Shepherd Center & SHARE
Thirteen men are running to raise $250K to support the Shepherd Center’s SHARE Military Initiative, a program that cares for U.S. service members who are suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts.
On Monday March 30, nine of those men met at Kennesaw City Hall, where Chief Bill Westenberger joined them on the short run to Superior Plumbing, Kennesaw. Superior Plumbing presented the men with a check for $20,000.
Thirteen men will run 911 miles from New York City to Atlanta April 19-26. This team is a group of 9 active duty Marines, a Navy Corpsman, 1 former Army combat medic and SHARE Client as well a one civilian. Will you join Superior Plumbing and help support their cause. You can make your tax-deductible donation today at www.ShepherdsMen.com.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) are the signature injuries of America’s wars since 2001.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affect 1 in every 5 service members that return home from Iraq or Afghanistan. These injuries are unseen to the naked eye but devastating to the service members, as well as the families suffering along with them. Too often, TBI and PTSD lead to broken homes and even suicide.
The SHARE Military Initiative at Shepherd Center has been saving lives through innovative research and treatment. Our team is running from Freedom Tower in New York City to Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia to raise money for, and awareness about, the growing problem of TBI and PTSD for our returning warriors.
We live in the greatest country in the world. This country has provided us and millions of others an opportunity to be free and proud citizens. We ask you to join us in this journey of helping saving those lives which have purchased our freedom. 294,000 Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans need treatment for TBI and PTSD.
Please help SHARE the burden.