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Aug 07, 2017, 08:30 ET National Campaign to Fix Older Veterans' Homes Commences

Today is Purple Heart Day, a day when the nation honors the men, women, and their families who have sacrificed for their country. One of the...


Nov 01, 2016, 08:35 ET Purple Heart Homes Helps More Older Veterans and Caregivers Remain Safely in Their Homes With The Formation of its Tenth Chapter

"At age 19 I lost my foot after I was injured by a grenade in Vietnam. I have lived my entire civilian life as an amputee above the knee. As I aged...


Aug 09, 2016, 08:45 ET Purple Heart Homes, State Credit Union Leagues, and Credit Unions Join Forces to Help Military Veterans with Home Renovations

 Purple Heart Homes, a national public charity based in Statesville, NC, announces the kick-off of its inaugural campaign, Operation Veteran...


May 24, 2016, 07:00 ET Purple Heart Homes takes May Military Appreciation Month and the Entire Year Seriously to Improve Veterans' Lives One Home at a Time

 When 89-year-old Redding, CT WWII Veteran Alex Sawchyn received a knock on his door last summer, an insurance representative handed him a list...


Nov 17, 2015, 08:30 ET Caregivers of Veterans Benefit from Purple Heart Homes Aging In Place Program

 November is National Caregivers month and Purple Heart Homes adaptations made to Veterans' homes helps make life easier for caregivers by...


Feb 12, 2015, 08:35 ET Purple Heart Homes Salute Veterans Love of Country and Love for One Another

 Valentine's Day Purple Heart Homes Co-founders Dale Beatty and John Gallina share common values that are top priorities in their lives. They...


Jan 22, 2015, 08:35 ET Purple Heart Homes Announces New Chairman of the Board and Executive Staff Appointment

 Purple Heart Homes, a leading Veteran Service Organization providing housing solutions for Service Connected Disabled Veterans, today...


Nov 17, 2014, 12:45 ET Purple Heart Homes Holds Mission Complete Ceremony Tuesday, November 18, for US Army Veteran Gordon Simmons

 Like many members of the military, U.S. Army E4 Gordon Simmons (Ret.) moved around a lot during his eight years of service to our country. But...


Nov 10, 2014, 08:35 ET When Disabled Veterans Come Home What Do They Come Home to?

 A month before she left the Navy, Janny Romanosky bought a foreclosed home in Greenville, SC that was in bad need of repair. What Romanosky...


Sep 25, 2013, 08:35 ET Designing Spaces Airs Three Part Homeward Bound Series Featuring Purple Heart Homes Combat Wounded Army PFC Jeffery Taylor to Air September 25-27 on Lifetime Television

 Thanks to Purple Heart Homes and Bank of America combat wounded Iraq Veteran PFC Jeffery Taylor and his family have a beautiful place to...


Sep 19, 2013, 08:35 ET Veterans' Dreams of Home Ownership Made a Reality Through Be a Hero Hire a Hero and Purple Heart Homes Collaboration

 Since returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan highly trained and skilled Veterans want and need three things – a job, a home and a...


May 14, 2013, 08:30 ET Purple Heart Homes to Provide Mortgages to Disabled Veterans with Peach State FCU and Credit Union Financial Services Organization Aid

 Purple Heart Homes entered into an agreement with Peach State Federal Credit Union and its Credit Union Financial Services Organization...


Mar 04, 2013, 08:35 ET Purple Heart Homes and Citi Provide Housing Solutions and Support for Service-Connected Disabled Veterans and Their Families

A collaboration between Purple Heart Homes and Citi to provide housing solutions for service-connected disabled veterans will mean that a number...


Nov 19, 2012, 08:35 ET Purple Heart Homes Provides Housing Solutions to Older Veterans Thanks to a Grant from the Home Depot Foundation

 Today, Purple Heart Homes and The Home Depot Foundation have announced a joint partnership that will provide housing solutions to older...


Aug 22, 2011, 12:01 ET Purple Heart Homes Co-Founders Dale Beatty and John Gallina Land on the Cover of TIME as Representatives of 'the New Greatest Generation'

Purple Heart Homes Co-founders John Gallina and Dale Beatty are two of five veterans that landed on the cover of TIME as examples of highly trained...


Feb 28, 2011, 07:40 ET Purple Heart Homes Co-founders Say President Obama and First Lady's 'Strengthen Our Military Families' Falls Short ... Fails to Include Service Connected Disabled Veterans From All Wars

Purple Heart Homes Co-founders Dale Beatty and John Gallina, two severely injured veterans from the Iraq War, applaud President Obama and the first...


Nov 09, 2010, 07:50 ET Two Gen X Injured Iraq Veterans Provide Home Modifications for Viet Nam Baby Boomers and Korean War and WWII Members from the Silent Generation

As Veterans Day approaches Thursday, November 11, two injured Iraq war veterans, Staff Sergeant Dale Beatty (age 32) and SPC John Gallina (age 31),...