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Wounded Warriors Family Support

CharityWatch report issued
October 2023

Top-Rated Charity
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Wounded Warriors Family Support
11218 John Galt Blvd
Suite 103
Omaha, NE 68137

Other Names


Tax Status




Stated Mission

To provide better quality of life to military personnel and their families wounded, injured or killed in Iraq & Afghanistan, and to provide financial funding to other veteran organizations with similar missions.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2022

Program Percentage: 88%

The percentage of Wounded Warriors Family Support's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $5

How many dollars Wounded Warriors Family Support spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Wounded Warriors Family Support Audited Financial Statements 20-1407520
Wounded Warriors Family Support IRS Form 990 20-1407520
Entity: Wounded Warriors Family Support
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 20-1407520
Entity: Wounded Warriors Family Support
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 20-1407520

Governance & Transparency

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Wounded Warriors Family Support
meets governance benchmarks.
Wounded Warriors Family Support
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
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  Name Title Compensation
1 Kathryn McCauley President/CEO $111,975
Name: Kathryn McCauley
Title: President/CEO
Compensation: $111,975

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

According to the Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. (WWFS) tax filing for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022, WWFS reports re: Transactions with Interested Persons (IRS Form 990, Schedule L, Part V):

Regarding Form 990, Sch L, Part IV, Column D:

"Ashlie Muller is the daughter of the CEO & President, Kathryn McCauley. Ashlie is employed by the Organization as a business manager…"

“Karli McCauley is the daughter of the CEO & President, Kathryn McCauley. Karli is employed by the Organization in Program and Administration Support…”

The WWFS reports paying Ashlie Muller and Karli McCauley $63,145 and $41,569, respectively, in 2022. (IRS Form 990, Schedule L). 

According to the Audited Financial Statements of Wounded Warriors Family Support for the charity's fiscal year ended December 31, 2022, Note 7, In-Kind Contributions:

“Represents the value of admission tickets/park passes provided by various theme parks, donation of gift cards by various business establishments, publicly traded stocks and life estate encumbrance associated with donated farmland...”

Wounded Warriors Family Support reports that it placed a total value of $636,638 on the In-Kind contributions it received in fiscal 2022, according to its audited Statement of Activities of the same year. 

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]

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