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New Web Site Offers Shirts with Custom-embroidered Aviator Wings for Veteran Military Pilots, Supports Families of the Wounded Fund
Date:11/11/2008

of our veterans. They're trying to do good by them; everybody wants to recognize them."

"But what's been overlooked are the families," Galanti explains. "The worst-wounded service men and women often go to hospitals where there's no military base nearby, and the families don't have any support system."

"The Families of the Wounded Fund gives military families cash grants to tide them over and help them get on their feet," says Galanti. "And we've found that when the hospitalized service men and women are around their families, they heal faster."

"Otherwise, wounded service men and women can feel like a number in a strange hospital," Galanti explains. "They don't have anyone to talk to. When they have their family members around them, they do much better. There have been several miraculous cases where the doctors attribute a big share of the credit to having family members nearby."

"Some family members even give up their jobs to be with their wounded relative," says Galanti. "We give them money to use for whatever they need. And unlike most charities, the Families of the Wounded Fund distributes 100% of the money it receives directly to the cause. "At our fundraisers, we make everybody -- including our guest speaker -- pay," he says. "Even our bank has donated its services."

"I like the fact that Wings4Aviators is donating to the families of wounded vets," says Allison. "How appropriate for military vets to give to military families."

For more information on the Families of the Wounded Fund, visit www.familiesofthewoundedfund.org.

For a selection of finely embroidered shirts and jackets for military aviators, visit

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