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Meet Robert “Dale” Billings

Robert “Dale” Billings was born to humble beginnings in Wilkesboro, NC in 1983 and raised in Traphill, NC. Through school, Billings was involved with sports, The Boy Scouts, and in high school, he got involved in a JROTC program. He looked up to his NCO Senior Master Sergeant First Sergeant Jim Kiger and his commanding […]

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Meet Sharry Price

Sharry Price has tried to make the best out of everything with her uplifting personality for as long as she can remember. “You can always make it better,” she proudly states. Sharry grew up in Pittsburgh, PA, and when she graduated from high school, she had a plan. It was her decision to join the […]

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Meet Brandon Smith

Born in Arlington, TX in April of 1986, Brandon grew up with a knack for science and medicine; something he attributes to his love of the Doogie Howser Show. Brandon’s earlier years were quite hard as his single mom, his sister, and himself were quite poor. Eventually, Brandon and his sister would move in with […]

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Happy New Year 2020

Wrapping up another year and another decade, its always fun to reminisce about the accomplishments we’ve experienced at Purple Heart Homes. Starting the year at 440 Veterans served, we had hoped to meet and serve more and more. Along the way, we got to enjoy some awesome moments. One of our big highlights this year […]

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Meet Mark Schroeder

Mark joined the U.S. Marines in 2002. Because he was a Fire Fighter and EMT, he was inspired to join the military because of 911 and he chose the Marines because he wanted to be in the heart of the action. After basic training in California, he was stationed in Iraq near the Syrian border. […]

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Meet Josh Hoffman

Joshua always wanted to join the Marines. What sparked his interest the most was the stories his next-door neighbor shared about his own service in Vietnam. Joshua worked with car security systems and felt he could use his knowledge to help the military. He enlisted in the Marines in 2009 and after completing his basic […]

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2019 Fall Golf Classic

On Monday, October 21st, Purple Heart Homes hosted its annual 2019 Fall Golf Classic! We hosted the game on the beautiful golf course at Lakewood Golf Club in Statesville, NC! We were blessed to be joined by dozens of people who came out to show their support. We also got to enjoy some puppy company with our […]

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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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