News and Stories

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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Read Our 2016 Fall Newsletter

October 7, 2016

Read the 2016 Fall Edition of Purple Heart Homes Connections

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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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Eugene Parrotta, Owner of Three Dog Bite is Profiled by The Examiner News

Eugene Parrotta has opened Three Dog Bite, a restaurant specializing in hot dogs and sliders. Eugene is also the CEO of the New York Downstate Chapter of Purple Heart Homes. A portion of the profits from Three Dog Bite will go to Purple Heart Homes.

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New York Downstate Chapter Interview

October 5, 2016

Eugene Parrotta and Suzi McDonough from the New York Downstate Chapter are interviewed by Vin Dacauino host of One on One.

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Purple Heart Homes featured in Thrillist

September 14, 2016

Read about what motivated John Gallina and Dale Beatty to start Purple Heart Homes, what are some of the challenges faced by Veterans and how Purple Heart Homes is helping Veterans get their lives back one brick at a time.

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Business View Magazine on Operation: Veteran Home Renovation

September 9, 2016

Learn how several Credit Union Leagues are partnering with Purple Heart Homes through the launch of Operation: Veteran Home Renovation. A program to recruit credit unions across the country to help renovate homes owned by mostly older Veterans. Joining the campaign are the Souteastern Credit Union League, Georgia Credit Union Affiliates, Cornerstone Credit Union League. […]

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Car show held to benefit Purple Heart Homes

September 7, 2016

The First Family Federal Credit Union in Henryetta OK held a Labor Day car and bike show. Over 100 hundred entries filled the parking lot. The show is just four years old and continues to grow. Donations raised will go to Purple Heart Homes and the Children’s Miracle Network.

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Forgotten Sons Motorcycle Club Donates to Purple Heart Homes

September 3, 2016

The Clemmons NC Chapter of the Forgotten Sons Motorcycle Club is made up of Veterans. They hold several events throughout the year to support Veterans. “We are all Veterans and we understand some of the struggles that Veterans go through”, said Digger the Chapter President. Today they present a check for over $3,700 to Dale […]

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Purple Heart Homes will be at the Southern Women’s Show

August 24, 2016

Wilson of Wilson’s Word interviews Cory Collins from Purple Heart Homes about our mission and what Purple Heart Homes will be doing at the Southern Women’s Show. We will be at booth 1224 with a chance to win a $500 gift card from Diamonds Direct.

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Chapter Organizational Meeting in South Euclid OH

August 22, 2016

Purple Heart Homes is holding a meeting August 24 at 7:30 pm for anyone interested in helping to form a chapter in the local area. The meeting will be in the South Euclid Municipal Complex, 2nd floor community room.

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Credit Union Leagues to Support Operation: Veteran Home Renovation Campaign

August 17, 2016

Three state credit union leagues have pledged support for the inaugural campaign of Operation: Veteran Home Renovation. A campaigned sponsored by Purple Heart Homes to renovate homes of older Veterans. Credit union members will be raising funds to support the campaign.

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