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Our wonderful Veterans are the reason we do this mission. Here are some of the great things they’ve said about us.


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I am cyber security student and was in need of a lap top desperately especially with finances being tighter with the birth of my son. With a family of 5 this lap top will save us a lot of money and be a huge resource since this will be helping while I am in school.

Author *Paul Ochoa   

I came to know Heroes Deserve Help through a Police Officer who has helped me during my addiction recovery phase and homelessness. I have been clean for a year and am now currently in school. Heroes Deserve Help blessed with me with a computer that I am able to use to get me classwork done. I am excited to be able to use my computer on the go without always having to stop in the computer lab. I was also referred to another Veteran for better housing via contact made with Heroes Deserve Help. I just want to say thank you to this organization for giving back to our countries Veterans. I appreciate it, we all do.

Thank you and God Bless,
From John Simmons

John Simmons   

I am so grateful to heroes deserve help. My laptop had crashed, I got another one, and found out it had no hard drive. I told my VASH worker about it, and unknown to me, she asked heroes deserve help for one. I am so happy and grateful. I wish I had known about this place before. Such wonderful work to get veterans laptops. Thank you so much.

Renee Banks   

I'm a returning student to Coastline Community College and I've been incredibly impressed by the resources made available to Veterans here. I've been out of the Corps for 20 years and I'm just now discovering that there are people and organizations out there dedicated to helping Veterans and the CCC VSO along with Heroesdeservehelp.org stand as two of the best groups of people I've had the fortune of knowing. Thank you so much for your generosity.

Fred Franco (USMC -Vet)   

Received a laptop and have given many to veterans at the Veterans Resource Center at Coastline! This is real help to veterans and very appreciated.
Regards - Miguel Vazquez Student Veteran & 1st District Rep OC Veterans Advisory Council

Miguel Vazquez   

Was referred into the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) @ Coastline College per a fellow veteran / brother whom I served with for some resources for my cyber security classes at El Camino. I did not know nor expect to have been able to have gotten a lap top! This is going to make going to class so much easier considering that I am always looking for a way to bring a computer to school and obviously cannot take my desktop. Thanks VRC NB & Coastline - Semper Fi !!

Sherman Watson Jr.   

Testimonial * I just wanted to thank you for what the organization does for vets. Since I recently transitioned out of the Navy the start up and shock of civilian life is hard hitting. Being able to borrow this laptop will greatly decrese costs for school. Thank you

Author Marq Martinez   

To Whom It May Concern:

Nathaniel Miller is a valued supporter and volunteer of Operation 29:11 providing technical and consulting expertise to our nonprofit organization. Operation 29:11 is a provider of computer systems to nonprofit organizations and Native American churches, missions, and faith-based schools in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Nathaniel has been instrumental in the process of selecting and refurbishing business quality printers, multifunction machines and computers as required by our partners’ requirements. As a highly experienced technician he also is a valuable asset to our organization as he provides direction and business acumen in a fast changing environment so important to our success.

In this day and age I also recommend Nathaniel due to his high moral character. He has an outstanding work ethic, positive disposition and is a person an organization is richer for having on the team.

I am available at any time for further comment.


Randal L. Williams
ICS Strategic Partners/ Operation 29:11
CP: 714.342.8463

Randy Williams   

Testimonial *To whom it may concern I am very thankful for this computer...I am a veteran Marine who was in need of this machine so once again Thank you very much...

Author *Willie Watson   

I received a laptop from Tom Boscamp at Coastline College and couldn't be happier! This will be extremely helpful as I am an Army Combat Veteran in the process of starting a nonprofit to help other combat wounded Veterans. I am very grateful and appreciative. Keep it up guys, you're doing great work!!

Tom W.   

I randomly found Nathanial's contact information on a google search and am glad I did. I am a disabled marine attending college and had to move into a bigger home to move my mother in. all of this and my current laptop (about 10 yrs old) died. I contacted Hero's deserve help and immediately I was contacted and given assistance in getting a laptop to utilize for school. they are awesome organization. Thanks guys Semper FI.


David P   

Testimonial *Thank you very much for the laptop. I really needed one and now that i have one i can begin my higer education journey well equipped.

