Our Mission

To empower our severely wounded heroes injured in the Post 9-11 Global War on Terror, by partnering with the wounded hero to build a specially adapted home designed to restore his/her independence.

“Empowering Wounded Heroes,
One Home at a Time

Mission Statement

Helping a Hero is a 501(c)(3) non profit, non-partisan organization, founded in 2006, that provides support for military personnel severely injured in the Global war on terror. Our principal activity is to provide specially adapted homes for qualifying service members through partnerships made with the builders, developers, communities, and the veteran. Helping a Hero strives to engage the community in providing services and resources for our wounded heroes and their families. Additionally, Helping a Hero provides support programs including marriage retreats, caregiver retreats, recreational activities, family get togethers, and financial support for emergency needs.

Our Leadership

Board of Directors

Sunil (Sunny) Sharma

Chairman of the Board

Honorable Chris Daniel

Vice Chairman

Karen Roan McClure


Teresa Harris

Finance Committee Chair

Michael Sloan, CPA


Meredith Iler

Founder, Helping a Hero Home Program
Chairman Emeritus

Advisory Board Co-Chairs

SSG. (Ret.) Shilo Harris, USA

Advisory Board Hero Co-Chair, 2012 Helping a Hero Home Recipient

Captain (Ret.) Dan Moran, USMC

Advisory Board Hero Co-Chair, 2009 Helping a Hero Home Recipient

Hector Villarreal

Advisory Board Co-Chair

SSG. (Ret.) Phillips Casey, USA

Advisory Board Hero Co-Chair, 2014 Helping A Hero Home Recipient

Honorable Adrian Garcia

Advisory Board Co-Chair

The Honorable Robert Eckles

Advisory Board Co-Chair

Chairman Emeritus

Rex King

Chairman Emeritus