Purple Heart Foundation

Honoring Their Sacrifice With Our Service


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Help last “Navajo Code Talkers” This Memorial Day!

After the recent passing of 97 year old Navajo Code Talker, Fleming Begaye Sr., the Navajo Nation will be doing something special to honor the service and sacrifice of their veteran community. This Memorial Day the Navajo Nation in Rock... Continue Reading →


Sgt. Dorsey: The wallet that saved my life!

On Aug. 14, 1937, Mrs. Elizabeth Dorsey gave her youngest son, Raymond, a leather wallet as a present on his 16th birthday; she never knew that wallet would save her son’s life in WWII. Raymond Dorsey joined the 22nd Infantry... Continue Reading →

Vietnam Veteran to High School History

We all wonder where life will take us, he never wondered, he knew. John Harrison, a sophomore student at North Carolina University, wanted to fly helicopters but the only way he was able to, was by joining the Army. Not... Continue Reading →

The Real Story of Veteran’s Day

...The 11th hour... ...On the 11th day... ...Of the 11th month... Hostility ceased in this moment back in 1918 marking the end of World War I. Armistice Day was then celebrated on the 11th day of November to commemorate the... Continue Reading →

Walking Across America For Purple Hearts!

On March 1st, 2018 two friends, Matt Andersen & Trevor Stephens, began their journey, a “Walk Across America,” that would take a little over 6 months and raise awareness and money for a charity of their choosing. We only learned... Continue Reading →

Mike Cain: The Life of a Purple Heart Recipient

The #PurpleHeartFoundation is committed to serving all of our veterans. Mike Cain is just one of the many men and women who have received a Purple Heart. You can support men and women like Mike by making a one-time or monthly pledge. Your #support can be the difference in the life of a #veteran.

Honoring the American Heroine: The Story of Maj. Wendy Buckingham

This is one of the many stories that the #PurpleHeartFoundation plans to exhibit on our women #veterans for #WomensHistoryMonth. Major Buckingham was in the United States #AirForce and was one of the #PurpleHeartRecipient for injuries sustained in combat. The Purple Heart Foundation was fortunate enough to get an interview with Major Buckingham to gather some personal insight on the issues facing our ##womenveterans. The Purple Heart Foundation is committed to serving our women #veterans. It is with help from supporters like you that we are able to continue this. Make your one-time or monthly #pledge to ensure that all veterans continue to get the support they need.

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