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Recent Media Coverage

03/20/13: Many Vets Don't Share their Invisible Wounds of War (NECN: The Morning Show)

10/25/12: Boston Program Helps Vets Finally Reach Home (Army.mil)

09/15/12: Mass. Program Helps Vets with Combat Stress (Associated Press)

07/14/12: Home Base Sets Sail on the Charles River (Video) (Channel 7 - WHDH)

06/07/12: Better Living with Liz Walker (Video) (Channel 5 - WCVB)

04/04/12: School nurses trained to care for military children (WAMC)

03/31/12: Military families enjoy a free day at Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield Republican)

Media Coverage for 2013 Run-Walk to Home Base

04/17/13: A race too vital to be derailed by bombs (MetroWest Daily News)

04/20/13: Arlington Native will run to home base (Arlington Advocate)

04/26/13: Walking to "Home Base" (The Item)

05/03/13: Boston to host largest event since marathon bombings (NECN)

05/04/13: Joe Kennedy, Tom Werner among many honoring service men and women at Run to Home Base (NESN)

05/07/13: Democracy marches on everywhere in Boston (Boston Globe)

Recent News Releases

RW Middlesex 05/13/14: Resilient Warrior Course June 2, 2014

On Monday June 2, The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program will begin a free stress management course for Post 9/11 veterans at Middlesex Community College-Lowell Campus.


2014 run to home base logo01/22/14: 5th Annual Run to Home Base Presented by New Balance Set for July 19th 

Runners will once again experience the thrill of crossing Fenway Park’s home plate while supporting Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans and their families in the Fifth Annual Run to Home Base Presented by New Balance, taking place July 19, 2014.


veterans united10/08/13: Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program receives $100,000 donation to help heal the “invisible wounds” of war
Today the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program received a $100,000 private donation to support its clinical, education and research to help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families recover from Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury – the “invisible wounds” of war. The donation was made by Veterans United Home Loans and its charitable-arm, Veterans United Foundation, each located in Columbia, Mo.


mgrat logo 100 width08/16/13: Mission Gratitude presented by State Street Corporation raises funds to heal Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and families from the “invisible wounds” of war                                                          The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program today announced Mission Gratitude, a benefit concert on September 23, to raise funds to heal Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and families from the “invisible wounds” of war – Post-Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury. This is the largest benefit concert in New England supporting our wounded warriors, and is presented by leading financial services provider State Street Corporation.


peace runner05/04/13: Boston Runs Again: Thousands Join Annual Run-Walk to Home Base to Help Heal the "Invisible Wounds" of War
In the first major fund-raising run since the Boston Marathon, some 2,000 runners and walkers, including hundreds of actively serving military members, gathered at Fenway Park this morning to support clinical care, education and research to help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and families heal from the “invisible wounds” of war -- post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.


Run-Walk to Home Base logo11/14/12: 4th Annual Run-Walk to Home Base Presented by New Balance Set for May 4
Runners and walkers will once again experience the thrill of crossing Fenway Park’s home base while supporting Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans and their families in the fourth annual Run-Walk to Home Base Presented by New Balance Saturday, May 4, 2013.

 

10/1/12: Home Base Program Launching Staying Strong to Support Military Families Staying Strong mascot
More than 100 education, health care, military and community leaders gathered at the MA State House this morning to recommit themselves to supporting military-connected children and families who are facing the challenges associated with the transition of veterans returning home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They joined in the launch of Staying Strong – an initiative to support military families at home and in our school communities. Staying Strong is the latest effort presented by the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program, and is designed to promote resiliency in New England’s military families.

Brigadier General (ret) Jack Hammond09/06/12: Brigadier General (ret) Jack Hammond to lead Home Base Program
Brigadier General (ret.) Jack Hammond has been named Executive Director of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program, the first program of its kind to provide clinical care, community education and research in support of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and families who are affected by the “invisible wounds of war” – post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.

 

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07/09/12: 5th Annual Home Sweet Home Benefits Home Base
New England-area dessert enthusiasts are prepping their palates for the fifth annual Home Sweet Home on Sunday, November 11 at the Cambridge Hyatt Regency. This year, Home Sweet Home will benefit the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program’s services for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and families affected by post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.

 

07/02/12: 2nd Annual Ride for Our Heroes
Ride for Our Heroes LogoNew England-area motorcycle enthusiasts are kick starting their bikes and riding in the second annual Ride for Our Heroes on Saturday September 22. Ride for Our Heroes supports the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program’s services for veterans and families affected by combat stress and traumatic brain injury (TBI) – the “invisible wounds of war."

 

 

06/05/12: West Suburban YMCA Provides Free Summer Camp for 50 Military-Connected ChildrenHome Base kids playing basketball
A group of 50 military-connected children have been selected to enjoy an overnight summer camp experience thanks to the West Suburban YMCA in Newton, MA. As part of the organization’s mission to support the well-being of military families, the West Suburban YMCA worked with the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program to identify children who would benefit from a summer camp experience. Most of the children who were selected have one parent who served in Iraq or Afghanistan during the past ten years.

 

Run-Walk to Home Base logo05/20/12: 2,000 Runners and Walkers Cross Fenway Park's Home Plate to Help Wounded Veterans and Families in 2012 Run-Walk to Home Base Presented by New Balance
Some 2,000 runners and walkers, including hundreds of active duty military service members, crossed home plate at Fenway Park this morning as part of the Run–Walk to Home Base Presented by New Balance. The event has raised approximately $7 million in its first three years to support the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program.