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Recent News and Media Coverage


November 10, 2023 – News12 | Bridgeport Marine Corps vet says $3 million construction project at Homes for the Brave is ‘highest possible honor’

September 10, 2023 – Hamlet Hub | Competitors Support Homeless Veterans at 9th Annual “Step Up for the Brave” Challenge

September 10, 2023 – Patch | Competitors Step Up for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

August 26, 2023 – News 12 | Step Up for the Brave fundraiser raises thousands for veterans nonprofit

August 23, 2023 – News 8Home For The Brave to host stair climb, walking challenge to help homeless veterans

August 15, 2023 – News 12 | Sen. Blumenthal meets with Homes for the Brave to mark 1-year anniversary of PACT Act

August 12, 2023 – News 12 | 9th annual Step Up for the Brave challenge to help veterans experiencing homelessness

August 9, 2023 – Bridgeport Patch | Are You Up to the Step Up for the Brave Challenge?

August 9, 2023 – HamletHub | Step Up For the Brave Challenge, Aug. 26

July 5, 2023 – Bridgeport Patch | 9th Annual Step Up for the Brave Challenge

June 12, 2023 – WSHU Public Radio | Homes for the Brave breaks ground on expansion project in Bridgeport

June 9, 2023 – News 12 | Homes for the Brave holds groundbreaking for new wing in HQ

June 9, 2023 – Connecticut Post | Bridgeport-based Homes for the Brave celebrates groundbreaking on $3.5M addition: ‘This is big’

June 9, 2023 – Connecticut Public Radio | Expansion project in Bridgeport promises more housing for veterans

June 6, 2023 – Patch | Registration Open for 9th Annual Step UP For The Brave Challenge

June 2, 2023 – FOX 61 | Garden project digs deep to help homeless veterans in West Haven

March 30, 2023 – Fairfield County Business Journal | Stratford comedy show to benefit homeless veterans

March 27, 2023 – WTNH Good Morning CT | Homes for the Brave offer housing services to help homeless veterans

February 4, 2023 – The Connecticut Post | New Bridgeport Facility Helps Nonprofit Group Deliver Services to Area Veterans

January 29, 2023 – CT’23 Sunday Spotlight | Challenges Facing Charities

January 23, 2023 – Westport HamletHub | Veterans and Their Families Can Find Support at Homes for the Brave’s Annex in Downtown Bridgeport

January 20, 2023 – Milford HamletHub | 2nd Annual Winter Cornhole Tournament Benefit for Homes for the Brave

January 10, 2023 – Bridgeport HamletHub | Free Oral Screenings and Presentations at Homes for the Brave Annex

September 23, 2022 – WICC 600 AM | Melissa in the Morning: Supporting Veterans

September 13, 2022 – Bridgeport Patch | Homes for the Brave Raises Over $86,000 to Help Veterans

August 25, 2022 – Bridgeport Patch | Homes for the Brave Signature Fundraiser Still Going Strong

August 11, 2022 – Milford Patch | Homes for the Brave Kicks Off Signature Fundraiser To Help Veterans

August 11, 2022 – Milford Hamlet Hub | Homes for the Brave Kicks Off Signature Fundraiser To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

August 10, 2022 – News 8 WTNH | Homes for the Brave raises awareness, support for homeless veterans

August 2, 2022 – The Heart of Healing |Good News Episode #96 Vince Santilli 8/2/22

August 1, 2022 – Chaz & AJ WPLR | Step OUT for the Brave Interview with Vince Santilli

July 31, 2022 – News12 | Our Lives: Step Out for the Brave 40,000 Step Challenge

July 28, 2022 – Bridgeport Patch | Step OUT for Veterans August 6 – 14

July 26, 2022 – Bridgeport Hamlet Hub | Homes for the Brave Veterans Housing Program Expanding In West Haven

July 22, 2022 – Milford-Orange Times | Veterans Housing Program Expanding In West Haven

July 10, 2022 – For the People | Homes for the Brave Annex

July 5, 2022 – Philanthropy in Phocus | Philanthropy in Phocus Ep #75 – Vince Santilli of ABRI/Homes for the Brave

July 5, 2022 – Bridgeport Hamlet Hub | Registration Open: Walk To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

June 29, 2022 – The Connecticut Post | Kennedy Center artist brightens Bridgeport’s Homes for the Brave

June 24, 2022 – Bridgeport Patch | Homes For The Brave Opens Annex In Downtown Bridgeport

June 13, 2022 – Connecticut Post | Bridgeport veterans nonprofit receives $1.5 million in state grant for upgrades

June 13, 2022 – News 8 WTNH | Homes for the Brave getting $1.5 million for renovations

June 1, 2022 – Bridgeport PatchRegistration Open: 40,000 Step OUT For The Brave Challenge

March 31, 2022 – HamletHub | Homes for the Brave Presents an Evening of Laughs at their 6th Annual Comedy Night

March 20, 2022 – WFSB 3 | CT ’22 Interview with CEO Vince Santilli

January 23, 2022 – WTNH 8 | Cornhole Tournament Raises $4500 for Homeless Veterans

January 23, 2022 – Breitbart | Cornhole Tournament Brings in $4500 To Aid Homeless Veterans

December 19, 2021 – For the People | Radio Interview with Vincent Santilli, HFTB CEO (begins at 21:00)

December 14th, 2021 – Hamlet Hub | Homes for the Brave presents Winter Cornhole Tournament

December 9th, 2021 – Press Release | Homes for the Brave Receives Grant Award from Disabled Veterans National Foundation

November 11th, 2019 – Fox 61 | Homes for the Brave Making a Difference

August 20th, 2019 – CT Post |  “Step Up” for Homes for the Brave

August 20th, 2019 – Hamlet Hub |  5th Annual Step Up for the Brave

December 5th, 2017 – Homes for the Brave video story | Homes for the Brave video story

October 2nd, 2017 – SUNY Maritime College Privateers Athletics | Maritime Men’s Lacross Collecting Shaving Supplies for U.S. Veterans

September 30th, 2017 – New Haven Register | Hamden Women’s Club Fundraiser to Benefit Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes

September 28th, 2017 – Hamlet Hub | Homes for the Brave Stair Climb Challenge Raises Nearly $37k for Vets 

January 10th, 2017 – Bridgeport Daily Voice | Homes for the Brave Brings Hope to Vets, Homeless in Bridgeport

July 4th, 2016 – Connecticut Magazine | Bridgeport Non-Profit Homes for the Brave Provides Help to Veterans

April 18th, 2016 – Westfair Business Publications | Nonprofit veterans group Homes for the Brave names new CEO

January 30th, 2016 – Connecticut Post | Homes for the Brave receives backpacks from the Rock of Waterbury Sunday School class