Overcoming Grief: Advice and Resources from Home Base’s Family Team

Grief is a universal part of life: ancient Greeks and Romans honored their deceased with lavish feasts and funeral games, while ancient Celts took part in a “death wail” to demonstrate their grief aloud, and Mexicans honor the dead with days long “Dios de Los Mortos” festivals. Even animals are known to grieve: elephants have

Home Base Happenings

From road races on Cape Cod to spin-classes aboard the USS Constitution in the Charlestown Navy Yard, it’s been a busy summer at Home Base! Here’s a look back at Home Base happenings from the last few months, plus a look ahead at what’s in store for fall. Adventure Series with Peabody Essex Museum Home

Fort Campbell, Kentucky Soldier Travels to Boston, MA for Charity Race Honoring Veterans, Service Members and Families of the Fallen

There are people who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggling – yet have been able to navigate their way out of the depths of their darkest moments. U.S. Army Sergeant (SGT) Sam Kanatzar, stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky is one of those people. In 2014, while deployed at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Kanatzar says she

Reading to Run: Team GJH is Ready for Fenway

Reading, MA native, Brigadier General (ret.) Jack Hammond, has served as Executive Director of Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program, since his retirement from the U.S. Army in 2012. Hammond deployed multiple times during his time in the military, commanding troops on three deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. In his

Karen Pence, Second Lady of The United States, visits Home Base to Explore Benefits of Expressive Art Therapy for Military Mental Health

On Thursday, July 5, Mrs. Karen Pence visited Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program Thursday morning to learn more about its art therapy program and integrated wellness approach in their care for Veterans and their Families overcoming the invisible wounds of war, such as post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.

Home Base Receives $65M from Wounded Warrior Project – The Second Largest Gift in Massachusetts General Hospital History

Home Base Receives $65M from Wounded Warrior Project – The Second Largest Gift in Massachusetts General Hospital History

On June 28,  Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program announced it is the beneficiary of a multi-year $65 million philanthropic grant from Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to continue participation in the Warrior Care Network, a first-of-its-kind medical care network connecting wounded veterans and their families with top-notch, individualized mental health care.