SAN ANTONIO – People and organizations around Texas are helping out people and communities affected by Harvey — one local military family is doing their part. “This is good stuff, I mean we are helping people out, I would hope people would do the same for me,” Mike Tarr said. Tarr has worked in the…
Days after all her belongs were stolen, Navy Personnel Specialist Ashley Cox received a special surprise from WFOH. Cox was shipped to Central Indiana last week from boot camp, only to come home to find out someone burglarized her Indianapolis house.
We teamed up with volunteers with Jefferson Bank to a repair the Converse home of a hero and survivor of the 2014 Ft. Hood shooting. Army First Lieutenant John Arroyo Jr.’s home was damaged in a recent hail storm.
News4SanAntonio featured Wish for Our Heroes on May 2nd, 2016 to discuss how the organization has been able to help active military families in need.
Wish For Our Heroes is part of a new Radio Talk Show produced by veterans for veterans in a format that provides information, resources and support to veterans and families. The show will air weekly from 11:30 am to 12:00 starting Sunday March 6th.
Three years ago, a group of employees from Defender Direct contacted WISH for OUR HEROES (W4OH) to host a small fundraiser for local troops in Indianapolis. Just a few years later, their corporate office contacted W4OH and invited the charity to be part of their annual leadership conference, which took place April 20-22 in Indy,…
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?”
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.
Selfless Solider Who Has Dedicated His Life to Helping Veterans Gets a Big Surprise. Eric Orick has made it his mission to help other soldiers in need… now, Pat MacAfee and Coby Fleener of the Indianapolis Colts give him a big surprise.
30 kids and their families were treated to a special night of shopping with the Pacers Thursday night at Greenwood Park Mall. Each of the eight families – all part of Wish For Our Heroes, a program dedicated to assisting the men and women of the United States active-duty military
WISH for OUR HEROES honored a wounded soldier by presenting tickets to today’s race, then he, in turn honored several of his brothers (and sisters) in arms by presenting tickets to other military members.