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United Way of Berks County
Description of Service
An Eastern Pennsylvania based 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation that seeks to honor the daily sacrifices made by the brave men and women in all branches of the United States Military, but specifically those wounded on or after September 11, 2001. Aids Wounded Warriors by raising public awareness and seeking the public’s support for programs and services that assist Wounded Warriors. Funds donated to Keystone Wounded Warriors are used to support local post-9/11 veterans and their families located in or with ties to Pennsylvania. The remaining funds are donated to national post-9/11 wounded veterans organizations.
Provides these services:
Financially: Providing direct resources for daily needs such as groceries, toiletries and items for the wounded warrior and their family. Partner with a local organization, Keystone Soldiers, to provide these immediate needs. Also provide financial counseling to our Wounded Warriors to help in their transition from the military to civilian life.
Physically: Keeping our Wounded Warriors active is key to their overall wellbeing. Partnered with Corps Fitness, Wyomissing, Pa to provide specialized physical training and goal setting in an active, physical lifestyle. Also works with local gyms in the area in which our Wounded Warriors are located to ensure they are provided the opportunity to stay active.
Mentally: One of the major problems faced by our Wounded Warriors is mental health. Strives to help our warriors by providing counseling and mentorship. Aactively working with local veteran’s counseling centers to provide much needed support for our heroes. Also strives to match up our Wounded Warriors who have gone through similar experiences and establish a mentor relationship.
Supports Wounded Warriors with ties to Pennsylvania and is looking for support. Organizations can donate financially or services to support our Wounded Warriors. They host numerous events throughout the year to raise awareness and support for our wounded warriors. Always looking for motivated individuals or groups to volunteer and participate in our events. Call the office to get involved.