IFHF & The Four Seasons Restaurant Present Cabaret for a Cause Featuring Willie Nelson and Family!
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund & the Four Seasons Restaurant invite you to Cabaret for a Cause featuring music legend Willie Nelson and Family with a welcome by journalist and the former news anchor for the CBS Evening News, Dan Rather.
CK Mondavi Announces Second Annual Program Supporting The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
Leading Producer of Popularly Priced, American-made Wines Supports Military Personnel and Their Families
Tee It Up For The Troops Gifts $30,000 to IFHF
New Tee It Up For The Troops (TIUFTT) President Paul Anderson presents a check for $30,000 to Intrepid Fallen Heroes President David Winters on the flight deck of the Aircraft carrier Intrepid on April 16. TIUFTT has generously supported the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and other efforts serving our nation’s military personnel and veterans and their families. This week’s contribution is the most recent of many donations to the Fund over the past several years.
Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment, Research Pay Off
Service members who have suffered severe traumatic brain injuries and psychological ills can benefit from an intensive four-week program at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence here.
IFHF announces partnership with the Columbus Citizens Foundation (CCF), to raise up to $250,000 for the construction of 9 NICoE Satellite Centers
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund has announced a partnership with the Columbus Citizens Foundation (CCF), to raise up to $250,000 for the construction of nine NICoE (National Intrepid Center of Excellence) Satellite Centers at military bases around the country, designed to provide new hope for those suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress (PTS).
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Recieves Donation From Atlanta Law Firm To Help Wounded Military Heroes
Henningsen Injury Attorneys P.C. Steps Up With $5,000 Donation
IFHF Launches New Make It Visible Campaign
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund is launching an important new effort that will provide critical help to American service members who are returning from combat suffering the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress (PTS) and related afflictions. It is estimated that as many as 625,000 returning servicemembers are suffering from TBI or PTS today, with over 60% failing to be properly diagnosed. They need our help now.
Used to Helping, a Chaplain Finds the Tables Turned
By James Dao for the New York Times
It was Lt. Col. Richard Brunk’s second Sunday in Baghdad, and so, of course, there was church. Only 16 soldiers showed up, but that was good for that busy day, election day across Iraq. The presiding chaplain asked everyone to take seats up front. It was a providential move.
NAPA AUTO PARTS Group Executives Present a Check for $350,000 to IFHF
The impressive contribution represents the successful “Get back and Give Back” program NAPA and its dealerships ran throughout the busy travel month of July, 2012. NAPA customers received up to a $25 mail-in rebate for every battery, alternator, and starter they purchased, which they could choose to donate all or a portion of to IFHF. Additionally, NAPA donated $1 to IFHF for each redeemed rebate
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund To Raise $100 Million For Military To Build Vet Medical Centers
Faced with tighter budgets after the Iraq War but still in charge of treating tens of thousands of injured troops, the military is getting a hand from a private foundation that is building medical centers specializing in the signature physical and psychological injuries of Iraq and Afghanistan.
1st Annual Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Golf Outing at West Point Golf Course and The Thayer Hotel
Tee off in support of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, serving US military personnel wounded or injured in service and their families.
Capitol Supply's "Like" to Give Campaign Continues
Capitol Supply holds a “Like” to Give Campaign devoted raising funds for the A-Rated military charity, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
NAPA AUTO PARTS Joins Forces with Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, Invites Customers to “Get Back And Give Back”
NAPA AUTO PARTS Launches New Fundraising Effort to Honor, Support Men and Women of the Armed Forces
IFHF Breaks Ground on 2 new $11-Million Centers to treat TBI and PTS in America's wounded military service members
First Two of Several Centers to be Built in Fort Belvoir, VA and Camp Lejeune, NC. Centers will Increase Capacity and Enhance Care
Catch Jonathan Auerbach's May 26 "Brave Woman, Brave Man" concert from Martha's Vineyard on YouTube
From the Field Club in Katama of the Boat House in Edgartown is a concert to benefit the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and the Dukes County Veterans Services of Martha's Vineyard
Voices Only A Cappella supports IFHF with a cappella "Voices That Care" project
Produced by Corey Slutsky of Voices Only A Cappella, this is an a cappella cover version of the '90s David Foster collaboration in support of the troops serving in the Gulf War.
