Operation First Response (OFR) is inviting people from all over the Delaware Valley to participate in Pennsylvannia ’s Eigth Annual WALK FOR THE WOUNDED on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Rose Tree Park in Media, PA. At the hub of 3 major population centers, Philadelphia, Wilmington and South Jersey.

The goal of the day is two-fold:  1) to draw attention to the plight of tens of thousands of returning soldiers who are wounded, and whose families are facing significant financial and emotional challenges as their loved one recovers and 2) to raise funds to help meet the critical needs of these families, many of whom are crisis right now – today, in hometowns all across the country.

Quick Facts:

  • Operation First Response (OFR) delivers over 90 cents of every dollar raised to wounded soldiers and their families.
  • OFR is staffed by mostly volunteers; with the exception of one full-time and one part-time salary workers.
  • The 2 mile WALK will take place at Rose Tree Park in Media, PA (just minutes off I-95 and Rt. 476 (The Blue Route).
  • Parking is Free. View our Map to see the location of the walk.
  • Walkers register here and are asked to help get donation sponsors for themselves, if possible.
  • People are invited to use this web site to help sponsor any walker(s) of their choice
  • Companies are also invited to become Walk or Corporate Sponsors, or to advertise in the WALK PROGRAM being distributed at the event.
  • People are invited to simply make a donation.

Special Guests


Speakers to be announced soon!

90% of all funds received go directly to wounded soldiers and their families.