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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 6th Annual Hearts & Heroes Fundraiser on Saturday March 26, 2022 at Cascade in Hamden, Connecticut.


Our 2022 event will take you back in time to the Motor City Detroit in the 1960s! Were talking Motown baby!

Think the Temptations, the Four Seasons, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin Step back in time and listen to some hits from those artist with great live music from Le'Mixx the drinks will be flowing all night long! The event will include an open bar, dinner and dancing, and a premium raffle. If you've supported and joined us in the past, you know that our focus is always on both fundraising for a great cause and fun, and you can once again expect to have the time of your life!


A variety of event support options are available, from sponsorships to program advertising to table purchases to individual tickets. Click here to learn about our Major Sponsorship Opportunities which offer high-level brand visibility at our event plus opportunities to join us in our work as a Project Partner.


House of Heroes Connecticut's Hearts & Heroes 2022 is the ideal way to show your support of America's heroes with clients, employees, friends or family!


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 Previous 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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