$1M+ "If Not Me, Then Who..."
Comcast NBCUniversal has a commitment to hiring Veterans and giving them the opportunity to demonstrate their value to an organization and to a community. To compliment their commitment, Comcast has partnered with the Travis Manion Foundation where they generously donate their employees’ time as well as radio and TV time to air our PSA’s to raise awareness and inspire communities by the work that we do with Veterans, Families of the Fallen, and the next generation of leaders.
Don & Lauren Morel support Travis Manion Foundation and its mission to honor the fallen by challenging the living. They have made a significant commitment to making an impact in the lives of Veterans and in the lives of surviving members of our nation’s military heroes. As the Foundation grows, more Veterans and more surviving family members are inspired by the “If Not Me, The Who…” movement and to put Character in Action. The growth and reach of the Foundation is made possible by the gifts made by the Morel family.
Founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel - gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game, practice or workout. The technology behind Under Armour's diverse product assortment for men, women and youth is complex, but the program for reaping the benefits is simple: wear HeatGear® when it's hot, ColdGear® when it's cold, and AllSeasonGear® between the extremes.
$250K – $999,999 "Character Champion"
As the world’s largest healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson has a history deeply rooted in supporting those who serve and their families. It is proud of its long-standing partnerships with a wide variety of non-profit and government groups that excel in supporting this important mission, like the Travis Manion Foundation. Johnson & Johnson is proud to be a partner of the Travis Manion Foundation’s Character Does Matter Program, helping to empower Veterans and Families of Fallen to inspire the next generation of leaders to put Character in Action.
The Schultz Family Foundation, established in 1996 by Sheri and Howard Schultz, aims to unlock America’s potential, one individual and one community at a time. The foundation focuses on the 4.5 million young people between the ages of 16 to 24 who are not in school nor working, and the over 250,000 post 9/11 veterans transitioning to civilian life each year. To support their efforts, the Schultz Family Foundation partnered with the Travis Manion Foundation’s Character Does Matter program to provide veterans with a platform to mentor young people. By providing opportunities to serve as role models, this program empowers veterans to share their skills, passions, and experiences with young people to foster growth and community.
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP connects injured veterans and their families to valuable resources and one another, serves them through a variety of free programs and services, and empowers them to live life on their own terms. The challenges this generation of wounded service members and veterans face are many, and WWP cannot solve them alone. Through our collaborative efforts with communities, partner organizations, direct service providers, and grant recipients, we recognize the value that comes with working with others to harness their subject matter expertise, reach a greater number of service members, veterans, and families, and provide a comprehensive network of support.
$100K – $249,999 "Diamond"
The AbbVie Foundation is dedicated to having a remarkable impact on the lives of the underserved around the world through a commitment to building strong communities, sustainable health care systems and effective educational programs. The Foundation is proud to support organizations that strive to make the lives of veterans and their families better.
Through purposeful investments, employee engagement and thoughtful advocacy efforts, Boeing and its employees support innovative partnerships and programs that align with the company's strategic objectives, create value and help build better communities worldwide. Boeing is proud to partner with Travis Manion Foundation for Boeing's initiative "Boeing Moves the World" and for the Northeast Regional support of the Travis Manion Foundation’s Character Does Matter Program, empowering veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations.
Our military service members proudly protect our nation, and their families serve, too. Lockheed Martin is committed to supporting the active duty community through employee outreach, empowering veterans and military spouses during transition from military service, and honoring the legacy of all who serve. Lockheed Martin is proud to partner with the Travis Manion Foundation to empower veterans and families of fallen heroes.
RTI partners with TMF's Character Does Matter program in the SouthEast. Participation in the program provides an opportunity for RTI’s military veterans to “pay it forward” and to serve approximately 10 hours per year sharing a message of courage, integrity, leadership and service with young adults.
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private charitable foundations in the United States, provides approximately $100 million in annual grants to nonprofits that provide direct services to low-income and vulnerable individuals and families, primarily in the United States and Israel. Grants are focused on meeting basic needs and enhancing an individual’s ability to meet those needs with emphasis on older adults, the Jewish community, and the Foundation’s priority communities of Maryland, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, rural communities in the United States, and the State of Israel. The trustees, some of whom also serve as executive officers of the Foundation, are Chair Robert T. Kelly, Jr., Donn Weinberg, Alvin Awaya, Fay Hartog-Levin, and Paula B. Pretlow. Rachel Garbow Monroe serves as the Weinberg Foundation’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company has a long history of supporting veterans and active-duty servicemen and women. From investing in war loans preceding WWI to supporting the transition into civilian life with scholarships for a career in financial services, Penn Mutual is proud to add to our long standing commitment to Veterans by supporting Travis Manion Foundation’s 9/11 Heroes Runs and Operation Legacy, helping bring veterans, families of fallen heroes and TMF supporters together.
