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26 Jan, 2017, 11:54 ET Help Heal Veterans and Eagle's Healing Nest Join Forces

Help Heal Veterans (Heal Vets), the nation's largest provider of free therapeutic arts and crafts kits to U.S. veterans and active-duty military...


12 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET Help Heal Veterans Announces Partnership with Coffee Bunker

Help Heal Veterans (Heal Vets), the nation's largest provider of free therapeutic arts and craft kits to U.S. veterans and active duty military...


28 Nov, 2016, 10:56 ET New PSA Featuring Actress Kerry Cahill Promotes Craft Therapy Sponsored by Help Heal Veterans

Help Heal Veterans (Heal Vets), the nation's largest provider of free therapeutic arts-and-craft kits to U.S. veterans and active duty military...


19 Jan, 2016, 12:19 ET Salute to Valor Concert Set for Dayton

 Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV) will present a 2016 Salute to Valor concert on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the Benjamin & Marian...


12 Jan, 2016, 18:30 ET Salute to Valor Concert Series Begins in Tulsa

 Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV) will present the first in its 2016 Salute to Valor concert series on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Mabee...


05 Jan, 2016, 12:38 ET Craft & Hobby Association Names Help Hospitalized Veterans' Chip Purkey Recipient of Special Recognition Award

 Help Hospitalized Veterans' Director of Production and Warehouse Management Chip Purkey has been named one of the Craft & Hobby...


20 Oct, 2015, 09:00 ET Salute To America--Washington Concert Honors Veterans At Nation's Capital

National nonprofit organization Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV) presents Salute To America—Washington, the final stop in HHV's 2015 Salute...


08 Sep, 2015, 12:39 ET Help Hospitalized Veterans Names Joe McClain as Next CEO

 Captain Joe McClain, USN (Retired) has been named CEO of Help Hospitalized Veterans, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching...


06 Sep, 2013, 18:32 ET Help Hospitalized Veterans Cleared Of Allegations

California Attorney General Settles Complaint  Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV), the charitable organization that for more than 42 years...


05 Sep, 2013, 12:01 ET Arts and Crafts Centers for Veterans Opening Across the Country

 Since 1971 national nonprofit Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV) has put almost 29 million arts & crafts kits into the hands of patients at...


28 Aug, 2013, 18:49 ET Woman Uses Arts & Crafts Kits to Cope following Assault

Marilyn Rivera comes from three generations of family having served in the U.S. military.  The path she took was very different than her...


14 Aug, 2013, 13:41 ET The Importance of Arts & Crafts as Therapeutic Devices in Medical Rehabilitation

Don Andrews, a veteran of the United States Navy, is still receiving care from a head and neck injury sustained while serving his country. In a...


31 Jul, 2013, 19:29 ET Arts & Crafts Improve the Lives of Homebound Veterans

Going out to enjoy a summer day at the beach or a movie theater sounds easy enough to most, but if you're one of the thousands of severely wounded...


17 Jul, 2013, 12:15 ET Working on Arts & Crafts Helps This Veteran Cope with Grief

 John Smelser volunteered to serve his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1969-1972, exiting without injury or disability.  Following his...


27 Jun, 2013, 17:36 ET Wife Grateful for Arts and Crafts Given to Veteran Husband

The wife of U.S. Army veteran James Louk, who was riddled with physical and emotional problems after returning from Vietnam, has a message she...


05 Jun, 2013, 21:14 ET Suffering Vietnam Veteran Finds Comfort in Arts & Crafts

U.S. Army Special Forces veteran Frank Koch has been living with chronic pain from illness and injury incurred while serving in Vietnam. "I was...


24 May, 2013, 15:11 ET Art Therapy Effective Tool for U.S. Air Force Veteran in Both Smoking Cessation and Pain Reduction

Vietnam veteran David Hartman of Mound, Minnesota is lucky to be alive.  He survived an overseas battlefield, exposure to Agent Orange and,...


09 May, 2013, 17:24 ET Veteran Gets Pain Relief From Working on Arts and Crafts Kits

 He made it out of Vietnam without a scratch, but a recent home improvement project recently nearly cost him his life. "I don't remember...


23 Apr, 2013, 16:28 ET Fear of Attack by North Korea Haunts Army Veteran but Arts and Crafts from Help Hospitalized Veterans Bring Relief

Korean War veteran Raymond Bledsaw brought something back from his tour of duty—a constant fear of attack by North Korea. "The pressure...


01 Apr, 2013, 16:14 ET Valentines for Veterans Concert Series Draws Huge Crowds

 Valentines Day concerts tailored for veterans and their spouses were a huge hit this year, with over 24,000 in attendance according to Mike...


28 Feb, 2013, 11:30 ET California Nonprofit Hits Milestone

What began more than four decades ago as an endeavor to help local San Diego veterans wounded in Vietnam has blossomed into a full-scale...


20 Feb, 2013, 19:18 ET Donated Computers Assist Veterans with "Scholastic Therapy"

For veterans wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan, long hospital stays accompanied by months of physical, occupational or other forms of rehabilitation...


12 Feb, 2013, 15:44 ET How One Charity Uniquely Connects Donors with Recipients

 Help Hospitalized Veterans, the largest organization distributing free arts and crafts kits to veteran and military medical patients,...


06 Feb, 2013, 11:22 ET Valentines Concerts for Veterans to Draw Thousands

 A national nonprofit has been working closely with over a dozen communities across the nation in order to offer complimentary Valentines for...


15 Jan, 2013, 17:51 ET Arts & Crafts Give Military Veteran a Way to Express His Feelings

Few people understand the type of stress that an air traffic controller endures, as the ability to focus on dozens of planes at a time can be both...