Veteran Stories

Arthur Keller

Arthur Keller watched his father serve in the U.S. Army and spend four years at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.  After witnessing the valor put forth by his father, Arthur was to enlist in the Army as well. In 1965, during the mist of the Vietnam War, Arthur completed Basic Training at Fort Jackson […]

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Jimmie Perkins

If you ask Jimmie Perkins what his reason for serving his country was, he’ll tell you, “I’m patriotic and I felt that I could serve my country well!” Having an older brother who served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War added to his motivation as well. Jimmie made the decision, like his brother, […]

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Read Our 2018 Summer Newsletter

July 24, 2018

Read the 2018 Summer Edition of Purple Heart Homes Connections

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Charles Kee

Charles Kee entered the U.S. Marine Corps while the draft was taking place during the Vietnam War. Not much time passed before Charles fell in love with his uniform. He told us, “The United States wouldn’t have its freedom if nobody fought for it.” In 1966, Charles completed his Basic Training at Parris Island, SC. […]

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Construction for House #4 in Denver, NC, Underway

Purple Heart Homes is working with our fellow partners in 555 Charity once again to build a new home for a Service Connected Disabled Veteran in Denver, North Carolina. Construction began in May 2018 with completion estimated for November 2018. Support from the local community and beyond is already making a positive impact on the […]

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Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Donates to PHH in a BIG Way

From Memorial Day through Labor Day in 2018, Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is partnering up with 1065 The End and The Woody & The Wilcox Show to support Purple Heart Homes in a BIG way. The dealership will donate $100 to the Purple Heart Homes mission with every new 2019 Ram 1500 they […]

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