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Uplifting America's Veterans With a

Beacon of Hope

ANNOUNCING THE 2021
GRAND PRIZE WINNERS & SECOND PRIZE WINNERS

SIX (6) GRAND PRIZE WINNERS

Will receive installation of all exterior roof repairs/replacement.

SIX (6) SECOND PRIZE WINNERS

Will each receive $2,500 toward their roof repairs.

2021 Beacon of Hope Winners

George A.

George A. Scarborough, ME

George has always been a vital and active man, willing and able to fix or repair anything, but as an older man, now unable to walk without assistance...

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Alan D.

Alan D. Union Dale, PA

Alan served in the Army National Guard as a Combat Medic for 12 years. He first enlisted in high school in 1984 and then re-enlisted in 2010 when the war on terror...

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Grailing C.

Grailing C.Manassas, VA

Grailing is a disabled Vietnam Era Veteran with injuries received while on active duty in the United States Air Force. He enlisted and served in the Air Force from...

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John M.

John M.Houston, TX

John is a 20-year U.S. Navy Veteran Submariner. He has always been a hardworking man and dedicated provider for his family. He has a...

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John V.

John V. Clifton Heights, PA

John is a US Veteran, completely and permanently disabled as a direct result from Agent Orange, a tactical herbicide used in the Vietnam War. Unfortunately, he has...

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Jeremiah W.

Jeremiah W. Aloha, OR

Jeremiah’s nomination comes from his friend, Renee. When Renee first met Jeremiah, they were attending an event called FUBAR at the Community College...

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Harry H.

Harry H.Kutztown, PA

Harry was nominated by his neighbor for the Beacon of Hope contest. He served in the 3rd Armored Division in Germany as a Noncommissioned Officer in the Cold War...

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Paul B.

Paul B. Montesano, WA

Sergeant First Class Paul B. served in the Army active military service from August 1989 to September 2011. His assignments included three years in...

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Maria L.

Maria L. Miramar, FL

Maria served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) branch of the US Army from 1976 through 1984. The Women’s Army Auxiliary Army Corp (WAAC) was...

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Paul S.

Paul S. Williamsburg, VA

Paul served for 23 years in the Army retiring as a Sergeant Major. For 17 of those 23 years, he was as an Operator in SFOD (Delta Force). He is an elite and decorated...

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Tracy S.

Tracy S.Mobile, AL

Tracy is a retired Staff Sergeant who enlisted in the Army and Marines and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. She was a war correspondent...

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Joe Y.

Joe Y. Edinberg, TX

Specialist Joe Y. is a Vietnam War Veteran, retired Specialist and Purple Heart Recipient. The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name...

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2020 Beacon of Hope Winners

Aliska H.

Aliska H. Grand Ridge, IL

Aliska served for 23 years in the U.S. Army guard. After her service...

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Brian P.

Brian P.Blue Springs, MO

For nearly 10 years, Brian served in the U.S. Air Force, including...

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Dave R.

Dave R.Jessup, PA

Dave is a U.S. Army veteran who suffers from PTSD and depression. Since then...

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Michael Smith

Dustin H.West Monroe, LA

Dustin served in the U.S. Army for 12 years and completed three deployments in...

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Ben R.

Ben R.Tampa, FL

Ben is a former U.S. Marine who served as a security guard at Embassies...

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Tom W.

Tom W.Greenbriar, TN

Tom served in the U.S. Army in Germany where he saw a lot of American troops...

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Ronald D.

Ronald D.Rockford, IL

Ronald is a Vietnam Air Force Veteran who is homebound and battling...

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Cory S.

Cory S.North Port, FL

Cory served in the U.S. Air Force right out of high school and spent...

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Rosemae M.

Rosemae M. Port St. Lucie, FL

Rosemae was medically discharged from the U.S. Army in 2000 and is now a field...

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Tim M.

Tim M.Highland, IL

Tim served seven years between active duty in the U.S. Air Force and the...

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2019 Beacon of Hope Winners

Lori Lee Adams

Lori Lee A. Turner Falls, MA

Lori served in the United States Air Force as a weapons technician...

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Donald Arney

Donald A.Redford, MI

Donald served in the Army from 1953-1955 as a Battery Clerk during the Korean War...

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John Burns

John B.Albuquerque, NM

John was in the Air Force from 1969-70 and has worked many years in...

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Betty F.

Betty F.Suffolk, VA

Betty Freeman joined the Air Force in 1968 after graduating High School...

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Michael Smith

Michael S.Overland Park, KS

Mike is a Vietnam Veteran that served as a radio repairman with the U.S. Army...

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Rodney O.

Rodney O.Plant City, FL

Rodney Oneal is a 70-year-old Army veteran who resides with his wife Barbara...

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Ralph S.

Ralph S.Church Hill, TN

Mr. Smith served 2 terms in Vietnam, where he was a helicopter pilot...

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Galen A.

Galen A.North Port, FL

Galen is an amazing and strong-willed veteran...

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Madison B.

Madison B. Woodbury, MN

Madison has been serving our beautiful country in the Army Reserves...

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Robert H.

Robert H.Bremerton, WA

Robert is a Retired Army Combat Veteran. He served for 4 years before...

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Beacon of Hope

”We are committed to helping Veterans that live and work in our communities, and the Beacon of Hope contest is just one way that we can support our Veterans who have served our country and are facing adversity in the years following their service. We are honored to give back to these deserving Veterans and their families.“


- Jamie Samide, Beacon’s Vice President of Marketing