News and Stories

Robins Financial Credit Union supports Purple Heart Homes

November 22, 2016

As part of their annual Community Project, Robins Federal Credit Union contributed $15,000 to Purple Heart Homes. The money will be used to renovate a local Veteran’s home as part of the Purple Heart Homes program Operation: Veteran Home Renovation. This initiative was developed to help make life easier for older Veterans and their caregivers, […]

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Veterans were honored in Chester NY

November 16, 2016

National Guard Reservist Colin Schmitt spoke on the topic of “My Favorite Veteran” Among other Veterans, he talked about John Gallina and Dale Beatty the founders of Purple Heart Homes and how they are Veterans helping Veterans. He also mentioned the New York Downstate Chapter of Purple Heart Homes that has been started in the […]

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First Veterans Day 5K run in Wellsville NY

November 15, 2016

There were a lot of winners at the first ever Veterans Day 5K in Wellsville. The biggest winners were the Southwestern New York Chapter of Purple Heart Homes and LEEK Hunting and Mountain Perserve, the organizations that will receive the money raised from the run. The run started at the Wellsville American Legion Post 702.

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Peach State FCU celebrates the completion of a Purple Heart Homes project

November 14, 2016

As part of the Purple Heart Homes Operation: Veteran Home Renovation program, the Peach State Credit Union teamed up with several contractors, Home Depot and a team of volunteers to complete renovations on the home of a local Veteran. This Vietnam Air Force Veteran has limited mobility and needed several interior and exterior improvements to […]

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Purple Heart Homes Golden Corner Chapter helps Pickens SC Veteran

November 10, 2016

A Vietnam Veteran receives help insulating his pump house to make sure he has running water this winter. The Golden Corner Chapter of Purple Heart Homes and the local Home Depot came together to make the needed improvements for this Veteran in South Carolina.

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Stream Military Medicine: Beyond the Battlefield

November 9, 2016

Did you miss the airing of the PBS documentary Military Medicine: Beyond the Battlefield? A documentary hosted by Bob Woodruff reporting on medical advances that are saving and changing the lives of America’s service members. It includes personal stories of physicians, active duty troops, Veterans and military families, including Purple Heart Homes Co-founder Dale Beatty. […]

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ESPN will honor Veterans

November 5, 2016

November 7-13, “American Heroes” week on ESPN, will feature salutes to America’s active service members and Veterans. Several specials will air during the week. In Charlotte NC ESPN employees and Purple Heart Homes will be honoring Home Town Heroes with a Veterans Day salute.

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Purple Heart Homes is Helping More Veterans Through Chapters

Purple Heart Homes is expanding through the formation of chapters. “We are committed to improving Veterans lives one home at a time” says Dale Beatty, Purple Heart Homes Co-founder and Strategic Development Officer. “We are excited to welcome our 10th chapter in Northeast Ohio and have several more in various stages of organization.” Read about […]

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Co-Founder Dale Beatty will be featured on Military Medicine: Beyond The Battlefield

October 25, 2016

Airing November 9th on PBS, Military Medicine: Beyond The Battlefield is a documentary reporting on the science and technology that is saving and changing the lives of America’s Service Members. It is hosted by ABC Journalist Bob Woodruff and features Dale Beatty.

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Colorado Front Range Chapter is helping a Vietnam Veteran

October 20, 2016

In conjunction with Home Depot’s Celebration of Service, the Colorado Front Range Chapter is giving a Vietnam Veteran a long overdue thank you. With the help of Team Depot, this Veteran’s backyard is being re-landscaped and some rooms inside his home are being painted.

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Your Dollars at Work – Lauren Hogan

October 10, 2016

On December 21st, 2004, Lauren was wounded in the single deadliest suicide attack on U.S. forces throughout the Iraq war. A suicide bomber disguised as an Iraqi National Guard Soldier detonated an explosive vest in the crowded chow hall tent during lunch time killing 22 people and injuring 72 others. She received a Purple Heart […]

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The Golden Corner Chapter partners with Home Depot to help a Greenville SC Veteran

October 6, 2016

Great things are happening in Greenville SC! Our Golden Corner Chapter and Home Depot are working together to make needed improvements to a Veterans home. The flooring in his home is uneven and unsafe to use with his wheelchair or cane. New flooring will help make his life easier and safer.

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