The Wound Healing Society Foundation

The Wound Healing Society Foundation (WHSF) is improving the quality of life for wound healing patients and their families through support of awareness, research and education.
P.O. Box 1142, Fairfax, VA 22038-1142
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Current WHSF News & Announcements

  • The WHSF is now on Facebook. Don't forget to follow us and like us on Facebook so you stay up to date on current WHSF information.
  • The WHSF congratulates all Warrior Games Athletes competing in Colorado Springs, Colorado September 28-October 4, 2014.
  • The WHSF congratulates all Invictus Games Athletes competing in London, United Kingdom September 10-14, 2014. #IAM
  • Applications for the WHSF-3M Fellowship will be accepted September 1-November 21, 2014. Applications can be found on the WHSF-3M Fellowship page.
    Click here for more details about the WHSF-3M Fellowship Award
  • The WHSF is delighted to announce the 2015 WHSF-Hunt Endowed Honorary Speaker will be Leroy Hood, MD. Dr Hood is a pioneer in the systems approach to biology and medicine. His research has focused on the study of molecular immunology, biotechnology and genomics. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lasker Award for Studies of Immune Diversity, the Kyoto Prize in advanced technology, the NAE 2011 Fritz J. and Delores H. Russ Prize and most recently, the 2011 National Medal of Science (awarded in 2013). To learn more about Dr Hood, please visit http://www.systemsbiology.org/leroy-hood.
  • WHSF sincerely thanks all of our recipients, donors and sponsors for making the 2014 WHS meeting a success.
    Click here for more details about WHSF at the annual WHS meeting
  • The WHSF congratulates 2012 WHSF 3M Fellow Katherine Radek for receiving the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Dr Radek is one of the 102 award recipients that were given the award in Washington, DC earlier this year by President Obama.
  • The WHSF is providing money to young researchers. Found out how to support this program!
    Click here for more details about WHSF scholarships and support
  • The WHSF congratulates all Paralympian athletes competing in Sochi, Russia March 7-16, 2014. Good luck Team USA!
  • When the WHSF initiated the Wounded Warrior Athlete Initiative, we also cooperated with the UK team leader Martin Colclough, Head of Sports Recovery at Help for Heroes. A subsequent tour of the Tedworth House Recovery Centre in Wiltshire, England facilitated learning more about their programs and goals. The WHSF wishes our friend and colleague Martin Colclough and the 9 military athletes from the UK participating in the Paralympic Inspiration Programme, safe travels to Sochi, Russia. This program helps prepare and inspire potential Paralympians as they prepare for the challenges of the 2016 Rio and 2018 PyeongChang Paralympics.
  • You can now donate to the WHSF by doing your everyday normal activities by participating in Dailygood by Goodsearch. By participating, Goodsearch donates money to the WHSF when you search the Internet, shop online or dine out at local restaurants. Use Goodsearch.com to search the Internet and they donate a penny per search. Use Goodshop.com when you shop online at stores like Amazon and Staples and they donate the WHSF a percentage of every purchase and offer over 100,000 coupons to help you save money too. Sign up for their Gooddining.com program and they'll donate a percentage of your restaurant bill when you eat at any one of thousands of participating restaurants. There is even a Goodtravel program for hotel, airfare and entertainment donations. This is a simple and easy way to donate and support the mission of the Wound Healing Society Foundation; one person raised $10 in just one week! Imagine what we can do together. Please go to www.goodsearch.com to get started and enter Wound Healing Society Foundation as your cause to support.
  • Make plans now to attend these two exciting WHSF lectures at the annual WHS meeting in Orlando, Florida April 23-26, 2014.
    Click here for more details about WHSF lectures
  • The WHSF is excited to announce that Robert A. Weinberg, Ph.D. from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research has accepted the invitation to be the second annual Thomas K. Hunt Endowed Lecture Speaker in 2014. Dr. Weinberg is a pioneer in cancer research focusing on epithelial and stromal cells as well as invasion and metastasis. He is a founding member of the Whitehead Institute and has numerous accolades including the prestigious National Medal of Science (1997), Wolf Prize in Medicine (2004) and many others. To learn more about Dr Weinberg, please visit http://wi.mit.edu/people/faculty/weinberg.
  • 2014 will mark the 15th anniversary of the 3M Fellow Award presented by the WHSF. The WHSF 3M Fellowship is a one year $15,000 gift to stimulate scientific research and career development of young investigators or junior faculty pursuing a career in wound healing research. Applications for the 3M Fellowship are now being accepted. Go to the 3M Award page for more information.
  • The WHSF and Swiss-American Products are pleased to announce that military team athletes selected to participate in the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 28-October 4, 2014 will each receive a Warrior Care Kit. These kits are designed to ease athlete skin and wound care while traveling. To learn more about this, go to the Wounded Warrior Athlete Initiative page.
  • The WHSF will provide a limited number of travel scholarships for deserving wound healing scientists and clinicians to attend the 2014 annual meeting of the Wound Healing Society in Orlando, Florida. Details and scholarship criteria will be posted soon on the Grants & Scholarships page.
  • The 2013 WHSF Wounded Warrior Athlete Initiative was a overwhelming success. The support of all of our corporate partners allowed us to collect over $100,000 in wound and skin care supplies. View a list of our sponsors. Thank you to all who participated.
  • In the Ostomy Wound Management News section, you can read about the efforts and collaboration that went into the 2013 WHSF Wounded Warrior Athlete Initiative in Colorado this year http://www.o-wm.com/news/wound-healing-society-foundation-offers-thanks-wounded-warrior-donations. To learn more about this Foundation program, go to our Wounded Warrior Athlete Initiative page.

Mission

The mission of the Wound Healing Society Foundation is to improve the quality of life for wound healing patients and their families through support of awareness, research and education.

Projects

Projects support awareness, research and professional and public education.

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Donation Levels

Levels of support:

  • Philanthropists Circle - $1,000,000
  • Founders Circle - $500,000
  • Honors Circle - $250,000
  • Leadership Circle - $100,000
  • Patrons Circle - $50,000
  • Contributors Circle - $25,000
  • Platinum - $5,000 and above
  • Gold - $2,500 - $4,999
  • Silver - $1,000 - $2,499
  • Bronze - $500 - $999
  • Friend - $100 - $499
  • Donor - $1 - $99

The Wound Healing Society Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The Foundation pays no salaries which means 100% of your donation goes towards improving wound healing.