JAH4WW Provides Another Handicap Accessible Home for a Hero

JAH4WW Provides Another Handicap Accessible Home for a Hero

Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors (JAH4WW) hosted a remodel commencement ceremony on Friday July 11, 2014 for Army Ranger Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg. The Remodel Commencement Ceremony of Remsburg’s home took place between 10 a.m – 11 a.m. (MDT) at 2305 E Cortez Drive in Gilbert, Arizona. In addition to his friends and family, Remsburg was joined by the Gilbert community including Mayor John Lewis as well as received a personal skype call from Jared Allen himself. 

After joining the Army at 18, Remsburg went through intense, specialized training to become an elite Army Ranger, eventually becoming the leader of his company’s heavy weapons squad. On October 1, 2009, everything took a sudden turn when his platoon hit a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan during his tenth deployment to the Middle East. As a result, he suffered a penetrating head wound with shrapnel lodged in his brain, which left him in a coma for over three months. With dozens of surgeries, years of rehabilitation, and the support of his family, he has made a miraculous recovery. Unfortunately, the accident left Remsburg blind in his right eye, partially paralyzed on his left side and currently living in a home that is not suitable for his daily needs.

After hearing his incredible story, Jared Allen teamed up with Lead The Way Fund, Inc and RIDE 430 Challenge powered by the Free Wheel Foundation, among others, to help raise money and compete the home remodel (which is expected to be completed by the end of this year) for a truly deserving hero – Cory Remsburg.

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JAH4WW Gearing up for the RIDE 430 Challenge

Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors (JAH4WW) is excited to announce its latest partnership with RIDE 430 powered by the Free Wheel Foundation.

The Free Wheel Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization that gives injured members of the military and the families of injured and fallen warriors hope and assistance as they travel the road to recovery. They organize and promote the country’s leading fundraising events and make meaningful contributions to provide long-term support for veterans and their families. They are also dedicated to giving their participants and partners and unparalleled experience, to raising more money per participant than any other organization of our kind and to ensuring the money our participants raise goes directly to support our military heroes. Whether it’s American brave military men and women or their participants, who push through their personal limits for the cause, the Free Wheel Foundation honors and supports ordinary people, doing extraordinary things.

This year’s fundraising event, RIDE 430 will be a four-day, 430-mile challenge in which cyclists must complete more than 100 miles each day, including mountain climbs. In addition to training and completing the ride, participants must fundraise, with the average rider raising more than $6,600 for the cause, more per rider than any event of its kind. Money raised by the RIDE 430 Challenge supplements military assistance and bridges the gaps to help injured service people and families who lost loved ones recover. Our funding helps provide everything from financial assistance, scholarships and adaptive sports equipment for injured heroes to camps for kids who’ve lost a parent in combat.

For the upcoming ride, the foundations own Co-Founder, President and Board Member Dylan Vicha, who will take the four-day, 430-mile cycling challenge on October 8 – 11, 2014 to help raise money to help injured service people and families who have lost loved ones. For all of the money raised from this year’s RIDE 430 Challenge, one third of the proceeds will go directly toward remodeling and rebuilding handicap accessible homes for Army Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg and Army Sgt. John Ricketts. The rest of the proceeds will be split between the MARSOC Foundation and The Knights of Heroes.

 

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Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors to Host Remodel Commencement Ceremony for Cory Remsburg

Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors to Host Remodel Commencement Ceremony for Cory Remsburg

Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors (JAH4WW) will be hosting a remodel commencement ceremony this Friday, July 11, 2014 for Army Ranger Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg. The ceremony will commence the remodel of Remsburg’s home to be handicap accessible and will take place between 10 a.m – 11 a.m. (MDT) in Gilbert, Arizona. Since 2009, Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors foundation has been providing support for injured United States military veterans by remodeling homes to make them handicap accessible.

After joining the Army at 18, Remsburg went through intense, specialized training to become an elite Army Ranger, eventually becoming the leader of his company’s heavy weapons squad. On October 1, 2009, everything took a sudden turn when his platoon hit a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan during his tenth deployment to the Middle East. As a result, he suffered a penetrating head wound with shrapnel lodged in his brain, which left him in a coma for over three months. With dozens of surgeries, years of rehabilitation, and the support of his family, he has made a miraculous recovery. Unfortunately, the accident left Remsburg blind in his right eye, partially paralyzed on his left side and currently living in a home that is not suitable for his daily needs.

“I first heard the incredible story of Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg in 2013 and knew that he was someone we needed to assist,” said Allen. Since then, JAH4WW has teamed up with Lead The Way Fund, Inc and RIDE 430 Challenge powered by the Free Wheel Foundation, among others, to help raise money and compete the home remodel for Remsburg. In addition to supporting donors, John Lewis, Mayor of Gilbert, Arizona will also be present at the remodel commencement ceremony to show his support and honor a truly deserving American hero – Cory Remsburg.

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Lead The Way Fund, Inc is a nonprofit organization, established to raise funds in support of disabled U.S. Army Rangers and the families of Rangers who have died, have been injured or are currently serving in harm’s way around the world. The RIDE 430 Challenge powered by The Free Wheel Foundation is nonprofit cycling event that helps give America’s injured military service people and their families hope and assistance as they travel the road to recovery. The RIDE is a four-day, 430-mile challenge, in which the participants help raise money to help injured service people and families who have lost loved ones. All of the proceeds raised from this year’s JAH4WW RIDE 430 will go directly to help raise money to remodel or build handicap accessible homes for Cory Remsburg and Army Sgt. John Ricketts.

With the help of supporting donors and charitable events, JAH4WW hopes to continue to positively impact the lives of injured United States military veterans by remodeling or building handicap accessible homes.