Service. Support. Appreciation.

The Wounded Heroes Fund is a service organization for those veterans affected by the war on terror in an effort to provide them with support and appreciation they need in their return to civilian life.

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The Kern County Wounded Heroes Fund has not-for-profit status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are 100% tax deductible. CLICK HERE >>

Grant Requests

Qualifications for grants:

Wounded, Injured, Deceased, Purple Heart, PTSD, Shed Blood, Amputee, Combat Stress, TBI

You must be resident of Kern County or born and raised in Kern County. 

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WHF Officers

Wendy Porter 
Executive Director

Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Jason M. Geis
Vice President

Paul Bealessio
 Chief Financial Officer

Barbara Purrington

Wounded Heores Fund

Dedicated to providing assistance to our brave service men and women.

The Wounded Heroes Fund (WHF) is a community-wide organization dedicated to providing assistance to brave service men and women returning home from the battlegrounds of Iraq and Afghanistan. Wendy Porter, the daughter of a Vietnam veteran, realized that more needed to be accomplished, especially for service members and their families to resume life after war. She could not help her father and other returning Vietnam veterans. However, as Executive Director of the Wounded Heroes Fund, she is leading the effort to help the men and women who fought for our freedom in the Middle East.

Latest News
March 19, 2014

A fundraiser/album release party for our very own Evan Morgan. The crab & shrimp boil starts at 6pm. Come and go as you please. There will be drinks, music, silent auction, and cd’s available for purchase.

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