More than a dozen people opened their hearts to "pay it forward," offering their words and their insight in Marlene Lee's new article: "'I Don't Know What to Say' -- Supporting Someone Who is Grieving."For reading. For sharing. For paying it forward.
You have created thousands of decorations and ornaments ("love notes"!) in honor of those who are serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Our Heroes' Tree is a national initiative co-founded in 2005 by Stephanie Pickup, author of The Soldier's Tree, and Marlene Lee, author of The Hero in My Pocket.
Our Heroes' Tree is inclusive of all branches of service, Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve, and all generations.
Download the Planning Guide and get started today.
For families, groups, and organizations, Our Heroes' Tree benefits citizens of all ages:
Discover the branches of military service on your families' trees, and among friends, co-workers, and communities
Promote appreciation for the service and sacrifice of U.S. service members and their families
Honor your heroes of the heart
Thank you to all who helped Our Heroes' Tree support Homes for Our Troops,a national non-profit that builds and customizes specially-adapted homes for service members severely injured in combat operation -- at no charge to the Veterans.
Our Heroes' Tree, the e-book, is a family-friendly picture book that shares the meaning of Our Heroes' Tree through the eyes of the very first tree. Read the book to kick-off your event or in the comfort of your own home.
Reflect ~ START A TRADITION Decorate Our Heroes' Tree with American flags, yellow ribbon, white lights, and ornaments in honor of service members past and present Remember ~ SHARE COMMUNITY SPIRIT Host Our Heroes' Tree to honor U.S. service members and their families, and acknowledge their service, sacrifice, and deployment separation
Rejoice ~ TOGETHER IN PATRIOTIC PRIDE Host Our Heroes' Tree to promote patriotic pride, patriotic literacy, and community support
Our Heroes' Tree is a registered Trademark by Our Heroes' Tree (c) Copyright 2004-2015. All rights reserved.