Heroes Welcome Home is currently seeking recipients for its home ownership reward program. Our goal is to make home-buying a little easier for our local veterans in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. Approved applicants will receive money towards closing costs up to $3000.00.

Application process is simple!

Complete application and required documents. Complete the contact form and we will email you th application.

Applications my be submitted by email, mail or in person at our office in Lakewood Ranch.


We love our community and we owe so much to our veterans who have sacrificed for our precious freedoms!


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Next Event! Heroes Party on the Ranch!

Join us for a Craft Beer and Music Festival in Lakewood Ranch May 30, 2015 6:00-10:00pm. Featured will be amazing craft brews, great bands, and a great time!

Join us on the corner of Lakewood Ranch and SR 64 at Lane Plaza Too (home of Wolves Head Pizza and Barrett Realty) for this awesome shindig!

Do not miss this free event fundraiser that supports Heroes Welcome Home’s mission to help our returning veterans become home owners!


Admittance to the event is free! Enjoy live music all evening.

Food and beverages for sale during the event.

Do not miss the special Craft Beer Tasting Event! Enjoy 10 samples from area craft brewers. Tickets on sale now!


You may pay the day of the event, or pre-order here. Simply bring your receipt day of event, will have your tickets reserved at Check-in.


Cost $10.00/ticket.


Proud Sponsors of Heroes at the Ranch

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Holiday Veteran Family Sponsorship

Because of your donations, Heroes Welcome Home was able to save a local veteran family’s Holiday with the gift of $1000.00. This very deserving young family was struggling to make ends meet were worried they may not be able to pay their bills, let along celebrate the holidays.

Read the story about Heroes Welcome Home’s partnership with Goodwill of Manasota in this most honorable endeavor!


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Tony Barrett, fellow veteran giving young Nathan Rohleder some valuable advice.


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Holiday Fund Drive

Help us thank a most deserving veteran family this year. Heroes Welcome Home is sponsoring the holidays for a deserving veteran and his or her family. The funds raised will be given to the family so that they may celebrate without worry.

Help us give back to those who have given so much to us!

Donations accepted will be given to a local veteran family to help lighten the burden this holiday season.


For questions, please contact us:

Call 941-448-8651

Email @ heroeswelcomehome@outlook.com

Or simply contact a Heroes Welcome Home team member

As a non-profit organization, donations are the core of our endeavor. The services we provide to Heroes are fully funded by the generosity of local businesses and individuals. You can rest assured that of all donations will go directly and immediately where it is needed – helping our community’s real heroes achieve their goal of home ownership. Your donation helps make this every so worthy goal possible!cropped-cropped-cropped-hwhogo1.jpg


Our Recipients

Heroes Welcome Home awarded it’s first recipient on Friday October 17, 2014.

We Honor Jamison Elsmore

Jamison Elsmore, a proud Marine was honorably discharged in 2009 after serving his country with two arduous tours in Iraq. His bravery earned him the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal in 2009. Jamison has continued to honor his service and country since his return. Jamison and his fiancé are first time home buyers who are excited to build roots in the St. Petersburg community. Together with the board of Heroes Welcome Home, all its volunteers and supporters- WE THANK YOU JAMISON!



Read more here: http://www.bradenton.com/2014/08/28/5325837_myakka-city-based-heroes-welcome.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy
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Learn About Donating to Heroes Welcome Home

Heroes Welcome Home is a non-profit charity whose volunteers work continually to reward those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom! We feel assisting them with achieve the American Dream is one of the best ways to say “Welcome Home.”

Your donation will go directly to help a veteran plant his or her roots in their new home. We augment their VA loan by helping with the mounting closing costs and out of pocket out-lays that VA loans often do not cover. It is just one way to express our gratitude for all they have done!

We also work closely with local home buying related business to obtain donated goods and services. If you or someone you know is interested in donating items such as home inspections, appraisals, real estate commissions- we would love to hear from you!

Donating is simple. Check out our Donate Now page for more information.

Call (941-448-8651) or email us for further information.



kmbarrett1@outlook.com (Board Secretary)

tbarrett67@yahoo.com (Board President)


Giving Back to our Veterans

Heroes Welcome Home wants to give back to our Veterans! It is our mission to reward our returning veterans with the pride of home ownership. On of the way our team of volunteers supports our mission is through hosting fun and exciting events where all profits received go towards helping our heroes with home-ownership. We partner with local business to host, sponsor and promote these outings. Each event has been a great success, not only in fund raising, but a GREAT TIME  for all!

With great music, great food, great people and a great time- we are able to give back to our heroes!

Please check out our Facebook page for pictures from our events. We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

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