Memorial Day Marathon Races to Raise Over $30,000 for Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
In the third year since its inception the Memorial Day Marathon Races held in Lenox, MA has already raised over $30,000 in 2012 and that number continues to climb. In its first year the race only raised $1,800 for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund but in just two short years the number has grown exponentially. Aided by a partnership with Crowdrise, a social networking/online fundraising site the MDM Races were able to better reach out to runners with a common interest in raising money for the IFHF. Crowdrise is also used by the New York City Marathon as its fundraising portal.
Junior Racer Spends Her Weekend Out Supporting Our Troops
Kaitlin Fox is much like the typical 12 yr-old girl in many aspects. She is an honor student at school, likes music, roller skating, and hanging out with her friends whenever possible. She also has some other interests that definitely set her apart from the average girl her age. Kaitlin spends most of her weekends either bracket racing her Jr. Dragster in NHRA competition or promoting a charity she represents at various community events. Kaitlin along with her family have been campaigning US armed forces themed Jr. Dragsters since 2007.
The Mark of Fine Art presented by Maker's Mark at the New York Marriott Marquis
Maker's Mark invites you to the 8th floor every Tuesday and Thursday night from 5PM-7PM. Come watch as a handcrafted piece of art inspired by their handcrafted bourbon is created live.
BattleSaint™ teams up with the Hamilton family to bring awareness to Post Traumatic Stress
During March, BattleSaint™ teams up with Dan Hamilton’s family to honor him and others suffering from PTS. We hope this effort will bring much needed attention to this devastating condition.
CK Mondavi Vineyards partners with the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
CK Mondavi Vineyards, a leading American family-owned producer of top quality wines is proud to announce its support of The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. In the months of March and April, CK Mondavi will support an in-store program designed to bring attention to this noble organization and their worthy cause. A donation based on performance during these two months will be made to the Fund with additional messaging for consumers encouraging them to make a direct donation to the organization.
For the Entire Month of February: Shop Online with Silpada and Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund!
Great news...there is still time to place your order! Better hurry, though, because time is running out. All orders are due by the deadline listed below!
Center for the Intrepid Celebrates 5th Anniversary
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – The world’s most technologically advanced rehabilitation center for amputees and burn victims was opened at Brooke Army Medical Center on January 29th, 2007, and patients and staff celebrated the anniversary with a ceremonial cake cutting on Friday, January 27th.
AT&T Honors Our Military With Donation to Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
$25,000 Donation Will Support Telecommunications in Rehabilitation Centers
Murphy's Masters Golf Tournament Raises Funds for IFHF
On September 24, 2011, the 23rd annual Murphy's Masters Golf tournament was held at Pehquenakonck Golf Club in North Salem, N.Y. Blessed with great weather and a group of 66 very generous yet average golfers, we were able to raise just under $23,000.00 for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF).
IFHF Partners with Charity Voice Online
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund is excited to announce a new partnership with Charity Voice Online offering you a unique new way to further support our cause. We realize how difficult continued financial support may be with the current economic conditions, so we are offering an opportunity to support our cause without having to open your wallet. The concept is simple. Join Charity Voice Online and participate in online market research studies that will earn you cash upon completion. Once you accumulate $25 into your account you have the option of cashing out via PayPal, or you may donate your earnings to Intrepid. In addition to this, Charity Voice will be donating a percentage from every survey completed by our supporters back to Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The more surveys you complete the more donations the Fund receives!
The 1st Annual H.O.P.E. Benefit
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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.
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Announces New President
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund is pleased to announce that David Winters, longtime Executive Vice President of the Fund, has been appointed as President of the Fund. David has been involved with the Fund since its inception in 2003, and with the efforts of the Intrepid family of foundations since 1992.