Author *haymish   

I really appreciate the tablet. It has enabled me to communicate with the outside world and generally made my life so much easier. Thank you Heroes Deserve Help and Chuck David (Air Force Veteran) for there wonderful generosity; This is amazing.

mel stuart   

I just wanted to take a moment and share how thankful and appreciative I am for HEROES DESERVE HELP. Due to the generosity of this organization many vets including myself have been helped in multiple ways. I received a full desktop computer which will allow me to study and do my online school work without having to dip into my personal funds. This donation will truly help in my post-service success.

joshua w rottler   

My name is Allen L. Brown. I am a Vietnam veteran. After servicing my country as well as helping many abused and neglected foster care youth, I found my self in need. I made contact with Heroes Deserve Help. They treated me with dignity, honor and respect. I was received by a very caring vet who was professional and understanding. While I went there for assistance I received much, much more.
They offered me food and hygiene products and a wealth of other resources in the surrounding community.
I would recommend them to any veteran who may be facing a tough time to give Coastline Community College Veterans Resource Centers a call.

Allen Brown   

Tom has provided us with computers that are invaluable and the vets centers at CCC and OCC are amazing. Whata great resource.

SGT Liam Carty   

I was informed about the laptop program from Heroes Deserve Help by Tom at the Veterans Resource Center @ Coastline Community College in Fountain Valley, CA. I will be starting a Masters Degree program and this laptop we be very beneficial to my study time and online class projects and lectures; giving me the mobility I need to do well in school. Also, it allows me to directly help my two young daughters with their school work and assignments. I am very grateful to Heroes Deserve Help for paying it forward to myself, and other veterans, and ensuring we have the technology and tools we need to work towards our goals. Keep up the great work!

Daniel H. Onofre, USN Ret.   

Some people seem to have all the luck.......I'm the other kind of person. When it rains it pours, then pours some more, then for good measure someone or something comes along and splashes me with mop bucket water after the mopping has been done. So, when the laptop I had purchased a few years ago finally decided to blue screen and the hard drive gave its final spin and groan, I too groaned. I wondered, "How am I going to write papers for the class I am in right now?"

Mind you, it was only a month into the semester and I had three more to go with a writing assignment due every couple of weeks. That's when I was sitting in the Fountain Valley Veterans Resource Center at Coastline with Tom Boscamp. I had worked there as an hourly and recently been asked to move upstairs to further assist the veteran and active duty community in more focused capacity; namely Admissions and Registration for Military Programs. The pay and hourly bump helped, but it still wasn't full time and not enough to shell out even a couple of hundred dollars for even the most cost effective laptop (prior decision making on my part had plenty to do with my financial situation).

Tom asked his usual question as he does of every veteran lucky enough to know him, "how is everything?" "Great." I told him, "You'll be seeing more of me around here cause I'm going to have to use the workstations for paper writing." I explained my situation and without skipping a beat, Tom already had a plan. He said, I may have a laptop for you in a couple of days. Stand by."

The following day Tom confirmed that a laptop would be in my hands in a couple of more days and I just about wept. No kidding. Here it was raining, pouring, and getting mop water dumped on me in the form of losing my means of writing papers for school and then, the clouds parted, the sun shone on me, and just as quickly as my problem had appeared it had vanished.......all with the help of Heroes Deserve Help and Tom.

I owe a thousand thank you's and then some to Heroes Deserve Help for making the connection with Tom and being able to assist with what felt like a crisis at a time when other crises were looming. If there is anything I can ever do for this organization, please do not hesitate to call on me, I would be more than happy to assist and support in anyway I can so that others can benefit the way I did. Thank you very much!

Abel Valdez   

After my battery died in my old phone and ruined it, I was worried about how I was going to be able to be able to afford another phone. My phone is my lifeline to the outside world! Luckily for me Chuck reached out to me and was able to get me a phone ASAP! Thank you Chuck for making me have one less thing to worry about!!!

Josie F.   

I was not expecting this generous gift at all. I told a fellow veteran about my laptop dying, and being short on funds I had to continuously use the Veteran Center computers at Vanguard University to do my homework. Then multiple individuals, took time out of their day to help me out, with the laptop. They coordinated with Tom at HeroesDeserveHelp.org. With in a few weeks I was gifted with this HP laptop / tablet with fully upgraded with all the programs I need. I am completely humbled by this wonderful gift. I just want to thank everyone who put this together to help me succeed.

Many Thanks
James P.

Author James P.   

I am a veteran and full time student. I was in need of a laptop since I was staying after school to do my homework. I was assisted by Veteran Services and explained my situation. They were great! they were able to help me with a laptop and the opportunity to continue pursuing my education.

Charlie Lopez   

So many thanks are due to this organization. We went into the coastline office for some advice for my ex military Fiance to get through school easier, since this process is anything but easier for a man in his late 30's, and we were given a printer for our home since his school semester was only two weeks away.... what a blessing this is.
Thank you again for helping this military family get through yet another semester.

