Disabled Veterans National Foundation awards Warrior Wellness Program $16,000 Grant

Warrior Wellness Program Receives Grant Award from Disabled Veterans National Foundation

Holiday, FL July 21, 2023 – Warrior Wellness Program, Inc. is honored to announce it has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) for $16,000. This grant will help Warrior Wellness Program provide effective mental health and wellness services to veterans with post-traumatic stress that suffer from an array of issues including isolation, anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation.

Patricia Fried, Executive Director of Warrior Wellness Program said, “Funding from DVNF will help provide effective mental health and wellness services to those who served our nation so they may have an opportunity to heal from the traumas of war.”

Joseph VanFonda (USMC Sgt.Maj. Ret.), CEO of the Disabled Veterans National Foundation said, “In caring for our Veterans’ mental health, the Warrior Wellness Program provides vital therapy for those who deal with mental stress after leaving the service. This program helps each veteran see that they are not alone in addition to teaching them important coping tools. DVNF is proud to support this program and the important work in bringing healing to all aspects of life to the veterans who participate.”

About the Disabled Veterans National Foundation:

Disabled Veterans National Foundation exists to provide critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically—after defending our safety and our freedom. DVNF achieves this mission by:

  • Offering direct financial support to veteran organizations that address the unique needs of veterans, and whose missions align with that of DVNF.
  • Providing supplemental assistance to homeless and low-income veterans through the Health & Comfort program and various empowerment resources.
  • Providing an online resource database that allows veterans to navigate the complex process of seeking benefits that they are entitled to as a result of their military service, as well as additional resources they need.
  • Serving as a thought leader on critical policy issues within the veteran community and educating the public accordingly.

About Warrior Wellness Program

Warrior Wellness Program provides both individualized services and a five-day Accelerated Wellness Program, which uses Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) and other alternative therapies to create a more healthy, connected and resilient veteran population. Since 2015, Warrior Wellness Program has served over 1000 veterans and their spouses. Those who have participated in the organizations services have experienced a 52% decrease in post-traumatic stress, a 62% reduction in depression and a 55% reduction in anxiety among other positive outcomes.

Disabled Veterans National Foundation Contact:

Communications Team

Meredith Fick