05/22/2012 05:14 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

And the 2012 Recipient of the Charles Bronfman Prize Is...

Hi, I am very excited to announce that Eric Greitens, founder and CEO of The Mission Continues, which challenges post-9/11 veterans to build lives of purpose -- strengthening individuals and communities while changing the national conversation about returning service veterans -- is the 2012 recipient of The Charles Bronfman Prize. The annual award honors humanitarian work, informed by Jewish values, that has broad, global impact that can change lives and inspire future generations from all walks of life. Please take a few minutes and watch the video about this remarkable young man and the incredible impact he is having on our society.