Heroes United Family Events

Our Family Events

To protect the safety and privacy of our Gold Star family members we require all Gold Star family members to Register in order to receive information of future Heroes United events.

Past Events

2018

2017

Thank you to both Missouri Western State University and to the Kansas City Chiefs for awarding two scholarships to Missouri Western State University to Taylor and Landry Collins, daughters of Sergeant First Class Gary L. Collins, Killed In Action on 8 November 2003 in Fallujah, Iraq.

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The Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleaders graciously welcomed the Gold Star families for a fun filled night. The Chiefs Cheerleaders energy and kindness were amazing for all of the families.

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Thanks to the American Royal for welcoming the Gold Star families of Kansas and Missouri to the 2017 rodeo.

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Sporting KC Salutes

08/06/2017

Sporting KC saluted military families with the Sporting Salutes match on 6 August 2017. Gold Star families from Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Arkansas were honored on the field at the beginning of the match.

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The Adam's Mark Hotel was extremely gracious to provide access for the families to the Coco Key Waterpark which was a crowd favorite. The KC Royals showed their class once again by hosting the Gold Star families for a pre-game meet and greet with KC Royals big leaguers.

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2016

Gold Star wife, Marie Mackey-Fahey, received a full scholarship to Grantham University during a special awards ceremony on the field during the first half of the game.

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The Gold Star families kicked the rodeo off right with a special behind the scenes stable tour at the American Royal and then a cowboy dinner with the rodeo riders.

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The Gold Star families enjoyed being able to meet the players during practice and some families were auditioning for next season's "Catching Kelce" with KC Chiefs star Tight End #87 Travis Kelce who stole the show with some post-practice autographs for the Gold Star girls

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Our Gold Star soccer family appreciated Jon Kempin, Goalkeeper for Sporting KC and a Johnson County Kansas native, for providing a warm welcome to this special event. Thank you to Sporting Kansas City for welcoming the Gold Star families to a practice session and an incredible entire team photograph with autographs.

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Thank you to our World Champion Royals for hosting all of the Gold Star families at the incredible Memorial Day game as the Royals beat the Rays. Thank you to Wade Davis, one of our best pitchers and other Royals for providing a warm welcome to Kauffman Stadium.

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What a fun filled day at our home town campus. Thanks to University of Missouri - Kansas City for inviting all of the Gold Star families for a survivors educational benefits brief, followed by an incredible luncheon, complete campus tour and a action packed men's basketball game with a victory over Chicago State.

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2015

What an amazing time for the Gold Star families to share at this special part of Heartland history as the American Royal Rodeo and our great sponsors Armed Forces Insurance and Molle Automotive Group hosted an amazing night of fun.

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Thanks to the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association for providing the ride from our breakfast to the stadium and to the Kansas City Chiefs for hosting a special day for the Gold Star families to include a rock climbing wall and numerous bouncy houses and bouncy obstacle courses.

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