Heather Logan Whillier serves as Executive Director of the NC Heroes Fund. In this capacity, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Fund. Before coming to the NC Heroes Fund, Heather worked for Congresswoman Sue Myrick as her Deputy District Director. Heather, her husband and two little boys live in Matthews, NC.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The North Carolina Heroes’ Fund helps two more former members of the U.S. Army by endowing Sgt. Holmes and Spc. Rice with hardship grants. Physical disabilities hinder Holmes’ and Rice’s ability to work, which caused their financial hardship upon returning from service. The inability to work, coupled with the lag time in receiving disability […]
Our 2012 Charlotte Heroes’ Luncheon, presented by FIS Global, featured Keynote Speaker raised to help us support North Carolina’s military men and women. In 2013, we will be holding luncheons in both Raleigh and Charlotte. Special thanks to our Sponsors: FIS Global Century Link Duke Energy General Dynamics Piedmont Natural Gas Nucor Pike Electric Southeastern […]
Heroes’ Luncheon to Raise Money to Support North Carolina’s Military Men and Women 12pm, October 31st, Byron’s Southend, 101 N. Worthington Avenue, Charlotte NC CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The North Carolina Heroes’ Fund, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is holding a luncheon in Charlotte, NC to raise funds for the military men and women in North Carolina. The luncheon, […]
A veteran of tours overseas including in Afghanistan, SSgt. Parker served in the Air Force Honor Guard for four years and as a security forces specialist for another four years. While stationed at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan he was trying to do the routine activities of deployment while “off the clock” but nothing is ever […]
Sgt Noble Salerno was a Fort Bragg soldier who served two tours overseas, deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In early 2008, he was one of the North Carolina Heroes’ Fund’s first grant recipients. During these deployments, Salerno sustained a severe hip injury […]