Our Purpose

The Purple Heart is a veterans’ organization chartered by an act of the 85th Congress in 1958 whose purpose is to raise funds for services, welfare, and rehabilitation in connection with combat wounded U.S. veterans.

Our Services

  • Nursing-home care
  • Alcohol and Drug Dependence Treatment
  • Prosthetic and Sensory Aid Services
  • Work Study
  • Military Funeral Honors
  • Educational Loans
  • Job Finding Assistance
  • Education and Training
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  • Services and Aid for Blind Veterans

The Military Order of the Purple Heart regional service and rehabilitation office is located at 6900 Almeda Road, Houston, Texas 77030; Phone 713-685-5400. The National Headquarters is located outside Washington, D.C. We do hire the handicapped but not exclusively.

Purple Heart has been soliciting for household discards in your area since 1965 - over 50 years!

For more information on the many services Purple Heart provides to combat wounded Veterans and their families, please visit us at www.purpleheart.org.