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Read Our 2017 Summer Newsletter

June 15, 2017

Read the 2017 Spring Edition of Purple Heart Homes Connections  

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Reuben Edwards

After having a disagreement with his father about whether he should go to school or get a job, Reuben Edwards decided to enlist in the U.S. Army to serve his country during World War II. Mr. Edwards completed basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama, before shipping out to Japan and specializing as a Fire Fighter. […]

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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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Roger Hardy

Roger Hardy grew up in North Carolina wanting to follow in the footsteps of his father, an Officer in the U.S. Army, who served for two tours in Vietnam. Roger claims, “I wouldn’t have felt complete if I didn’t serve.” Well, it turns out that Roger did a hefty amount of service. He joined the […]

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George Hite, Jr.

George Hite, Jr. has a remarkable story about commitment, answering to a higher calling, sacrifice, and everlasting love. Although unable to express himself due to dementia, George’s wife, Christine, is his spokesperson. She is highly articulate and uplifting. Shared by Christine, enclosed are highlights of their story: George Hite, Jr. entered the US Army in […]

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Sheila Douglas

Sheila played in the band at her high school and loved marching on the field in her uniform. It was this experience, along with encouragement from her father, a WWII Veteran, and her brother, a Vietnam War Veteran, that inspired her to enlist in the U.S. Army. Both men spoke highly of the Army’s structure […]

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Robert James, Jr.

Robert James, Jr., who prefers to go by the name Robbie, recalls hearing the stories that his grandfathers shared of their fathers who served in World War I. His grandfathers felt the need to serve, so they fought during World War II. Robbie’s entire family has deep roots in all branches of the military, from […]

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Diana Treviño

Despite the fact that Diana Treviño grew up with a father who had served in the Navy for 32.5 years, the thought never occurred to her to join the military until after she graduated from high school. After fumbling through college and having odd jobs, the realization came to her after having a conversation with […]

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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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Read Our 2017 Spring Newsletter

March 27, 2017

Read the 2017 Spring Edition of Purple Heart Homes Connections

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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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