Hello From the Other Side

By Kristy Crill “Would you know my name, if I saw you in Heaven? Would it be the same, if I saw you in Heaven? I must be strong and carry on, cause I know I don’t belong, here in Heaven…..” Eric Clapton, “Tears in Heaven” It was a sunny Thursday afternoon when my planContinue reading “Hello From the Other Side”

1st Annual Warriors Ball

For our one year anniversary of incorporation, we knew that we wanted to do something BIG, some way of saying “thank you” to all of those who have shown their support over the last 12 months, and to show our enthusiasm for the many years to come. After much back and forth, we finally settledContinue reading “1st Annual Warriors Ball”

In Remembrance

This speech was given by FTWWF founder and President Miranda Briggs, at the Man22 Suicide Awareness Run in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Saturday, May 22nd, 2021. Spoken straight from the heart, her words echo the same sentiments that many of us feel during this time of year as we remember those who gave it all. InContinue reading “In Remembrance”

Running to Remember

My name is Michael Nease. I have never been a runner (until the last few years) and I have never served in the military. Despite my lack of military service, I have always had a deep respect and connection for the armed forces. I was born and raised in Savannah, GA, which has a militaryContinue reading “Running to Remember”

Lambda Sigma Pi Service Day

By Julie Glenn of Lambda Sigma Pi Sorority During these crazy times with Covid its harder than ever to find places to spend time at and volunteer all across the country. This is because various establishments won’t allow outside visitors at Nursing homes or women’s shelters for example. That did not stop the ladies ofContinue reading “Lambda Sigma Pi Service Day”

Turning the Tide on Suicide

Killeen, Texas – January 30, 2021 By Amy Headrick, Outreach Coordinator, Fight the War Within Never did we imagine that we would be traveling so quickly outside of the Savannah area. We did though, our networking took us to Killeen, Texas. This started out as a class and a  Buddy Watch Walk, but ended upContinue reading “Turning the Tide on Suicide”

The End of the Pier

By Miranda Briggs Fight the War Within Foundation crossed paths with the founder of Buddy Watch Walk, John Ring, this past summer and immediately knew that we were going to work together in the future. We had no clue that the future would be so soon or that the impact would be so immense.  TheContinue reading “The End of the Pier”

Weathering the Darkness

The importance that a single moment holds is beyond the power that any words could ever explain. Whether dark or bright, every second of time carries significance. Whether we comprehend that in the most vital times is not always up to us. Time is our drill sergeant and it will smoke the shit out ofContinue reading “Weathering the Darkness”

Guest Appearance on Military Makeover!

Copyright Military Makeover and the Lifetime Network. Man, these last few months have been IMMENSE for all of us here at FTWWF. With our 3rd and 4th rounds of care packages delivered to first responders, our recent online t-shirt partnership with Nine Line Apparel, nonstop meetings with partner organizations, promoting our Helping Our Heroes support group in SavannahContinue reading “Guest Appearance on Military Makeover!”