News and Stories

Purple Heart Homes and Credit Unions Join Forces

August 9, 2016

State Credit Union Leagues and Credit Unions are joining forces with Purple Heart Homes as part of Operation: Veteran Home Renovation. “It is fitting we officially launch this campaign on Purple Heart Day,” said John Gallina Co-Founder of Purple Heart Homes. “We were taught to never leave a soldier behind on the battlefield, and we […]

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Blue Day Festival to Benefit Purple Heart Homes

August 3, 2016

The Blue Days Festival, sponsored by Big Shotz Tavern, was held Saturday as a fundraiser for Purple Heart Homes. There was live music, food, drinks and a play area for the kids.

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Veterans’ Homes Renovated by Tinker Federal Credit Union

July 29, 2016

In a joint venture between Tinker Federal Credit Union and Purple Heart Homes, Veterans are receiving home modifications to make them more accessible. Tinker FCU has already built a ramp for a Vietnam Veteran in Lexington. They hosted and auction and casino night to raise funds for this project and three others. The other projects […]

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Project started in Charlotte for Vietnam Veteran

July 7, 2016

A Mission Kick Off Ceremony was held in Charlotte to mark the official start of a Purple Heart Homes project for a Vietnam Veteran. Improvements to be made include widening doorways, modifying the shower and making other renovations to make the home safe and accessible. “I’m always encouraged when I can hear, at the beginning […]

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Larry Druffel Receives the Jefferson Award

July 6, 2016

Golden Corner Chapter President received the Jefferson Award for his work with Purple Heart Homes and how he gives his time and resources to help our Veterans.

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Southwestern New York Chapter Established

July 5, 2016

The Southwestern New York Chapter of Purple Heart Homes has been established. The local chapter actively seeking Veterans in Cattaraugus, Allegany and Steuben counties to help with home renovations. “It’s an opportunity to let you know we’re here and let you know what our purpose is, let you know the area we’re going to be […]

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