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Steven Barnett

Steven Barnett

The David Chow Humanitarian 2023 Award

Through his tireless efforts at Camp Hope and with the PTSD Foundation of America, Mr. Barnett helps guide and support for each veteran in their journey, Mr. Barnett is a catalyst for profound transformations in mind, body, and soul. This personalized approach ensures that every individual feels seen, heard, and valued on their path to recovery. As an outreach coordinator, the nominee's impact expands further, touching the lives of countless veterans. He is an advocate for awareness, ensuring that those who may feel isolated in their struggles are aware of the safe haven that Camp Hope represents. By taking on caseloads, He offered tailored support, addressing the unique challenges faced by each individual. This commitment to personalized care not only empowers veterans to find strength within themselves, but also fosters a sense of community and belonging that is essential to their healing process. Now, in his new role as a development specialist, the nominee continues to champion these efforts, leveraging their remarkable ability to forge meaningful connections and extend a lifeline to those in need. Through his work, he illuminates a path to renewal and purpose for individuals who have borne the weight of combat trauma, ultimately contributing to a brighter, more hopeful future for them and their families.
Through his time at Camp Hope and the PTSD Foundation of America, he exhibits a rare level of persistence, consistently going above and beyond to ensure that every individual under their care experiences a transformative journey to healing. Empathy lies at the core of the nominee's approach. He possesses an innate understanding of the profound struggles faced by veterans suffering from unseen wounds of war. The nominee's capacity to see beyond the surface and truly connect with those he serves is a testament to his extraordinary character. Furthermore, the nominee's ability to build and nurture relationships is a key factor in his exceptionalism. This skill extends not only within the program but also within the broader community. His talent for forging meaningful connections has allowed them to amplify their impact, garnering widespread support and awareness for their cause. It is this ability to bridge gaps and create a network of support that sets him apart, making the mission of the PTSD Foundation of America a beacon of hope and inspiration for veterans in search of solace and understanding that they are not alone.