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30 July, 2020 | (01 hr)

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Even before COVID-19, America’s 5.5 million military and veteran caregivers - the spouses, parents, and children, caring for our wounded warriors at home, faced unique challenges in meeting the needs of their loved one and the demands of their everyday lives. These challenges have been made even more daunting by the pandemic.

In this deeply personal and inspiring webcast, meet one of our nation’s “Hidden Heroes” – a Florida-based caregiver and Elizabeth Dole Foundation Fellow, who works tirelessly to care for her husband who suffers from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and degenerative neurological issues that leave him significantly mobility impaired. 

After attending the webcast, viewers will:

  • Understand how organizations, such as the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and Camp Corral, have been at the front lines of offering vital resources that empower, support, and honor the millions of US military caregivers
  • Receive a better understanding of the first-hand experiences of caregivers and how the pandemic has magnified their challenges 
  • Discover why it’s imperative that nonprofits, corporations, and philanthropy turn their attention to increasing support for military caregiver support services
  • Understand the unique role corporations play in leveraging their core competencies in supporting military caregivers 

Who Should Attend: CSR and corporate citizenship leaders, community relations specialists, anyone interested in learning more about military caregivers and how their organzation can support this population

Speakers

Caira Benson

Caira Benson
Elizabeth Dole Foundation Fellow
Elizabeth Dole Foundation

Caira Benson has a BA in history, a MA in historic preservation, and is currently working towards her MFA in writing. She served for years as an archivist and school administrator. She continued her career and became an executive director for a non-profit which was part of the national Main Stree...Full Bio

Lori Noonan

Lori Noonan
Chief Development Officer
Camp Corral

Lori Noonan is new to the role of Chief Development Officer at Camp Corral, a national organization dedicated to transforming the lives of the children of wounded, ill, injured and fallen military heroes.  She is a veteran of the United States Navy and currently an active-duty Army spouse.&n...Full Bio

Molly Ramsey

Molly Ramsey
Manager of Policy And Programs
Elizabeth Dole Foundation

Molly Ramsey serves as the Manager of Policy and Programs for the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. In that capacity, she helps facilitate the implementation of the programs and initiatives of the Foundation, specifically supporting the management of the Impact Forum, the Hidden Heroes Fund, and the pol...Full Bio

Jeff Hoffman

Jeff Hoffman (Moderator)
Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center
The Conference Board

Jeff Hoffman has a distinguished history working with corporations, non-profits, civic and government agencies on strategic direction and innovative programs.He leads Jeff Hoffman & Associates, a global corporate citizenship, philanthropy and civic engagement firm that enables businesses, org...Full Bio

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