2017 Documentary, THE WEIGHT OF HONOR – Long-term fundraising goals.

As many of your know, THE WEIGHT OF HONOR team conducted a fundraising campaign last summer. With the help of our friends, fans and family, we raised over $18,000 from over 100 donors. We were so completely grateful to everyone for their support. And although we loved being in touch with everyone and feeling their love, Read More …

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Month of the Military Caregivers 2017

This month of May has been the Month of the Military Caregivers. Many thanks to all of our Twitter followers and our Facebook Fans for sharing and commenting. As we sign-off, here are our 7 Easy Ways to Help a Military Caregiver.  The list, the full slide share and the individual images.  Remember, the easiest Read More …

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2017 Documentary THE WEIGHT OF HONOR has a new trailer.

2017 Documentary, THE WEIGHT OF HONOR, has released a new trailer. Very few Americans are aware of the struggles of the caregivers to wounded veterans. This 2017 documentary reveals the seen and unseen burdens placed on family caregivers returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. You can stay updated on the release of this Read More …

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Inspiration for veterans caregivers from Instagram…

Top Instagram inspirations for veterans caregivers this week: We’ve learned a lot while making this documentary.  One thing we’ve learned is you can never underestimate the amount of assistance a caregiver might need.  Get sneaky, ask around, then do what you can.  We dug around on Instagram and found a few images and quotes. We Read More …

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How to talk to children about PTSD, Resources for veterans caregivers from documentary film THE WEIGHT OF HONOR

What I’ve learned while making THE WEIGHT OF HONOR documentary is that being a veterans caregiver can impact several generations. When a veteran has PTSD and there are children in the home, no matter how strong and loving and now matter how effective a parent the veterans caregiver is — sometimes children can develop their Read More …

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#HappyInternationalWomensDay – to all the women in our 2017 documentary caring for our veterans

It’s International Women’s Day – and although each of us owes gratitude to the women who brought us into the world, over here, we feel we owe a BIG Thank You and deep gratitude to the women who are bringing our catastrophically wounded veterans back into the world. THANK YOU to the veterans caregivers in Read More …

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Syracuse University IVMF Bridges the Military-Civilian Gap

Perhaps you’ve heard me say it in interviews or in an earlier blog post, one of the missions of our documentary is to awaken civilians to the urgent needs of our veteran-caregivers and military-caregivers in America.  Veterans and active military alike often comment that the American public does not understand the challenges for them and their Read More …

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The Weight Of Honor, 2017 Documentary, Progresses with Rough Cut and More…

   Progress on The Weight Of Honor is moving at a steady pace thanks to our editor, Alejandro Valdes-Rochin.  We’ve already completed what’s called the “rough cut” of the film, with a “through line” and wonderful elements to illustrate the stories of our veteran caregivers. Now we’re beginning the task of adding finer details to Read More …

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Weight of Honor, Veteran caregiver documentary – featured in Elite Magazine of Santa Clarita, CA

We are so honored to have our new documentary, Weight Of Honor, featured in our local Elite Magazine here in Santa Clarita. The author, Mariam Makatsaria wrote a thoughtful and very well researched article. Big thank you to her, and big thanks to Elite Magazine. Click here to read the full article: http://ow.ly/jxsT308vmVn Veteran caregivers continue to Read More …

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Crowdfunding THANK YOU’s

Wow! Our crowd-funding campaign is complete, and I’m so very grateful for all the support from our donors, friends and supporters! Over 100 donors We raised over $13,000 (July 13 update: now almost $19,000 – A few more arrived in the mail.) Friends and fans gave us hundreds of shares on Facebook, Retweets on Twitter Read More …

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