Documentary featuring Army Veteran Nick Mendes showing in Rhode Island Film Festival

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  New Englanders have a chance to watch HFOT home recipients Nick and Wendy Mendes on the big screen this weekend. The documentary featuring Nick’s story, American Veteran, is being shown at 2017 Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival on Aug. 13, 2017 at 4 p.m. The film follows Nick’s recovery and the love he …

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HFOT Veteran continues to serve through international mission trips

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During his two deployments to Afghanistan, Marine Corporal Luke McDermott thrived off the ability to help others. He loved witnessing the positive impact he and his fellow Marines were making in a country dealing with oppression and violence. “Knowing I was making a difference keeping people safe back home in the United States was huge …

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Why we love HFOT moms

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The mothers in the HFOT family are really something special. Raising a child is a challenging yet rewarding endeavor, but HFOT moms often take on many other roles without complaint. The mothers of our Veterans went through every parent’s worst nightmare in witnessing their son or daughter endure severe injuries from service. These brave women …

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