UFC Fight for the Troops 2 Supports the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
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!
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
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.
Hoops For Heroes reaches half-way mark of 500,000 free throws at Intrepid on Veterans Day
The Hoops For Heroes initiative, with a goal of making 1 million made free throws while raising money for injured Veterans, reached the half-million mark – 500,000 foul shots made – at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.
Yuengling Awards 2 Orange County Choppers™, donates over $50,000 to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery, recently held an event at Orange County Chopper™ headquarters to award one consumer and one wholesaler sales representative the prize of a lifetime.
UFC Camaro Brings in $350,000 for Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund at Barrett-Jackson's Auction in Las Vegas
One of the hottest cars ever made, the custom UFC Camaro, sold for $350,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event in Las Vegas, Nev., with all funds benefitting the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
2010 Pipefest Global Challenge
Congratulations to the 188 pipers and drummers who marched into the record books to form the largest band ever to play on a ship in support of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund!
Country Pure Foods Donates $31K to IFHF Through Employee Contributions
One of the country's top independent juice processors decides to give back to the men and women of the armed forces.
PGA Pros Defied the Odds With Ultimate Rooftop Golf Challenge in New York
Golf Legend Annika Sorenstam, PGA Tour Professional Briny Baird & U.S. Veteran Don Vickery Hit Incredible Charity Chip Shots from New York Skyscraper – Scored a Bulls-Eye in the East River to Support Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and ANNIKA Foundation. P.F. Chang’s will donate $100,000 to charities and offer free Lettuce Wraps nationwide in celebration
National Intrepid Center of Excellence Officially Dedicated at National Naval Medical Center
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF), the National Naval Medical Center, wounded warriors and their families helped to officially dedicate the National Intrepid Center of Excellence...
Memorial Day Fashion: Patriotism in Style
Whether you are fighting overseas, or supporting those that do, then you may want a Battle Saint in your corner.
New TBI, mental health center to open in June
A new 72,000-square-foot center for treatment of service members and veterans diagnosed with traumatic brain injury and psychological health conditions will open June 24 at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
Federal Government Launches New and Improved National Resource Directory for Military and Veteran Communities
Comprehensive Web site provides quick and easy access to thousands of resources nationwide
Intrepid Wraps Successful Holiday Salute
The 2009 Intrepid Holiday Salute concluded this week and all the items collected at the Intrepid over the last three weeks will be shipped off to our brave troops along with giant holiday cards signed by thousands of visitors to the Museum.
Hooping it up
Fundraiser for brain-injured vets vows to make 1 million foul shots
TV Icon Bob Barker Gives $3 Million to Military Brain Injuries Hospital
Construction on the Facility Can Finish Thanks to the Former Naval Aviator's Donation
Stewart Wins Fifth Annual Gillette Young Guns Prelude to the Dream at Eldora Speedway
Tony Stewart won the fifth annual Gillette Young Guns Prelude to the Dream all-star dirt late model race Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, marking the third time in four years Stewart has won the event.
Rahway artist erects Iraq war memorial
When Rahway artist Jim McKeon set out to create a work honoring the families of fallen soldiers fighting in Iraq, it started with one tattoo-inspired broken heart.
Brain injury center to open on Naval Medical Center campus next year
Work began last month after cost-cutting measures
DRS Technologies To Raise Funds To Help Build A Facility For Research, Diagnosis And Treatment Of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) In Military Personnel And Veterans
DRS Technologies, Inc., A Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has dedicated this year’s company-wide charitable campaign to support the building of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence in Bethesda, Maryland.
New facility will focus on traumatic brain injuries
McCain's daughter pens children's book on her father
Meghan McCain, the daughter of Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain, is writing a children's book about her father.
The War They Still Fight
Officials Break Ground for Brain Injury Center of Excellence
Piers Morgan wins 'Celebrity Apprentice'
Donald Trump picks Piers Morgan over Trace Adkins as the winner of 'Celebrity Apprentice.'