Who can participate?
- Must be a current gift, from the donor’s funds, which has been paid and not simply pledged. For gifts of installments, each installment must be submitted separately and must meet the Program Guidelines.
- Gifts must be contributions made directly to Building Homes for Heroes.
- Gifts must be in the form of cash, check, credit card, or marketable securities with a quoted market value. Gifts of securities are valued based on the average of the high and low selling prices on the date of the gift.
What is not eligible for matching?
- Prior contributions
- Gifts made in lieu of pledges
- Gifts of real or personal property
Is there a time limit for matching my gift?
Staff Sergeant Merrick McKenzie joined the United States Marine Corps in 2002 at the age of 18. He served for a four-year period before being honorably discharged in December of 2006. SSGT McKenzie specialized in field artillery fire control. Duties included delivery of accurate artillery fire to include position survey and fire direction computation.
ECAR (Emerald Coast Association of Realtors) will host a Volleyball Tournament Sunday, June 14, 2015 at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. The event will benefit Building Homes for Heroes's efforts to build a home from the ground up for United States Air Force Captain Nathan Nelson. Captain Nelson, a Purple Heart recipient, suffered a spinal cord injury from a rocket blast during his third tour in Afghanistan. He has no movement below his chest and limited use of his hands.
For many years, Bill and Cyndi Ventura have been dedicated to supporting military moms and dads. Cyndi, the president of Long Island Blue Star Moms NY6, has held the hands of grieving parents, organized aid for Marine Corps amputees, attended military funerals, carried out fundraising events, presented custom-built cycles to veterans who have lost the use of their legs, and much more.