Prudential is invested in creating long-term partnerships that strengthen communities, help tackle social challenges and solve complex problems. With specific interest in TMF’s flagship program Character Does Matter, Prudential has partnered with TMF to bring this impactful program to Veterans within the Newark, NJ and El Paso, TX communities, helping to further the mission of empowering veterans and building character in our local youth.
The USAA Foundation, Inc. (“the Foundation”) strives to positively impact the lives of servicemembers, veterans, and their families by supporting organizations that align with the signature cause of military family resiliency, like Travis Manion Foundation. Support to families of the fallen is essential as these families have made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of our nation and their resilience in the aftermath of profound loss is a critical aspect of the Foundation’s commitment to them. We are honored to support the work of Travis Manion Foundation, enabling survivors to thrive in their lives after loss.
$50,000 - $99,999 "Titanium"
Becton, Dickinson and Co. is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. BD is proud to partner with the Travis Manion Foundation, supporting the Character Does Matter Program and leveraging a growing BD Veteran’s Resource Group to expand the partnership in attainment of mutual outreach goals.
BLBB Charitable supports initiatives that help people discover their true and full potential through educational and leadership opportunities. BLBB Charitable makes more than donations—it makes investments in nonprofit organizations whose creative approaches and sound strategies yield meaningful and measurable outcomes for the people they serve. BLBB Charitable is proud to support Travis Manion Foundation in expanding its online educational training platform, enabling more people to develop both competence and character through TMF’s programming.
Carry The Load is a non-profit dedicated to providing active, meaningful ways to honor and celebrate the sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes — military, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders. What started as a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day has broadened to include more than just our military heroes and more than just the one holiday. Carry The Load works to bring all Americans together to participate in honoring our nation’s heroes every day.
As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio.
Milbank Foundation for Rehabilitation generously supports the Travis Manion Foundation’s initiatives of empowering Veterans in their transition from military to civilian careers. The Milbank Foundation was founded to support the Jeremiah Milbank’s vision of integrating people with disabilities into all aspects of American life. Milbank Foundation for Rehabilitation awarded Travis Manion Foundation a grant to support a holistic approach to Veteran transition.
The Sheriff Family Foundation strongly supports those that have served and sacrificed for our country through military service as well as their families. To put this support into action, they established the Sheriff Family Veteran Leadership Endowment to enable TMF to improve existing training and develop new training in support of Veterans and Families of the Fallen. This training will also prepare Veterans to deliver TMF’s Character Does Matter program to pass on the character and leadership learned during military service to the next generation.
Following 47 years’ service to America preserving freedom around the world, the USS Midway Museum opened in 2004 and has become the most-visited naval ship museum in the world. It hosts 1.4 million visitors, 275 private events, and 400 active-duty military ceremonies annually in the spirit of preserving the legacy of those who serve and inspiring future generations about service to country and community. The USS Midway partners with Travis Manion Foundation through their Character Does Matter (CDM) Program which helps establish a national identity built on character, leadership, and service, channeling the profound value that our military community brings to youth.
Walmart Foundation is dedicated to creating positive impact in the communities it serves. It is a proud sponsor of Travis Manion Foundation's keystone project: the Character Does Matter Program, empowering veterans to reconnect with their communities, serve as positive role models, and mentor young adults. Walmart Foundation is invested in developing the Character Does Matter program in Hampton Roads, VA; helping to expand services and instill character in youth.
"Major In-Kind Donors"
American Airlines offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. It has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to 150 countries. American sponsored flights for the Travis Manion Foundation by providing 2 million airline miles for their Survivor Service Expeditions.
VIZI leads the way in commercial printing by continually offering the most advanced technologies available. Now a solar powered facility, VIZI is committed to providing customers with old-fashioned, attentive service. VIZI‘s full service capabilities include offset, digital and variable data printing, complete mailing services, full bindery department, premium finishing services such as die-cutting and foil stamping as well as custom web portals. VIZI is proud to support the Travis Manion Foundation and the families served.
Poretta & Orr, Inc. is a full-service global tradeshow and event company. Premier offerings include exhibit design, fabrication, and program and event management. Our expertise has only been exceeded by our passion for the industries such as: healthcare, information & technology resources, wine and sporting. We have been involved with the Travis Manion Foundation for a gratifying 7 years. Our company contributes our event planning & production services for many of the Foundation’s events throughout the years, including the “If Not Me, Then Who…” Gala.