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2011

The 1st Annual H.O.P.E. Benefit
12/19/2011

On December 22nd, 2011 at 7pm at the Voodoo Lounge in Harrah's Casino (North Kansas City, MO) is the 1st Annual H.O.P.E. (Heroes Of the People Everywhere) Benefit. This event includes a silent art auction, 2 fashion shows by International fashion designers and entertainment by DJ and jazz band. Proceeds go to The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.

Steve Willoughby Donates profits from “Soldiers Christmas” Digital Downloads
12/14/2011

BMI Songwriter/Publisher, Steve Willoughby, has generously chosen to donate 100% of profits from digital downloads of his song, “Soldiers Christmas,” available on iTunes, Amazon and Rhapsody.

Putnam Avenue Family Trust Awards its first Million Dollars in Grants to Veteran Support Organizations
12/5/2011

The Trustees of the Putnam Avenue Family Trust have announced the awarding of their first million dollars in charitable grants to five organizations that provide support services to veterans and those active duty military personnel recently returned from deployment. The organizations were selected on their proven ability to work with veterans who are in need of emotional, physical or career support.

Dave Cummings Makes One-Millionth Free Throw On Veteran’s Day at the Basketball Hall of Fame
11/14/2011

Hoops For Heroes founder completes two-year commitment to raise money for war veterans

Stars “Rise And Honor” For Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Veterans Day Special Benefiting Veterans And Their Families
11/2/2011

The Entertainment Industry Foundation Enlists Whoopi Goldberg, Jewel, George Lopez, J.R. Martinez, Rachael Ray, Sherri Shepherd, Robin Williams and Major League Baseball players Clay Buchholz, Daniel Murphy, Shane Victorino To Participate in the Broadcast & Encourage Donations Benefiting Veterans Groups

Country Pure Foods Donates $30,000 to IFHF
9/29/2011

AKRON, OHIO — Country Pure Foods, one of the nations top independent juice processors, is once again giving back to the men and women of the armed  forces by donating money that was raised through employee contributions.

Cutting-edge care for wounded warriors
9/19/2011

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas — The Center for the Intrepid is harnessing technology and innovative thinking to improve its care of wounded warriors.

Jonathan Auerbach proudly partners with The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
9/16/2011

Rock musician Jonathan Auerbach proudly partners with The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund in a shared commitment in support of the men and women of the armed services. The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a not-for-profit organization and national leader in supporting the men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their families, has provided over $120 million in support for the families of military personnel lost in service to our nation, and for severely wounded military personnel and veterans. The Fund most recently opened the National Intrepid Center of Excellence to support the research, diagnosis, and treatment of military personnel and veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury.

Teenager Holds Fundraiser For Troops
9/13/2011

Michael Schumer has a passion for two things: tennis and supporting U.S. troops. So when he was trying to come up with an event to raise money for America’s heroes, he could think of no better way than a round-robin tennis tournament.

New Rehabilitation Device Developed at the Center for the Intrepid
7/29/2011

A new energy-storing orthopedic device along with an extensive rehabilitation program is allowing wounded warriors who previously had difficulties walking or standing due to lower leg injuries to run again. The Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis (IDEO) was designed by prosthetist Ryan Blanck at the Center for the Intrepid (CFI). It is a custom-fit device made from carbon and fiberglass that supports the foot and ankle and resembles an amputee’s running prosthetic. 

Intrepid Center Marks First Anniversary
6/27/2011

A year after its ribbon-cutting ceremony, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence is making a difference in the lives of warfighters suffering traumatic brain injuries and psychological disorders, said Dr. James Kelly, the center's director.

Eddie Money Launches Partnership With The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
6/1/2011

Includes Release of ‘One More Soldier Coming Home,’ with 100% of the Song’s Proceeds to be Donated to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund

Rocky Jones, power lifting gold medalist and former professional wrestler raises money for Veterans by attempting 1,000 free hand squats non-stop!
5/29/2011

Rocky Jones, will attempt 1,000 consecutive free-hand squats at Military Island in Times Square, New York City on May 30th Memorial Day 2011. Fans across the nation can support the troops by DONATING a PENNY PER SQUAT ($10 for all 1,000) to this amazing, one-man, fitness challenge with100% of the proceeds going to The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, an organization dedicated to giving medical and rehab care to our Armed Forces Veterans in their new state-of the art facilities in San Antonio, Texas and Bethesda, Maryland.

Supporters of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Play for the Chance to Win a Seat in the 2011 World Series of Poker® Tournament
4/6/2011

Professional and novice poker players alike come together to participate in New York fundraiser benefiting American troops with the chance to walk away with a seat at the 2011 WSOPSM in Las Vegas.

“Supporting our Troops” Golf Event raises over $140K for IFHF
3/8/2011

Algonquin Advisors along with Blue Orchid Capital sponsored a one day golf event “Supporting our Troops” at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia this past October 2010.  Corporate and individual sponsorships were sold to help raise funds and awareness for the on-going programs provided by the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and the Troops First Foundation.  Through the generosity of the sponsors a contribution of over $140,000 was made to The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and the Troops First Foundation. Both of these organizations devote an enormous amount of money, time and resources to assisting our fellow Americans and their families who have served our country and insured freedoms for us and for others around the globe. Featured guest included Corey Pavin, 1995 U.S. Open Champion and 2010 Ryder Cup Captain, David Feherty, CBS Golf Analyst and several Honorary Military and Wounded Warriors. 

 

 

UFC Fight for the Troops 2 Supports the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
1/23/2011

Thank you to the UFC and everyone who watched and contributed during this incredibly successful evening. It is soley due to the generosity of our supporters that we are able to do the critically important work that we do for the men and women of ther armed services.

UFC® Fight for the Troops 2 coming January 22nd!
1/22/2011

Fighting with a truly meaningful purpose in front of some real American heroes, “The Ultimate Fighter®” alums Kenny Florian, Mike Swick, Matt Mitrione, Melvin Guillard, and U.S. Army and National Guard veteran DaMarques Johnson will be featured on Spike TV’s telecast of “UFC® Fight For The Troops” live from Fort Hood, Texas on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT.   The main event showcases two of the best lightweights in the world, Florian and Evan Dunham.

This special live UFC fight card will raise funds for the brave men and women in the United States Armed Forces with traumatic brain injuries. Information about ways to donate can be found online at www.fightforthetroops.com, along with UFC.com and Spike.com.

Spike TV and the UFC are partnering with the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund for the special event.  This is the second “Fight for the Troops” show, the first taking place in Fayetteville, North Carolina in December 2008 that raised over 4 million dollars. The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF) provides assistance to our nation’s military heroes who have been critically injured in the performance of their duty, and their families.

Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund chosen as beneficiary for the H.O.M.E. Foundation’s STIKS Celebrity Video Game Challenge For Charity
1/12/2011

On Tuesday, January 11, 2011 some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment came out to raise money and awareness for five amazing non-profits.  Junior Achievement of Southern California, The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund; I’m Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation, The Trevor Project and Grassroots Soccer are all organizations making a difference locally and globally, and which have strong support from the Hollywood community.