Here’s why the Pats and Falcons are HFOT winners

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  The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons may be contenders during the big game in Houston on Sunday, Feb. 5, but both teams are champions for Homes For Our Troops. This past fall, several New England Patriots helped out at SGT Christopher Gomes’ specially adapted home in Freetown, Mass. Corner-back Malcolm Butler; linebackers Barkevious …

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HFOT Veteran reunites with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth 12 years after injury

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Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Every Veteran and active Servicemember embodies the meaning of this quote. They joined the military aware of the consequences of putting themselves in harm’s way. Yet they made the selfless decision anyway, all to keep their …

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DONOR TIPS: The importance of charity ratings

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  The end of the year is the busiest time for charitable giving.  There are more than 1.5 million nonprofits registered in the United States vying for donor dollars during the holiday season, according to the National Center for Charitable Statistics. There are some important questions to consider when choosing a charity to donate to: …

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Top Seven Best Practices of HFOT’s Donors

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Our donors are a savvy bunch. They want to ensure their hard earned funds are helping a legitimate and fiscally responsible organization, so they do their homework, often consulting and relying on the guidance of professional evaluators such as Charity Navigator. If you recognize any of these habits in your own giving practices, congratulations – …

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