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I just wanted to let you know what an amazing trip we had with your Wounded Warriors. We could not have asked for a better group of guys. The camaraderie between the Warriors and the participants was very spec...

Dan Harris

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Derek VanBuren
Derek VanBuren

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I (SSG Derek VanBuren) was born and raised in the small rural town of Skanee in Michigans beautiful Upper Peninsula on February 6th, ...

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Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) is a proud member of R4 Alliance

R4 Alliance

A membership of programs of excellence who are providing therapeutic and community-based recreation services to Our Military Family.

Wounded Warriors in Action

Established in 2007, the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Apollo Beach Florida. The WWIA is dedicated to serving our nation's combat wounded, Purple Heart recipients, by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities.

Our Mission

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The Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation Inc. (WWIA) serves our Nation's combat wounded Purple Heart recipients by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities as a means to recognize and honor their sacrifice, encourage independence and connections with communities, and promote healing and wellness through camaraderie and a shared passion for the outdoors.

Our Situation

The country has been at war, now, for over ten years.

As of 7 January 2015, the combined number of post 9-11 service members wounded in action is 52,309. See U.S. Casualty Report

These men and women are our Nation's most treasured asset. Hunting and fishing provide excellent opportunities to assist our wounded veterans in recovering - mentally, physically, and spiritually from their war experiences.

The WWIA Goals

  • Increase Self-Reliance
  • Bolster Self-Confidence
  • Enjoy the Great Outdoors
  • Promote Spiritual Healing and Wellness
  • Instill a Sense of Belonging


American Heroes Network Interview - Gary Ray

Wounded Warriors frequently return home after serving our Nation different than when they left - life in general and their personal and professional lives have changed dramatically. WWIA strives...

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Missouri-Kansas Chapter of WWIA

Missouri-Kansas Chapter of WWIA Joe Knorr(right) gave COO Dixon Gunther(left) a check for $22,000 from the fundraising efforts of the Missouri-Kansas Chapter of WWIA. This money was raised in support of their November Hunting Event and Fundraiser Dinner. Way to go Joe!

St. Croix Casino Danbury Fundraiser Nets over $11000!

St. Croix Casino Danbury Fundraiser St Croix Casino Danbury has donated funds to WWIA for the Wisconsin Healing Center at Camp Hackett in the amount of $11,967! This is the third year they have generously donated, bringing the combined total to $32,871. WOW! Outstanding effort. Special thanks to those pictured below: St. Croix Casinos Director of Marketing Jamie Buck, WWIA Founder, John McDaniel, along with Bruce Taylor, John Peake and Kellie Davis of St. Croix Casino Danbury.

Unicorr Packing Group nets our Heroes $22,988.39!!

Unicorr Packing Group

Unbelievable. Look at what Unicorr Packing Group in the great state of Vermont did for our heroes!


Led by Mike and Debi Davenport, these tremendous folks blew the lid clean off...our single most successful fund raiser in WWIA history.

Please help us thank the employees and leadership of Unicorr!! WWIA & its Heroes salute the working men and women of America!

Friends of the NRA raise more than 9,000!!

Friends of the NRA

Gracious fundraising and commitment to our heroes led the Friends of the NRA to raise $9,314!!

A very special thank you from our heroes and the WWIAF!

Harvest Land raise $12,500 for our heroes!!

Harvest Land raise 12,500 for our heroes

Harvest Land employees (from left) Johnnie Blevins, Shane Young and Kevin Peterson (dressed as Santa Claus) present Mark Broda (second from right) of the Wounded Warriors In Action Foundation a check for $12,500 through the Delivering Honor program.

Winner MoKan WSM 17 Drawing

Winner MoKan WSM 17 Drawing

Congratulations to Wayne Isbell winner of the MO-KAN Ducks-N-Bucks 2013 WSM 17 Drawing.

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