Remembering and Honoring Memorial Day

Memorial Day is one of the United States’ most poignant federal holidays. It’s a day to remember and honor those who have lost their lives in military service. Please join the Home Base SWFL family in remembering and honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice this Memorial Day, with a Memorial Day message from our Honorary Director General (USA ret.) Fred Franks.

Lee Health, Home Base SWFL Announce New Mental Health Services for Veterans, Military Families Impacted by the Invisible Wounds of War

More than 100,000 Veterans reside in Southwest Florida, yet many former Service Members across the state are lacking access to needed mental health services.  Today, a new collaboration aims to increase the availability of mental health services to South West Florida veterans and their families. Home Base Southwest Florida (SWFL), a Red Sox Foundation and

Quail Creek Golfs “Fore” Veterans

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, the generous community at Quail Creek Golf Club in Naples, Florida hosted their 3rd Annual Veterans Day Fun Sunday Charity Golf Event, benefiting Home Base Southwest Florida. This year’s event raised $77,800 for Home Base Southwest Florida through registration fees, sponsorships, a silent and live auction and donations. The event

Pelican’s Nest Golf Club Supports Veterans

This Veterans Day, members of the Pelican’s Nest Golf Club at Pelican Landing in Bonita Springs hosted their 4th annual golf tournament benefiting Home Base Southwest Florida.  The event raised a staggering $160,000 this year through golf registration fees, sponsorships, a raffle, silent auction and generous donations.  Since 2016, this event at Pelican’s Nest has

Marine Corps Veteran On a New Mission with Home Base

As a child, Jason Cooper, dreamed of serving his country. By the time he was a senior in high school, the United States had declared war on Iraq, and Jason was ready to join the Marine Corps. During his time in the military, Jason served on more than 100 combat missions as tactical air control

Golf “Fore” Southwest Florida Veterans This Fall

Golf “Fore” Southwest Florida Veterans This Fall

There are three opportunities to golf “fore” Southwest Florida Veterans this fall! Click below to learn more about our upcoming golf tournaments and how you can get involved to support our mission to heal the invisible wounds for Veterans and their Families. 4TH ANNUAL HOME BASE GOLF OUTING AT PELICAN’S NEST GOLF CLUB November 11,

Home Base SWFL Receives Schoen Charitable Foundation Grant to Improve Veteran Health and Wellness

Home Base SWFL, a local non-profit founded by the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital dedicated to supporting veterans, service members and military families impacted by the invisible wounds, is pleased to announce the Schoen Family Foundation has provided a $50,000 grant to expand Home Base SWFL’s education, wellness and clinical care services in

Veterans Day and Beyond – A Look Ahead at Upcoming Southwest Florida Events

Veterans Day and Beyond – A Look Ahead at Upcoming Southwest Florida Events

Between the Pelicans Nest Golf Tournament on Monday and the Run to Home Base in January, our Southwest Florida team has some busy times ahead! Continue reading below to learn more about where you can find the team this Veterans Day – and beyond: Saturday, November 3rd Wounded Warrior of Collier County Golf Tournament

Secure Your Spot for the Run to Home Base Florida

Early registration is now open for the 3rd annual Run to Home Base Florida 5K run, 1-mile walk and Kids’ Dash at JetBlue Park on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Red Sox fans and military supporters alike who dream of crossing home-plate like the baseball pros can live out their dreams as the home of Boston