Making a Difference

Making a Difference

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Learn about our organization and what you can do to join!

About Us


Our Organization


Thank you for visiting our website. Since 2002 we have relied on the community for 100% of our support. We are a small volunteer organization, 501(c)(3) certified.  We are NOT associated with the Wounded Warrior Project (est. 2003) or other national groups in any way.

The money we raise stays in Southwestern PA and enables and empowers veterans and people with disabilities to come together to participate in fantastic outdoor experiences. Activities including wheelchair accessible pontoon boating, target shooting, ham and bacon shoots, fishing tournaments, small game hunting, turkey and deer hunting, as well as a variety of community events and fundraisers.

Together, we can make 2020 even better for our veterans. Thank you for supporting our group. If you have any questions, please contact us. 


Our History

In 2002, Bud West founded the Western Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors. The original focus was helping paralyzed veterans through fishing until the group obtained the land lease in 2005. In 2007, the group became incorporated. Sadly, in 2010 Bud passed away. 


Our Mission

We believe that hunting and fishing should be accessible for everyone, regardless of disability. We serve both military and civilian disabled persons who enjoy hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. The only way they can do so is with the assistance of the  Wounded Warrior volunteers who are physically able to help them.