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Hope For The Warriors Thanks Altria for $75K Donation

>PRWEB.COM Newswire

Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013

Hope For The Warriors® depends upon corporate support to execute its continued work with service members and military families. This week. Hope for the Warriors received a $75,000 grant from Altria, headquartered in Richmond, to support the nonprofit’s continued work with wounded service members and military families. This grant will support program work within Community & Military Relations, including Community Outreach, Family Support, and Military Culture Competency Training. Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty.

“Altria is proud to be a supporter of Hope For The Warriors®. The employees of the Altria family of companies take pride in knowing Hope for the Warriors® pursuit of excellence continues to be about creating new possibilities and transforming a vision into action,” said Immanuel Sutherland, Sr. Specialist for Community Relations.

The Community & Military Relations pillar engages both military and civilian communities, uniting corporate and civil leaders, school districts, military agencies and more to work together with a shared goal of embracing the military families within their community. By developing relationships within the community—through both events and program work—Hope For The Warriors® can build a new, supportive community for the military family.

“Altria has been an impactful corporate partner of Hope For The Warriors® since 2006,” Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® president said. “The donation from Altria will help us successfully engage our communities, educate civilians about military culture, and integrate our military families back into their communities.”

About Altria:
Altria Group is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, and John Middleton. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Philip Morris Capital Corporation and has a continuing economic and voting interest in SABMiller. For more information, visit

About Hope For The Warriors®:
The mission of Hope For the Warriors® ( is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator ( for two consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

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