SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) announced its donations to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) now exceed $1 million. In keeping with the company's long-standing commitment to support the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, Overstock.com has collected customer donations on behalf of WWP since November 2009.
"It's incumbent upon citizens to assist those who have endured serious injury while serving our nation," said Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne. "Overstock.com's support for Wounded Warrior Project is another manifestation of this company's deep sense of obligation to serve those who have sacrificed their own bodily well-being to ensure ours."
In addition to the company's direct donations, Overstock.com invites all customers to support WWP as they complete their purchases by donating at checkout.
"Overstock.com's support for Wounded Warrior Project has profoundly helped us positively impact the lives of thousands of wounded veterans and their families," said Steve Nardizzi, executive director, Wounded Warrior Project. "Both the funds and awareness raised go a long way in supporting our vision of the most successful and well-adjusted generation of injured service members in our nation's history, and for that we are so grateful."
To donate or learn more about Overstock.com's support for WWP, visit www.overstock.com/woundedwarriorproject.
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About Wounded Warrior Project
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP's purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.
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