Disaboom and Purple Heart Service Foundation Provide Jobs for Veterans

Released on: July 15, 2008, 11:52 am

Press Release Author: Shannon Fern / Disaboom

Industry: Human Resources

Press Release Summary: Premier Online Community or People with Disabilities, and
Purple Heart Service Foundation Join Forces to Create Employment and Financial
Success for Combat Wounded and Disabled Veterans

Press Release Body: Denver, CO - July 15, 2008 - Disaboom (OTCBB: DSBO;
www.disaboom.com), the premier online community for people touched by disability,
and the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation announced this week
that they have teamed up to launch a new employment venture for combat-wounded and
disabled veterans. Guided by their respective mission statements, the two
organizations anticipate the financial benefits will match the positive impact on
the disabled veteran community.

Through this partnership, Disaboom will hire virtual agent graduates of the Purple
Heart Service Foundation's job training program, "Veterans Business Training Center"
(VBTC). All graduates of the VBTC are home-bound, combat-wounded or disabled
veterans, fully skilled in call center and contact center technology, and all have
successfully completed an online training program offered through the Purple Heart
Service Foundation and the Veteran's Administration.

"Combat wounded and disabled veterans represent a large percentage of the unemployed
population in America. These are individuals who have sacrificed for our nation, and
who have proven talent and motivation, but who often require jobs that are flexible
and accessible - jobs that meet their unique new lifestyles with disabilities," said
Dr. Glen House, founder of Disaboom. "The Disaboom/Purple Heart Service Foundation
employment contract offers veterans touched by combat injury or disability the
unique opportunity to be employed on their own terms. They can now work from their
home, utilizing the discipline and skills that they were taught. We see it as
win-win for us and for those who have served our nation."

In phase one of the partnership, 20 virtual agents will be deployed to Disaboom,
tasked with approaching local and national businesses to sell listings in
disaboom.com's online Business Listings. Disaboom plans to expand the number of
VBTC graduates employed to 150 virtual agents by the end of the year.

"We recognized two years ago that if combat-wounded or disabled veterans were
properly trained they could work from home. We saw opportunity for this group of
veterans to become a vital, remote work force for many large Fortune 1,000
companies, as well as smaller family owned businesses," said Greg Bresser, Executive
Director of the Purple Heart Service Foundation. "We created the VBTC to help
combat wounded and disabled veterans learn the skills to compete for jobs within
contact center industry."

The Veterans Business Training Center provides online job training and professional
placement assistance to combat-wounded and disabled veterans by using the internet
and web-based training technology. The goal is to recruit, train and retain
qualified veterans for careers in the Contact Center industry that offer long-term
job placement. The course work maximizes the military training veterans received and
reengineers their skills to the information industry - creating employment
opportunities to provide for themselves and their family. Applications for
participation in the program are currently being accepted at

About Disaboom
Disaboom, Inc. was founded to develop the premier interactive online community
dedicated to constantly improving the way people with disabilities or functional
limitations live their lives. It will also serve as a comprehensive online resource
not only for people living with such conditions, but also their immediate families
and friends, caregivers, recreation and rehabilitation providers, and employers.
There are more than 54 million American adults living with disabilities or
functional limitations today in the United States alone. Founded and designed by
doctors and fellow disaboomers to meet this community's specific needs,
www.disaboom.com brings together content and tools ranging from specialized health
information to social networking to daily living resources, in a single interactive

About Purple Heart Service Foundation
The Purple Heart Service Foundation has provided services to veterans and their
families for more than 50 years and prides itself on adapting quickly to new
modern-day challenges faced by combat wounded and disabled veterans and their
families. Over the years the Purple Heart Service Foundation continues to provide
pioneering programs and services to meet the needs of the combat-wounded. More
information on the Purple Heart Service Foundation can be found at

Web Site: http://www.disaboom.com

Contact Details: Shannon Fern

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