Rebuilding From Office Fire / Celebrity Softball Game – Louisiana Flood Help In August of 2016, Louisiana was hit with more rainfall in 2 DAYS, than Los Angeles has seen in the last 3 YEARS combined! There has been reported 60,000 homes destroyed, leaving countless families with no shelter, food, or even clean clothes. The […]
In the early hours of Tuesday May 31, 2016 we were alerted by the property managers of 236 Washington St. Toms River, NJ that our headquarters suffered a devastating fire. The historic building, known as the Birdsall House was erected in 1868 and served as our headquarters for the non-profit Hometown Heroes over the last 2 years. Fire crews […]
You can earn cash back while helping Hometown Heroes! Everyday you shop for things you need, items you want and even that brand new gadget. What if I told you that you could be helping a family in crisis at the same time? Would you still shop on those other sites even when you can […]
Tracking the hurricane “The latest forecast track pushes Hurricane Joaquin even further east and weakens it slightly over the weekend. While there remain a few outlier models, this continues to reflect all-around good news that New Jersey and the U.S. East Coast will avoid a direct hit. However, this is still going to be a […]
We’d like to thank Samantha Crawford from Rider University and FOX 29 Philadelphia for doing a story about our newest employee, Carlos Suarez. Carlos is a Marine and a veteran of the Iraq War, who is now home with his family and continuing to serve his community. Carlos’ first day at Hometown Heroes was actually […]
Hometown Heroes is partnering with Dr. Lauren Laurino a.k.a. “Dr. Ren,” and Community Green Market Organizers to launch #ThinkHealthyTuesday, or #THT. Here’s an official statement from Dr. Ren: “I AM so grateFULL to be honored as an official USA Hometown Hero ‘Health Hero’ and like everything else I do, I AM paying it forward to YOU! […]
Hometown Heroes President Mike Schwartz was on Comcast Newsmakers talking about the Be A Hero program, Food Hero Mimi Kozma, and his upcoming radio show with Mimi on America’s Talk Radio Network. You can watch the full interview below.
Our good friend and supporter Veronica Cole lost her son Martin Thomas Cole-Haag on May 10th…he was only 24 years old. The family could use some help with final expenses. Veronica and Martin are supporters of Hometown Heroes and have volunteered on many occasions. Your help during these rough times will be greatly appreciated.
Recently, Hometown Heroes was contacted when the tragic loss of a young mother left her two children in desperate need of an advocate as their grandparents fought for custody. The legal battle became a financial struggle for the grandparents who were living on a very fixed income and had just covered the funeral expenses for […]