Posted July 3, 2012
HDF Now Taking Donations for Military Personnel Affected by Wild Fires in Colorado Springs
Commanders at Peterson Air Force Base report that several personnel serving at Peterson have suffered losses in the recent wild fires in Colorado Springs. The Homeland Defender's Fund is now taking donations that will assist those families to recover.
If you wish to contribute, please send your donation to:
The National Homeland Defense Foundation
1259 Lake Plaza Drive; Suite 250
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
June 26, 2012
Glendale's Infinity Park to host International Defense 7s Rugby Tournament
June 5, 2012
HDF Announces Grant to Ft. Carson
The HDF announced today that it has made a grant of $10,000 to Ft. Carson's Army Community Services for an emergency child care program.
Army Community Service will utilize existing Child Youth and School Services providers for the emergency care procedures and authorize funds from the ACS Supplemental Fund earmarked for Emergency Child Care to eliminate the financial burden to Ft. Carson families incurred due to unforeseen circumstances.
May 15, 2012
Homeland Defender's Fund Makes Grants
The National Homeland Defense Foundation (NHDF) announced that it has made grants of $48,800 to various military programs in Colorado through the Homeland Defender’s Fund™ that the Foundation administers.
Programs receiving grants at Ft. Carson include rehabilitation for wounded warriors, family programs on marriage counseling, domestic violence seminars, and support for the Fallen Heroes Center and the Family Readiness Center. The Colorado National Guard was awarded a grant to support child care programs, and the US Air Force Academy received a grant for their Airman and Family Readiness Center program.
“We are grateful to the many citizens of our community who have so generously donated to the Fund that allows support of these very worthy programs for our military members and their families. The State of Colorado continues to be very supportive of our men and women in service to our nation,” said Don Addy, President of NHDF.
The Homeland Defender’s Fund is a charitable non-profit fund that receives donations from citizens and corporations who want to support military programs. Donations and gifts to the fund are combined with others and then contributed to various support programs at Colorado military installations. For more information on how to contribute, click on www.thehdfund.org or call 719-577-7417.
Feb. 17, 2012
NHDF announces formation of the Homeland Defender's Fund
The NHDF Board of Directors has authorized an expanded mission and a name change to the Family Readiness Center Fund. The new fund will be known as The HOMELAND DEFENDER'S Fund (HDF). “The mission of The Homeland Defender’s Fund is to support programs not provided by the USG or other charitable organizations to members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their families in Colorado.”
HDF is goverend by a 5-member Advisory Board that reviews grant requests and makes contributions to approved programs and groups consistent with the HDF Mission. See below for the application process.
NHDF looks forward to continuing its support for these types of military family support programs to ensure that the needs faced by service members and their families are met and that they know how much we appreciate each of their sacrifices.