Please see below for Dr.Biden’s recent blog posting on the Joining Forces Community Challenge. Help us to spread the word- there are only a few weeks left to submit your organization or individual to the Joining Forces Community Challenge at JoiningForces.Challenge.gov. The deadline for submissions is September 30th, 2011.
Be Part of the Joining Forces Community Challenge
Posted by Dr. Jill Biden on September 14, 2011 at 02:05 PM EDT
I’m writing today about a very special project, the Joining Forces Community Challenge.
In that past few years, the First Lady and I have seen incredible examples of people and organizations reaching out to our military families in creative and meaningful ways. Individuals and groups are coming together in communities all across this country to make a difference in the lives of our service members by hosting baby showers, providing free accounting help during tax season, or recognizing military families during community events. As an Army mom, I am especially grateful for this outreach.
To read more, click here.
[caption id="attachment_1936" align="alignright" width="430" caption="First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden greet people while visiting the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Texas, April 13, 2011. The First Lady and Dr. Biden met with service members and their families during their visit to the facility, which helps care for family members of Wounded Warriors whose recovery is expected to last a long period of time. The center was built with private donations and is run by volunteers from the surrounding community. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)"]