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Donor Q&A

How long have you been around and how did you get started?

Wounded Warriors of Collier County (WWCC) was founded in 2010 by Dale A. Mullin but was later was officially established as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization in 2014. For more details, check out our Founder’s Story on our website. Our EIN # 46-4973419

Are you affiliated with the Wounded Warrior Project?

No, Wounded Warriors of Collier County (WWCC) is a locally founded and operated 501(c)(3) that is not affiliated with the Wounded Warrior Project in any capacity.

Does WWCC collaborate with other organizations in Collier County?

Yes, to help accomplish our mission we work locally with the Veterans Treatment Court, The Hunger and Homeless Coalition, David Lawrence Center, VA, St Vincent DePaul, and Jewish Children, Family Services, Collier County Sheriff’s Office and Veterans Treatment Court. We also, work with Community Foundation of Collier County and The Schulze Family Foundation in support of community funding strategies for Veterans in Collier County only.

Who exactly/what services will my money go to serve?

Given the predominantly volunteer structure of WWCC, we have been able to achieve results while spending approximately 13.5% on administrative and office expenses. Remaining funds are dedicated to veteran support and organizational growth with donor funds strictly serving our local veterans and their families only in Collier County

Can I see a previous annual review?

Yes, all of our currently available annual reports can be viewed on our page on GuideStar, the premier destination for nonprofits and nonprofit research for donors.

Can I donate to your organization in other ways than just money?

Absolutely! We are always looking for volunteers, and additional goods and services. In fact, we are all volunteers within this organization and have only one paid admin person. Please visit our Volunteer Page for more information.

Can I donate to specific programs within your organization?

Yes! You can generously donate to specific programs, such as Warrior Homes or our Scholarship Program fund, or you can donate in the name of someone special or make donations to our general fund to place your generous donation where it is needed the most. Visit our Ways to Donate page for additional information.

I would like to host a fundraiser at my place of business for WWCC. Where do I start?

The best place to begin is on our website’s page: Sponsor An Event . This page will give you simple step-by-step instructions to apply and host an event.

I have additional questions. What is the best way to contact WWCC?

You can contact us by email at info@wwcollier.org, by phone at 239.302.1800 or by mail at: WWCC, P.O. Box 10434, Naples, FL 34101,

Does WWCC offer Legacy or Planned Giving options?

Yes, we do! Legacy or Planned Giving is a donation made by an individual through a will or other formal designation, which is meant to reflect the values and desires of the donor. As the name suggests, most donors want to leave a legacy or memory of their life through their posthumous giving. Additionally, WWCC also offers posthumous or non-posthumous donation naming rights to our homes and rooms within our homes. To learn more about all of these additional options, please contact your financial advisor or call us directly at 239-302-1800.

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