New Projects: Perimeter e-Blast

Read the most recent editions of The Perimeter, our monthly e-newsletter:

August 2016: Step Up for the Brave, Mini-Golf Tournament, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, Giving Back

July 2016: Golf Classic Review, Upcoming Events, Dinner with Friends, Poetry Corner, Giving Back

June 2016: Upcoming Events, Salute to Female Soldiers, Nielsen Global Impact Day, Eagle Scout Project, Poetry Corner, Giving Back

May 2016: Upcoming Events, Exchange Club of Shelton, Girls’ Night Out, Armed Forces Day, Poetry Corner, Giving Back

April 2016: A Note from CEO Vince Santilli, Upcoming Events, Have a Ball!, Housewarming Kits, Giving Back

Mach 2016: 2016 Event Calendar, Laptops for FS:FH, Dinner with Friends, Giving Back

February 2016: Ode to Joe, Super Bowl 50, Valentine’s Day, Giving Back

January 2016: Words of Joy, Supporter Survey, A Fond Farewell, Giving Back

Media Coverage

July 4, 2016: Bridgeport Non-Profit Homes for the Brave Provides Help to Veterans

April 18, 2016: Nonprofit veterans group Homes for the Brave names new CEO

January 30, 2016: Homes for the Brave receives backpacks from the Rock of Waterbury Sunday School class

December 22, 2015: Ceremony honors fallen homeless during the 11th Annual Community Homeless Persons’ Memorial held at Homes for the Brave

August 8, 2015: Andover’s Marcy MacDonald Conquers Loch Ness Swim. Marcy’s 23-mile swim benefitted Homes for the Brave

August 1, 2015: Job opportunities opening up for Connecticut veterans

July 9, 2015: Red Sox, Yankee Legends Descend On Bridgeport for the Heroes for Heroes Game to benefit Homes for the Brave

April 8, 2015: Law would improve benefits for female veterans

November 15, 2013ABRI/Homes for the Brave to receive Special Needs Grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

November 9, 2013: The Westport Arts Center (WAC) offers a five-week therapeutic arts course to veterans at Homes for the Brave through their WAC Gives Back program.

November 8, 2013: President John F. Kennedy once challenged the nation to do more than give lip service to honoring veterans.

August 7, 2013: Valley Groups Raise $2,800 For ‘Homes For The Braves

August 2, 2013: Around 126 area golfers played the links at Oronoque Country Club in Stratford to support four area charities at the 8th Annual DiMatteo Family Charitable Foundation Golf Tournament.

August 1, 2013: The Eunice Burr Chapter of Fairfield donated a 20-foot  flagpole to the PFC. Nicholas A. Madaras Home.

July 31, 2013: Rotary Club presents check to Homes for the Brave

July 14, 2013: Catholic War Vets (CWV) is hosting a fundraiser for Homes for the Brave and the Nicholas A. Madaras Home.

June 11, 2013: Wilton Teen Earns Highest Girl Scout Honor For Community Project

March 2, 2013: Assumption kids donate soup

July 15, 2012: One of Homes for the Brave‘s residents won a rare appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

May 23, 2012: For the third year in a row, the Fairfield Rotary collected food and cash during the Fairfield Memorial Day Parade for Homes for the Brave.

February 23, 2012: Home Provides Refuge for Homeless Female Veterans.

January 27, 2012: Army Reserve NCO uses civilian, military backgrounds to benefit veterans at both Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes and ABRI/Homes for the Brave.

November 28, 2011: Homeless Veterans Find Hope presents Shalini Madaras’s dedication to Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes and how she feels this program represents her son.

November 16, 2011: Madaras Family Honored for Their Son’s Sacrifice

November 12, 2011: Transitional housing for women vets opens

November 9, 2011: Five women veterans are already on the waiting list for Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes! Read more about this new endeavor in the article, “A Place to Call Home“!

November 9, 2011: We want to thank Dominion Resources Inc. for the Dominion Donation to ‘Homes for the Brave’.

October 21, 2011: Local veterans react to troop pullout in Iraq and share their opinions on the nine-year war. Also coverage of the FS: FH ribbon cutting ceremony: For Female Veterans, A Place to Call Home

October 20, 2011: Home for female veterans ready to open its doors after four years of hard work!

October 16, 2011: Late soldier’s mission lives on in help for homeless Vets

August 16, 2011: Learn how HFTB tries to do its part for returning Vets Due Support

August 16, 2011: Returning veterans face struggles returning to the home front

August 11, 2010: First group home in state for women veterans approved

March 1, 2010: Forgotten heroes, women veterans struggle to gain recognition, support

February 28, 2010: Without Home – Veterans on the street grow highlights the problem of homelessness among veterans in Connecticut

November 23, 2008: Young Vet fights against homelessness reports on the growing rate of homelessness among Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) veterans and about Homes for the Brave