Stories of Support

Since 1978, HonorBound Foundation has assisted nearly 20,000 veterans.

It was a clear September morning when suddenly four commercial airlines became missiles, each with a target in the 9/11 terrorist attack. One target was the Pentagon, where Marine Gary Nichols was stationed. The impact was devastating.

“It was like an IED going off at my desk,” he says. “I got thrown out of my chair into a brick wall.”

– Gary Nichols

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How Your Support Helped This Family Make Ends Meet.

Jason loved the Army—the discipline, the structure, the camaraderie. But while he was stationed at Fort Hood, he injured his knee. The damage was so bad that he needed surgery and extensive treatment to recover…

– Jason Hylton

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Jean Claude’s Journey and Your Support

Jean Claude’s unit was on patrol when it came across Afghan National Army soldiers trying to disarm an IED with a pocket knife. Without any warning, the bomb went off. Exploding shrapnel and debris filled the air as soldiers dove for cover….

– Jean Claude

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“I am completely and utterly in shock to see my electricity and utilities paid in full. I still can’t not stop crying. Thanks so so much from the bottom of my heart on the behalf of the Kumi family we want to say a huge huge thank you. May the Lord bless your organization and keep you, may HIS face shine on you and give you HIS peace, the peace that surpasses all understanding.Thank you once again for all your help.”

– Mark Kumi

For several years, the only family Phillip had was Bear, his 8-year old German Shepherd mix.

The 57-year old U.S. Army veteran and his dog were inseparable, even when Phillip could no longer afford housing and the two were forced out into the streets. But an even bigger crisis would soon confront the pair.

– Phillip and Bear reunited.

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“I was dumbfounded for a few minutes and then she explained to me what had happened and I was just like, ‘Whoa, you hear about things like this but you never think it’s going to happen to you,’” says Pendagast, after he found out that HonorBound Foundation had made it possible for him to have heat in his home, for the first time in 6 years, by paying for the repairs on his heating system.

– Tom Pendagast