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

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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 …

2015 First Christmas Wrapping Party at WHOA

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Christmas time is a special time of the year at Wounded Heroes of America.  It’s a time when many of our Vets and their families gather at the office to volunteer for fundraising, buying gifts, wrapping, and making Santa deliveries.  It’s a true joy to see so many of our wounded Veterans come out to interact with other families and …

An Early Christmas Visit

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I know Santa simply gets on his sleigh and away he goes, however, we have to do things a little different. Today, I had the pleasure to visit Catholic Daughters of the Americas ‪#‎Court‬ 519 at St Mary’s of the Assumption in Whittier, Ca. First, I want to say what a great bunch of ladies they are and how gracious and …

2015 Holiday Toy Drive OPERATION SANTA is Kicking Off

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This year sure flew by with the holiday season fast approaching once again. We can still remember all the hustle and bustle of last year’s OPERATION SANTA when our wounded Veterans and their families where fundraising, buying, wrapping, and delivering presents to children of fallen warriors and wounded Vets.  Well, it’s that time again so get ready to make this year …

Another great family receives a mortgage-free home.

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Marine, Jonathan Andrade, his wife, Nicole,  and their growing family of four are the latest of our Vets to receive a mortgage-free home. Jonathan (USMC) served two tours in Iraq and has a little bit of a brighter future thanks to Military Warriors Support Foundation and Wells Fargo. It’s hard to explain what a great gift this is to a …

Moving Up!!! Jonathan and Nicole in line to get a new home!!!

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On Sept 24 2015 at Our Monthly dinner at El Cholo Restaurant Jonathan Andrade, one of our combat wounded vets, wife Nicole and their growing family are the latest of our Veterans to receive a donation of a mortgage free home from Military Warriors Support Foundation. Jonathan and family will be receiving keys to their new home in Madera, California on …

The Rojas’ New Home – A gift to a Hero

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Today Gil and Marbella Rojas were awarded their mortgage free home by the Military Warrior Support Foundation in partnership with Wells Fargo. While we at WHOA can’t do the really big things, thank God we have friends that can. What we do pretty well is work behind the scenes to advocate on their behalf, to find resources and opportunities to …

Our Friends from Manhattan Beach Toyota

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We’re very lucky here at Wounded Heroes of America in that we have great friends. We’re basically a regional foundation and certainly not as large as the better known national foundation, but as far as local organizations caring for our combat wounded from Iraq or Afghanistan here in southern California, we’re as good as the best and better the rest. …

“That’s what I’m talking about"

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Today the Home Depot Foundation/Home Depot of Carson CA and Wounded Heroes of America and a bunch of Home Depot volunteer partnered up to make life a little easier for one of our Wounded Veterans. We at WHOA have had a long standing belief, and advocated the point, that the resources that are necessary to improve the lives of our …