Nonprofits, including Wounded Warrior Project, navigating the virtual world amid COVID-19 pandemic

Nonprofits, including Wounded Warrior Project, navigating the virtual world amid COVID-19 pandemic

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Action News Jax’s Meghan Moriarty takes a look at how Jacksonville-area nonprofits like Wounded Warrior Project are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the video above.

QUICK FACTS:

  • Wounded Warrior Project, like many other nonprofits, has been struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Many of their veteran members struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder and they encourage them to get out of the house and come to in-person events. But, due to the coronavirus, WWP had to shift everything to online, which presented challenges to get creative.
  • Since the pandemic, the need for WWP’s mental health and financial resources have gone up by 20-30%. They’re doing a lot of virtual programming, including, health and fitness classes, cooking classes, and even activities to do with family.
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