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Once again we are thrilled to invite you to be a part of House of Heroes Connecticut's signature fundraising event of the year, our 7th Annual Hearts & Heroes Fundraiser on Saturday March 25, 2023 at Cascade in Hamden, Connecticut.

You are cordially invited to attend House of Heroes Connecticut’s biggest annual fundraiser, our 2023 Hearts & Heroes Dinner/Dance, on Saturday night, March 25, at Cascade in Hamden. This year’s “Havana Nights” theme will be sure to entertain with festive themed cocktails, fabulous food and the cool, cool sounds of the hottest cover band in Connecticut, The Rum Runners. Our 7th annual fundraising gala offers our legions of friends and supporters the ideal opportunity to

support their favorite cause while having a great time. The event will include dinner, dancing, complementary beer and wine, a premium raffle with fantastic prizes – as well as presentation of our annual William J. May III Service Above Self Awards to our Sponsor, Craftsman and Volunteer of the Year.

A variety of event support options are available, from event sponsorships to program advertising (starting as low as $250) to table purchases to individual tickets ($130 per person).

House of Heroes Connecticut’s annual fundraiser and celebration is a great way to demonstrate your support of America’s heroes with clients, employees, friends and family. Please plan NOW to support our mission to assist military and public safety veterans and their surviving spouses by being a part of this major event. All net proceeds make our important work to thank Connecticut veterans for their service and keep them safely in their own homes possible

Thank you as always for helping us “Make a Difference in a Day.” See you at the cabana!

TICKETS On Sale until Monday March 20th at Noon 


All Sponsorships include a table of 10 guests

4 Hearts $2,500

Brand visibility via news release, e-blast, social media, print collateral and HOH CT website.

Your company branding signage displayed at event.

Full page ad in Hearts & Heroes commemorative program book.

Complimentary table for 10 guest ($1,300 value).  

3 Hearts $2,000

Brand visibility via e-blast, social media, and HOH CT website.

Your company branding signage displayed at event. 

Half page ad in Hearts & Heroes commemorative program book.

Complimentary table for 10 guest ($1,300 value). 

2 Hearts $1,500

Brand visibility via  social media and HOH CT website.

Your company name listed on event sponsor signage.

Quarter page ad in Hearts & Heroes commemorative program book.

Complimentary table for 10 guest ($1,300 value). 

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Can't attend our event? You can still support House of Heroes Connecticut by advertising in our full color, Dancing with our Heroes 2023 commemorative program detailing the House of Heroes CT story.​

Your ad will help us continue our mission to recognize, honor and serve Connecticut military and public safety veterans and their spouses and family for their sacrificial service to our nation. 

Full Page (5x8)  $1,000

Half Page (5x3.75)  $500


Quarter Page (2.25x3.8)  $250


Listing  $100

All Ads must be submitted no later than March 15th via Email only to

If you have any questions please contact us.

Tickets/ Tables: Carol May

Sponsorships: Dennis Buden

Ads: Dennis Buden

Raffle Prizes: Jackie Lovett

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The William J. May III Service Above Self Awards


Bill May was all about honor, and service. The House of Heroes Connecticut Chapter cofounder,

who passed away in December 2016 following a two-year battle with cancer, made a life of serving both his country and his fellow comrades in need through his devotion to the House of Heroes mission. In Bill’s final months, he worked tirelessly in his dual roles as chairman of both House of Heroes National and the Connecticut Chapter to do all he could to expand House of Heroes nationwide impact. One thing Bill knew was that he could not do it alone - fulfillment of the House of Heroes mission was then, and remains today, dependent upon an army of advocates,

volunteers, sponsors and supporters who make our work possible. So it is only fitting that Bill, and his legacy of service, be celebrated by honoring, on an annual basis, those vital supporters who help us keep Bill’s dream alive. House of Heroes Connecticut is proud to introduce this year its

inaugural William J. May III Service Above Self Awards, to be presented annually to a sponsor, contractor & volunteer whose selfless contributions help make our mission possible.

Congratulations to this year’s honorees! Your time, talents and financial support are fitting tributes to Bill May’s legacy, and are helping House of Heroes Connecticut continue to Make a Difference in a Day for deserving Connecticut veterans. Thank you!

The William J. May III Service Above Self Award 2022 Winners 


Michael Stowe


Michael Stowe has carpentry in his blood. Michael’s grandfather ran lumber yards in Stratford and Bridgeport, he worked as an apprentice with the finest master carpenters in Fairfield County and owned his own construction company for 15 years. Helping others, too, is part of his DNA, ever since when, working for the Town of Stratford, he started an impromptu holiday campaign to decorate a local home and told the homeowner afterward “don’t you ever give up on Christmas.” HOHCT has benefitted from Michael’s talent and generosity since 2020, relying on his expertise to help the organization manage its ever-growing schedule of projects. Thank you, Michael Stowe!


Carpenters Union Local 326


A member of the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, Connecticut Carpenters
Union Local 326 is dedicated not only to representing Connecticut’s skilled and hard-working carpenters, but to making an impact on the many Connecticut communities it serves. One way it does that is through its fast growing partnership with House of Heroes Connecticut. Local 326 joined forces with HOHCT to
improve the lives of veterans in 2019 and has never looked back. This year promises to be a big one or the partnership, with Local 326 and HOHCT tackling up to eight veterans service projects in one day on Memorial Day Weekend. Thank you, Local 326!


DAV Capter 8 Hardware City


The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a non-profit 501(c)(4) veterans service organization
dedicated to building better lives for America’s disabled veterans and their families. Of nearly 1,300 national chapters, including 17 in Connecticut, no chapter works harder to support its brothers and sisters than DAV Hardware City Chapter 8 out of New Britain. The Chapter’s annual Golden Kielbasa Veterans Open is one of the state’s largest veterans charity golf events and HOHCT has been a fortunate beneficiary of the event’s success, receiving more than $70,000 in direct funding from the event since 2012. Thank you, DAV Chapter 8!

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