$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.
$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 the Presenting 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 Rumsfeld Foundation encourages leadership, public service and free political and economic systems at home and abroad. Across its focus areas, the Foundation is committed to providing opportunities for rising leaders, honoring service to nation and to promoting liberty. The Rumsfeld Foundation is proud to honor the service of the fallen and their families, who have given so much to our nation, by supporting the Travis Manion Foundation’s Character Does Matter Program in encouraging character, honor and service in communities across the country.
The Schultz Family Foundation is working to close this opportunity divide. There are 5.6 million young adults who are out of school and the labor market and 2.6 million post-9/11 veterans transitioning to civilian life, with another million expected to return in the coming years. We see tremendous possibility in these two groups of young Americans. We see grit. Ambition. Talent. Resiliency. And America’s future.
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"
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.
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.
$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.
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.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is working alongside others to build a national Culture of Health that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being. With the goal to help raise the health of everyone in the United States to the level that a great nation deserves, by placing well-being at the center of every aspect of life. To that end, RWJF supports the Travis Manion Foundation’s Character Does Matter Program which connects veteran mentors with youth, helping them develop character and leadership skills.
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with 188 billion of assets. Its purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, which range from public and private pension funds to wealthy individuals and families to sovereign wealth funds, unions and corporations. Carlyle works to meet the dynamic needs of the world’s most sophisticated investors. Carlyle supports the Travis Manion Foundation’s initiatives to empower Veterans and Families of the Fallen to inspire the next generation of leaders to put Character in Action.
"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 1.25 million airline miles for their Survivor Service Expeditions.
Astro-Dynamic leads the way in commercial printing by continually offering the most advanced technologies available. Now a solar powered facility, Astro-Dynamic is committed to providing customers with old-fashioned, attentive service. Astro-Dynamic ‘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. Astro-Dynamic 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.