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Paw Patrol Program Goes Above and Beyond

Paw Patrol Program Goes Above and Beyond

Paw Patrol coordinator, Kayla Johnson went above and beyond for a homeless veteran and his two dogs, a Jack Russell named Rascal and a Boxer named Susie. Navy Veteran, Jim, had to sell his home in June 2021 to pay his bills. He moved into a motel with his two dogs. He...

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...

Guardians of Freedom

Guardians of Freedom

The Hero's Bridge Guardians of Freedom is a collection of images portraying our local veterans, in many cases holding an image from their time in service. We welcome veterans to reach out and sit for a portrait. We welcome businesses to sponsor this gallery of images....

Veteran Larry Corbin Flies Again

Veteran Larry Corbin Flies Again

On a beautiful late summer day in August, 91-year-old Korean War Army Veteran, Larry Corbin did something he hadn’t done in 75 years: flew in a small Warbird aircraft, a Fairchild UC-61, which happened to be just one year younger than him. “Not long after WWII, I was...

Veterans Visit the Cold War Museum

Veterans Visit the Cold War Museum

We are so fortunate to have a wonderful military museum in our backyard! Our guides today were two Cold War veterans, Bryan Zwanzig and Michael Washvill, who worked at Vint Hill Farms Station during the Cold War. The Cold War Museum was founded in 1996 by Francis Gary...

2022 Volunteer Appreciation

2022 Volunteer Appreciation

In April 2022, Hero's Bridge welcomed our volunteers to the Hero's Bridge office for an appreciation reception. Our office manager, Shanna, assembled a fitting program to recognize the hard work of each of our volunteers. All the time our volunteers are able to give...

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 Bridge, Semper...

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...