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Bakersville, NC-Mission Complete!

It’s always nice to make a trip up to the mountains. The miles-wide views of North Carolina’s mountain ranges are spectacular to say the least. Especially when the sun is out and the air is clear. What adds a special flavor to the day is knowing that you are making your way to celebrate the […]

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New Covered Pad for St. Louis Veteran

A cause for celebration today in St. Charles County near St. Louis, Missouri. Purple Heart Homes in cooperation with St. Vincent de Paul and Habitat for Humanity came together to build a covered concrete pad for a St. Louis Veteran. Our Chief Development Officer David Gilkeson was “hands-on” for this project. It’s comforting to know […]

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Construction for 4th Denver Home Completed!

Proud supporters gathered as we traveled to Denver, NC to officially celebrate the completion of the 4th home built for a Veteran family. Purple Heart Homes and friends shared bright sun, we heard heartfelt appreciation from the family who were now living in a great home and then we sat as friends and enjoyed some […]

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The Purple Heart Homes 2nd Annual Dale Beatty Golf Tournament

On August 5th, 2019, Purple Heart Homes had the honor of hosting the 2nd Annual Dale Beatty Memorial Golf Tournament at the grand Ballantyne Country Club in Southern Charlotte. The weather may not have been as excited as we were for this event. But that didn’t matter. We were ready! After setting up our tent […]

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Purple Heart Homes Collaborates with MiTek & Habitat for Humanity in Texas

In early March of 2019, Purple Heart Homes was able to provide a Service Connected Disabled Veteran a new garage for their home in Garland, Texas, with assistance from MiTek USA and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland. All of the trusses were donated by Builders FirstSource, and were pre-cut and marked for assembly with […]

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Construction for 4th Denver Home Nears Completion

Construction on the 4th home in Denver, NC, with 555 Charity began in May 2018. Tremendous progress has been made since then thanks to support from the local community and beyond. Thank you to the following individuals and organizations for their generous contributions: Completion is estimated for February 2019. A Marine Corps Veteran couple and […]

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Virtual Reality Empathy Experience

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live as a wheelchair-bound veteran in a house that isn’t handicap-accessible? You can now. Immerse yourself in our Virtual Reality Empathy Experience: (for the full 360° experience on mobile devices, click on the title of the video to launch it in the YouTube app)

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Purple Heart Homes, Think Broader, & Wheelhouse Media Launch Virtual Reality Empathy Experience

The First of Many Virtual Reality Experiences Purple Heart Homes is pleased to announce the first launch of what will become a series of Virtual Reality Experiences, inviting dialog around issues related to veterans and the veteran experience and using art as the vehicle for reflection and discussion. On November 1, 2018, Purple Heart Homes […]

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Purple Heart Homes is a Featured Partner of Givz

On August 15, 2018, Givz published a nation-wide press release announcing their featured partnership with Purple Heart Homes. Givz, the only technology platform that facilitates “Giving Made Smart™”, eliminates donation friction by making it the easiest, fastest, smartest and most fun way to donate to nonprofits across the United States.  

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Purple Heart Homes Launches 3rd Annual OVHR Campaign

On August 7, 2018 Purple Heart Homes officially kicked off the third annual Operation Veteran Home Renovation campaign in partnership with the National League of Cities, a number of mayors and city officials, city financial institutions, Area Agencies on Aging, local contractors and The Home Depot Foundation. August 7 is significant for this kickoff because it’s Purple Heart […]

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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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