Why Green?

  Green is for growth   In a month known for leprechauns, shamrocks, and green beverages, perhaps you’ve wondered why Quality of Life Foundation uses green rather than the red, white, and blue traditionally associated with organizations dedicated to American service members and veterans. The answer? Our green represents growth, healing, and revitalization – all things we strive to make possible for the caregivers we serve. When a family member is catastrophically injured, it can be easy for a caregiver to get stuck in a stagnant place, or even survival mode. Personal growth, interests, and pursuits become low or non-existent
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Collaboration with TD Foundation

This month we would like to highlight the TD Foundation. Since we began working with them this fall, they have given us over $26,000 which we have combined with discounts, pro bono support, and funding from our Unmet Needs Fund to bring almost $50,000 worth of assistance to 14 Quality of Life Foundation families. The TD Foundation provides aid to children directly affected by war in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as to children of wounded warriors and fallen heroes here in the US, and we are grateful for their collaboration and support of the care-giving families we serve. The
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Please Ask

  Where are you located? We are located in Williamsburg Virginia, about an hour from Richmond and an hour from Norfolk. Where does your spouse receive medical treatment? My husband receives his VA care through the Hampton VA Medical Center. He is primarily seen by his primary team through Sentara Medical Group in Williamsburg to supplement his VA care due to long wait times. How you came to be a caregiver? My husband returned from Iraq and Afghanistan in 2009, but was not diagnosed with anything until 2011 due to a lack of medical continuity across the branches of service.
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