Executive, Development, Audit & Finance, and Governance. The SOWF office is located four miles from MacDill AFB, the home of the United States Special Operations Command. The Foundation has 11 full-time salaried employees.

EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT: The Special Operations Warrior Foundation is committed to providing educational counseling and college scholarship grants that include tuition, books, fees, room and board for more than 950 children of fallen special operations personnel. In 2011, the SOWF provided $3.7 million in scholarship grants, educational programs, beneficiary support, counseling and secured funds for future obligations.

WOUNDED SOF WARRIOR SUPPORT: The Special Operations Warrior Foundation provides much-needed immediate financial assistance to severely wounded and hospitalized special operations personnel. In 2012, the SOWF provided $290,000 to the families of wounded Special Operations Forces. Since this program began in 2005, more than $1.8 million has been provided to SOF families.

 

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