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Memorial Day 2020: One Veteran’s Perspective

Memorial Day 2020: One Veteran’s Perspective

This year, Memorial Day really hits home. In the past, it’s always been the typical, “big-picture” holiday for me. Held in reverence, to be sure, but I never connected it to something personal. At 8:25 PM on May 19, Gerald “Peter” Hughes passed away peacefully. While...

Battling Coronavirus Fund

Battling Coronavirus Fund

Dear Supporters, We at Hero's Bridge are closely monitoring the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid 19) and following all CDC guidance while continuing to provide vital assistance to our elderly veterans. The elderly are the most vulnerable to severe disease and death and...

A Boy Scout Makes A Difference to Ailing Veterans

A Boy Scout Makes A Difference to Ailing Veterans

Bryce Brooks has been a boy scout since 2009. Now, age 16, his dream of becoming an Eagle Scout is about to come true. The road to receiving the award is challenging and takes years to obtain. Eagle Scout contenders must uphold a leadership position, receive all the...

Older vets need more than just appreciation

Older vets need more than just appreciation

Hero's Bridge co-founder David Benhoff Lt. Col. (ret) shares his thoughts on doing more for our older veterans in the Military Times... "As a retired Marine, I appreciate the recognition we give our veterans each November. These gestures of gratitude mean a lot to...

Welcome new Battle Buddy, Andy Winn

Welcome new Battle Buddy, Andy Winn

Hero’s Bridge is proud to welcome Andy Winn to the Battle Buddy team. Andy and his family recently relocated to Warrenton from Culpeper. He now enjoys the shorter commute to Fairfax where he works as a Deputy Sheriff, as well as being able to spend more time with his...

September Newsletter: A Note from Molly

September Newsletter: A Note from Molly

I am excited to announce that Hero's Bridge will have a further reach with its new partnership with Capital Caring. Through this effort, we will be able to meet the needs for an increased number of veteran's aged 65 and older. You can read more about this partnership...

August Newsletter: A Note from Molly

August Newsletter: A Note from Molly

This summer we have been busy bringing our new team members up to speed on Hero's Bridge programs. We have assembled a top-notch team of enthusiastic players who will help move the organization forward. We have also formalized regular monthly visits to Mountain Vista...

July Newsletter: A Note from Molly

July Newsletter: A Note from Molly

This spring Hero's Bridge was awarded a renewed grant by the PATH Foundation that has enabled us to increase our support team and add coordinators for community outreach, volunteers, fundraising and administrative support. With these added team members, we are excited...