Community Events: Southwest Florida

The Home Base team in Southwest Florida is working hard to keep their local Military community busy. Check out the events below for a recap of past events  as well as upcoming events to get you excited. Jumping through hoops. Thanks to Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Home Base friends and families enjoyed testing their agility and strength on

Mission: Gratitude Raises More Than $1 Million for Home Base

Mission: Gratitude Raises More Than $1 Million for Home Base

Home Base supporters had one goal in mind on November 7: show gratitude for our Armed Forces while having “fun, fun, fun.” Thanks to the fourth annual Mission: Gratitude featuring the iconic Beach Boys, they were able to do just that. With generous contributions from partners, collaborators, friends, volunteers and staff, Home Base raised more

“The Home Team” Community Events November Line-Up

Home Team community fundraising events

Supporters of Home Base throughout New England are stepping up to raise funds for the program. Check out some of November’s “Home Team” community events where we will be next. First Responder ‘No-Shave November’: All Month For the second year, former Home Base patient, Purple Heart recipient, and Transit Police Officer Sgt. (ret.) Kurt Power

A Cut Above the Rest: Milton Military Parents Raising Money for Home Base

A Cut Above the Rest: Milton Military Parents Raising Money for Home Base

In 2015, Ken Pariser sat in Mackie Colligan’s barber chair in Mackie’s Barbershop, receiving a much-needed haircut. The Milton-based pair caught up with each other, and discussed their sons—both deployed overseas. “My son was deployed in Afghanistan at the time, and I had just heard on the radio that cities across the country had eliminated

“The Home Team” Fall Community Fundraising Events Round-Up

Home Team community fundraising events

Supporters of Home Base throughout New England are stepping up to raise funds for the program by hosting golf tournaments, hair cut-a-thons, tea parties and many other activities in the community. Check out some of this month’s “Home Team” community events and find out where we will be next. The 6th Annual Tea for Our

$1.7M raised at the 2016 Run to Home Base presented by New Balance

$1.7M raised at the 2016 Run to Home Base presented by New Balance

At a sunny, sweaty Fenway Park on July 23, more than 2,000 runners and walkers, including 300 active-duty Service Members and military family members, participated in the 2016 Run to Home Base presented by New Balance. The 9K run or 2.5 mile walk began on Yawkey Way and featured a photo-finish for participants crossing home

Greater Naples YMCA Read, Y & Blue Event Promotes Patriotism in Young Americans

Greater Naples YMCA Read, Y & Blue Event Promotes Patriotism in Young Americans

In celebration of Independence Day, the Greater Naples YMCA hosted the first annual Read,Y & Blue event at the organization’s Medical Center on the Healthy Living Campus. The event promoted patriotism and literacy to nearly 60 preschool children through collaboration with local Veteran, medical and literacy organizations. Representatives from Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts

Veteran Raises Funds for Her Own

Veteran Raises Funds for Her Own

Kristine Babcock will complete her second Run to Home Base on July 23 with the North Shore Community College Veterans team in tow. As a former Aviation Electronics Technician in the Navy, Babcock has a soft spot in her heart for the Military. “If you’re a Vet, you love being around other Vets.” The Run