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Fashion for Fighters Kenya

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The Fashion for Fighters Foundation, supports and raises funds for those wounded, ill, and injured while serving. Through fashion shows and events, Fashion for Fighters raises funds to support the wounded soldiers with resources that are not provided by the government. Fashion for Fighters Kenya was birthed in 2019 by the Fashion for Fighters President, Chris Decker, to seek times of comradery and support to raise funds to support ill and wounded service members in Kenya.
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WHO ARE THE WOUNDED

Fashion for Fighters Foundation has been partneting with Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor program. Navy Safe Harbor Foundation (NSHF) has been the Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) Program’s first call when a Navy or Coast Guard Sailor is in need. More than 6000 Navy and Coast Guard Sailors have enrolled in the NWW Program and that number continues to grow.

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NSHF will have the availability to help coordinate non-medical care demands that frequently arise; such as when a hospitalized Sailor’s spouse can’t afford to travel to be bedside, or when unexpected financial needs make marketing demands of daily life an impossible task.

This year alone, NSHF has filled 138 grants helping Sailors and 40 grants helping caregivers. With your help, the level of support we are able to provide will continue to grow.

CARING FOR CAREGIVERS

Family members often become the primary caregiver for a Wounded Warrior which can impact employment, emotional health, and family stability. Your support makes a difference.

CARING FOR CAREGIVERS

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Wounded Warrior Program takes a holistic approach when serving warriors and their families to nurture the mind and body and encourage economic empowerment and engagement. Through a high-touch and interactive approach, Fashion for Fighters Foundation seeks to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in Kenya.

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WOUNDED WARRIOR GAMES

NSHF supports the Navy and Coast Guard Wounded Warrior Team as they prepare for the Wounded Warrior Games - a competition for wounded, ill and injured service members.

WOUNDED WARRIOR GAMES

WOUNDED WARRIOR GAMES

Fashion for Fighters is a proud supporter of the Navy & Coast Guard Wounded Warrior Team for the Wounded Warrior Games – a yearly Paralympic-style competition for more than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members from all branches of the United States military. The athletes will represent the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Special Operations Command. Teams include active military service members and veterans with upper-body, lower-body, and spinal cord injuries; traumatic brain injuries; visual impairment; serious illnesses; and post-traumatic stress. They will go head-to-head in 13 sports including, archery, cycling, time-trial cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track, field, wheelchair basketball, indoor rowing, powerlifting, golf, and wheelchair rugby.

SUPPORT VETERANS BUSINESSES

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One of the Fashion for Fighters Mandate is to restore, empower and renew the hope for our wounded servicemen. We do through promoting their skills and help advertise their creativity and businesses to people around the world. We encourage the communities to employ, work with and support the Veterans after their term of service. Below as some of the Veterans owned goods:

ART BY A KENYAN VETERAN

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Retired Captain Titus Baraza is a veteran of the Kenyan Armed forces. Captain Baraza is from the border county of Busia in the Western part of Kenya, a county known for its hills, rivers and wildlife. Retired Captain Baraza creates the most breath-taking painted portraits and landscapes deriving inspiration from nature. Since his retirement, he has been surviving on the proceeds from his artwork. Each work cost between $100-$300. If you would like to support retired Captain Baraza, you may purchase one of his paintings by emailing us at [email protected].

AFRICAN BAGS FAMOUSLY KNOWN AS ‘CHONDO’

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Retired Colonel Mbugua Hannah is from the border county of Lamu on the Northern Coast of Kenya. This region is well known for its clear coastline, incredible marine life and mangrove forests. Retired Colonel Mbugua Hannah served with the armed forces for a couple of years, defending the people of Kenya with great courage. She is a passionate artist who makes bags famously known as Chondos and other African accessories. She started an initiative to train young women to make Chondos using local sustainably sourced materials and show their passion for their country through artistry. A look at their work will prove this writer’s point of view. I look forward to your support for their zeal and creativity by buying all the beautiful pieces they have to offer. Each product costs between $30-$50. In need of one? Please email us at [email protected].

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The Fashion for Fighters Foundation’s mission is to pay tribute to our wounded, ill, and injured heroes and their families by enhancing their recovery wherever possible. The Fashion for Fighters Foundation restores, empowers, and renews hope for our wounded service members and their families.
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