About Us

About Homeward Bound Veterans

Recognizing the urgency of immediate needs, we prioritize various stages of housing and medically assisted detox services. Addressing these fundamental needs creates a stable foundation for our veterans to rebuild their lives.

We believe in empowering our heroes to overcome their challenges and regain their independence. Homeward Bound Veterans is a national non-profit organization founded and continues to be operated by veterans.

With an intimate understanding of the unique obstacles veterans encounter today, we are uniquely equipped to offer tailored support.

With an intimate understanding of the unique obstacles veterans encounter today, we are uniquely equipped to offer tailored support.

Our team is passionate about making a difference in the lives of those who have served our country, and we are honored to serve those who have served us.

Join us in our mission to bring hope, stability, and a brighter future to our homeless veterans. Together, we can profoundly impact the lives of those who have selflessly served our country.

Our Services

At Homeward Bound Veterans, we assist our homeless veterans for up to 90 days. We are a national non-profit organization started and run by veterans who understand the unique challenges facing veterans today.
1 on 1 Assessment
The Homeless Veteran is paired with a compassionate Volunteer Veteran Advocate who will review their needs, provide attention and guidance, and help connect the veteran with necessary services.
VA Services Application
Homeward Bound Veterans Volunteers will help Veterans acquire driver's licenses/ID cards, cell phones, and Social  Security Cards in addition to assisting them in obtaining their medical records necessary to complete VA service applications (DD- 214).
Sober Living Housing
Safe and sober transitional housing is the next step on their journey. Our ultimate goal is to provide the help they need for long-term recovery and stability.
Referral to Treatment
We may refer the Veteran to an appropriate medically assisted detoxification program or rehabilitation treatment facility that accepts their insurance or benefits when needed.
Recovery Home
Homeward Bound Veterans provides Safe housing for veterans, recovery treatment referrals, and wrap-around services. We plan to open veteran-specific inpatient treatment centers across the nation.
Long Term Living
Homeward Bound Veterans provides a roadmap for success with a long-term housing program to help each veteran thrive and return to society and self-sufficiency.
Our Team

Board of Directors

Michael Mallonee
Executive Director

Michael served four years of active duty in the United States Navy and two years in the reserves and suffered a service-related disability. He has 42 years of business and sales experience and has been sober for over 36 years. His sole purpose is to help as many veterans as he can. As a veteran himself, he understands the unique needs of veterans in need.

One of Michael's closest friends, Steven White, was a decorated Army Ranger. Michael witnessed the need for additional resources specifically for veterans. Michael founded this organization in his honor. His legacy will forever be honored through HBVets' mission.

Sandy Wallace
Volunteer Board Member

Sandy has over 38 years of experience, including funding, cash management, bonding, banking, public works, prevailing wage laws, and construction accounting. She has been an Owner of a commercial landscape corporation for the past four years with annual sales of $10MM - $15MM, experienced as an owner’s representative, developer, lender, general contractor, and sub-contractor as Controller, Assistant Controller, and Human Resources Manager. I also was the Controller for a non-profit for an affordable housing developer for three years.

Ron Sullivan
Volunteer Board Member

Ron Sullivan enlisted in the United States Navy at 17 after a challenging high school experience. Ron battled acute alcoholism, leading to hospitalization and three rehab programs. With remarkable determination in his 20-year Naval career, Ron became 1st Class Petty Officer. 

In 1963, he embarked on his recovery journey in Eva Beach, Hawaii. It took a decade, but Ron achieved sobriety. Today, Ron celebrates over 50 years of recovery and enjoys a fulfilling life alongside his best friend in marriage. His journey exemplifies resilience and personal growth, making him invaluable on our Board.

Alex Mallonee
Volunteer Board Member

Alex Mallonee is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a master’s degree in organizational leadership and a bachelor’s degree in Arabic. He spent a semester abroad in Rabat, Morocco, with an intensive language program. Alex served as chapter President of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and is a current housing board member for the WKU alum chapter.

Alex served six years in the Army National Guard, assigned to a mobile heavy artillery unit, reaching the rank of Sergeant. Alex now works as a tier 1 IT technician at Unified Technologies.

Support our veterans
Please help us make a difference in veterans' lives by donating generously. Your contributions help us continue our mission of assisting and empowering the men and women who have bravely served our country.