Michael Foss deployed 5 times to Iraq and Afghanistan with the United States Marine Corps. He was forced to return early from his 5th tour because of a malignant brain tumor. Due to hospital bills and lack of income, the Foss family needed help with their December bills. The NC Heroes Fund was able to provide financial […]
Charlottean of the Year 2014 (Philanthropy): Six Charities Worth Your Dollar This is a generous city. A recent study in the Chronicle of Philanthropy ranked the Charlotte metro area ninth among large American cities for the percentage of income its residents give to charity. But how do you know where to give? Start here. These […]
NC Secretary of Transportation Tony Tata has recently joined the NC Heroes Fund as Chairman of our Board of Advisors. Also serving on the NC Heroes Fund Board of Advisors are Senator Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan, Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, Congressman Richard Hudson, Congressman Walter Jones, Congressman Mike McIntyre and Congressman David Price. Secretary Tata retired […]
NCHF Executive Director, Heather Whillier, briefed the Governor’s Working Group on the Heroes Fund last week. We are so thankful for the opportunity to meet so many wonderful individuals who are helping our NC veterans!
Please consider joining us for our Annual Raleigh Heroes Lunch on Wednesday, November 5th from 11:30-1pm at WakeMed Raleigh Campus. We are thrilled to have Gen. (US. Ret.) Dan McNeill, former Commander of the Coalition Forces in Afghanistan, as our Keynote Speaker! We will also be joined by Special Guest Secretary of Transportation Tony Tata, […]
A few weeks ago we met George, a US Army Ranger who served in the Army for 6 years. He was deployed to Bagram, AFB Afghanistan in 2007-2008 and Camp Nomad Iraq in 2006. While in Afghanistan in 2007, he was shot in the face, suffering a TBI, memory loss and a severe stutter. Despite […]