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  • Wish For Our Heroes is looking for volunteers out at IMS during the Brickyard

    SPEEDWAY, Ind. –  Wish For Our Heroes, a nonprofit that helps veterans and active duty military members during their times of need, is asking for help. The group is looking for volunteers out at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Brickyard weekend, Sept. 6-8. Volunteers are needed to help set up and man the merchandise tent, the dunk tank and numerous other activities.  Wish For Our Heroes is being allowed by IMS to set up fundraising activities in the midway. […]

  • Hoosier Veteran gifted spa to help with rare nerve disorder

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– A Hoosier hero received a life changing gift on Sunday at the Indiana State Fair. Staff Sgt. Justin Law, 32, joined the Indiana National Guard in 2005 and did a tour in Iraq in 2007. Law medically retired in 2015 after a rare nerve disorder left him in a wheelchair. Staff Sgt. Law frequently volunteers for Wish For Our Heroes and thought he was coming to the fair to help the group and Carefree Spas answer questions about […]

  • 181st Intelligence Wing seeks new morale patch design

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The 181st Intelligence Wing is looking for a new design of their logo/morale patch.  They’re asking Hoosiers for their ideas. The 181st is one of the leading intelligence organizations in the Air National Guard. They’re based at Hulman Field Air National Guard base in Terre Haute. Designs can be submitted through the group’s Facebook page by messaging them here.  Designs will be accepted up to August 30th. The 181st will then vote on the designs, determining […]

  • HVAF of Indiana needs donations for Hoosier veterans

    Indianapolis, Ind. –  HVAF of Indiana, a local non-profit that helps homeless veterans and works to prevent veteran homelessness is in need of donations.  HVAF is asking for donations for their pantry.  They need the following items: Men’s and women’s underwear (all sizes) Ankle socks White t-shirts (all sizes) Canned meat Canned fruit Peanut butter & jelly Saltine crackers Spaghetti sauce Ramen noodles Instant sides You can drop your donations off at HVAF at 964 North Pennsylvania Street.  If it’s more […]

  • WWII Army Nurse Nodia Jump shares her story of service

    CARMEL, Ind. – It’s 1943 and the United States is in the midst of it’s second year in World War II. Thousands of men and women were already serving both in the Pacific and Europe. Nodia Jump became one those who chose to serve. “Well I just thought it was the thing to do,” said Nodia Jump who was inspired by her own father. “My dad was a veteran, World War I,” said Jump. Before she left to serve her […]

  • Wish For Our Heroes is looking for volunteers out at IMS Race Weekend

    SPEEDWAY, Ind. –  Wish For Our Heroes, a nonprofit that helps veterans and active duty military members during their times of need, is asking for help. The group is looking for volunteers out at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway race weekend. Volunteers are needed to help set up and man the merchandise tent, the dunk tank and numerous other activities.  Wish For Our Heroes is being allowed by IMS to set up fundraising activities in the midway. All the money raised […]

  • Aspen Dental’s Day of Service offers Free Dental Care for Veterans

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Veterans who need a routine teeth cleaning or something more extensive like an extraction can get it for free on Saturday, June 8. Aspen Dental is having its sixth annual Day of Service.  On June 8, more than 450 Aspen Dental offices will open their doors to veterans to provide dental care for free. U.S. veterans are not eligible for dental benefits through the Veterans Administration unless they’re 100% disabled, have a service-related mouth injury or were […]

  • Celebrate hope with World Wish Day on Monday, April 29

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – April 29 is just another Monday for many, but for kids battling critical illnesses, it’s a day of hope: World Wish Day. It recognizes the first wish granted back in 1980 that inspired the creation of Make-A-Wish. Back in 1980, 7-year-old Chris Greicius of Arizona was battling cancer.  Greicius dreamed of being a police officer.  His wish came true on April 29 with the help of a few determined men.   Greicius passed a few days later on […]

  • Letters, Cards needed for Indy Honor Flight

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind- Indy Honor Flight hopes you can help them out with a simple task for their next flight.  They need cards and letters.  Those cards and letters will be handed out during a “Mail Call” on their return flight from visiting the war memorials in Washington, D.C. Indy Honor Flight organizers say the “Mail Call” triggers memories for the men who served, and anxiously awaited letters and packages from home. You can send your cards and letters to: Indy […]

  • Air Force band to perform in Logansport and Indianapolis in April

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America’s Concert Band is making some stops in central Indiana. The first stop will be at the McHale Performing Arts Center in Logansport on Friday, April 5 at 7 p.m. The second stop will be in Indianapolis on Saturday, April 6 at the Pike Performing Arts Center. It also starts at 7 p.m. The groups musical repertoire ranges from symphonic band masterworks, traditional marches, modern compositions, pop and jazz. The band […]

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