Celebrate the Holidays with Hero’s Bridge

Celebrate the Holidays with Hero’s Bridge

Remember a Hero This Holiday Season Wreaths Across America Day has a mission to Remember, Honor and Teach by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at National Cemeteries throughout the country a total of 2,500 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and...
Behind the Brick: Creekside Veterans Club

Behind the Brick: Creekside Veterans Club

When the Creekside Veterans Club launched less than a year ago, they knew right away that they wanted to become a philanthropic organization that raised money to benefit other veteran organizations. “We decided to focus on three local nonprofits, Hero’s...
Behind the Brick: Warrenton VFW Post 9835

Behind the Brick: Warrenton VFW Post 9835

On May 19, 1948, 90 local World War I and II veterans banded together as Charter members of the Fauquier County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9835 in Warrenton, Virginia.  In April 1974, the Post was re-named in honor of WWII veteran (and past Post Commander)...
Taking Things in Stride: The Final Recap from RFH 2021 Challenge

Taking Things in Stride: The Final Recap from RFH 2021 Challenge

December 5 marked our 12th marathon and the completion of our goal to run one marathon every month in 2021 to raise awareness to our older veterans’ needs. Running for Heroes chose to run a race in Washington D.C. that supported the EOD Warrior Foundation (Explosive...
Thousands of miles to better housing for aging veterans

Thousands of miles to better housing for aging veterans

On Dec. 5, Rick Heppard and Bobby Brooks, better known as Running for Heroes, will run the 2021 EOD Warrior Holiday Dash 7K, Half and Full Marathon on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in D.C. It will be their 12th marathon this calendar year. They laced up in 20-degree...