News and Stories

Hattiesburg Veteran Honored Through Operation Veteran Home Renovation

September 13, 2017

Purple Heart Homes’ second annual Operation Veteran Home Renovation (OVHR) is underway with support from the National League of Cities and The Home Depot. Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is one of six cities that are participating in OVHR. U.S. Army Veteran Jerry Holliman of Hattiesburg, who needed repairs to his home, was honored for his 40 years […]

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Colorado Front Range Chapter Uplift Life of Navy Veteran

August 22, 2017

The Purple Heart Homes Colorado Front Range Chapter continues extending their reach to local Service Connected Disabled Veterans. The President of the Chapter, Diana Fleming, had this to say about one of their Veterans: “There are times when what’s not said speaks more than what is said. My interview with Joseph Brown for this project […]

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Wells Fargo Employees Help Purple Heart Homes During Day of Caring

June 6, 2017

Close to 30 employees from Wells Fargo volunteered their time on Saturday, June 3rd, to assist Purple Heart Homes with cleaning out their new office and warehouse buildings. Read full article below:  

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New Denver Home Being Built For Disabled Veteran

April 10, 2017

Purple Heart Homes, along with Hearts and Hammers, Patriot Military Family Foundation, and Charlotte Bridge Homes, who collectively make 555 Charity, partnered with H.E.A.R.T.9/11, the Denver Fire Department, and Team Depot in order to build a new house for a local Service Connected Disabled Veteran. Read the full article below:

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Nashville Young Professionals Host Fundraiser for Purple Heart Homes

March 22, 2017

A group of young professionals out of Nashville, Tennessee, will be launching a black-tie fundraiser called The Iris Ball. Proceeds from this event will be allocated toward forming a Middle Tennessee Chapter for Purple Heart Homes. Read the full article below:

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3rd Veteran Home To Be Completed in Denver, NC

Purple Heart Homes, a proud member of the 555 Charity, is excited to participate in the building of a new home for a Service Connected Disabled Veteran. On Friday, March 31st, 2017, 555 Charity held a Groundbreaking Ceremony for their 3rd home located in Denver, North Carolina. A Veteran will receive a newly constructed home in […]

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Donate A House To Help A Veteran

There are many ways to support Purple Heart Homes and the Service Connected Disabled Veterans we serve. Becoming a volunteer, making a donation, and sharing our story with family and friends are all great ways to get connected. However, did you know that you can make a donation of a house or property you own? […]

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High School Students help Purple Heart Homes with renovations in Ohio

January 24, 2017

Saint Edward High School students are helping out Purple Heart Homes with renovation on a home near Cleveland’s west side. The home will be renovated, brought up to code, receive energy efficiency upgrades along with new flooring. Expected move in date is late May for a Navy Veteran who served in the Persian Gulf and […]

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Remembering Dr. King’s call to serve

January 16, 2017

Cities across the country are living Dr. King’s Legacy through affordable housing and providing opportunities for service. “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A […]

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Purple Heart Homes project named one of Team Depot’s Top Transformations of 2016

January 6, 2017

A Purple Heart Homes Colorado Front Range Chapter project for a 90 year old WWII Veteran was named as one of Team Depot’s Top Transformations of 2016. The project included a bathroom renovation and backyard makeover with raised garden beds. Team Depot projects impact Veterans in every state. In 2016 Home Depot associates volunteered on […]

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Purple Heart Homes Veteran Sandra Lee to star in Musical

January 5, 2017

Veteran Sandra Lee and Tony nominee Will Swenson will be staring in Waterwell’s Blueprint Specials. The Musical with be staged on the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier. Lee was part of the Purple Heart Homes Veteran Home Ownership Program in 2013. After high school Lee was studying opera but her life was forever changed when she enlisted […]

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Is your New Year’s Resolution to give back?

January 4, 2017

Have you made a New Year’s Resolution?  Did you know that millions of American’s make resolutions each year? Consider making your resolution count this year by giving back. The Home Depot highlights five organizations that make it easy to give back, including Purple Heart Homes. Take a look.

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