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Defenders Gives to Those Who Defend America By Donating $61,045 to W4OH

Defenders Gives to Those Who Defend America By Donating $61,045 to W4OH

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...

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The Marine Foundation of Indiana Raises $9,000 for WISH For OUR HEROES!

The Marine Foundation of Indiana Raises $9,000 for WISH For OUR HEROES!

A remarkable night of bingo results in filling several wishes throughout the Country.

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WISH For OUR HEROES Helps A Soldier and his Family That Lost Everything In A House Fire.

WISH For OUR HEROES Helps A Soldier and his Family That Lost Everything In A House Fire.

A Fort Riley (Kansas) soldier whose on-post home was destroyed by a fire received a brand new 2015 Chevy Colorado pickup truck Tuesday to help his family as they recover.

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Local volunteers grant wish for wounded war hero

Local volunteers grant wish for wounded war hero

Tech Sgt. Dan Fye dedicated his life to our country after he saw the Twin Towers fall on 9/11, so local organizations are giving back to him.

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Travis Stockmeyer and Taylor Ellis, Infantry Scouts

Travis Stockmeyer and Taylor Ellis, Infantry Scouts

We want to send a HUGE THANK YOU to Cheryl & Cliff Hickson, owners of the Anvik River Lodge located DEEP in the heart of Alaska. Cheryl and Cliff donated 2 complete week-long packages (including charter flights in and out of Anvik) to grant this very special wish for Travis Stockmeyer and Taylor Ellis, Infantry Scouts

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SGT Rigdon

SGT Rigdon

SGT Michael Rigdon is stationed at Fort Sill, OK. He is married to Candice and they have 3 children. Their youngest child, a 2-year-old son named Jon, was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

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SSGT Marvin Cooper and Family

SSGT Marvin Cooper and Family

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. One of the families that was surprised at the event was the Cooper family.

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Indiana Pacers host 30 Military Children for gift cards and shopping!

Indiana Pacers host 30 Military Children for gift cards and shopping!

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.

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CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR TEXAS WOUNDED WARRIOR

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR TEXAS WOUNDED WARRIOR

Christmas came early for SSG Seth Pena who is currently residing at Ft. Sam Houston in the wounded warrior unit. SSG Pena suffered severe injuries and the only place he had to sit was a very uncomfortable wheelchair. Wish For Our Heroes provided SSG Pena with a new recliner to help provide a little comfort during his long recovery.

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OUR FIRST WISH EVER GRANTED

OUR FIRST WISH EVER GRANTED

Last week, we announced the 4th anniversary of Wish For Our Heroes Inc. assisting the troops. In honor of that, here’s a look at our very first wish ever granted! The wish went to SPC Rob Forrest , a soldier of 2‐7 Cavalry stationed at Fort Hood (Killeen, TX). Rob, and his wife Samantha, were young parents of four: Michael (11), Nicolas (10), Jason (8), and Heather (3).

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Colts punter helps provide military family homecoming

Colts punter helps provide military family homecoming

Wish for Our Heroes and Indianapolis Colts punter, Pat McAfee, helped organize a very impactful military homecoming for Veteran's Day weekend. The family of Sergeant First Class Jeremy Inocencio got a big surprise when they were brought to the middle of the field at halftime and presented a brand new vehicle purchased by McAfee.

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SFC Brian Schramm

SFC Brian Schramm

SFC Brian Schramm has had the worst 1 ½ weeks in his life. His mother, who has severe dementia, has been living with him and his family for the past 3 years. Her needs have become more that he can care for at home and is in the process of getting her into a nursing home.

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TAILGATING WITH A CAUSE

TAILGATING WITH A CAUSE

Wish For Our Heroes Inc. was presenting the Garza family with a check for monies raised last week tailgating at UT, when Dulce Vida Tequila

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Touching Story Results From Comedy Show

Touching Story Results From Comedy Show

Saturday night we were honored to be the beneficiary of the HUMOR for HEROES comedy night at John T. Floore Country Store in San Antonio, TX. Whenever we are honored at an event, we like to pay it forward by helping a military member. On Saturday, we were honored to assist CPT Kyle Blett of Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

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A Race Wish Come True

A Race Wish Come True

My sincerest gratitude goes out to Wish For Our Heroes Inc. and all those who have made it possible for my girlfriend and I to go to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing The Indianapolis 500...

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