The Army Women’s Foundation is thankful for the continued support of our Corporate Partners!
The Army Women’s Foundation works with corporations who honor the service and sacrifice of the women who volunteer to serve our country through the U.S. Army. Together, we preserve our women soldiers’ place in military history, and help them achieve success in the Army and after their service.
Our partners provide both in-kind and monetary donations. Their commitment to us is essential to fulfilling the Army Women’s Foundation mission. We are very grateful for their support.
To learn more about how your company might help Army women through corporate sponsorship opportunities, contact us at Development@awfdn.org, or call 804-734-3078.
The Home Depot Foundation is dedicated to improving the homes of U.S. military veterans through financial and volunteer resources to help nonprofit organizations. Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has invested more than $65 million and hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours through Team Depot, the company's associate-led volunteer force, towards its mission of ensuring every veteran has a safe place to call home. From transforming transitional housing and permanent supportive housing facilities to performing critical home repairs and accessibility modifications to the single-family homes of our nation's veterans to enable them to stay in their homes, The Home Depot Foundation has impacted more than 10,000 units of veterans' housing to date.
As part of its mission, The Home Depot Foundation is working to address the unique and growing housing challenges facing women veterans and is honored to join the Army Women's Foundation in recognizing the service and accomplishments of all women who have dedicate their lives to protecting us by serving in the Army.
To learn more about The Home Depot Foundation's commitment to veterans, visit www.homedepotfoundation.org.
HEROES WORK HERE Employ Excellence. Hire Veterans. The Walt Disney Company is proud to present our Veterans’ Initiative, “Heroes Work Here.” At Disney we recognize the hard work, dedication and loyalty it takes to serve your country honorably, no matter what point and time in your life it may be. Our veterans and their families have given so much to us, and we want to continue to give back. For more information, visit http://disneycareers.com/en/working-here/heroeswork-here.
Veterans are returning to civilian life by the tens of thousands, eager to apply their highly refined talents in sustainable careers. We recognize that this presents a challenge: how can we best cultivate those talents for the betterment of our nation, and for the lives of those who have served us?
Prudential responded by creating its Veterans Initiatives. This program establishes not only a robust training and educational platform for Veterans, but a talent pipeline for our company as well.
Prudential has proudly supported the U.S. Army Women's Foundation since 2010. We salute the foundations strong educational scholarship programs and applaud the voice the foundation lends to Army women across the nation.
By supporting outstanding organizations such as the Army Women's Foundation, we are confident that we are helping to create a stronger network of support for this great nation's Veterans and military personnel.
Our commitment is underscored by an expansive network of programs that include research, scholarships, training, job placement, career counseling and charitable work, as well as programs that help ease the transition into civilian life.
GE's Women's Network is a forum for professional development dedicated to enabling growth, developing world-class leaders and strengthening communities. Spanning small mentoring groups to active engagement with academia, the Women's Network boasts close to 4,000 global events with more than 140,000 attendees.
In addition, our Veteran's Network — with over 10,000 employees — offers a community that supports, hires and grows veterans and their families while providing meaningful and fulfilling careers. With more than 100 units across the country, we provide programs that are impactful through volunteering, and transition programs.
We look forward to building on this solid platform of success and salute all who are in attendance today.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is proud to support the Army Women's Foundation and its meaningful work on behalf of Army women. JPMorgan Chase is committed to helping position veterans and their families for success — specifically in the areas of employment, housing and education. As a founder of the 100,000 Jobs Mission, the bank has hired approximately 8,400 veterans since 2011 and worked to bridge the gap between military and corporate cultures through programs such as Military 101, Body Armor to Business Suits and a new program to improve job search skills among transitioning veterans. The bank has also awarded over 750 mortgage-free homes to deserving veterans and their families through its nonprofit partners. It partnered with Syracuse University to establish the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, and together with IVMF established the Veterans Career Transition Program, a tuition-free, online career development program for post-9/11 veterans and military spouses. In total, JPMorgan Chase has pledged, sponsored and granted $45 million in support of servicemembers, veterans and families since 2011. In addition to programs for all veterans, the firm has developed specific programs for women veterans and military spouses, recognizing their unique challenges in finding meaningful careers. These programs include career conferences for women veterans, sponsorship of individual Women Veterans Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) conferences and sponsorship of MOAA Spouse Symposia in 2014 and 2015. Visit www.ChaseMilitary.com for more information.
Like the U.S. Army Women's Foundation, L-3 Communications recognizes the essential leadership role women in uniform play in keeping our nation secure and promoting freedom across the globe. L-3 is honored to support those serving on active duty, reservists and veterans through our military relations committees, career fairs, transition assistance programs and veterans' initiatives in the communities where we live and work.
