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Pastor’s son fought for freedom in three wars

Pastor’s son fought for freedom in three wars

Now 95 years old, veteran lives twilight years on Delaplane farm. Joseph Lowell Wood was born on March 15, 1925, in Lubbock, Texas. He was one of five siblings and grew up with four half-sisters from his father’s first wife, who died of the Spanish flu. “My father was...

Poem: Spring

Poem: Spring

Saw a Robin today Bright yellow flowers Gonna make it Have wood soaking rains Wet spring Green grass Trees green Running up Turkey Mountain. World Too small Twenty-two hour flight Virus there Now here Wrapped in silver tube. T.V. talking head Have cabin fever Travel...

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...

December Newsletter: A Note from Molly

December Newsletter: A Note from Molly

We have much to be thankful for this holiday season. We have welcomed more Battle Buddies to help with our veterans, launched a new portrait program to help recognize veterans in our region, and watched the nation pay tribute to veterans both young and old during...

October Newsletter: A Note From Molly

October Newsletter: A Note From Molly

This month we welcomed new Battle Buddy volunteers from our Bootcamp training and have had more veterans reach out to us with a variety of needs. One of our most touching stories includes a Vietnam Veteran who we were able to help during his wife's terminal condition...

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...