Annual Wounded Hero 5k Run

Salute to Afghanistan Veteran’s 1 Mile Walk – Sat September 30, 2023

Adopt A Family Returns 10/1!

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Get Involved

There are many ways you can be active in supporting Operation Ward 57 and wounded soldiers.


Operation Ward 57 supports wounded, injured and ill service members, veterans, their caregivers and those that aid in their recovery by providing assistance and outreach in their recovery, comfort and morale, and through advocacy, education and promotion of their circumstances.

Let’s Bless Gold Star Moms!

Let’s Bless Gold Star Moms!

Let's Bless Gold Star Moms! In honor of Gold Star Mother's Day on 9/25 we are looking for donations, gift cards, or products to give to Washington State Gold Star Mother's for some self care and relaxation! It can be gift cards, experiences., beauty products, tea/coffee, candles etc. We are partnering with Foresters Financial And Team Atkins - Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation to make this happen! Contact for...

4th Annual Comfort Kit Drive

COMFORT KIT DRIVE - WA STATE   It’s our 4th annual Comfort Kit Drive in partnership with Fairway Independent Mortgage and Gateway Real Estate! And we need your help! We are in need of new small items for comfort kits for kids in distress- these will be...

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

Join Abigail Cole Racing and Operation Ward 57 this Thanksgiving to support our Veteran families by placing a warm hearty meal on their table. This is our way to give THANKS to those whom have served. If you are local to Orting or Auburn, WA we will be partnering with...

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Adopt A Family Returns in 2021

APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN 10/1 AND PAIRING WILL BEGIN ON 11/1 Our goal is to help wounded warrior military families and gold star families in need with Christmas and Hanukkah presents for their children, along with a grocery gift card or prepaid Visa gift card for...

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Get Involved

There are many ways you can be active in supporting Operation Ward 57 and wounded soldiers. There are many ways that you can become involved and contribute including purchasing an official Operation Ward 57 shirt, join our social networks and share us with family and friends, and to volunteer with us.

Our Programs

Warrior & Caregiver Support

We offer morale and comfort items, visit patients, deliver dvds and video games, serve the needs of families and children, offer storage and supplies, and service animal support.

Honor & Courage

The Honor & Courage Hotline is available 24/7 to any era Veteran, service member, family member or caregiver as well as all Law Enforcement Officers, Fire Fighters and First Responders.

Deployment Support

Active duty service members who work on the ward, have volunteered, or served as a combat medic and then deploy, are provided substantial care packages.

Holiday Cheer

OPW57 creates morale and spirit boosting events and gifts for patients, families and staff with the support of your donations and shop purchases.

Visit Our Shop

The following are some of our best-selling items in the shop.  You can help us support wounded veterans and their families by purchasing items from our shop and/or donating.