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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Wounded Warrior Project will receive $523,000 from the Bank of America Awards Funds from "Express Your Thanks" on Friday.

The monies awarded will help with services offered to injured service members and their families.

The ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. at WWP headquarters located at 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300.

The check presentation to WWP comes on the eve of the Memorial Day Weekend, when the nation honors its fallen veterans.

Bank of America is kicking off its third year of "Express Your Thanks", a campaign that encourages people to express their appreciation to current and former members of the military.

For every expression of gratitude posted at Bank of America or on social media using #troopthanks, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will donate a dollar and up to $1 million total, allocated evenly between Wounded Warrior Project and Welcome Back Veterans.

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