Purple Heart Veterans Foundation
A Tonganoxie-based charity that was the focus of a Journal-World investigation has “been dissolved in all states” and is no longer in operation, said Andrew Gruber, director of the Purple Heart Veterans Foundation.
Tonganoxie nonprofit agrees not to use term 'Purple Heart' and will pay official organization $5,000
The Tonganoxie-based nonprofit Purple Heart Veterans Foundation can no longer use the term “Purple Heart,” according to a Consent Decree and Order filed in federal court Thursday.
‘Stop deceiving the public’: Lawyer for national Purple Heart organization talks about lawsuit against local charity
A lawyer for the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation, Inc., said the organization wants the Tonganoxie-based Purple Heart Veterans Foundation to “stop deceiving the public,” with the use of the name “Purple Heart.”
A felony theft conviction, multiple arrests and a police report about assaulting an employee. The more you dig into the Tonganoxie-based Purple Heart Veterans Foundation and its fundraising contractor, the worse it looks for the charity that’s been collecting donations in front of local businesses.
Fundraisers for the Tonganoxie-based Purple Heart Veterans Foundation have been spotted at booths in front of several local stores recently, collecting donations to “support the troops.” But for every dollar you might have given them, only 11 cents would actually make it to a veteran or a member of the armed services, according to a Journal-World investigation.