A Day at the Beach 8-20-2022

Our Day at the Beach

Mike Talleda News

We’ve been thinking about a summertime event, for some time now. We thought – What better way to spend a hot summer day than at the beach? What was just a trial run will end up being our first inaugural annual Day at the Beach event. Everybody loved it It turned out to be a great day- Our partner in …

Wounded Heroes at the Hawthorne 100th Year Celebration

Happy Birthday, Hawthorne!

Mike Talleda News

July 9th City of Hawthorne CA celebrated its 100th birthday with a festive weekend and a parade. It was a beautiful day for a nice walk and countless numbers of businesses and organizations participated including Wounded Heroes of America. We have always supported our community and have built an excellent relationship with our host city so when asked if we …

February 16, 2022

Omari Valentine Newsletters

Why Golf ? Before anything else, I want to thank you and the many people who have made it possible for us to keep this foundation alive over the last 20 years, and for giving not just me but many friends and volunteers the ability and privilege to help our combat wounded and their families.  Why Golf? Without golf, there …

Thanksgiving with WHOA

Low-Income Housing for Veterans

Mike Talleda News

At our Thanksgiving dinner 2019 we had about 20 vets there -with their spouses and children there were over 70 people there. When you help one vet you’re helping a lot more people than just the veteran. Several weeks ago, the Hawthorne City Council unanimously accepted a motion to donate a city-owned parcel to a qualified developer with experience in …

Looking Back and Forward: Since 2001 the journey continues

Mike Talleda Announcements

  It was sometime in the middle of October 2001. I took my daughter to get her braces, and, after being a good family guy, I felt the need to hit a bucket of balls and went to a nearby golf course.   While there, out on the green, I had the idea to organize a golf tournament. The pain …

Operation Santa Brings Everyone Out to Volunteer and Have Fun

Mike Talleda Christmas Program, Video

Just another day at the office…Christmas at Wounded Heroes of America. Next is Santa’s job, delivering the gifts. It has always been our goal to involve as many volunteers and Vets and their families to run Operation Santa while insisting on enjoying ourselves while doing it. This is what a typical day looks like at WHOA’s Operation Santa Christmas program.    

South Bay Local Business Owner Brings Christmas to Children of Wounded Veterans

Mike Talleda Christmas Program, Sponsors

Thank you Jim – Just in the nick of time! Today Jim Chen, owner/operator of Independent Repair and Tire Pros in Redondo Beach, came through for us as he has done many times in the past. Jim is a local business owner and a great friend that has always supported our foundation helping wounded Veterans. Today he donated $1,000.00 to buy …