Maine Pointe Supports Injured Servicemen and Women with Donations Totaling $17,500
The Maine Pointe team raised $13,500 for Wounded Warrior ProjectÂ® and $4,050 for Help for Heroes during its annual team meeting
(Boston, Mass., Dec 9, 2015) Maine Pointe, is giving back to veterans injured in the line of duty, and their families, with donations of $13,500.00 to Wounded Warrior ProjectÂ® in the U.S and $4,050.00 to Help for Heroes in the U.K
The purpose of Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is to raise awareness and to enlist the publicâ€™s aid for the needs of injured service members; to help servicemen and women aid each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services. In the UK, Help for Heroes provides direct, practical support for wounded, injured and sick veterans and their loved ones.
â€œWe are grateful for Maine Pointeâ€™s support,â€ Adam Silva, chief programs officer for Wounded Warrior ProjectÂ® (WWP) said. â€œTheir generous donation will help support WWPâ€™s 20 free programs and services, including Independence Program, which provides a chance for wounded veterans to live their life to the fullest, on their terms.â€
Maine Pointe pledged funds raised during a team-building event at its annual All Hands meeting. Ex-serviceman Carlos de LeÃ³n, who attended the event on behalf of Wounded Warrior ProjectÂ® and U.K-based Maine Pointe Board member, Alex Watson accepted the checks, which were presented by Maine Pointe Chairman and CEO, Steve Bowen.
â€œWe are really honored to make this donation in support of all that our servicemen and women and their families have sacrificed to protect our freedomsâ€, said Steve Bowen.