Jacque J   

Thank you to Tom with the VRC at Coastline and Heroes Deserve Help for completely changing the way I felt about returning to school. I was concerned about how I was going to be able to get my assignments done with a 10+ year old desktop but was relieved when learned that there was an organization looking out for vets in my exact situation. It was such an easy process and I'm the proud owner of a laptop! Now I'm confident and ready to finish this degree and move on to bigger and better goals. I will definitely be referring all of my friends to Heroes Deserve Help. Seriously, THANK YOU!

S. Yarbrough   

This Laptop came at the perfect time. Needed a new one and you guys delivered.
Having the Microsoft Essentials is a plus.
Thanks Again !!!

Darrian Terry   

My name is Nate and I am a veteran USMC. I received a laptop from this organization free of charge. I'm so grateful to them. Keep doing what you're doing. Be blessed

Nate Baker   

Having endured almost two years of hardship I have finally taken the huge step of seeking a helping hand up. Being a proud individual this was very difficult for me. But along this process I have come to discover that there are people willing to help veterans who are in the most need. HDH and Tom Boscamp are definitely in this group. I was able to attain a laptop through their kindness and it has become another tool on my path to success. Tom made me feel unashamed about receiving such a gift and I have such great gratitude toward him and HDH. Thank you again for your support.

Anthony S.   

I am a Active Army veteran, now attending Coastline Community College. Since I have arrived to Coastline, the Veteran's Resource Center has been extremely helpful and beneficial to my integration into school. I often spend my time at the Veteran's Resource Center doing homework using their desktop computer, and printer. Today Tom, and the Veterans Resource Center continue to help me succeed in my studies and everyday life by presenting me with a donated Dell laptop and printer! I can not thank HEROES DESERVE HELP, Coastline Community College, and the Veteran's Resource Center enough for the positive impact and influence the staff has made on me. Once again thank HEROES DESERVE HELP for your continued support.

Author *Larry J. Ruiz   

Testimonial * Being a part-time student and part-time in the work force has made things a bit stressful for me. I am determined to stay at school and eventually becoming an RN (registered nurse).
Time and money are tight. To help me keep up with the rest of the students, I was in need of a computer. Something I could study with at home as well as in the classroom. Unfortunately it wasn't in my budget.
I discovered the Veterans Resource Center at my school administration office. That is where I met Tom Boscamp and Christy. They were extremely pleasant, courteous and extremely helpful.
Through the Veterans Resource Center they were able to present me with a laptop computer. I cannot thank them enough. People helping people in need is what it's all about and that is what Tom and Christy are all about.

Author *Joyce A. Tagashira   

I just want to thank Mr. Nat Miller for his help with obtaining a laptop. When my car was stolen, heros deserve help stepped in and gave me a laptop. I can't say in words how much I appreciate their generosity.


I met with Miguel and Tom during my visit to their Veteran Resource Center and they were very welcoming and an extreme help. I was lucky enough to receive help with a laptop and other issues when I needed it the most. Their generosity saved me hundreds of dollars at a time when I couldn't afford another extra payment. If ever you're in need of help I highly recommend stopping by to see them.

Alphonso Black   

Words can not describe the joy and certainty that receiving this Lap Top has accomplished. I believe that there is good people in this world. After feeling underappreciated, A sense of service, Honor and Commitment has sprung up from in me and I will continue the mission. Thank you to V.O.A. and Thank you Heroes Deserve Help.

Mario Miramontes   

Thank you very much, receiving this printer is really going to help me succeed here at Coastline, and i am so grateful that I was giving this opportunity to be here. I have had nothing but the best help from the staff here at the Veterans Affairs here, and it is greatly appreciated.

Author *Dina Tzegaegbe   

Thank you to Chuck and Nate for providing me with a new laptop to help with my career! I'm a single mom to a young son who is in elementary school. Now I can help him with his homework and complete my online degree at the same time thanks to Heroes Deserve Help. We had no computer in our home for over five years because I couldn't afford one on my fixed income. Thank you for helping me stay connected to my son!


I am a Veteran Marine going through homelessness and transitional housing. I want to thank all of you who made this possible. I received a laptop and all of the necessary extras needed that has made my journey to returning to a productive life and searching for a job so much easier. The Vets at the Coastline Community College Vets Office and Heroes Deserve Help were extremely helpful and friendly. I could not be happier and now I can continue to search for a job online and complete some online courses. I cannot thank you enough and hope to be able to pay it forward to another vet. Thanks again and Semper Fi.

Richard Lewis