Celebrating Success: Hero’s Bridge April Highlights

Celebrating Success: Hero’s Bridge April Highlights

This month, we are excited to unveil our monthly impact report. Each month, our supporters will see how their donations impact our programs and, more importantly, our veterans. Furthermore, the impact report will also present all-time statistics for the impact of each...
Hero’s Bridge March Newsletter: Making Ripples of Change

Hero’s Bridge March Newsletter: Making Ripples of Change

It takes but one person, one moment, one conviction to start a ripple of change.  Check out the ripples we made! Last month, we… Welcomed 8 new Veterans representing WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam Era, and Desert Storm. Spent 129 hours with veterans from 52...
#NoRedTape Series Launched and more in the February Newsletter

#NoRedTape Series Launched and more in the February Newsletter

Hero’s Bridge operates with four core values. I would like to share them with you: Always remain centric to the older veteran No red tape No passing the buck Never leave a man behind Eliminating bureaucratic red tape enables Hero’s Bridge to provide...
January Newsletter: A Note from Molly

January Newsletter: A Note from Molly

Let me introduce myself… While many of our newsletter subscribers are well-versed with the Hero’s Bridge mission and suite of services, we gain new followers with every newsletter. With this being the first newsletter of the new year, it seems like a...
December Newsletter: A Note from Molly

December Newsletter: A Note from Molly

Happy Holidays from Hero’s Bridge! I would like to wish all of our veterans and their families, our volunteers, our supporters, and our team members a wonderful holiday season! We have enjoyed spreading the Christmas spirit with care and attention to senior...
December Newsletter: A Note from Molly

November Newsletter: A Note from Molly

It’s hard to believe that we are back in the holiday season already. It seems like only yesterday that I was thinking about all that I have to be thankful for, and really, the list hasn’t changed very much over the past year; it has only been amplified. First and...
October Newsletter: A Note from Molly

October Newsletter: A Note from Molly

This Halloween season, I find nothing scarier than navigating the anti-veteran rhetoric this political season regarding the Hero’s Bridge Village. Of course, we want to hear from the community about things that may affect them, such as parking, traffic,...
September Newsletter: A Note from Molly

September Newsletter: A Note from Molly

Much of our time lately has been consumed by discussions of the Hero’s Bridge Village, and rightfully so as it will be a significant undertaking and of tremendous value to our veterans. But the Village should not eclipse the daily work we do to improve the...
August Newsletter: A Note from Molly

August Newsletter: A Note from Molly

August is Happiness Month and is dedicated to celebrating the things that make you happy. It should come as no surprise to anyone reading this that watching Hero’s Bridge grow over the past seven years has made me very happy. But what makes me even happier is...
July Newsletter: A Note from Molly

July Newsletter: A Note from Molly

Effective June 1, Hero’s Bridge expanded its Battle Buddy services to include Northern Virginia and seven other counties throughout the Valley and Shenandoah regions. This effort was funded by a grant from the State of Virginia, Virginia Department of Veteran...
June Newsletter: A Note from Molly

June Newsletter: A Note from Molly

“Mental health” is a phrase used often in the medical setting. We have groups dedicated to helping youth maintain good mental health, we see groups advocate for the mental health of recovering addicts. And there are scores of groups dedicated to the...
May Newsletter: A Note from Molly

May Newsletter: A Note from Molly

I hardly know where to begin this newsletter note. Our team has had a whirlwind few weeks. While we continue to serve our aging veterans, we released our 2022 Impact Report, traveled to Richmond for meetings regarding state funding, attended fundraisers on our behalf,...
March Newsletter: A Note from Molly

March Newsletter: A Note from Molly

We begin the first quarter of this year overwhelmed by the generosity of our community and the willingness of others to step forward and donate their time to our mission. From winery and BINGO fundraisers to our sold-out 5K to honor our Vietnam Veterans, it’s...
February Newsletter: A Note from Molly

February Newsletter: A Note from Molly

Since its onset, Hero’s Bridge has served the needs of aging veterans, identified as those who have served in our armed forces and are over the age of 65. Until this year, we have seen veterans primarily from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War....
January Newsletter: A Note from Molly

January Newsletter: A Note from Molly

While the New Year has everyone looking forward, I would be remiss in not looking backward for just a moment. Let me explain… 2023 marks Hero’s Bridge’s seventh year serving veterans ages 65 and older. During that time, we have had tremendous growth....
December Newsletter: A Note from Molly

December Newsletter: A Note from Molly

It’s been a busy month celebrating the holidays with our Veterans. My family chose to do a ‘no gift’ Christmas this year. As a mother, I had an ulterior motive. I didn’t want the children to spend their hard-earned money on me during this...
November Newsletter: A Note From Molly

November Newsletter: A Note From Molly

The holiday spirit is strong at Hero’s Bridge! As we do each month, we spent our time focusing on aging veterans in our region. However, in addition to improving their quality of life through everyday needs, this month we also spent a fair amount of time...
October Newsletter: A Note from Molly

October Newsletter: A Note from Molly

I am excited to share that I have completed the George W. Bush Institute Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program. When former President Bush was designing the Institute, he had to decide what he wanted to focus on in his post-presidency era. He wanted to make sure that he...
September Newsletter: A Note from Molly

September Newsletter: A Note from Molly

A little levity is a welcome change for our office and team members. Our veterans’ needs come in all shapes and sizes and for some, the changes we bring to their lives make a huge difference. Whether it’s much-needed medicine we help them get with a drive...
August Newsletter: A Note From Molly

August Newsletter: A Note From Molly

Summer is winding down in our region and our youth volunteers are returning to their classrooms. We are fortunate to have 16 youth among our volunteers. We hope their interactions with our veterans have made an impression on them. The name Hero’s Bridge is...