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.

4th Annual Comfort Kit Drive

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 distributed to school districts and first responders as budgets don’t account for these types of items. We like to provide backpacks with a few items as well as smaller kits, depending on if...

Nominations Open for Glamping (WA)

2020 was a tough year and we want to treat a deserving individual and up to 2 guests to stay one night at the new Sky Camp for the ultimate Glamping experience on Crystal Mountain. Nominations are being accepted for any post 9/11 Veteran, Caregiver, Gold Star Family...

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Race Director’s Speed Series

To Register: Click HERE Use Code OW57SPEED to Save 20%! NEW! IN-PERSON, socially-distanced, no-frills racing series in Seattle! This is NOT a virtual race! 1 mile, 5k and 10k distances. Multiple dates at Magnuson Park. Benefitting Operation Ward 57!  Limited...

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Adopt A Family Returns in 2020

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.