November 8, 2012
There will be a fundraiser at Mulcahy’s Wantagh on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 7:00pm to raise money for Purple Heart Pups, an initiative of the Merrick Lions Club to provide service dogs for wounded veterans.
The cost is $55.00/ticket in advance or $65.00 at the door. The fee includes music, a dinner buffet and an open bar. The local band Mystic will provide the entertainment.
For tickets, please call 888-655-7999 or visit www.purpleheartpups.org.
Make checks payable to:
Merrick Lions Club Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 358
Merrick, NY 11566
Mulcahy’s of Wantagh
3232 Railroad Avenue
November 6, 2012 – November 13, 2012
The seventh annual Captain Paddy Brown Memorial Fundraiser, which was set for November 3, 2012, was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy. The foundation has run clothing drives for hurricane relief.
For more information, please call 516-984-7776 or go to www.paddybrown.org.
November 3, 2012
The Building for America’s Bravest Program is hosting a Lt. Dan Band Concert to build “smart” homes for Corporal Todd Love, USMC, and SFC Michael Schlitz, US Army, will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Corporal Love lost both legs and his arm in Afghanistan on October 25, 2010. Read more about him here.
SFC Michael Schlitz of the US Army was burned over 85% of his body, lost his right hand and several fingers on his left hand, has some vision loss and has limited range of motion. He was injured near Baghdad in 2007. For more of his story, please click here.
The Building for America’s Bravest Program is a partnership between the Gary Sinise Foundation and the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Your help is needed to build these two brave Georgia veterans “smart homes”.
To buy tickets, please click here.
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park
2200 Encore Parkway
On Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 10:00am in honor of Veteran’s Day, the Tower of Hope and ShopRite will host the third annual Walk for Wounded Veterans at Tibbett’s Brook Park in Yonkers, NY.
To pre-register, please click here. Pre-registration costs $20.00. Registration on the day of the walk will cost $25.00.
The Tower of Hope raises money to train service dogs for wounded veterans in honour of Tom Sinton, a victim of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He worked for Cantor Fitzgerald in Tower 1.
The Tower of Hope
At 7:00pm on Saturday, November 3, 2012, the third annual Roslyn Rocks for the Wounded Warriors will be held at Roslyn High School. Featured performers will be Herb Cox and the Cleftones, Larry Chance and the Earls, the Original Brooklyn Reunion, Phil Cracolia and the Mystics, Jimmy Gallagher and the Passions, and Emil Stuccio and the Classics.
Tickets are $40.00. To purchase your tickets, please call 516-587-7187 or click here. You can also buy tickets by sending a check to the Nassau County Firefighters’ Operation Wounded Warriors to the address below. Please include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address with your check.
Roslyn High School
475 Round Hill Road
Nassau County Firefighters’ Operation Wounded Warriors
155 Mineola Avenue
Roslyn Heights, 11577
October 14, 2012
Come to LaGuardia Airport for a 5-K race run on the runway and taxiways of one of NYC’s major airports. This event will be held rain or shine. Meet at Hangar 7 of LaGuardia Airport (subject to airport security).
Proceeds from the race will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.
For more details, please contact Christopher Devlin at 917-416-5971 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make checks payable to LGA Runway Run and send them to the LGA Runway Run address below.
LGA Runway Run
Flushing, NY 11371
Wounded Warrior Project
370 7th Avenue, Suite 1802
New York, New York 10001