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For

THE TROOPS

HERE FOR THEM

Us4Warriors is a 100% volunteer 501C3 non-profit foundation dedicated to helping veterans, active duty military, and their families to overcome hardships and improve their ability to contribute their unique experiences, training, and leadership skills to society.

 

What makes us different?

  • We help 100% of warriors and their families, and not just one select group or condition.

  • Our directors are veterans, and we are not compensated.

  • We operate lean and impactful, ensuring the funds go where they are needed most.

  • We don’t just “give fish” to veterans to “feed for a day,” we lift up when needed, but offer or fund programs to empower to “fish for themselves” and contribute to our society.

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Golf4Warriors Early Bird Expires December 7th

November 04, 2019

Golf4Warriors Returns The Crossings at Carlsbad again in 2020!  Early Bird Tickets are on sale now, but the discount period expires December 7th!  Grab your clubs, get your team, sign-up and get ready to compete for the Manny Otero Memorial Cup!  Sponsorship opportunities available as well!  Details at www.Golf4Warriors.org!  

Top-Rated Great Nonprofit 2019 for 3rd Year in a Row

November 02, 2019

Thanks to our fans, we have won a 2019 Top-Rated Award from GreatNonprofits! Read inspiring stories about us and add your own! https://greatnonprofits.org/org/us-for-warriors-foundation  We THANK YOU ALL for supporting our cause to help others!  

CRC Cares Selects Us4Warriors

October 18, 2019

Our Us4Warriors Board of Doers wishes to Thank, The CRC Cares Foundation for choosing The Us4Warriors Foundation as a charitable beneficiary for their upcoming Annual CARES Open Golf Tournament.  Each year, CRC Cares Foundation, supported by CBG, CRC and Clark Construction Group helps the communities in which we live and work by raising funds for local and national organizations through the CARES Open Golf Tournament.  The tournament will be hosted at Madera Golf Course on November 14th and 15th.  Details about the event are at https://www.crccares.org/tournament .  We Thank CRC Cares for all that do to support our community!

Food4Warriors Comes to Santee, CA

October 18, 2019

On October 18th, the Us4Warriors' Warrior Volunteer Force traveled to Santee, CA, the home of American Legion Post 364 & VFW Post 9327 to host our October Food4Warriors Food Distribution event.  Over 230 active duty military, Veterans and dependents signed up, lined up and received sacks of nutritious groceries to support and feed over 1000 family members in their homes.  In partnership with Feeding San Diego and through generous donations throughout the year, Us4Warriors has hosted Food4Warriors Events in 8 locations of San Diego County.  

Us4Warriors Returns to The Comedy Palace for Funny4Warriors

November 22, 2019

Laughs4Warriors at The Comedy Palace on October 18th was such a success and so much fun, the folks at The Comedy Palace have asked us back during the month of November to continue to support our Veteran causes.  Join Nationally known comedian Don Friesen brings the laughs and will be joined by 6 other amazing comedians for a great show that benefits our programs helping thousands.  Tickets are $20 for General Admission, $25 for VIP.  Details at www.Funny4Warriors.org or click link below to buy tickets today.

Joining Forces with VA Clinic Chula Vista in Support of those deployed

October 16, 2019

On October 16th, Us4Warriors joined forces with The Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic in Chula Vista in support of those deployed.  During the months of September and October, Clinic employees and Us4Warriors volunteers collected items to be forwarded to those deployed in the United States Armed Forces in recognition of their service and the upcoming National Day of the Deployed.  October 26 is annually designated as National Day of the Deployed honoring all of the brave men and woman who have been deployed, are sacrificing, or have sacrificed their lives to defend our country.  The VA Clinic in Chula Vista is one of many that Us4Warriors supports through our Food4Veterans program with a partnership in which we work closely with VA Nutritionists and Social Workers to support Veterans identified with food insecurities.  Each month, Us4Warriors provides bags of hand selected, healthy food and basic needs items that are given to those Veterans by the partnering clinics.  Through Us4Warriors' Food4Veterans Program, we support VA Food Empowerment efforts year around.

