Interested in volunteering or making a donation to an organization making a difference in how our veterans are cared for? "World News" is directing viewers to the following organizations:
Bob Woodruff Family Fund is intended to raise funds for established organizations that help veterans with brain injuries, as well as help their families cope with the experience.
The Wounded Warrior Project is an organization that enlists the public's aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women, to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs.
The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, which provides financial grants and other assistance to wounded Marines, sailors and their families.
Fisher House Foundation, an organization that provides "a home away from home" for families of patients receiving care at major military and VA medical centers throughout the country and overseas.
If you're a veteran or volunteer looking for a V.A. facility in your area, visit the Department of Veterans Affairs Web site's Facilities Locator & Directory.
To hear Jay White talk about his job helping soldiers at the Hartford Vet Center click here.
Veterans' Organizations Previously Featured on "World News:"
Thurs. Feb. 9, 2006: Dean Reynolds on Soldiers' Stories
Homes for Our Troops built blind veteran Sam Ross' home when he returned to the States.
Fri. Oct. 27, 2006: John Donvan on a U.S. Marine's widow's run for honor in the Marine Corps Marathon
TAPS -- Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors that helps people who have lost relatives in war.