Ninth Annual Impact A Hero Weekend


Impact A Hero gives Houstonians an opportunity to join national celebrities at Impact A Hero Weekend, May 18th – 20th.  Meet and thank our severely wounded post 9/11 servicemen and women for sacrificing their minds, bodies and sometimes, their lives. In 2012, the Impact A Hero Weekend set a new record of over $910,000 in donations, sponsorships and participation.

Philanthropist, Founder and CEO of the NFL Houston Texans, Bob McNair and Center Chris Myers and team continue their longstanding support for this exciting weekend. The McNair Foundation and the Houston Texans have been supporting this event since 2005.

Saturday, May 18th at 7:30 am – This year, Impact A Hero 5k Walk Run and Wheel at Reliant Stadium anticipates more than 3,000 runners, including 50 wounded heroes and their families. Honorary Chairman Houston Texans Center Chris Myers and several of his coaches and players will participate with the wounded heroes. Afterwards, the crowd will be entertained by a live concert.

Saturday, May 18th at 6:05 pm – Sugar Land Skeeters and local fans will be honoring wounded heroes during the game celebrating Hero Night.

Sunday, May 19th at 5 pm – Houston Texans, Bob McNair and wife Janice are the Honorary Chairs of the Hall of Fame Gala Dinner, Diamonds & Denim on Sunday, May 19th on the floor of Reliant Stadium. Corporate leaders, philanthropists and sport celebrities will come together to raise funds in support of wounded veterans and their families.

Monday, May 20th at 10 am – The Impact A Hero Golf Challenge will begin at Champions Golf Club with Honorary Chairman Jackie Burke.

Impact A Hero is a non-partisan 501(c) (3) organization that provides immediate and ongoing emotional and financial support for severely wounded veterans injured in the post 9/11 combat and their families. Visit www.impactahero.org  for more details.