Laughs4Warriors Returns to The Comedy Palace

October 18, 2019

Laughs4Warriors returned to The Comedy Palace on October 18th.  For 6 years, Laughs4Warriors has been entertaining and supporting the troops, veterans and their families.  Join Nationally known comedian Grant Cotter as he slings the verbal graffiti to make you laugh.  Grant will be joined by 5 other amazing comedians for a great show that benefits our programs helping thousands.  Details at www.Laughs4Warriors.org

Warrior Volunteer Force Revitalizes Horseshoe Pits for Senior Veterans

September 21, 2019

During August and September 2019, our Warrior Volunteer Force came together over the course of several weekends to revitalize a horseshoe pit in need of repair.  Thanks to the technical project management of Dan Rice and Bobby Erdmann, partnership with the Chula Vista Veterans Home Support Foundation and a generous grant from the County of San Diego, the pits were able to be brought to life and ready for play.  Several of the 305 residents of the California Veterans Home in Chula Vista can now exercise and enjoy the outdoors while pursuing a game of horseshoes.  Over the course of several weekends, over 40 volunteers came together to ensure that the horseshoe pits were ready for action.

Us4Warriors Recognizes Local Veteran Legionnaire

July 20, 2019

Us4Warriors awards organization's Veteran Vanguard Star Award to local veteran, Chris Yates, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired) and District Commander for the California American Legion District 22.  Award Winning Us4Warriors believes in recognizing those in the community who support military, veterans & their families. Commander Yates has brought amazing vision to action with the American Legion and San Diego County Veterans Community.  Under his leadership, American Legion Baseball has returned to uplift families and youth, Personalized Repetitive Trans-cranial Magnetic Stimulation (PrTMS) has been introduced as a viable treatment option for those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress, San Diego Flag Partnership was born and many other outstanding and inspiring efforts came to life.  Us4Warriors appreciates the American Legion, our Legacy Partner who has been with our organization since establishing, and recognizes the outstanding commitments of this fine leader.  We salute, Commander Yates!  Learn more about our Veteran Vanguard Star Award annual recognition.

Us4Warriors Invades Comic-Con 2019

July 19, 2019

Us4Warriors took the team to Comic-Con in full force this year.  The Warrior Volunteer Force provided volunteer support and, then enjoyed the array of interesting, colorful, exciting and artistic aspects of one of the world's largest Comics Convention.  Each year, our team canvasses through our dedicated group of volunteers who support our cause throughout the year and brings them to this amazing event.  Sure, we provide a few hours of support, but the hours of sightseeing are much greater and no one would expect anything less of an outstanding volunteer team!

Warrior Volunteer Force in Fullest Effect at San Diego Veterans Standdown

June 28, 2019

Our Us4Warriors' Warrior Volunteer Force showed up in large numbers to support three full days of activities helping San Diego area Veteran Homeless get back on their feet through San Diego Veterans Standdown.  The 32nd year of the event, Us4Warriors is extremely proud and committed to be one of the largest volunteer groups covering 72 hours and over 300 positions to help ensure all who attended were safe, cared for and supported.  An event that our team looks forward to each year in order to help those who need a hand up, Us4Warriors is thankful for the opportunity to join with so many amazing, charitable and corporate organizations to positively affect the lives of nearly a thousand homeless veterans.  Event hosts, Veterans Village of San Diego, once again spearheaded a remarkable and uplifting event that all contributors can be proud of and many homeless gained a fresh start from.

In Honor of Flag Day, Legacy Partners Join Forces to Support San Diego County Flag Retirement Efforts

June 14, 2019

In honor of U.S. Flag Day, Us4Warriors and The American Legion continue their Legacy Partnership to forge "San Diego Flag Partnership" Program with County of San Diego, Boy Scouts of America, and Public Libraries throughout San Diego County to support official retirements of worn flags no longer able to serve our nation.  The Program, spearheaded by County Board Supervisor Greg Cox, San Diego City Councilmember Chris Cate, begins July 5, 2019, when all libraries throughout the San Diego region will display a flag disposal box. These boxes will allow for residents to properly dispose of U.S. flags.  Information will be provided via www.SDFlagPartnership.org of Flag Retirement Ceremonies throughout the County conducted by The American Legion.

May We Give 4 Love Hosts "Swing4Warriors" benefitting Us4Warriors

May 30, 2019

May We Give 4 Love, a 501c3 charity hosts Swing4Warriors, May 30th at Admiral Baker Golf Course benefiting our Us4Warriors' Food4Warriors Programs.

