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PART 1 of 3: An Intergenerational Day with An Admiral, A SEAL and an Angel

February 22nd, 2017

Yountville-Residents of the Veterans Home of Yountville, California received a bit of surprise last Friday- three very special visitors from Washington DC and Virginia Beach.
Admiral Winnefeld and Mrs. Meeting John Lew

Post and Share #Luv4Lucien a Little Superhero this Valentine's Day

February 12th, 2017

In 1985, Tug retired on Valentine's day to show his love for the game. This Valentine's let's show our #Luv4Lucien a Canadian Superhero who is in treatment for a brain tumor. Let's see how many virtual Valentine Day posts we can get for this #Brave young man. Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Damon Bennett


TMF's Pilot Success "One Seat Today To Further Tomorrow" To Open in Feb

January 12th, 2017

As we begin to layout the foundation for our work in 2017, it is important to reflect, review, and share the impact of our programs and partnerships. Below are the highlights and outcomes from sharing TMF resources and connections with the Navy SEAL Foundation's (NSF) Whole Warrior Health Forum. Because of the feedback and the impact it had for both students and health care proivders from the NSF conference, TMF’s, One Seat Today T...

Congrats to our Photo Winners

December 22nd, 2016

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"This is a blast! Thank you for this fstop program and all you do for those with Brain related issues!! "Ya Gotta Believe"! Merry Christmas to all at The Tug McGraw Foundation. Jaci Gordon


" I had to dig out some of my old phones for this. It's been fun! Thank you for doing this. I have always enjoyed photography but never shared outside of Facebook." Kayla Smith



Joe Biden the mid-reliever hands the ball to the closer with 21st Century Cures Act

December 7th, 2016

Vice President, Joe Biden,  the mid-reliever getting us to the closer to deliver the final pitch in finding cures, as they would say in Baseball. #21stCenturyCuresAct could be a win in the future for Americans touched by illness, drug addiction, and mental health.   Senate Passes Sweeping 21st Century Cures Act Funding Medicine by MAGGIE FOX NBC News Cancer Moonshot: The Doctor Giving a Fighting Chance t...

We're Back April 15, 2017!

November 13th, 2016

  The North Texas Community Giving Foundation, in partnership with The Tug McGraw Foundation, is excited to present the second annual Texas Big Star Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 15, 2017. What started last year as the first endurance running event for the City of Frisco continues this year with an all-new course and Start/Finish. Of course, our wildly popular post-race Finisher Fest and beautiful medals and runner recognit...

Thank You Veterans

November 11th, 2016

A TX Surprise: For Friends who Climbed Mt. Rainier for Brain Cancer & TBI

October 28th, 2016

Maj. William Denn III, of Albany, N.Y., was recognized by the Tug McGraw Foundation for his philanthropic efforts. A 2016 Command and General Staff Officer Course graduate set out with two others last spring to climb the highest peak in the contiguous 48 states to raise awareness for brain cancer and traumatic brain injury.Maj. William Denn III, of Albany, N.Y., was recognized by the Tug McGraw Foundation Oct. 22 in Dallas, Texas...

TMF's New Pilot Program-One Seat Today To Further Tomorrow

August 24th, 2016

One of the most rewarding things for us at The Tug McGraw Foundation is when we achieve our mission to improve quality of life for those affected by brain-related trauma and tumors.

TMF's Diamond in the Rough that is Bridging Community

August 11th, 2016

We are proud to share with you the highlights and outcomes of our 2016 Baseball Season. As many of you know, TMF is located on the grounds of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville. This incredible place is home to nearly a 1000 veteran residents. A place that was very familiar to Tug McGraw and why TMF had a calling to be there-the Veterans and the diamond it possess-Borman Field. The Veteran's Home of Yountville is home to one o...

TMF's Feathered Friends and a Tiny Garden are Delivering In a Big Way

August 9th, 2016

By: Tim Greene, Member of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville and contributor to the Obsveration Post

Indeed we do!  In a field right in back of the Central Warehouse, the Home has a brand-new, professionally-built chicken coop, provided by the Tug McGraw Foundation, that currently accommodates five hens and two spirited roosters.

A Message from Team Eric from the Summit

July 5th, 2016

After a tremendous weekend climbing, we wanted to report back to all of you that Team Eric successfully summited Mount Rainer in the early morning on Sunday June 26th. Our climbing adventure began on June 24th with a refresher clinic of mountaineering safety skills and techniques, skills that were luckily never needed. The following day, with abundant sunshine, we commenced our climb to Camp Muir (an outpost located at 10,000 ft) to res...

TMF's Study Hits Denver Post Game of Pain: Inside NFL

June 20th, 2016

Game of Pain, part 2: Untangling the knots

Why former Bronco Jeb Putzier has turned to an array of therapies to ease his post-football Pain

By Nicki Jhabvala-Denver Post-Published June 17, 2016

SOLD OUT Country Music Legends & Songwriters Double Header for TMF

May 8th, 2016

Tim McGraw Joining Forces to Further Improve Quality of Life for others

April 17th, 2016

  Having sold two companies for nine-digit sums and led the Nashville Entrepreneur Center as its founding CEO, Michael Burcham has a fair amount of star power in Nashville's health care and entrepreneurial circles. But the newest board member of Burcham's latest venture, Narus Health, is a slightly bigger name. Country singer Tim McGraw is joining the board of directors of the palliative care company, which aims to improve the quality...