The Homes for Heroes Foundation has continued their Circle of Giving for the month of May with a $10,000 donation to the non-profit Operation Homefront. Operation Home Front’s mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive in their communities. Read More “Homes for Heroes Foundation Donation to Operation Homefront Totals $10,000”
Minneapolis, Minnesota is home to a Level 1 trauma burn center at Hennepin Healthcare. Soon, it will be the home to the nation’s first dedicated first responder and pediatric burn healing center as well. Read More “Homes for Heroes Foundation Supports Firefighters and First Responders Healing Center”
The Homes for Heroes Foundation, in conjunction with Homes for Heroes local affiliate real estate and mortgage specialists, awarded $25,000 to three first responder charitable organizations who provide disaster relief funds to help first responders in need. The NVFC Volunteer Firefighter Support Fund received a $7,500 grant to assist volunteer firefighters and EMS providers. The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association Charitable Foundation received a $5,000 grant to support firefighters in need in the Houston area. And, the FOP Disaster Relief Fund received a $12,500 grant to support their member police officers in need. These grants are part of the Homes for Heroes first responder disaster relief fund initiatives.
The Homes for Heroes Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to the Special Forces Foundation to help support the family of fallen Master Sgt. Luis F. DeLeon-Figueroa who was killed in action on August 21, 2019 while serving during Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Luis is survived by his fiancee and their daughter, and the Homes for Heroes Foundation grant will go toward helping them make mortgage payments and cover other expenses.
Thanks to Homes for Heroes real estate specialist, Greg Stroud, in Tennessee who nominated AMVETS Tennessee Post 1776 to receive a $5,000 hero grant from the Homes for Heroes Foundation. The grant allowed AMVETS to provide financial assistance for Tennessee veterans and their families in dire need.
Thanks to Homes for Heroes mortgage specialist, Jillian Burry, who nominated Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) to receive a $5,000 hero grant from the Homes for Heroes Foundation. The grant allowed STEP to help several military families in the San Diego, Southern California area receive the assistance they needed to stay in their home and make progress toward financial self-sufficiency.
The Homes for Heroes Foundation donated $5,000 to the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) to help finance 18 flights for service members like Sergeant Major, Ben (active duty Army Special Forces). In SGM Ben’s case, the flight allowed him to take a break from his inpatient rehabilitation in Virginia to visit his family in Florida for a few days.
Through the Erie Community Foundation and the Hamot Health Foundation, the Homes for Heroes Foundation was able to donate a $5,000 Hero Grant to support local volunteer firefighter, Luther Jones with the loss of his three children in a devastating Erie daycare fire.
Homes for Heroes real estate specialist, D’Ann Faught, and the Homes for Heroes Foundation presented a $5,000 grant to Hero Dogs Inc. to assist in training special service dogs who will care for American heroes. The organization is committed to serving disabled heroes because they believe their service dogs can improve the hero’s quality of life at no cost to the hero.
On July 11th, 2019, the Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR) held their annual Golf Classic to raise money for the Homes for Heroes Foundation. 2019 marked the 112th year of the annual CAR Golf Classic. The event brought in over 144 members. The members helped raise $7,222 for the Homes for Heroes Foundation. Read More “Chicago Association of Realtors® Raises $7,222 for Homes for Heroes Foundation”