Day at the Fair 2017

Mike Talleda Events, Past Events

Every year, the LA County Fair hosts the families of combat wounded vets for a day of fun. This is one of our annual events that fills up fast, and one everyone looks forward to attending. We often say that the resources we need to make life better for our combat wounded are in the community, and LA County Fair …

A Beautiful Day

Mike Talleda Events, Past Events

From the first day Wounded Heroes of America was founded, we knew we could create long-lasting relationships if we fostered an environment of continual contact rather than that of one-time-assistance and on to the next vets. We’ve designed many of our programs specifically with that goal in mind. We weren’t sure what the exact benefits of such an environment would …

Back- to-school shopping with Rotary

Mike Talleda Events, Past Events

At Wounded Heroes of America, we believe that it’s not just the government’s obligation to take care of our combat wounded but that it’s also our collective responsibility. And with the help of our friends in the community, it’s not that hard to do. Americans love their veterans, and we have proven time and again that there are many wonderful …

2017 Fireworks Stand Part II

Mike Talleda Events, Past Events

2017 Firework sales is over and what a week it was!!! First, a big thanks to the City of Hawthorne for allowing us this opportunity every year… City of Hawthorne allows 8 firework stand every year. They are assigned in a lottery system. When the time comes local non-profits submit application and it’s up to the luck of the draw. …

2017 Fireworks Stand Part I

Mike Talleda Events, Past Events

Our Fire work stand is hands-down the best around. Every year we set up our compound and have a week fun with our families and our customer. It’s a great way to celebrate our Country’s Birthday. Come down and get you fireworks at the Wounded Heroes of America’s fire work stand @5030 W Rosecrans Ave Hawthorne Ca 90250- no other …

Memorial Day 2017

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Every Memorial Day people are celebrating an extra day off from work. More time for BBQs, a little more time to see friends or spend with the kids. Maybe hit the road and go little farther and stay a little longer. Memorial Day is what many Americans live for, the first real 3 day weekend kicking –off summer. Unfortunately many …

Day at the Ranch 2017

Mike Talleda Events, Past Events

We had a great time this past March at our 3rd Annual “Day At The Ranch” event. The kids enjoyed horseback riding, hiking, and were able to practice their archery. Veterans and their families had an opportunity to catch up and hang out. Thank you to Jerry Hall and his crew of volunteers for continuing to support our vets year …

First Meeting of 2017

Mike Talleda Events, Past Events

Our first get-together of 2017 brought a lot of our vets and friends out- also a little something included especially for the kids… As many of you may know that WHOA takes part every year in the Combine Federal Campaign (CFC 99918) www.cfcofgreatersocal.org – Participation in CFC gives us a great opportunity to come in contact with many federal agencies. …

Operation Santa 2016

Mike Talleda Events, Past Events

We at WHOA strongly feel that the personal contact and relationships we help foster among our wounded heroes set us apart. Although it’s a little late, we’d like to give a big “Thank you!” to all of our Santas and their helpers, and to all of the wonderful people who donated toys, time and/or money. One organization that really got …

Thank you to El Segundo Fire Department

Mike Talleda Events, Past Events

Today we picked two SUVs loaded to the brim with toys from our good friends at the El Segundo Fire Department. This is the second year they’ve helped out Big Time with Operation Santa — Those guys are great. So the wrapping and shipping has started in earnest. Santa is getting ready to hit the highway soon but right now …