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GLAM4GOOD Stands Up For Heroes with Style

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 03.03.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

For the third year in a row, my organization GLAM4GOOD worked with Bob and Lee Woodruff to create the fashion initiative we call STYLE4HEROES: a day of fashion and beauty that pampers the deserving women brought in from across the country to attend the annual gala.

Roger Waters To Perform With Wounded Troops For Charity

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Their faces are young and strong, but their bodies sit in wheelchairs or stand on artificial limbs. They laugh and smil...

Bob and Lee Woodruff Humanize the Hidden Injuries of War

Matt Semino | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Matt Semino

Nonprofit organizations such as the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) are profoundly shaping our nation's understanding of the hidden injuries of war while also providing vital resources to groups that serve the needs of our veterans as they heal and reintegrate into their communities.

$3M + Raised at Stand Up For Heroes Benefit

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

A total of over $3 million was raised. The Woodruff Foundation folks are still totaling the final amount because of the storm, re: not being able to get mail -- but the goal amount has already been exceeded.

Will You Stand Up for Heroes With Me This Thursday?

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.06.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The folks at the Woodruff Foundation are targeting the real needs of transitioning vets and focusing on important things, such as identifying barriers to employment and suicide prevention, among other needs that wounded warriors have. I'm not speaking from experience, but from a place of thanks.

The Brains That Bind Us

Marian Salzman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Marian Salzman

Although two of the greatest attributes of our country might be our competitive spirit and our defense of our values and freedoms, one can't help but wonder at what price. Brains are the tie that binds us, but are we really coming undone? Think about it.

Q&A With Jim Gaffigan: 'Hot Pocket' Comedian Reaches Out to Our Wounded Soldiers (VIDEO)

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.08.2012 | Comedy
Joshua Kors

Jim Gaffigan recently spoke with me about why he's reaching out to military families, why becoming famous has been both a blessing and a curse, and why his stand-up doesn't need swear words to hit home.

WATCH: Jim Gaffigan Is Tired Of Phone Photos

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.13.2012 | Comedy

Jim Gaffigan stopped by "Conan" on Thursday to promote his new special, "Mr. Universe," and told Conan about a particular pet peeve of his: Americans ...

Comedian Supports Veterans Through Woodruff Foundation

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Comedian Jim Gaffigan isn't hoping a few laughs will help returning war veterans, he's banking on it. His new 75-minute stand-up specia...

Emily Heinz Bina

SLIDESHOW: Wounded Veterans And Caregivers Get Well-Deserved Makeovers

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Heinz Bina | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact

Laughing has a tendency to be therapeutic. Laughing combined with glamour might be the trick to actual healing. That's where celebrity stylist Mary...

How Much Money Did Bruce Springsteen's Guitar Fetch For Charity?

Posted 01.10.2012 | Impact

Bruce Springsteen auctioned the shirt -- and the guitar -- off his back on Wednesday night to raise $160,000 for injured veterans. Springsteen, alo...

Real Support for Military Families and Veterans

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.11.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

There's a lot happening which provides real support for military veterans and their families. Lots more needs to be done, but things are getting better. Here's a sampling of ways we can all help.

Headstrong, Part I: My World Turned Upside Down

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

A little over three years ago, I was flying high. I was chief marketing officer at the ad agency JWT Worldwide. I'd been credited with popularizing th...

ABC Reporter Bob Woodruff's Incredible Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Sometimes Bob tells me he is not the person I married. And then, as I mention in the book, I laugh and reply "I am not either. I'm older, wiser and more wrinkled."