New York, NY (Top40 Charts / Wounded Warrior Project)
Generous donors from all walks of life and of all ages allow Wounded Warrior
Project (WWP) to provide free, life-changing programs and services to injured veterans, their caregivers, and family members. Recently, a talented young singer named Kendall Clausen used her skills to support WWP through a performance with her school choir.
"For a school project, we had the option to do whatever we loved doing to support Wounded Warrior
Project," Kendall said. "I chose to write a song. I sat down and came up with the idea to write about a soldier going off to war. The song focused on how in the end, the soldier is not going to give up no matter what happens. The song is called 'Warrior,' and I want to donate half of whatever money it raises to support Wounded Warrior
"I'm pretty amazed," said Karl Clausen, her father. "She's sung other people's music in the past, but this is the first time she sat down and wrote an entire piece."
Kendall explained the decision to support WWP was collaborative among her fellow choir members - and a meaningful cause for many of them.
"A lot of my classmates have family who have served, or who were served by Wounded Warrior
Project," Kendall said. "That personal connection really brought the idea to life."
At the school concert, Kendall and her classmates performed and set up an area where concert attendees could donate to WWP.
"I think the concert really inspired people because we raised a good amount of money for Wounded Warrior
Project," Kendall said. "There are people who are willing to fight and die for my country - all my freedoms and privileges are here because of what others have fought for. The courage of our nation's veterans is unbelievable, and I'm so thankful for that."
" is for sale on iTunes, Amazon, and other digital retailers, and can be seen on Kendall's YouTube page. Students of all ages can support warriors served by WWP by starting a Student Ambassadors fundraising campaign.
To learn more about how WWP's programs and services connect, serve, and empower wounded warriors, visit http://newsroom.woundedwarriorproject.org/.
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