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Right now they're more than 30000 wounded warriors from Iraq and Afghanistan and hospitals throughout the country looks -- June ninth wounded warriors and their families.
As they fight to recover and to rehabilitate.
Joining us now co-founder chairman of the board CEO of -- -- Fletcher -- And in Washington DC -- -- and mother of -- governor wounded soldier who has participated in the program.
The work that you're doing is so important.
How long if you've been.
And are wounded warriors.
Out of this way providing them.
Our transportation getting them to hospitals and since January of 2000 name so are not that there.
And in -- and Rosie you're son is.
Where is you know as -- -- Walter Reed.
He is at Walter -- and they're surgical -- And I understand that that.
It would swings -- help you and your family it is you've been.
Were for a period of seven months you were tending to your son and supporting him throughout his.
Throughout his recovery.
Tell us a bit about that.
Actually Allen with one of the first severely wounded in Iraq and march I have.
And spent his first seven months.
At surgical icu at the old Walter -- -- and then two months at Brooke army medical senator and fourteen months -- -- a private hospital.
This is Allen's.
Almost nine year into his recovery and patent challenge with surgery came add that brought him back to Walter Reed at Bethesda.
How -- -- doing right now.
Allen is doing great he had surgery on Thursday.
Major abdominal reconstructive surgery and it was anticipated that he may require an additional surgery or to.
The surgery was a great success and beyond that trauma and general surgeons expectations.
And Allen is actually at in his wheelchair for two and a half hours today.
And pushing his wheelchair for a little bit down the hallway.
Well that's you know that's wonderful news tonight and I love the idea.
The fire and and the -- in your -- And you're gonna hear an inspiration to all of us.
Tell us how we can help you help these folks.
Because it's so important to be able to bring them together.
How we do.
Well we're -- about.
A flight -- request today today we booked 66 flights.
Three different family requests we have seven and nine year old boy coming into Walter Reid on Friday to see their father for the first time in a year.
He was shot in the hand in Iraq in January 2010.
That's just one example.
We have a very good process for booking these flights were very efficient and effective -- -- we can book a flight.
In fact while I was waiting to come say hi to you we booked another and -- so we're very good internal review what we do.
We just in the funding so.
Sure how to do so how do we do that that your web -- We have already.
Put up -- -- stuff or.
On our website Norwood arms are console folks and click on -- better go immediately to your site but to donate money whatever they can afford to spend.
And to donate obviously to to look swings tell us what else we -- older.
Well being here on Fox Business I think.
-- I think what.
The call to action would be corporate sponsorship as we get into our fifth year we want to move away from fundraisers and not rely so much on individual donations but create really strong long term relationships with companies around the country.
One of the things one of the new projects we have is fifty by five.
Finding fifty company's -- -- 5000 dollars and we can do that every year we can Seles beginning balance and a and a budget for the year so.
If there's any corporate CEO -- decision maker out there right now.
Come to our website drops in the now I won't set -- meeting and we'll talk more about the organization and what we can do to partner to help or wounded warriors.
And we're going to assure that.
With this many folks as we can -- -- business delighted to have you with us here thanks so much and thank you.
Rosie -- thank you for being here are our very best to you.
And -- out.
All the very best and of course are immense gratitude.
And thanks so my -- -- thinking.
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