Upcoming Events:


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hd_softail_classicWidows Sons Louisiana is hosting a fundraiser for the Disposable Heroes Project!  They’re raffling off this beautiful 2006 Harley Davidson FLSTCI Heritage Softail Classic.

A $5.00 donation gives you a chance to win this motorcycle.  Don’t wait, though - there are only 3,000 tickets available!

To purchase a ticket, stop by CrossFit Hammond anytime between 5:00AM - 9:00AM or 4:00PM - 7:00PM, or contact Stephen Clark at sac21270@gmail.com.

You can view the bike at Outlaw Cycles, located at 1144 Highway 190, Covington, LA. The drawing will be held Friday, October 13, 2017.


Past Events:

Memorial Day Murph WOD 

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 9:00am

At CrossFit Hammond – 1342 S Magnolia St, Hammond, LA 70403

This year, CrossFit Hammond is hosting a workout in support of The Disposable Heroes Project on Monday, May 29th at 9:00 am. Join your fellow CrossFit Hammond athletes* this Memorial Day to participate in the Murph WOD in honor of Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 28th, 2005.

“Murph” consists of:

  • 1 mile run
  • 100 pull ups
  • 200 push ups
  • 300 air squats
  • 1 mile run

…..all while wearing a 20lb vest/body armor

A donation of $20 will provide each athlete with a DHP t-shirt of their choice, which will be available at CrossFit Hammond on the day of the event.

*CrossFit Experience Required.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Kendra Gives Back party

May 7, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
10156 Perkins Rowe, Suite 150, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

On Sunday, May 7th, join the Disposable Heroes Project for a “Kendra Gives Back Party” at the Kendra Scott store in Baton Rouge.

Come out to the Kendra Scott store at Perkins Rowe and enjoy some drinks, snacks, and beautiful jewelry pieces! When you purchase on this day, Kendra Scott will donate 20% of sales to The Disposable Heroes Project to recognize, honor, and support our veterans.

If you can’t come out on May 7th, that’s okay! CLICK HERE and fill out this form with your order.

IMPORTANT - All orders placed with the order form will be processed on the day of the event. When placing an order supporters will not receive a confirmation email until their order is processed, at which time we destroy all payment information provided. After filling out the form and hitting submit the page will refresh and say the form was submitted successfully, this means they have received their order.

Please share this with your family and friends via email or social media!

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Sporting Clay Tournament
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Covey Rise Lodge - 24009 Singing Waterfall Road, Husser, LA

The Land Trust for Louisiana and the Disposable Heroes Project are pleased to announce they will be holding another Sporting Clays Tournament on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The tournament will be held at the Covey Rise Lodge located at 24009 Singing Waterfall Road, Husser, Louisiana. Proceeds from the event will help benefit both the conservation efforts of the Land Trust for Louisiana and our military veterans through the Disposable Heroes Project.

Shooters will be shooting 100 rounds of sporting clays and must bring or purchase 4-5 boxes of their own shells (23⁄4 shells with 71⁄2, 8 or 9 shot only). All shooters must be at least 16 years of age with a Hunter Safety Card.

Team and Individual Registrations will be available until all spaces are filled. Walk up sign-ins allowed the day of event before 8:30 am. It is important to complete the entire Entry Form. All participants must arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled shoot time for a mandatory safety meeting at 9:00 a.m. The shooting rounds begin at 9:30 a.m.

Food, drinks and door prizes are included in the Sponsorship/Team Entry Registration. Door prizes will be given away during lunch. Winners MUST be present for all give-a-ways.

Please note that we are unable to offer golf cart rentals. We have included on the Entry Form several recommended companies for you to secure your own golf cart.

The Land Trust for Louisiana and Disposable Heroes Project are extremely thankful for the generous contributions from our Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze Event sponsors. If you would like to sponsor this event, please see the attached form for more information.

All registration fees and sponsorships may be paid credit card online or by check. All checks are to be made payable to Land Trust for Louisiana and should be mailed to the following address: P.O. Box 1636 Hammond, LA 70404. We would like to encourage you to register online for a faster sign-in.

To register online, please go to: http://www.landtrustforlouisiana.org/covey-rise/.

If you have any items to donate for our door prizes that will be held during lunch, please contact one of the shoot committee members:
P.J. Demarie, III (504-577-8999)
Royce Murphy (985-768-6893)
Brad McKee (985-687-8668)
Karen Babin (985-542-5006)

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Color Pin Bowling Tournament

March 5, 2017
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tangi Lanes Bowling Alley
1612 W. Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401

$15 for adults and $10 for kids to bowl 3 games.

We will also have a silent auction and 50/50 raffle!

We are selling sponsorships to the lanes for $100 a lane! A sign will be made and placed on the lane for the entire event.

Contact Jeffrey Ridgel at 985-269-4160 for more information on sponsorships!

All proceeds go to the Disposable Heroes Project so they can continue to assist our veterans in need!

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Holidays for Heroes
Now - December 19, 2016

Join Valluzzo Companies, McDonald’s, and The Disposable Heroes Project this holiday season as we join together to lift up our nation’s heroes.

Help us to ensure two local Vet families each receive a wonderful Christmas of clothes, toys, and other gifts this year by donating at a participating McDonald’s Location.

How You Can Help

📋 Read family profiles
🎁 Bring your gift(s) to a participating McDonald’s location
🤗 Spread holiday cheer!

