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Homes For Our Troops have made a commitment to build a new accessible home for Sergeant Pisey Tan, who was severely injured fighting for our freedom in Iraq. Won't you be part of our team that brings Pisey and his family home this year?

Homes for Our Troops is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization strongly committed to helping our service men and women who have selflessly given to their country. This fantastic organization assists injured service men and women and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials and professional labor and coordinating the process of constructing homes for handicapped accessibility. Learn more about Homes for Our Troops and check on the progress of the home at www.homesforourtroops.org

Homes for Our Troops has located a local Iraqi War Veteran who needs our help. He is a 25 year old hero named Pisey Tan who hails from the Olney Section of North Philadelphia. While serving in the United States Army, Sergeant Tan was deployed twice to Iraq. During his second deployment with the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment, Pisey's vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. The injuries suffered by Pisey forced the eventual amputation of both of his legs. Currently, he is undergoing intense physical rehabilitation at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D.C. His family’s current home is inadequate as his brother must carry him to the second floor.

A lot was identified to build a home for Pisey in Ridley Township, Delaware County. We believe that our expertise in 55+ housing puts us in an excellent position to build a house that will meet Pisey’s needs. In fact, we will be building our Clayton model home from the Foxfield Development.

Leading us in this endeavor are Captain Robert F.Whalen (USMC(IRR)), Vice President of Commercial Development, and Lieutenant Commander Robert (Mac) Bullock (USNR), Land Acquisition Associate. Working alongside them will be George Hyjurick, Jim Webb, and the rest of team.

The challenge to build a home for Sergeant Pisey Tan and his family, and we need your help. We are asking for your support in the form of donated building materials, professional labor, and/or funds. All donations are tax deductible.

Construction began on September 11th, 2006. We have promised our hero that he will be in his new home by Christmas!

Please contact Bobby Whalen at or 484-908-6256 tolet us know how you want to become part of this very important project.

Very truly yours,

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Construction began on

Home for
Sergeant Pisey Tan
on Monday,
September 11, 2006
Click here for progress!