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Veterans Statistics: PTSD, Depression, TBI and Suicide

Veterans statistics: PTSD, Depression, TBI, Suicide. The following veterans statistics are from a major study done by the RAND Corporation, a study by the Congressional Research Service, the Veterans Administration, and the US Surgeon General. PTSD statistics are a moving target that is fuzzy: do you look only at PTSD diagnosed within one year of return from battle? Do you only count PTSD that limits a soldier’s ability to go back into battle or remain…

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November fund-raiser at triumph brewing company a huge success!!!!!!

What a huge success our first fund-raising event was, and I am sorry it has taken me this long to post this update. How do I define success? I define it as seeing old friends, Meghan's classmates, new aquaintences [soon to become friends], folks we work with, and family. And of course raising the necessary funds which enable the foundation to continue its efforts of working with veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD]and reintegration…

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Morgan Stanley Comes up BIG for Meghan’s Foundation

On Thursday, November, 14th, 2013, the Morgan Stanley Group in Doylestown, PA. made a donation in the amount of $420.00 to Meghan’s Foundation. Through the efforts of Michael Hanahan, an employee of Morgan Stanley, money was collected for a “dress down” / casual day. Michael, and his wife Kelly were close personal friends of Meghan and are friends and volunteers for the foundation. Morgan Stanley in Doylestown very often does similar fund-raising efforts for other…

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Our First Fundraising Event

On November 8th, 2013 Meghan's Foundation held its first fundraising event. We were very pleased and fortunate to have the event professionally video taped by SUNBLOSSOM ENTERTAINMENT.

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Meghan’s Cousin Runs Half Marathon to Benefit the Foundation.

On Sunday October 13th, 2013, Meghan’s cousin, Jessica Lovendale, ran a 1/2 Marathon to raise money for Meghan’s Foundation. In her own words below she demonstrates the love she has for Meghan. “I took this picture while I was running the last 4 miles of the marathon. I felt Meghan was with me the whole way. As the sun shined down I kept looking at the ocean and I was reminded of her, her life…

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Interview on WDVR-FM

Maureen and I were privileged to be interviewed on WDVR-FM in Sergeantsville, New Jersey this past Thursday, October 10th, about Meghan’s Foundation and the upcoming Rockin' Fundraiser at The Triumph Brewing Company in New Hope, PA on Friday, November 8th. John Cole was the on air radio personality who interviewed us.  Listen to the interview here:

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Allen McQuarrie, PRO-ACT Committee, Bucks County, PA. states it succinctly!!

An associate of mine, Allen McQuarrie, who works with the PRO-ACT/Pennsylvania Recovery Act-Bucks County Council on Alcohol and Drugs, writes aptly on the subject of US veteran; the challenges of getting benefits for them, and getting assistance to them. Allen is a very good writer so I am just posting his comments below without any editing aor addition. "Having met veteran after  veteran returning to civilian life, I find they fall into two major categories: …

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Warrior’s Watch, Kat Fialkowski Event, raises money for Meghan’s Foundation!

On September 8th, 2013, the 2nd Annual Kat Fialkowski motorcycle run was held. The purpose of the run is to honor Kat Fialkowski who unexpectedly passed away in February 2012. Kat was/is still beloved by many in the Warriors Wach community. Kat was an active and founding member of Warriors Watch Riders and the National Coordinator of American Warriors Watch Coalition, a national organization that works to bring like minded troop support organizations together and…

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Exciting Fundraising Event – November 8th, 2013, Triumph Brewery, New Hope, PA

Meghan's Foundation is holding a fundraising event that you should not miss!!!! All proceeds go to support Meghan's Foundation efforts to assist our veterans challanged with readjusting to civilian life after being traumatized by war. Post Traumatic Stress is often devastating for veterans who are trying to make that transition. Event tickets cost $20.00 to gain entry  and automatically enter you to win $1,000 cash Grand Prize. There will be a band, "The Happy Dog,"…

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