Purple Heart Foundation

Honoring Their Sacrifice With Our Service



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 →

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The Final Goodbye

A teary-eyed, George W. Bush, said his final goodbye to his father, George H.W. Bush Sr. and former 41st President of the United States, while giving his eulogy at the National Cathedral last Wednesday, December 5th.  The former President passed... 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 →

Colin Powell: A Man of Many Accomplishments

In honor of Black History Month, the Purple Heart Foundation wanted to highlight the incredible and honorable service of Colin Powell, a United States statesman and a retired Four-Star General in the United States Army. On April 5, 1937 in... Continue Reading →

Henry Johnson: The Story of an Unsung Hero

In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, the #PurpleHeartFoundation wants to reflect on the service and sacrifice of Henry Johnson, the first known African American to receive the #PurpleHeartMedal. The Purple Heart Foundation honors all veterans for their sacrifice. To show your support for #veterans like Henry Johnson, make your pledge today!

You Can Make a Difference In The New Year

Join the #PurpleHeartFoundation this new year as we continue to support our #nationsheroes. You can be the difference in the life of a #veteran by making a one-time or monthly pledge now.

Once an Engineer, Always An Engineer: Military To Civilian Life

The Purple Heart Foundation had the chance to sit down with Army Veteran "Smitty" to discuss his experience in the military and his career since. Join the Purple Heart Foundation for the month of November as we continue to honor the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country. You can make a difference in the lives of our Veterans with your monthly pledge today!

Just A Bad Day At Work: A Champion’s Mindset

Join the Purple Heart Foundation in honoring the men and women who have served our country. This month we are interviewing veterans in honor of Veterans Day. Derick Carver is an army veteran who continues to break the boundaries. Show your support for men and women like Derick by making a one-time or monthly pledge.

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