Wounded Warriors Family Support Named a Finalist in White House's Joining Forces Community Challenge

Jan 25, 2012, 19:03 ET from Wounded Warriors Family Support

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An Omaha-based non-profit organization is receiving national attention for its service to the families of soldiers wounded, injured or killed in the line of duty.

Wounded Warriors Family Support in Omaha, Neb., has been recognized as one of 20 finalists in the White House's Joining Forces Community Challenge. The Joining Forces Community Challenge is an effort led by Michelle Obama and Jill Biden to recognize individuals and organizations "with a demonstrated, genuine and deep desire to be of service to military families," according to its website, http://joiningforces.challenge.gov/.

"We are honored and humbled to have been selected as a finalist out of the Challenge's more than 300 entries," said Col. John Folsom, founder of Wounded Warriors Family Support. "It means a great deal that our programs serving military families have been recognized at such a high level. We at Wounded Warriors Family Support would like to thank the First Lady and Dr. Jill Biden for their support of our military families and developing the Joining Forces Community Challenge."

You can help Wounded Warriors Family Support win the Joining Forces Community Challenge's People's Choice Award. The general public is invited to view each finalist's submission and vote for their favorite. Each user can vote on each submission once every 24 hours and each user can also vote on as many submissions as they want.

Click here to view Wounded Warriors Family Support's submission, or for a complete list of finalist submissions, visit joiningforces.challenge.gov/submissions.

SOURCE Wounded Warriors Family Support