News & Events

Upcoming Events

  • September 1, 2016

    NEOPAT Golf Outing

    Location

    Mayfield Sand Ridge Club

  • September 11, 2016

    Freedom Day Clambake & Memorial Day Ride

    Location

    The Dusty Armadillo

  • September 16, 2016

    Crocker Park Wine Festival

    Use discount code ‘NEOPAT’ to earn $3 off your ticket! Purchase tickets, here.

    Location

    Crocker Park
    Westlake, Ohio

Recent News

Event Recap: Cleveland Euro Car Cruise-In 2016

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On Sunday, July 31, 2016, the Cleveland Euro Car Cruise-In took place at the Donauschwaben German-American Cultural Club in Olmsted Falls, and it was definitely a success! Just about 400 cars showed up for this event for foreign car lovers, and all proceeds went directly to NEOPAT’s mission of giving back to our local military community. The turnout was simply amazing considering the weather forecast for the day, and all in all, around $5,000 was raised! The club was even running out of room to put people, which makes this a great success and improvement from last year!     Attendees showed […]

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NEOPAT Welcomes Captain Mark Pimpo as Annual Gala’s Keynote Speaker

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Mark Pimpo grew up in Strongsville, Ohio and attended the Naval Academy Prep School prior to graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1989 with a BS in Political Science. While at the Academy, he was Captain of the 1988 Navy Football Team. Mark spent over 26 years on active duty in the Navy, retiring at the rank of Captain in June of 2014 as Commanding Officer of the Navy Supply Corps School in Newport, RI, where he was responsible for the continuum of training for over 4,000 Naval logisticians focusing on providing students with foundations for success. Additionally, […]

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Purple Heart Homes Builds Veteran Leo Robinson New Home

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Compelled to help his country after the tragedies of 9/11, Leo Robinson enlisted in the U.S. Marines. The military was a family affair with the Robinson’s. After enlisting and completing basic training at Parris Island, Leo was deployed first to Al Ramadi, Iraq and then to Helmand, Afghanistan. To this day, he can’t talk about what happened to him while he was there. For three years, he has tried with his therapist, to learn more of his own personal war story. For now, it remains a secret, locked inside Leo himself. Whatever happened, his health was seriously impacted and he […]

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The Ancona Family

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Chad Ancona is a war veteran fro Wadsworth, Ohio, deployed twice. First to Iraq, then to Afghanistan. While deployed he was an 11B Infantryman and motor section leader. Chad made the decision to leave the military after he suffered injuries and began working for the Union in Ohio upon his return home. While working at his new pipeline job, a tree fell on him, nearly killing him. His rating from the VA states he cannot work and he is currently unemployable. Chad is now paralyzed from the waist down. Thankfully, worker’s compensation is covering all work injuries, however the VA could not help […]

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The Santiago Family

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Amanda and Matthew Santiago, a young military family out of Lorain, Ohio, have struggled as a family for the last few years. With Matthew serving in the U.S. Army across the world, it has not been an easy journey for the family, who have had to endure the loss of a child, health scares affecting Matthew, and raising two other children. NEOPAT stepped in to assist the Santiago Family during their time of need, in order to alleviate some of the financial and emotional burdens they have been facing. Please watch the video above, to learn more about the Santiago’s.

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Testimonials

Thank you for your recent gift of $1,750.00. Your monetary gift will benefit all who attend the Coast Guard holiday parties throughout Northeast Ohio. 

- J.K. Little, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief of Staff, Ninth Coast Guard District