ANNUAL EVENTS / OUR 14 POINT FUNDRAISING PROGRAM

OPERATION: WOUNDED WARRIORS

 

 

1.  50 STATES IN 75 DAYS!

 

This is our Signature Event. We will visit a minimum of 300 American Legions and VFW’s (combined) in ALL 50 states in 75 days. Post Commanders will be given a date and time for our visit. We encourage them to have their members attend.

 

 

2.  PRO SPORTS DAYS

 

This includes the NBA, NFL, MLB and the NHL – one game per season for each team will be dedicated to our Wounded Warriors. Donations from fans and the professional teams.

 

A Plaque will be awarded to the team in each sport that raises the most money.

 

 

3.  NASCAR DAYS

 

Selected races around the country will be chosen and donations will be solicited from the fans and the track itself.

 

A Plaque will be awarded to the NASCAR race that raises the most money.

 

 

4.  BENEFIT CONCERTS

 

There will be at least one country music concert, one heavy metal concert and one pop concert. One will be on the East Coast, one on the West Coast and one in the Midwest. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Operation: Wounded Warriors and donations will also be solicited at the entrance.

 

A Plaque will be awarded to the male and female winner and to the runner that raises the most money.

 

 

5.  MOTORCYCLE RIDE / CARAVAN

 

There will be at least 1 event in ALL 50 states. These will be 100 mile rides - 50 miles out and 50 miles back. Riders will get pledges from friends for each mile traveled. These rides will be led by American Legion riders whenever possible.

 

A Plaque will be awarded to the rider who raises the most money in each state.

 

 

6.  OPERATION: WOUNDED WARRIORS APPRECIATION DAYS -                 RESTAURANTS

 

Selected restaurants will make a donation for each Customer served on Appreciation Days. Customers will also have the opportunity to make donations.

      

A Plaque will be awarded to the restaurant that raises the most money.

 

 

7.  OPERATION: WOUNDED WARRIORS APPRECIATION DAYS –                 MOVIE THEATERS

 

Selected theater chains will make a donation for each customer that day. Customers will also have the opportunity to make donations.

 

A Plaque will be awarded to the theater that raises the most money.

 

 

8.  OPERATION: WOUNDED WARRIORS - AMERICAN LEGION DAY

 

A specific day will be designated to honor all Wounded Warriors at every American Legion. Donations will be made by each Post’s members and guests.

    

A Plaque and cash prize will be awarded to the American Legion that raises the most money.

 

 

9.  OPERATION WOUNDED WARRIORS - VFW DAY

 

A specific day will be designated to honor all Wounded Warriors at every VFW. Donations will be made by each Post’s members and guests.

 

A Plaque and cash prize will be awarded to the VFW that raises the most money.

 

 

10.   CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENTS

 

There  will be 4 tournaments each year.  Each tournament will have 12 foursomes and  each foursome will have a celebrity golfer  –  Golfers will bid to gain entry to the tournament.  Spectators will purchase tickets.

 

A Plaque will be awarded to each member of the winning foursome.

 

 

11.   OPERATION: WOUNDED WARRIORS GALAS

 

These will be held in Palm Beach, FL, Los Angeles, CA and New York, New York. These are black tie affairs with dinner and dancing. A variety of celebrities including actors, entertainers, comedians and musicians will attend. A silent auction will also be held at these events.

 

 

12.   5K AND 10K RUNS

 

These will be in selected cities in all 50 states. Participants pay an entry fee plus obtain pledges from friends and family.

 

A Plaque will be awarded to the male and female winner and to the runner that raises the most money.

 

   

 13.   AUCTION

 

This will be an ongoing event on our website.  Items  will  include  Sports  Memorabilia,  Entertainment Memorabilia, Travel Packages,  Sports  Packages,  Cruises,  Airline Tickets,  Hotel  Packages, Resort Packages and Casino Packages.

 

        

14.   COIN CANISTERS

 

These will be  placed in all VFW’s and  American Legion’s and other  selected  businesses nationwide. Donations will be sent to us on the first  business day of each month.  The top 10 organizations will be listed on our website each month.           

 

 

 **  OUR FUNDRAISING PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

WITHOUT NOTICE **

 

 

 

   DO YOU HAVE AN IDEA FOR A FUNDRAISING EVENT

 

TELL US ABOUT IT! 

 

Go to the FEEDBACK tab on our website and complete the form and we will contact you to discuss your idea in greater detail.

 

      





OPERATION WOUNDED WARRIORS, INC.

 

Charity License Number: 

      CH41575

 

Tax ID Number: 

       

      46-5606439

 

IRS 501(c)(3) Non Profit, Tax Exempt Status Number: 

 17053349302035

 

ALL DONATIONS ARE

    TAX DEDUCTIBLE

 

THANK YOU FOR  SUPPORTING ALL OF 

OUR VETERANS AND WOUNDED WARRIORS!

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