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Spreading Holiday Love

The spirit of giving brings us together, whether it’s giving Christmas presents under the tree or giving back in your community. In an effort to spread holiday cheer, Purple Heart Foundation staff volunteered on Saturday, December 21, 2019 to serve... Continue Reading →

DOUBLE Your Donation This Veterans Day

Purple Heart Foundation - Mission: Enhancing the quality of life of all veterans and their families for over 60 years. Nexen Tire - Mission: Keeping families safe for over 77 years. Your mission: To give back to our heroes and... Continue Reading →

Social Security Benefits & Veterans

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits the Same Time as VA Benefits If you are a veteran who is disabled, you may qualify for both Veterans Administration (VA) benefits and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) administered through the Social Security Administration (SSA). While both... Continue Reading →

Daniel Prigge: Surviving the Hits

The Purple Heart Foundation connects with Purple Heart recipients to share their unforgettable stories of valor. Here on the Purple Heart Foundation blog, you will read about the personal experiences of some of our heroes. These veterans have proudly served... Continue Reading →

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 →

THE HONOR OF A WARRIOR

EDWARD A. CARTER JR. (1916–1963) As Black History Month comes to an end, the Purple Heart Foundation honors the exemplary heroism, unmatched determination and commendable bravery of a young African American soldier. His actions were profound for a soldier of... Continue Reading →

“Never Give Up, Never Surrender” – By JP Lane

My name is Justin Lane, aka JP Lane. Many people have their own reasoning for joining the military, mine is probably similar to most my age, in 2001, watching the twin towers fall. I was reminded of that feeling when... 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 →

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