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Helping a Hero Org

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Helping a Hero Org was a public foundation based in Houston, TX that was founded in 2006. As of 2018 they had $1.9 million in revenue and $1.3 million in assets.

Provide adapted homes & emergency financial aid to severely wounded heroes injured in iraq, afghanistan. Or the expanded war on terror. Give marriage & caregiver support, provide recreational activities for the disabled. Provide adapted homes & emerge...

Helping a Hero Org appears to no longer be active. It has probably been dissolved or terminated. 
EIN:
20-5433598
City:
State:
Website:
Founded:
2006
Type:
501(c)(3)
NTEE:
Revenue:
$1,986,327
Assets:
$1,338,405
Employees:
5
Fiscal year end:
December
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at Helping a Hero Org

The Wounded Hero Home Program is the signature program for severely wounded warriors injured while supporting the Global War on Terror. Traditionally, homes are built in master-planned communities with the developer and builder donating time and materials toward the construction of the house, in addition to their paid services. Helping a Hero.org donates cash funds and oversees the project.The veteran is required to take out a minimum $50,000 mortgage on the home plus contribute the proceeds of their VA specially adapted housing grant for which most of the veterans selected for this program are eligible.

The Organization conducts a groundbreaking ceremony before the constructionof a new home for the wounded warrior. The ceremony allows the Organization to introduce the wounded warrior and family to the community, educate the community about the needs of the wounded warrior, educate other businesses about the opportunity for giving back to wounded warriors, and honor the wounded warrior for his or her service.The Organization has a welcome home ceremony when the home is completed and the wounded hero is ready to assume ownership and move in. The ceremony allows the Organization to thank all the vendors who have donated time or products to the home as well as to educate the community about the adaptation needs that this wounded hero has as a result of his or her permanent injuries. The "Welcome Home" ceremony is a key factor for the veteran's assimilation into the community.

Marriage Retreats, Caregiver Programs, Financial Education --The wounded heroes and their families often encounter marital challenges as they transition from the military back into civilian life. The divorce rate is an average of 85% amoung the most severely wounded. The Organization is committed to equipping these veterans and spouses enhance their communication skills and work through crisis issues so that they can rebuild their marriages, based on the new normal they now face. Many families have participated in the retreats, webinars, and crisis communication support.

Form 990s for Helping a Hero Org

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Apr 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Apr 4, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 3, 2016990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Helping a Hero Org

Field2017
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,256,371
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$729,956
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,986,327

Vendors for Helping a Hero Org

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-06-15
█████████Marketing software2020-06-15
██████ ███Software2019-08-29
███████ ███ ██████████ ███Tax accounting2018-11-08
███████ █ ███ ███ ███Tax accounting2014-12-29

Personnel at Helping a Hero Org

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Edwin A. "Buddy" GranthamExecutive Director-July 17, 2019
Karen RoanSecretary$0July 17, 2019
█████ ██████Signing Officer / Vice Chairman$0July 17, 2019
████████ ████Chairman$0July 16, 2019
█████ █████Past Executive Director$97,000Nov. 20, 2017
██████ █████Past Treasurer$15,000Feb. 3, 2016

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