Public, Society Benefit

HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS

Springfield, VA

Mission

We believe those touched by military service can succeed at home by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope. Nationally, Hope For The Warriors® provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.

Notes from the Nonprofit

Since its inception in 2006, Hope For The Warriors® has served more than 23,200 through a variety of support programs focused on clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition. Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post 9/11 veterans, service members and military families from all branches of the military, active duty and reservists. The nonprofit’s first program, A Warrior’s Wish®, has granted 200 wishes to fulfill a desire for a better quality of life or support a quest for gratifying endeavors. In addition, Run For The Warriors® has captured the hearts of more than 25,500 since 2010. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org.

Ruling Year

2006

President & CEO

Ms. Robin Kelleher

Main Address

8003 Forbes Place Suite 201

Springfield, VA 22151 USA

Keywords

wounded, military, family, army, marine, air force, navy, warrior, member, need, nonprofit, 9/11

EIN

20-5182295

 Number

0293539604

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Military/Veterans' Organizations (W30)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Sign in or create an account to view Form(s) 990 for 2018, 2017 and 2016.
Register now

Social Media

Blog

Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

Add a problem overview to your profile.

Update now

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Career Transition & Education

Clinical Health & Wellness

Sports & Recreation

Community & Military Relations

Where we work

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

We believe those touched by military service can succeed at home by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope. Nationally, Hope For The Warriors® provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.

Hope For The Warriors will focus on: Increasing Human Touch, Improving Household Name Recognition, Impact Awareness, Increasing our Cross Pillar Engagement, Increase Community Interaction, and developing programs through increased peer to peer mentorship.

Hope For The Warriors is led by several staff members with advanced degrees and expertise. They include: Robin Kelleher | President, CEO | Executive Leadership Course, Duke University Tricia Winklosky | Clinical Health & Wellness | Master of Science, Registered Art Therapist Emma Walsh | Community Development | Certificate in Fundraising and Philanthropy | New York University Jory Watson | Master of Social Work

Hope For The Warriors records all program work in a secure database system. Since its inception, Hope For The Warriors has served more than 23,200 through a variety of support programs focused on clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition. The nonprofit’s first program, A Warrior’s Wish, has granted 200 wishes to fulfill a desire for a better quality of life or support a quest for gratifying endeavors. In addition, Run For The Warriors has captured the hearts of more than 25,500 since 2010.

Hope For The Warriors has made great strides working with service members and veterans throughout the years. In the beginning years of the organization, much of the program work related to immediate financial needs in connection with emergency travel to military hospitals. In 2013, program support related more to supporting service members as they transition out of the military and support psychological rehabilitation. Hope For The Warriors will continue to focus on the wellness of the entire military family as they transition from military service to the civilian community.

External Reviews

Accreditations

Charity Navigator 2011

Charity Navigator 2012

Charity Navigator 2013

Charity Navigator 2014

Charity Navigator 2015

Charity Navigator 2016

Charity Navigator 2017

Charity Navigator 2018

Awards

Nonprofit of the Year, Nominated 2013

DC Chamber of Commerce

Top Award 2013

Great Nonprofits

Nonprofit of the Year, Nominated 2012

DC Chamber of Commerce

Top Award 2012

Great Nonprofits

Top Award 2011

Great Nonprofits

Top Award 2014

Great Nonprofits

Top Award 2015

Great Nonprofits

Top Award 2016

Great Nonprofits

Top Award 2017

Great Nonprofits

Top Award 2018

Great Nonprofits

Top Award 2019

Great Nonprofits

Affiliations & Memberships

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance - Organization 2009

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance - Organization 2010

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance - Organization 2011

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance - Organization 2012

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance - Organization 2013

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance - Organization 2014

Photos

Financials

HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS

Need more info on this nonprofit?

Need more info on this nonprofit?

FREE: Gain immediate access to the following:

  • Address, phone, website and contact information
  • Forms 990 for 2018, 2017 and 2016
  • A Pro report is also available for this organization.

See what's included

Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Need more info?

FREE: Gain immediate access to the following:

  • Address, phone, website and contact information
  • Forms 990 for 2018, 2017 and 2016
  • A Pro report is also available for this organization.

See what's included

Board Leadership Practices

GuideStar worked with BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section, which enables organizations and donors to transparently share information about essential board leadership practices.

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Not Applicable

Organizational Demographics

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? This organization has voluntarily shared information to answer this important question and to support sector-wide learning. GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 07/06/2020

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & Ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender Identity
Female
Sexual Orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability Status
Person with a disability

Race & Ethnicity

Gender Identity

Sexual Orientation

No data

Disability