Operation Warrior Wellness Tour
In June 2011 the David Lynch Foundation held two benefit galas to support Operation Warrior Wellness. Choose a gala to hear more information about the David Lynch Foundation and it's initiatives for veterans with PTSD and their families.
The David Lynch Foundation partnered with Donna Karan's Urban Zen Foundation on June 7, 2011, in New York City to launch Operation Warrior Wellness NYC - a nationwide initiative to teach 10,000 veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder the Transcendental Meditation technique. Highlights of the event include Russell Simmons, Donna Karan, and David Lynch talking about their experiences with meditation, the experiences of meditating veterans from four wars who recovered from PTSD, and prominent doctors and researchers showcasing the scientific research documenting the benefits of the TM technique.
On June 8, a second benefit gala was held at American University to launch Operation Warrior Wellness in Washington, DC, as well as to to highlight the successes the Foundation's outreach into schools.During the event CNN anchor Candy Crowley conducted a lively, compelling interview with David Lynch, veterans were honored for their support of Operation Warrior Wellness, and psychiatrist and author Dr Norman Rosenthal shared fascinating new research verifying the benefits of TM practice.