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There are many organizations out there that help veterans, but not nearly as many that help those caring for our veterans.

DRT Brings Game-Changing Technology to QoLF

DRT’s Technology Transformation team modernizes Wounded Veteran Family Care Program with newest, cloud-based approach to data management, data analytics and data visualization. (reprint of original article at http://www.drtstrategies.com/qolf?journal=109) DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) (www.drtstrategies.com), a leading management and technology solutions firm, announced today that the company’s Technology Transformation team designed, built and implemented its enterprise business …

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Holiday Blessing

Join us as we look to have the sky covered in snowflakes of services! Our families come to us with a particular set of challenges. However, at this time of year, we recognize that it will not be long before the holidays will be upon them and many of their minds will race with ways …

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The Power of Partnership

Our veteran families experience tremendous challenges when they are presented with catastrophic injuries that fundamentally alter their life. The Quality of Life Foundation is able to assist the caregivers and families of these severely injured, ill, and wounded veterans through an elaborate network of supporters, donors, corporate and individual partners. In fact, did you know …

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Furnishing Hope Does It Again!

  The Quality of Life Foundation was contacted by a mother and caregiver who was seeking assistance for her daughter, a 23-year Navy veteran who retired from service following her diagnosis of cancer and other serious medical conditions.  The mother and caregiver moved from Maryland to California in 2011 to assist her daughter with daily …

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Home in a Box

    Mold…Invisible, Dangerous, and Non-replaceable   The Quality of Life Foundation recently teamed up with Furnishing Hope to coordinate a “Home in a Box” for a family of 8 from Chesterton, Indiana. The family was in need of all new furniture and linens due to mold challenges in their home. Because the family is …

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Help Our Wounded

Help Our Wounded has been partnering to help Quality of Life Foundation families for quite a while. Rosie Babin of Help Our Wounded, a wounded warrior caregiver herself, knows the ins and outs of the needs of the wounded, ill, and injured community and strives to help Quality of Life Foundation meet the needs of …

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Meal Delivery Pilot Program

With the generous support of the Bob Woodruff Foundation, the Quality of Life Foundation was able to extend a pilot meal delivery service program to each of the 30 new wounded veteran families enrolled in our Wounded Veteran Family Care Program.  Twenty-six (26) families elected to participate, with two of those electing to discontinue the …

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Mattress from Furnishing Hope

Recently we have had the opportunity to get to know the family of an Army veteran in Florida. This veteran was experiencing a significant amount of back pain and had been sleeping on the floor because the old mattress was not providing adequate support. As a result, the caregiver and veteran had not been able …

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A Simple Wish

We recently had the honor of working with a family of five; an Army veteran, his (also Army veteran) spouse and caregiver, and their 3 minor children. The caregiver originally reached out to us for assistance finding activities for her three young children. She felt that they have had to sacrifice so much because of …

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QoLF Teams with Our Military Kids

Since 2013, The Quality of Life Foundation has teamed with Our Military Kids to help children of wounded veteran families.  Our Military Kids provides support and recognition to military children by providing grants to pay for athletic, fine arts and tutoring. Thus far, they have provided nearly $22 million in grants and have never turned …

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Happy New Year!

WVFCP Families Say Thank You for the Holiday Blessing Again this year, we have teamed with our friends at Azalea Charities to extend our annual “Holiday Blessing” to the children of the families currently enrolled in our Wounded Veteran Family Care Program to relieve some of the stress that can come with the holiday season. Please …

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Renovating Hope Caregiver Grant

Some of you may recall a story we shared earlier this year of a generous anonymous donor who wanted to recognize the tremendous personal sacrifice of caregivers of military veterans.  The same individual has recently reached out and offered the generous opportunity again to caregivers currently enrolled in Quality of Life Foundation’s Wounded Veteran Family Care Program, and …

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The Home Depot Foundation

Over the course of 2014 and 2015, the Quality of Life Foundation has teamed with The Home Depot Foundation to help six wounded veterans and their families. The Home Depot Foundation provides financial assistance in the form of grants to military families and veterans in order to improve their homes and lives. The grants can …

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Teamwork makes the dream work!

  A VA Caregiver support coordinator recently referred a family of 5 to us including a veteran, his care-giving wife, and 3 children “in desperate need of support and community agencies to embrace them and help get them on track.” The veteran has deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq, and was medically retired from the …

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Stylist for our Heroes

    A few thoughts from Stylist, Lindsey O’Connell about her work for Quality of Life Foundation families.   “I’m a social worker too”, I said proudly. “Oh yeah, what do you do?” Pause. “Oh my gosh, nothing!” Now let me start by saying I am privileged and proud of being able to stay home with …

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Happy Birthday, Chris Kyle

You may be familiar with the story of Chris Kyle, from either the book “American Sniper,” or its recent movie adaptation.  If so, you were probably inspired by his drive, passion, and loyalty to country and family.  You were likely also impressed by his skills, gifts, and talents that kept many American service members safe and …

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Collaboration with TD Foundation

This month we would like to highlight the TD Foundation. Since we began working with them this fall, they have given us over $26,000 which we have combined with discounts, pro bono support, and funding from our Unmet Needs Fund to bring almost $50,000 worth of assistance to 14 Quality of Life Foundation families. The …

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Collaboration with Renovating Hope

Quality of Life Foundation is fortunate to be able to work collaboratively with many great nonprofit organizations in taking care of our wounded veteran families. We were recently contacted by one such organization, Renovating Hope. Renovating Hope shared that they had been contacted by an individual who wished to give $4,000 to be used exclusively …

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2014 Holiday Blessing

Again this year, we teamed with Azalea Charities to extend Holiday Blessings to the children of the families currently enrolled in our Wounded Veteran Family Care Program.  With this program, we seek to relieve some of the stress that comes with the Holiday Season and help our families bless their children.  Thanks to our generous …

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Ground Breaking for Accessible Home for Jay Briseno

On February 13, 2013, Helping a Hero, Azalea Charities and Quality of Life Foundation celebrated the ground breaking to build a new accessible home for Wounded Army Veteran Jay Briseno.  Read this article for more.