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Robin Martin, WCC Volunteer, Receives 2020 Volunteer Service Award from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2020 Boyds, Md. – Robin Martin, a long-time volunteer for Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), has received the 2020 Volunteer Service Award from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper for her dedication and service to the Buncombe County community. “We are delighted to see Robin receive this most-deserved honor,” said Rick Yount, […]

Warrior Canine Connection Receives $30,000 from Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2020 BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection recently received $30,000 in funding from the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program to help support the placement of service dogs with Veterans with visible and invisible wounds in Maryland. The Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program was passed in 2017 and is part of […]

Kearney & Company Tees Off to Support Warrior Canine Connection for Seventh Year in a Row

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2019 BOYDS, Md. – For the seventh year in-a-row, Kearney & Company hosted its annual charity golf tournament benefitting Warrior Canine Connection (WCC). Raising a record $75,000 this year, Kearney’s generous giving to WCC totals $275,400. “We are honored to have the support of Kearney & Company, a first-class company […]

America’s Heroes Charity Golf Tournament Raises $140,000 for Warrior Canine Connection; Brings Total Given to WCC Over Five Years to More than $900k

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2019 BOYDS, Md. – The America’s Heroes Charity Golf Tournament, an annual fundraiser hosted by the Naval Postgraduate School Alumni Association and Foundation (NPSAAF), raises donations to support wounded Service Members, Veterans and their families. This year, the tournament generously provided Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) with $140,000 for its service […]

Wendy Notari, Warrior Canine Connection Volunteer, Receives 2019 Governor’s Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2019 BOYDS, Md. – One of Warrior Canine Connection’s own pack members, volunteer Wendy Notari, will receive high honors today; she is being awarded the Maryland Governor’s 2019 Service Award for her exemplary dedication, time and selfless service to the nonprofit, which breeds, trains and places service dogs with Service […]

Warrior Canine Connection Receives $75,000 Grant from Boeing in Surprise Fashion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2019 BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) is pleased to announce it has received a $75,000 grant from The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) to support its Mission Based Trauma Recovery (MBTR) programming in the D.C. region and beyond. News of the grant funding was provided at Boeing’s Arlington site […]

Warrior Canine Connection Earns 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency from GuideStar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2019 BOYDS, Maryland – Warrior Canine Connection is pleased to announce that it has earned the 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing information about the organization’s goals, strategies, capabilities and vision, WCC is better able to provide meaningful data about […]

Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation Donates $50,000 to WCC Through Viral “Power of Us” Campaign to Support Veterans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2019 BOYDS, Maryland –Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation (BI Cares) has generously donated $50,000 to Warrior Canine Connection to help support programs to breed, train and pair service dogs with Veterans with visible and invisible wounds. The funds were raised through the BI Cares social media campaign, “Power of Us,” a […]

Warrior Canine Connection Receives $75,000 Grant from PetSmart Charities® to Bring the Healing Power of Pets to Veterans Through its Mission Based Trauma Recovery Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2018 BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection knows that pets have the remarkable ability to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, improve our mood and bring us unconditional love. That’s why, with the help of a new $75,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the organization is aiming to improve the quality […]

Warrior Canine Connection Receives $100,000 Grant from Boeing

BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) is pleased to announce it has received a $100,000 grant from Boeing (NYSE: BA) to support its service dog training program. “Warrior Canine Connection is honored to have been selected to receive this generous support from Boeing,” said Rick Yount, founder and executive director, Warrior Canine Connection. “Boeing’s charitable […]