Helping A Hero provides "More Than A Home." In the first of a multi-part introspective video series about the non-profit organization, severely wounded veterans SSGT (Ret.) Daniel Gilyeat and SPC (Ret.) Justin (J.P.) Lane reflect on the terrifying days that changed their lives forever. "Helping A Hero is really more than a home. It's a big family that dedicates their lives to bettering the lives of those who serve."
The Imporvised explosive device blast that left him with burns over most of his body hasn't stopped retired Marine Master Sergeant Blaine Scott from continuing to do good.
And, after years of helping others, Scott and his family soon will receive a little help from the Houston-based nonprofit organization Helping a Hero.
Helping a Hero -- at a ceremony with Scott, his family and members of the community -- recently broke ground on an adapted hom in New Braunfel to help the wounded soldier live the life he always wanted.
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September 18, 2015
INDEPENDENCE – Staff Sgt. Paul Brondhaver’s life is about to change.
Right now he spends most of his time in a 15 by 10 room attached to his garage. He’s unable to travel through his split-level home in New Richmond, Ohio, because of wounds he suffered during his tour in Iraq.
“He can’t go up the stairs without extreme pain,” said Meredith Iler, chairman emeritus for Helping a Hero. “It’s a gut-wrenching daily existence.”
Helping A Hero, a nonprofit organization that provides specially adapted homes for severely wounded veterans, is going to change Brondhaver’s living situation. Helping a Hero has worked closely with Arlinghaus Builders to design...
August 20, 2015
Residents of the Legacy Lakes community in Aberdeen, NC, welcomed new neighbors on Tuesday, August 18, when SGT (Ret) Jonathan Rivenbark and his wife assumed ownership of a home built to accommodate his injuries. The 2,300 sq. ft. home features wider door openings and hallways, lower counters in the kitchen...
By Susan Junker BCC Contributor
From left, Major General Tony Cupolo congratulated little Alana Matayka, SSG Ed and Karen Matayka and their son, Ryan, along with Helping A Hero Executive Director Bob Clark and builders Kenny Mantor and Daniel Huband during a "Welcome Home" ceremony in the Bridlegate subdivision on Tuesday, Nov. 9.