Home Base SWFL Receives Schoen Charitable Foundation Grant to Improve Veteran Health and Wellness

Home Base SWFL, a local non-profit founded by the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital dedicated to supporting veterans, service members and military families impacted by the invisible wounds, is pleased to announce the Schoen Family Foundation has provided a $50,000 grant to expand Home Base SWFL’s education, wellness and clinical care services in

A Week in the Life of a Home Base Veteran Outreach Coordinator

A Week in the Life of a Home Base Veteran Outreach Coordinator

Since Home Base’s inception in 2009, Veteran Outreach Coordinators have served as the critical “boots on the ground” liaisons between the program and the Veteran community. Commonly referred to as “VOCs,” the team is responsible for connecting Veterans, Service Members, and their Families with a place that can help them overcome personal challenges. They are

Team “Home Base” to Take on 2019 Tough Ruck

Meet the team of five “Home Base Tough Ruckers” gearing up for the 2019 Tough Ruck in honor and in memory of Fallen Service Members, Police, Firefighters and EMTs! The team has been logging some serious hours at the gym at Home Base’s headquarters in the Charlestown Navy Yard in preparation for the Ruck, which

Winter 2019 Home Base Happenings

Home Base staff were busy this winter, hosting memorable Adventure Series outings with military families, attending wreath laying ceremonies and meeting with local leaders to discuss the state and need of veterans’ mental health across the nation. Take a look below to see what the winter months brought Home Base! November 16: U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III Visits

Expert Strategies to Help You Stick to Your Health & Wellness Goals

Of the estimated 40% of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions, only 8% will ultimately achieve their goals*. Given these figures, perhaps the only thing more common than setting a New Year’s resolution is subsequently abandoning that resolution days, weeks, or – maybe – months later. There are no quick fixes, shortcuts, or magic pills

A Year-End Message From Home Base

Dear Friends, The past year has been one full of great milestones at Home Base and these accomplishments have all been important and positive steps toward building the best version of our organization.  As we close the chapter of 2018, I find myself reflecting on the enormous progress we’ve made together and look forward to

First Responder No-Shave Campaign Makes Headlines Across New England

For the 117 police departments that joined forces across state lines to participate in Home Base’s First Responder No-Shave campaign, it wasn’t just about growing out their beards, it was about something more: raising awareness of the invisible wounds and money to support Home Base’s mission. For the first time during its 4-year run, the