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Veteran and Military Families to Receive Free Backpacks and School Supplies

In an effort to support local veteran and military families with the cost of their kids returning to school, the HeroZona Foundation, Arizona Corporate Council on Veteran Careers, American Legion Department of Arizona and the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services will giveaway backpacks and school supplies … Continue reading

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Grand Re-Opening of American Legion Travis L. Williams Post 65

The Travis L. Williams American Legion Post 65 (1624 E. Broadway Rd.) in Phoenix, a veterans service organization dedicated to giving back to the South Phoenix community, will host a grand re-opening ceremony and breakfast on Tuesday, July 2, from 8 to … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Largest Backpack Drive to Impact over 10,000 Families with School Supplies

In an effort to support local families with the cost of their kids returning to school, the HeroZona Foundation will host their 7th Annual ‘Phoenix Tools 4 School’ on Saturday, July 27, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at South Mountain Community College in … Continue reading

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Play it Forward Act II – Roosevelt Elementary School District No. 66 Students to Experience Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert with the Phoenix Symphony

American Legion Travis L. Williams Post 65, a veteran and community pillar in South Phoenix, will host its second “Play It Forward for the Arts” program this Saturday, April 27, supported by Arizona Public Service (APS). The engagement will introduce students to … Continue reading

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Military Employment Collaborative Series to Empower Arizona’s Military Spouses

The HeroZona Foundation, Goldwater Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program have announced a new military employment collaborative series highlighting Arizona’s veterans and military spouses. The kickoff event on Wednesday, April 24, will bring attention to the unique challenges faced … Continue reading

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Celebrating Black History Month – the launch of Play it Forward

The American Legion Travis L. Williams Post 65, a veteran and community pillar in South Phoenix and its title sponsor, Arizona Public Service (APS) along with the HeroZona Foundation, will host a new program called Play It Forward on Thursday, Feb 28, … Continue reading

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HeroZona Foundation and American Legion Post 65 to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The HeroZona Foundation and the Travis L. Williams American Legion Post 65 will be hosting a special program on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Travis L. Williams American Legion Post 65 (1624 E Broadway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85040). The program will … Continue reading

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HeroZona Foundation, American Legion Post 65 and Phoenix Police Department Partner with Kappas to Give Away Free Bikes to Students

The HeroZona Foundation has partnered with the American Legion and the Phoenix Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. to participate in the 5th Annual Shop with a Kappa event on Saturday, December 22, 2018. After a shopping spree with the Kappas, pre-selected inner-city … Continue reading

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More Than 1,500 Veterans Attended the HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit

The HeroZona Foundation’s HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit returned to Phoenix from Nov. 14 to Nov. 16 to empower veterans through entrepreneurship, employment and education. During the summit, Nielsen presented their Global Veteran Consumer Insight Report, which found that there are just under … Continue reading

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HeroPreneur program helps veterans build a future

The HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit, a three-day event for military veterans, returns to Phoenix for its second year. HeroPreneur supports veterans by focusing on entrepreneurship, employment and education and will offer panels, workshops and job opportunities to veterans. Taking … Continue reading

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The mission of HeroZona Foundation is to celebrate and empower our veteran community.

Upcoming Events

Phoenix Tools 4 School

Sat July 27, 2019
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The Phoenix Tools 4 School provides basic school readiness supplies for students whose families cannot afford any or all the necessary items to start off the school year. The initiative provides students with book bags, notebooks, writing utensils and other necessary supplies.

HeroZona NVS

November, 2019
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HeroZona National Veteran Summit was created to continue empowering our heroes. This multi-day event provides programming, workshops and panels that focuses on three pillars – Entrepreneurship, Employment and Education.

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