Meet The Families

Family 1:

  • Mother
    Likes: College/School supplies (such as notebooks, pencils, pens, post it notes, highlighters, planner, etc.), Workout Gear
  • Father
    Likes: Harley Davidson clothing, landscaping tools, power tools
  • Male, 3 Years Old
    Likes: Action figures, Hot Wheels, trucks
  • Twin Females, 1 year old

Family 2:

  • Mother & Father
  • Male, 16 years old, 11th grade
    Likes: music, sports, video games
  • Female, 14 years old, 8th grade
    Likes: fashion, makeup, music
  • Male, 8 years old, 3rd grade
    Likes: action heroes, grames, music, sports
  • Female, 9 months old

Clothing sizes for Family 2:

  • Father - size 44 pants, 3XL shirts
  • Mother - size 12 pants, Medium/Large shirts
  • 16-year-old son - size 32 pants, Medium/Large shirts
  • 14-year-old daughter - size 10-11 Jr Misses, Medium/Large shirts
  • 8-year-old son - size 8 slim or regular pants, 8-10 shirts
  • 9-month-old daughter - size 18-24 months pants, 18-24 months shirts

You can drop off your gift or gifts based on their profiles at any of four Valuzzo Companies’ McDonald’s locations in Hammond through December 19th.

Gifts should be UNWRAPPED and NEW

Please label each gift - Family #1 or Family #2

Drop Off Locations

  • 1750 SW Railroad Ave.
  • 1913 N. Morrison Blvd.
  • 3009 Hwy 190 W
  • 43133 S. Airport Rd.

Together we can make this holiday great for two of our nation’s heroes. Merry Christmas!

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Giving Tuesday
November 29, 2016

Be A Hero To A Hero

DONATEYou can help ensure our Veterans receive a proper thanks for their service. On November 29th, for Giving Tuesday, your generous donation to the DHP will be matched. Together, we can make a difference.

Help Us Spread The Word

Your gift is just one part of the story for Giving Tuesday. Help raise awareness for our movement on social media with these graphics — and don’t forget to include a link to this page! Simply click on the image you would like to download, save to your device, and share with this post:

I donated to The DHP for #GivingTuesday. Will you join me in supporting our Veterans? Learn more: https://dhproject.org/giving-tuesday/

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Instagram Post:
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Thank you for your support.

The Disposable Heroes Project would like to say THANK YOU to Brian and Suzy Hannah for being our matching donors for Giving Tuesday!

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Saturday, October 8, 2016
Starting at 11:00AM
Tracey’s Original Irish Channel Bar
2604 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

On Saturday October 8, 2016, Tracey’s Irish Pub on Magazine St. has again generously decided to donate 100% of the day’s gross sales to the DHP in support of our heroes!

The Disposable Heroes Project (DHP) is a non-profit organization based in Hammond, LA, whose mission is to provide various types of aid to our service men and women who are now struggling to adjust to civilian life as a result of the sacrifices they have made for our country.

Offering a variety of assistance from housing & financial to travel & medical expenses, DHP makes it a priority to give back and help those who have already done the same for us.

Stop by Tracey’s on Saturday, October 8 to watch the LSU vs. Florida game, and have a good time for a GREAT cause!

*Adults 21 and Over. Please Drink Responsibly*

Land Trust for Louisiana and Disposable Heroes Project Sporting Clay Tournament

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Covey Rise Lodge 24009 Singing Waterfall Road Husser, Louisiana

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Proceeds from the event will help to benefit both the conservation efforts of the Land Trust for Louisiana and our military veterans through the Disposable Heroes Project. Food, drinks and door prizes are included in the Sponsor/Registration fee. Door prizes will be given away during lunch. Winners MUST be present for all give-a-ways. Sponsorship Levels: (Includes Sponsor’s Name on Banner

  • Stations Sponsors – $100
  • Bronze – $250
  • Silver – $500
  • Gold – $750
  • Platinum (No Team) – $1,000
  • Platinum (with Team) – $1,400

Entry Fees:

  • Four Man Team – $600
  • Individual – $150
  • Mulligans – $20 for 2 mulligans (max of 2 mulligans per shooter)

If you have any items to donate for our auction that will be held during lunch, please contact one of our shoot committee members: P.J. Demarie (504-577-8999), Royce Murphy (985-768-6893), Brad Mckee (985-687-8668), Karen Babin (985-542-5006), Ed Burns (985-320-1430), or Jay Addison (504-628-5245)

 

  • Shooters will be shooting 100 rounds of sporting Clay and must bring or purchase 4-5 boxes of their own shells (2¾ shells with 7½, 8 or 9 shot only). All shooters must be at least 16 years of age with a Hunter Safety Card to be presented at sign-in.
  • Please note that we are not offering golf cart rentals. You can rent carts from Cart & Swim (985) 634-4938 or Golf Cart World (985) 892-2322.
  • All participants must arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled shoot time for a mandatory safety meeting at 9:00 a.m. The shooting round will begin at 9:30 a.m.
  • Registration for teams and individuals will be available until the day of shoot, or until all spaces are filled.It is important to complete the entire Registration Form for accurate mailing addresses, and team member names, to participate.
REGISTER NOW!

 

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SUNDAY - MAY 1 - KENDRA SCOTT AND DHP

SPECIAL SHOPPING EVENT

KENDRA SCOTT BATON ROUGE

Perkins Rowe

1 PM - 4PM

On May 1, 20162 join DHP at Kendra Scott in Baton Rouge from 1pm - 4pm for a special shopping event. On THIS DAY ONLY Kendra Scott is donating 20% of sales to The Disposable Heroes Project to recognize, honor, and support our veterans. Please share this with your family and friends via email or social media.

 

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