San Diego Veterans Magazine Features Us4Warriors

May 31, 2019

In May 2019, for their Memorial Day issue, San Diego Veterans Magazine featured a story about our organization, called "Be The Tide!"  Author Holly Shaffner, a well respected Veterans Advocate within San Diego County took the time to interview and jot down some key info about our organization, talk about the loss of our board member Manny Otero and share some Salutes!  We thank SD Vets Magazine and Holly for taking the time to share our organization with others.

Price Family Supports Us4Warriors' Food4Warriors Program

May 10, 2019

Us4Warriors Proudly Thanks The Price Family for believing in the Us4Warriors mission and bestowing a grant to support our Food4Warriors Program.  The Price Family and Philanthropies Foundation believes in support our military and veterans in the community.  We thank them for their support!  The Price Philanthropies Foundation (formerly Price Family Charitable Fund) was founded by retail entrepreneur and philanthropist Sol Price and his wife Helen in 1982. Today, Sol and Helen Price's son and daughter in law, Robert and Allison Price, continue the family's legacy through their leadership of the foundation.  Find out more about this amazing family and organization at www.pricephilanthropies.org .

Golf4Warriors Returns in 2019

March 29, 2019

Our Annual Golf4Warriors Battle Bogey Golf Tournament returned on March 29th, 2019. Introduced The Manny Otero Memorial Cup.  Details at www.Golf4Warriors.org

Laughs4Warriors 2018 Announced for November 10th at World Famous Comedy Palace

November 10, 2018

Our Annual Laughs4Warriors Comedy Event returned for a 4th year and was held at the World Famous Comedy Palace on November 10th, 2018.  This year, the day's events began with "The Fun 4 Warriors Festival" from 11am-3pm outdoors with Funny Bands, Entertainment, Booths, Beverage Garden, Casino, Auction and more!  Laughs4Warriors Dinner & Comedy Show welcomed The Veterans of Comedy funnymen Ibo Brewer & Josh Novey along with hilarious comedians, Brian Apprille and Lisa Gilbert with a Special Appearance from The Show with Adam & Sean.  

Us4Warriors Makes an Impact at San Diego Festival of Books

August 25, 2018

Us4Warriors joined subsidiary VeteranLeaders.com and New York Times Best Selling Authors and veterans, William Craig Reed, George Galdorisi and more in Authors Alley.  Also on hand was acclaimed authors Andrew Peterson and Tommy Anderson signing his "soon to be movie" book, Haboob Wind.  Special book signings took place for the leadership book, The 7 Secrets of Neuron Leadership, with CEO Tony Stewart (Chapter 8's Passionate Leader) and Author William Craig Reed.  Warrior Volunteer Force members were on hand to support this special event.

Military Youth School Bash Backpack Giveaway

August 25, 2018

Us4Warriors joined community for Military Comes to Imperial Beach for Military Youth School Bash Backpack Giveaway Event on August 25th to provide special backpacks with school items to over 200 military children.   Along with the backpacks, over 40 Warrior Volunteer Force members were on hand to help provide food, games, activities and more for a fantastic day of community spirit and support!

Warrior Volunteer Force Gamers Win Cox Communications "Gig-a-Blast"

August 22, 2018

Us4Warriors Board of Doers & Warrior Volunteer Force take the Cox Communications "Gig-a-Blast" Challenge and bring home the $6000 prize!  Nominated by The City of Chula Vista to represent South County, Us4Warriors, participated in this unique event held by Cox Communications in reognition as San Diego becoming one of the first “Gig Counties” in America with gigabyte speeds for residents.  Representing The City of Chula Vista and rooting the team was Councilman Mike Diaz.  Board Doers Danny Carreon & Bridgette Austin led a team of Warrior Volunteer Force gamers Chris Ramirez & Sam Fleming along with Volunteer Team Leaders Corey Gadson & Steve Ledniczky to compete and win the championship by playing the video game Rocket League.  On hand was San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

Follow California & Federal Veterans Legislation

July 13, 2018

Us4Warriors CEO Tony Stewart, in support of the San Diego County Veterans Advisory Council compiles a quarterly Legislative Update Report showcasing current bills in motion at the Federal and State of California level.  Reports intended to educate, inform and provide reliable access to information for citizens to make their own decisions regarding legislation drafted to support military, veterans and their families.

