For The Love Of Our Troops XIII - Veterans Charity Dinner

Sep 22, 2017

“NEVER GIVE UP. NEVER QUIT.”

THFC Annual Charity Dinner with Speaker Travis Mills
September 22, 2017 | The Broadmoor
Cocktail Reception 5pm | Dinner and Program 6pm

Join The Home Front Cares on September 22, 2017 at The Broadmoor as we welcome Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne at our 13th annual For The Love Of Our Troops dinner, sponsored by Loaf 'N Jug. Mills lives an inspiring story of courage, strength and perseverance. 

View photos from last year's event. 

Travis: A Soldier's Story - Official Trailer from Fotolanthropy on Vimeo.

Thousands of soldiers die each year to defend their country. United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was sure that he would become another statistic when, during his third tour of duty in Afghanistan, he was caught in an IED blast while on patrol on April 10, 2012 -- four days before his twenty-fifth birthday. Against the odds, he lived, but at a severe cost—Travis became one of only five soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to survive a quadruple amputation.  

Suddenly forced to reconcile with the fact that he no longer had arms or legs, Travis was faced with a future drastically different from the one he had imagined for himself. He would never again be able to lead his squad, hold his wife’s hand, or pick up his infant daughter.

Travis struggled through the painful and anxious days of rehabilitation so that he could regain the strength to live his life to the fullest. With enormous willpower and endurance, the unconditional love of his family, and a generous amount of faith, Travis shocked everyone with his remarkable recovery. Even without limbs, he still swims, dances with his wife, rides mountain bikes, and drives his daughter to school.

Travis inspires thousands every day with his remarkable journey. He doesn’t want to be thought of as wounded. “I’m just a man with scars,” he says, “living life to the fullest and best I know how.”

Travis Mills’ keynote speech teaches and inspires audiences nationwide to “Never give up. Never quit.” no matter the obstacles or circumstances. Mills’ larger-than-life personality, sense of humor and incredible spirit for life engages audiences from the moment he takes center stage. SSG Travis Mills is a genuine American hero, and for his incredible sacrifice, we are forever in his debt. 

 

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Upcoming Golf Tournaments to Benefit THFC

Sep 07, 2017

9/11/2017- 'Patriot Golf Benefit' hosted by Gleneagle Sertoma at Eisenhower Golf Course at USAFA. Register at: www.gleneaglepatriotgolf.com.
9/18/2017-'Tri-Lakes Lions Golf Tournament' at The Golf Club at Flying Horse. Register by email or call Jim Naylor at jim1947n@comcast.net, 719-481-8741.
9/29/2017-'Charity Golf Scramble' hosted by Parsons at Patty Jewett Golf Course. Register at www.sostourneys.com.
 

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2017 Veterans Cup Charity Golf Tournament

May 31, 2017

Presented by RE/MAX LLC

Join us for the 7th Annual Veterans Cup Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Colorado military and veteran families on May 31, 2017. The tournament will take place, once again, at the prestigious and exclusive Sanctuary golf course in Sedalia, CO. Your participation in this tournament will help provide a financial bridge to pay for essential life expenses for Colorado Military and Veteran Families. We are proud to say that $800 of your $1,000 donation is tax-deductible and will go straight to supporting THFC's mission. 

Registration ends May 17th | Limited to 120 total golfers
Don't miss your chance to play one of the best courses in America. Click here for more information or to register. 

“It is special in the Augusta National, Pebble Beach sense of the word.” - Tom Cushman, San Diego Union Tribune

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Elijah Bossenbroek’s Benefit Concert for THFC

Apr 12, 2017

Muscian Elijah Bossenbroek, with special guest Audrey Bussanich, will be at the Stargazers Threatre on April 12th. Proceeds from the concert will benefit THFC. Elijah is a former Marine and plays beautiful piano music: check out his website here.

NOVA Financial is proud to partner with Elijah to provide needed assistance and support to our Colorado military, veterans, and their families. 

Purchase your tickets online. Doors open at 6pm and the show begins at 7pm.

 

 

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Alice Cooper Cover Band Benefit Concert

Apr 01, 2017

Dragontown Dan, Colorado Springs' own Alice Cooper cover band, will be performing a benefit concert for THFC at Stargazers Theater on April 1st. This show is FREE! The band will be promoting their brand new single, Freedom's Light - get your copy with a donation to THFC at the door. According to Westword, Dragontown Dan "set the World Record for impersonating Alice Cooper for 31 days straight in costume and character. In 2014, Dan was invited on stage to join Alice Cooper during 'School's Out,' as his Dragontown Dan persona." 

Doors open at 7pm and the concert begins at 8pm.

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Oskar Blues Pint Night and Check Presentation to THFC

Mar 31, 2017

Come out to Brass Tap on Friday, March 31st at 7:00pm for an Oskar Blues Brewing pint night and check presentation to The Home Front Cares. Join us as we celebrate Brass Tap's generosity and hard work as they've committed to donating 25 cents from each local pint sold since Jan 1, 2017 to assist Colorado military and veteran families! The celebration will begin at 7pm with a raffle for a fly fishing trip worth over $1,000. Guests will receive a ticket for every Oskar Blues they drink all week (must be present to win). At 7:30, Brass Tap will tally the donation and present a check to THFC. Come enjoy a delicious Oskar Blues and support THFC and a great local business!

 

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Hoops For Troops Event With the Denver Nuggets

Feb 26, 2017

Celebrate our military with Hoops for Troops Military Appreciation night with the Denver Nuggets! $2 from tickets purchases from this link will be donated back to THFC: www.nuggetstix.com/homefrontcares0226

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Love Your Military Event with the Colorado Avalanche

Feb 25, 2017

Your very own Colorado Avalanche is supporting THFC at the Avs vs. Sabres game on Feburary 25th, 2017! For THFC to recieve the $5 from each ticket, please purchase your tickets from this link: www.avstix.com/homefrontcares16

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Pint Night at The Brass Tap

Jan 27, 2017

Come join us at The Brass Tap this Friday Janurary 27th, 2017 from 5pm - 12am for Pint Night! For every beer sold The Brass Tap will donate $0.25 to THFC and you have a chance to win a fishing trip worth $1,000. 

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Holidays For Hope

Dec 09, 2016

One of the Empty Stocking Fund's biggest events, there are still tickets left for the 7th Annual Holidays for Hope! 

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