President Clinton and Senator Dole join together to raise over $100 million for the children of 9/11 victims. Dole is awarded the French Legion of Honor Award for his military and civil service. Dole dedicates much of his time to serving veterans, both as a volunteer with the Honor Flight Network and as the appointed co-chair of the Wounded Warriors Commission. The Dole Institute of Politics opens in 2003. Senators Dole and McGovern are awarded the World Food Prize in 2008.