Our talented workforce, which includes thousands of current and ex-military professionals, makes us a diverse and leading provider of advanced technologies and innovations for both military and commercial end-users. It is through hiring, educating and retaining the talented and dedicated individuals who serve in uniform at home and abroad that we are able to remain committed to preserving our nation's security. We look forward to building on our broad support of servicewomen and men by continuing our heritage of career development, charitable work, financial hardship support, employment counseling and engagement in veterans' issues.
L-3 is indeed proud to work with the USAWF in its educational initiatives that improve the lives of the women they serve.
At Walmart, we are grateful for the sacrifice our nation's veterans, military men and women, and their families have made in service to our country. It is not only our duty, but our honor to support our men and women in uniform not only when they are on the battlefield, but also when they return home and transition to civilian life. We are committed to helping these men and women as they face this important period through job opportunities, as well as support for programs that provide the job training, transition support and education they may need.
On Memorial Day 2013, Walmart demonstrated its continuing support of veterans with the launch of its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment. Walmart promised to offer a job to any honorably discharged U.S. veteran within his or her first 12 months off active duty. Walmart also projected that it would hire more than 100,000 veterans over five years, and we are well ahead of that, having hired over 77,000 veterans since Memorial Day 2013. Importantly, more than 6,000 of them have been promoted since joining the Walmart team.
In 2011, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation committed $20 million by 2015 to support veterans and their families with assistance from programs that provide job training, transition help and education. With the early completion of the commitment in May of 2014, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation renewed their commitment, announcing an additional $20 million through 2019 to support veteran job training, education, and innovative public/private community-based initiatives that address the challenges many of our veterans face when returning to the civilian workforce and their communities.
ABC7/WJLA-TV is a proud supporter of the women of the U.S. Army and would like to congratulate this year's U.S. Army Women's Foundation Hall of Fame honorees. We are delighted to be part of the Hall of Fame Ceremony and Annual Summit this year. ABC7's Jummy Olabanji and Leon Harris will be there in person but please know everyone in the ABC7 family is on the side of our service men and women. For more about ABC7/WJLA-TV please visit www.wjla.com.
Metro Productions is a full-service video, film, and multimedia production company, established in 1981 in Williamsburg, VA. Metro has since grown to three locations in Virginia: Old Town Alexandria, Richmond, and Hampton. We work all over the U.S. and the world for our clients, anywhere production is needed. Metro Productions has over 30 full-time employees, including scriptwriters, producers, videographers, audio technicians, graphic artists, editors, and project managers. Our talented team members work together every day to ensure our clients receive the absolute best service and products.
Ray Walsh, Metro's President and CEO, retired as a LTC after 23 years in the US Army. Ray has led Metro for nearly 15 years, always with an eye towards supporting the US Military. We have worked with the Chief of Staff of the Army to help develop his external communications messaging. We have also teamed with US Army TRADOC, Cadet Command and Accessions Command.
We have created products used to help recruit, educate and train today's soldiers and tomorrow's leaders. We have teamed with organizations such as the Army Women's Foundation and The Command and General Staff College Foundation to support the great work that they do for our soldiers.
Stars and Stripes salutes the women of the U.S. Army and congratulates the U.S. Army Women's Foundation Hall of Fame honorees. As a news organization Stars and Stripes focuses on telling the story of our service men and women for the military community — and nobody does that as we do. Our decades-long and distinguished history of providing news, information and entertainment to the U.S. military community is one thing that sets us apart. Another distinction is that our professional journalists actually live and report from military bases around the world. They cover the Pentagon, Capitol Hill and the White House, too. Stripes content is also unique because it is published by a government organization operating as a free press, completely independent of censorship and control. Routinely noted for excellence by national media organizations, Stars and Stripes has received recognition from the George Polk Awards for Journalism, the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, National Headline Awards, Sigma Delta Chi, Military Reporters & Editors, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Available online at www.stripes.com, Stars and Stripes offers smartphone apps, e-mail newsletters and a Tablet Edition for iPad.
AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports America’s Army - Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and family members. AUSA provides numerous Professional Development Opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.
The Army Women's Foundation's Legacy Scholarship program recognizes the importance of education and helping recipients to achieve their educational goals. The Legacy Scholarship program offers financial support to Army women and their lineal descendants in four areas including Certificate programs, Community College coursework, Undergraduate Degrees, and Graduate Degrees.
The Foundation is currently announcing our eighth class of Legacy Scholarship Awardees who exemplify the standards and qualities instilled by Army values. The scholarship program has grown from awarding two scholarships during the first year to thirty eight. Without the assistance of our sponsors and partners, the rapid growth of this worthwhile program would not have been possible and we are grateful for your continued support!
The U.S. Army Women's Foundation is the premier center for educational excellence, the national network for today's Army women, and a dynamic advocate for telling the history of Army women. The Foundation is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization originally established in 1969. The mission of the U.S. Army Women's Foundation is to promote public interest in the Army and the women who serve in the Army. Through programs, research and scholarships, the Foundation recognizes and honors the service of Army women and supports the U.S. Army Women's Museum located at Fort Lee, Virginia.