NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and the New York Comedy Festival will present the 6th annual Stand Up for Heroes event on Thursday, Nov. 8th at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. This year's event will be streamed live on ReMIND.org and feature musical performances by John Mayer, Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters who will perform with a band comprised of military veterans.
In honor of their inaugural live stream, the Bob Woodruff Foundation is giving away two free tickets to next year's show -- an event that's sure to be as inspirational and star-studded as this year's. For your chance to win, RSVP today: http://join.remind.org/rsvp
For even more incentive to tune in, Craigslist and craigconnects founder Craig Newmark recently pledged to match any donations raised during the live stream until midnight EST, up to $25,000. For a $10 donation, text "BWF" to 50555.
This is the sixth year of the nationally recognized Stand Up for Heroes benefit. The event's presenting sponsor is GFI Group Inc. The five previous events have raised more than $10 million in all to support wounded warriors and their families. The Bob Woodruff Foundation is the nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that our service members, veterans and their families are thriving. The foundation diligently navigates the maze of over 40,000 nonprofits providing services to veterans, finding and funding the most innovative programs, and holding those programs accountable for measurable results. To-date, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has invested more than $12 million to help wounded service members, veterans and family members.
SOURCE The Bob Woodruff Foundation