We are pleased to announce this years Purple Heart Fund recipients: Horses Healing Heroes and Folsom Lake College Foundation-Veterans Resource Center.
Horses Healing Heroes of Herald, CA utilizes the healing effects of horses into the growth and mental health of Veterans for treatment of psychological trauma, social, emotional, and other life challenging issues through therapy, education, coaching and support. They intend on using the Purple Heart Fund to work on building a 65’x65′ cover over the round pen which will allow them to conduct sessions year round.
Folsom Lake College Foundation of Folsom, CA. The Veterans Resource Center at Folsom Lake College assists veterans with applying for their VA benefits and certification each semester, provides computers that veterans can use to work on their homework or do research, provides study space and a comfortable lounge area, as well as a textbook lending library. They intend on using the Purple Heart Fund to create an account our veterans can access to meet their textbook and supply needs beyond what the VA provides them each month.