The Run for Veterans
The Run For Veterans was a 501c3 registered non-profit organization started by Sergeant Brendan O’Toole and a Board of Directors. The Mission was to promote positive mental, physical & social wellbeing for United States Armed Forces Veterans and their families. As O’Toole and The Run For Veterans made their way from Oceanside, California to Portland, Maine, they organized fundraising events to gather veterans and civilians to support The USO, Team Red White and Blue, and Give an Hour. Over $400,000 was raised for these organizations.
SGT. Brendan O’Toole served in the United States Marine Corps from 2008-2012. During his time in the Military, O’Toole completed two successful deployments. His first tour was in response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. In 2011, Brendan was deployed to Afghanistan with marine air support squadron 1. Upon his arrival he was assigned to Regimental team 6. Stationed in the Western part of the Helmand Providence, outside the city of Delaram, O’Toole was responsible for all ground to air support communications. In June 2012, SGT. Brendan O’Toole completed his active Military duty.
Inspired by the stories that alter people’s perspectives, Joey Dwyer is a young, hungry filmmaker based out of Brooklyn, NY. After studying film production in North Carolina, Dwyer started JWD Productions. He has collaborated on projects with Red Bull, NBC Ali Sports, Hurley, Toyota, INDY 500, The Explorers Club, and a handful of other creative outlets. JWDproductions.com
Timmy is pursuing film and commercial production in Wilmington, North Carolina. As a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, he seeks to make a career capturing engaging stories through innovative style and technique. He has recently captured aerial videography for clients such as JP Morgan Chase and Corbis Motion.