Us4Warriors Recognizes Local Veteran's Advocate

July 14, 2018

Us4Warriors awards organization's Veteran Vanguard Star Award to local veteran, Tony Teravainen, U.S. Navy Veteran and CEO & Co-founder of local Support The Enlisted Project (STEP).  Award Winning Us4Warriors believes in recognizing those in the community who support military, veterans & their families. Tony Teravainen & STEP assists junior active duty enlisted members and recently discharged enlisted Veterans and their families in Southern California facing financial crisis achieve long-term financial self-sufficiency through counseling, education and grants to alleviate critical near term obligations.  Learn more about our Veteran Vanguard Star Award annual recognition.

Us4Warriors Fills 365 support positions for Veterans Stand Down

July 01, 2018

The Warrior Volunteer Force of Us4Warriors supported another successful year of San Diego Veterans Stand Down.  Increasing positions supported to 365 for a collective 1,000 hours of volunteer support, Us4Warriors becomes one of the largest supporting forces of this very important event helping over 800 homeless veterans gain a week of activities to give them a hand up.  Us4Warriors is proud to answer the call and support event coordinators, Veterans Village of San Diego, and many other organizations who helped support through the June 29-July1 weekend.

Us4Warriors Joins San Diego Radio Show

June 16, 2018

Us4Warriors CEO Tony Stewart joins Radio Show "Let's Talk with Brett Davis" and brings Us4Warriors to the San Diego airwaves each week.  Saturdays at 4pm on AM 1170 KCBQ.  The show's theme of Life, Leadership and Love finds itself a healthy mix with the tenets of our foundation and each guest aligns as well.  Join the show to keep up with Us4Warriors efforts throughout San Diego to help military, veterans and their families.

Us4Warriors Partners with Dept. of Veterans Affairs for Food Empowerment

April 06, 2018

The Us4Warriors Team embarked upon a new food empowerment program in partnership with San Diego Food Bank and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  Stemming from a successful Food4Warriors program, a partnering activity is engaged that brings sacks of groceries to outlying VA Clinics throughout San Diego to be provided by VA Nutritionists and Social Workers to Veterans who have been identified with food insecurity issues.  All food is carefully matched to nutritionist specifications and delivered by Us4Warriors to the clinics.

Us4Warriors Helps Save World War II Veterans Family Home

March 31, 2018

The Warrior Volunteer Force of Us4Warriors embarked on a project to help save the home of a World War II veteran in Chula Vista.  Over the course of two months, volunteers conducted landscaping, massive cleaning and salvaging, construction and building fences.  Enlisting the support of the local American Legion, the event was showcased in national media.

Funny4Warriors at Comedy Palace for Combat2Comedy

A Night of Comedy in Support of Combat2Comedy, an Us4Warriors Program that supports Wounded Warriors battling Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injuries with laughter therapy and sharing exercises.  Funny4Warriors brings several hilarious comedians together for an evening of laughs at the World Famous Comedy Palace on December 14th at 8:00PM.  Tickets are $20 at the door at the Comedy Palace (8878 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA). Event in partnership with Veteran Warriors Entertainment Group.

Us4Warriors Nominee Awarded San Diego County Veteran of the Year Honor

In a ceremony attended by dignitaries and leaders within the San Diego County Veterans community, Us4Warriors Veteran Vanguard Star Award recipient, Robert "Bob" Muth was awarded the honor of being designated as the San Diego County Veteran of the Year for 2017-2018 on November 9th, 2017.  The Us4Warriors Board of Doers Congratulates Bob on this honor.  He is pictured here with Us4Warriors CEO/President Tony Stewart, San Diego Veteran of the Year for 2012-2013.

Us4Warriors Co-Coordinator for The Veterans Walk 2017

On November 4th, Us4Warrior joined forces with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2111 in coordination of this year's The Veterans Walk 2017.  This 16 year tradition is a community walk in Chula Vista supports residents of the only 100% veteran resident senior care facility in San Diego County.  Event details are available at http://www.TheVeteransWalk.org.   

Supporting Vietnam Veterans Memorial for MCAS Miramar Airshow

Us4Warriors was proud to be the designated non-profit to provide specific volunteers for three full days at the MCAS Miramar Airshow in support of the travelling Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  Nearly 100 volunteer positions were filled from our Veteran Volunteer Force!  Learn more about this event at http://www.miramarairshow.com/.  Volunteer for other exciting and worthwhile events with our volunteer force by signing up HERE.

Leadership Book Campaign Helps Veterans