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HUNTER HAYES SURPRISE!

Hunter Hayes Visits Camp Hometown Heroes. While on a recent break from his tour, the country singer paid a surprise visit to Camp Hometown Heroes in Wisconsin, a nonprofit organization for kids who’ve lost a parent or sibling who served in the U.S. military. Hayes spent several hours with the 80 campers, during which he

From the Hearts of the Healing: Neil Willenson

Camp Hometown Heroes changes lives. Not only of the children who attend the camp, but for those involved in the camp as counselors, staff, volunteers, parents of campers and even its founders. Here we share a story from our co-founder, Neil Willenson. It’s an amazing testament that miracles do happen and we’re so thankful that

From the Hearts of the Healing: Krista & Larson

Although the focus of our camp is to help children that have lost a loved who served in the U.S. Military, the healing that occurs here extends beyond the kids. It lovingly spills into the lives of their family members and we’re so thankful it works this way! We wanted to share the impact that

From the Hearts of the Healing: Vol. 1 Victoria

  Unless you’ve experienced losing a loved one, it’s difficult to imagine the heartache that comes with it. The devastating loss that you feel is like a gaping hole that can’t be filled…and that can be crippling. What if the loved one you lost was a parent who sacrificed their lives by serving in the U.S.

Grand Slam Charity Jam – 2015

Grand Slam Charity Jam 2015. Kool & the Gang helps raise money for Camp Hometown Heroes. It was a flashback to the 1970s last weekend at the Wisconsin Center as the legendary band Kool & the Gang helped raise more than $100,000 for Camp Hometown Heroes at the fifth annual Grand Slam Charity Jam. Check

Grand Slam Charity Jam – 2014

Grand Slam Charity Jam 2014 – VIDEO The 4th annual Grand Slam Charity Jam in Milwaukee aimed to raise $100,000 to help children of fallen U.S. Service members attend Camp Hometown Heroes, a summer camp to help heal their hearts. Campers and moms from the 1st Camp Hometown Heroes last year attended this year’s gala

Healing Hearts – A Short Film

Healing Hearts – A Powerful Short Film About Camp Hometown Heroes Camp Hometown Heroes: Healing Hearts and Restoring Hope Campaign Since 9/11, more than 10,000 U.S. children have lost a parent, sibling or other loved one who served in the U.S. Military. For these children, this painful loss at a tender age can lead to

Healing Hearts and Restoring Hope Campaign

Camp Hometown Heroes: Healing Hearts and Restoring Hope Campaign Since 9/11, more than 10,000 U.S. children have lost a parent, sibling or other loved one who served in the U.S. Military. For these children, this painful loss at a tender age can lead to depression, hardship, and lifelong sorrow. Camp Hometown Heroes was launched in

WITI-TV / FOX6 MILWAUKEE

CHH benefits kids who’ve lost a loved one in war BY CHIP BREWSTER, POSTED 8:11 PM, JULY 14, 2013 CAMPBELLSPORT (WITI) — Camp Hometown Heroes is in its inaugural year, and is a special camp just for the children of fallen service members. And it’s free! “It’s not what I expected. It’s actually better,” Carter

WTMJ-TV / TMJ4 Milwaukee

An army veteran with terminal cancer has one last wish. Army veteran gets one last wish. By Michele Fiore. CREATED Jan 10, 2015 Original Story Link GREEN BAY – An army veteran with terminal cancer has one last wish. It’s to see the Packers in the playoffs. That dream is about to come true. Sgt.

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