Super FSC Traci Via

Congrats to Super FSC, Traci Via!   Traci recently worked with an Army veteran family struggling to keep up with the many demands that can come from caregiving.  After identifying specific needs and researching potential collaborating organizations, Traci was able to coordinate: * A new desktop computer from Tech for Troops * A new tempurpedic mattress to allow the couple to share a bed for the first time in months from Furnishing Hope * A life coach for the caregiver through Operation Family Caregiver * A jogging stroller purchased from our unmet needs fund   With only shipping costs and
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QoLF Executive Director, Rachel O’Hern, at the Invictus Games Symposium on Invisible Wounds

Last week, our Executive Director Rachel O’Hern was honored to participate in The Invictus Games Symposium on Invisible Wounds presented by the George W. Bush Institute  with a panel of subject matter experts and share her thoughts on the role of nonprofit organizations.  See a brief summary of her thoughts below:   Regarding the role of nonprofit organizations, I believe that private organizations should provide complementary programs to existing government services.  Here at Quality of Life Foundation, we always work in collaboration with a family’s VA or DoD care team to ensure we are all working efficiently to the same
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Caregiver in Grenada, MS

My son James and I (his caregiver and mother) live in Grenada, MS Jim as we call him returned home in 2006 from his fifth deployment to Iraq. He had some injuries although physically not life threatening for which we were thankful but as time went on the PTSD began to present itself in many forms for which he sought treatment for there in Cheyenne, Wyoming at Warren AFB, But at one point things got just really tough and because another deployment was upcoming and he had 20 years in he decided to retire out not even considering asking for
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William H. Donner Foundation

With the support from the William H. Donner Foundation and the continuous hard work from our Family Support Coordinators (FSC), the Quality of Life Foundation has been able to help wounded veteran caregivers and their families meet their needs, whether that is through goods or services.