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2014-01-29 16:25:25

Grant will launch Bob Woodruff Foundation's "Veterans Helping Veterans" initiative NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of PepsiCo's weeklong Super Bowl fan appreciation activities, the company today announced that the PepsiCo Foundation will donate $1 million to the Bob Woodruff Foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting post-9/11 injured service members, veterans and their families, and the caregivers and communities that support them....

2013-11-07 16:29:47

Stars Bill Cosby, Jim Gaffigan, Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart and Roger Waters Headlined, Helping to Bring Attention and Funds for Programs that Assist Injured Service Members and Veterans NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival presented Stand Up for Heroes last night in New York City. The event, funded in part by the generosity of Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) and supported by founding sponsor GFI Group,...

2013-11-01 12:26:00

Musical Performances and Live Discussion With Celebrities Backstage and Service Members and Fans Across Country in a Google+ Hangout. NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th annual Stand Up For Heroes event that will benefit post-9/11 wounded veterans, presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival, will be available via a broadcast featuring a Google+ Hangout at google.com/+Stand4Heroes. The event will also be available via live stream at...

2013-10-07 16:22:02

The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival present Stand Up for Heroes brought to you by Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) and supported by founding sponsor GFI Group, Inc. NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) just added Bill Cosby and Jim Gaffigan to the star-studded line-up for the annual Stand Up for Heroes, an evening of comedy and music benefiting injured service members, veterans and their...

2013-09-09 12:24:00

The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival present Stand Up for Heroes brought to you by Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) and supported by founding sponsor GFI Group, Inc. NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) are proud to present Stand Up for Heroes, an evening of comedy and music benefiting injured service members, veterans and their families on Wednesday, November 6th at 8pm. From Town Hall...

2013-01-03 16:24:06

David Woodruff of Apex, NC has been honored with a recognition by Southern Business Leader in its selection of "Top Entrepreneurs 2012." APEX, N.C., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the April, 2012 issue of Southern Business Leader published by Business Leader Media. David Woodruff was selected for the following honor: "Top Entrepreneurs 2012." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/DC36387) David Woodruff commented on...

2012-11-26 12:26:35

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up for Heroes, the Bob Woodruff Foundation's (BWF) annual benefit event and the kickoff for the New York Comedy Festival, on Nov. 8, 2012, brought together celebrities, service members and their families for a night of laughter and performances from A-list musicians and comedians, as well as wounded veterans, to raise funds for programs that the Bob Woodruff Foundation helps support. The proceeds from the sixth annual event, more...

2012-11-08 08:28:16

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and the New York Comedy Festival will present the 6th annual Stand Up for Heroes event on Thursday, Nov. 8(th) at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. This year's event will be streamed live on ReMIND.org and feature musical performances by John Mayer, Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters who will perform with a band comprised of military veterans. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121108/NY08502 ) In honor of...

2012-11-02 07:26:29

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and the New York Comedy Festival are proud to announce that John Mayer and Roger Waters will perform at the 6th annual Stand Up for Heroes event on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Beacon Theatre, in addition to previously announced performers Mike Birbiglia, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt, Jon Stewart, Bruce Springsteen and Robin Williams. Roger Waters will be performing with a band comprised of military veterans. Musical...

2012-09-24 06:24:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) are proud to present Stand Up for Heroes, an evening of comedy and music benefiting our injured service members, veterans and their families, taking place at the Beacon Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at 8 p.m. Stand Up for Heroes honors the sacrifice of our returning service members, veterans and their families by...