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Lincoln Heritage Life Insurance Company and the 6th Annual Hometown Heroes Toy Drive!

Lincoln Heritage Life Insurance Company is a proud supporter of the 6th annual Hometown Heroes Toy Drive. Brad speaks with Senior Vice President Norman Beazer about the importance of Hometown Heroes. Together we can make a difference in the lives of Arizona children! Donations go to the children of Arizona’s fallen, wounded and deployed military families and vulnerable families in Arizona. For more information and to donate online visit
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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Launches New Grief Podcast

Recognizing that the holidays can be challenging for those who have experienced loss, the Family Programs team at the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) is launching the first in a six-episode series of its new podcast, Grief in Progress. While the podcast features Fire Hero Families of fallen firefighters who...
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Laurinburg Exchange

Hometown Heroes passes the $1,000 mark; deadline is Friday

LAURINBURG —Now in its final handful of day,the Hometown Heroes for the Holidays has surpassed the $1,000 mark. Three gifts on Monday totaling $350 brought the overall total to $1,050 — but there is a log way to go in order to meet or exceed last year’s total of $8,975.
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DFCU Tips for Shopping on a Budget and the 6th Annual Hometown Heroes Toy Drive!

Sulie Richardson of Desert Financial Credit Union brings us tips on shopping on a budget during the holiday season. DFCU is proud to be working with AZTV and Valley of the Sun United Way as the title sponsor for this year’s Hometown Heroes Toy Drive. For more information on Hometown Heroes and to donate online visit To learn more about DFCU visit

Hometown Heroes

Over the past year, we’ve all seen countless displays of selflessness and dedication from our frontline and essential workers including healthcare professionals, nursing home caretakers, emergency responders, transportation and manufacturing employees, and military personnel. Throughout October and November, SOLitude Lake Management helped recognize them through the Hometown Heroes program. Thanking...

Miller’s Services is looking for Hometown Heroes

Miller’s Services has kicked off its second annual Hometown Heroes campaign. In the spirit of giving, the home services company will be giving away a replacement heating and cooling system to bless a local hero and their family. “The company has a long-standing history of giving back to its community and looks forward to another opportunity to provide assistance to a local hero,” a release stated.
Griffin Daily News

His last letter was signed, 'Your loving son, Bud.'

Private First Class Wilborn Wesley Brock wrote his last letter to his parents ending with, “Your loving son, Bud.” It was the last letter Brock would write to his parents at their West Quilley home. Born on Aug. 24, 1931, Brock was one of eight children — five daughters and...

Allen & Allen makes donation to Toy Lift

Founded more than 30 years ago, Toy Lift is a volunteer-run non-profit that spreads Christmas cheer to children that need it the most. On the first Friday of every December, volunteers collect and wrap toys for children in the greater Charlottesville area. Allen & Allen attorneys Kari La Fratta and...
Axios Charlotte

A Charlotte small business scored a partnership with Madewell

If you’ve perused Madewell lately, you might have noticed Charlotte representation on the brand’s site. What’s happening: Queen City native Lauren Harbury and her Feminist Goods Co. brand, known for accessories, coffee mugs, hats and clothing with cheeky or uplifting sayings, are now a part of Madewell’s Hometown Heroes collective. The program features 68 small businesses […] The post A Charlotte small business scored a partnership with Madewell appeared first on Axios Charlotte.
Gilroy Dispatch

Nissan of Gilroy celebrates opening

Nissan of Gilroy celebrated the opening of the city’s newest dealership in the Gilroy Auto Mall with a Chamber mixer and ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 18. A key economic driver in Gilroy, the local auto dealers have generated tax dollars, supported local non-profit organizations and created skilled jobs. Present...

Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Phoenix Proudly Supports the 6th Annual Hometown Heroes Toy Drive!

Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Phoenix is proud to share in the Hometown Heroes Toy Drive for these 6 years. It is an amazing way they give back and put smiles on the faces of those kids that are sharing their families with our community. Military families and first responder families, often take a back seat while their family member serves us. This is to help them understand that we care, and we are grateful. Mr. Rooter Plumbing wishes all of you a happy and healthy Holiday. For more information on Mr. Rooter Plumbing visit For more information on Hometown Heroes and to donate online visit
Laurinburg Exchange

Hometown Heroes for the Holidays

LAURINBURG — The pure joy witnessed on the day The Laurinburg Exchange staff hands out the gift cards — made possible by the Hometown Heroes for the Holidays community collection — to families in need is on full display through thank-yous, hugs and tears. But once those who gratefully receive...
Houston Chronicle

Interfaith names 2022 Hometown Heroes; sets event

After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, Interfaith of The Woodlands will be bringing back its Hometown Heroes fundraiser in person next year. Six local heroes will be recognized at The Woodlands Celebration of Excellence Gala on April 1. Neither the 2020 nor 2021 Hometown Heroes fundraisers were...

Hometown Heroes gets two large donations

LAURINBURG — A couple of big contributions were received early this week for the second annual Hometown Heroes for the Holidays. Hometown Heroes is a community partnership formed by The Exchange with the ‘Tis the Season organization along with the assistance of First Bank and the Scotland County Department of Social Services.

Asheville holiday parade rolls, again

Asheville’s 75th Annual Holiday Parade rolled, marched and danced through downtown for about two hours on Nov. 20. The parade featured nearly 100 entries, including marching bands, dance and cheer squads, nonprofits and businesses. This year’s parade theme was “Celebrating 75 Years of Memories and Magic.” The event was produced...
Mid-Hudson News Network

Pleasant Valley firefighters ship 600 trees to armed forces

SALT POINT – The Pleasant Valley Fire District, with mutual aid from other area departments and community members, loaded 600 live Christmas trees onto two FedEx trailers for the annual “Trees for Troops” drive on Saturday, November 27. The trailers were loaded at Hahn Farm on Salt Point Turnpike. The...