Wish for Our Heroes is pleased to announce the first-ever RIDE INDIANA, a 5-day, 500 mile cycling endurance event, to support members of the United States Armed Forces. The Noblesville-based national charity has partnered with grocery retail giant, The Kroger Co., which will have an active role in the inaugural event.
Chick McGee, from “The Bob and Tom Show” helped Wish For Our Heroes raise money this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) during the MotoGP. Wish For Our Heroes attends races like the Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard and the MotoGP thanks to the generosity of IMS in providing both tickets for our Service Members and the opportunity to fundraise in their midway and kids zone areas.
Erich Orrick pulled into the driveway of his Indianapolis home after a trip to Chicago and there sitting in the yard were Indianapolis Colts players Pat McAfee and Coby Fleener. “I thought ‘Is this some kind of a joke?’ ” said the retired Army veteran, a Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient. “Have I been Punk’d?”
hgregg teamed up with Pat McAfee and Coby Fleener of the Indianapolis Colts to pay it forward this summer. They are giving back to U.S. Army veteran Erich Orrick, who has been a recipient of both a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. single dad of two daughters, Orrick is the president of Wish for Our Heroes, a national charity that assists the men and women of the U.S. active-duty military facing hardships.
A Hoosier veteran who spends his spare time helping others got a surprise last weekend. Erich Orrick spent 21 years in the U.S. Army before retiring. He has a purple heart, a bronze star and now spends his spare time volunteering to help other veterans through the organization Wish for our Heroes.
Indianapolis, IN – May 29, 2014 – In recognition of its March 1994 incorporation as a cooperative and consistent with a key cooperative principle: Concern for Community, IWDC’s Member Owners and Vendor Partners topped their fund drive goal during their May 13-15 Sales & Purchasing Convention.
In recognition of its March 1994 incorporation as a cooperative and consistent with a key cooperative principle, Concern for Community, IWDC is organizing a fund drive for The Wish For Our Heroes Foundation.
Indy Eleven defender Baba Omosegbon and goalkeeper Nathan Sprenkel will give an assist to a pair of the club’s newest Community Partners – WISH for OUR HEROES and the Indiana National Guard – tomorrow
On Saturday, December 14th, Indiana Pacers guard, George Hill and Wish for Our Heroes joined forces once again at the 3rd Annual “HILL”acious Holiday Bash, which was held this year at the Lucas Oil Estate in Carmel, thanks to the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Lucas.
We would like to thank the Indiana Pacers for hosting 30 military children at the Greenwood Park Mall on December 12, 2013 to give them the Christmas of a lifetime. The Pacers joined forces with Wish for Our Heroes and provided each military child with a $200 gift card, and the players and children spent the entire night shopping.
George Hill will receive the service award for his community outreach and philanthropy including work with Wish For Our Heroes Inc. and Kids Against Hunger . Prior to tonight’s home game…