News and Stories

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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Read Our 2016 Spring Newsletter

April 7, 2016

Read the 2016 Spring Edition of Purple Heart Homes Connections

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Brandon Zettl

Brandon followed family tradition of both his grandfathers by enlisting in the US Army. He wanted to see the world while serving a greater purpose. The experience changed his life forever. After basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia, Brandon went to Washington, DC, where he spent three years with The Old Guard, the oldest active-duty […]

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