Bill Halamandaris

Bill Halamandaris Leading a Heart of America Foundation EventBill is Co-founder and Chairman of The Heart of America Foundation®, where he has served as a full-time volunteer since the Foundation was created in 1997.  He is also the co-founder of four other national non-profit organizations: the Caring Institute, the Foundation for Hospice and Homecare, the National Association for Home Care, and HealthRight.  He was a long-time board member and past Chairman of America’s Charities, a consortium of 120 national charities and served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Jane Goodall Institute and the ReadItLoud Foundation, founded by Wally “Famous” Amos.

Before devoting himself to the non-profit world, Bill had a long and distinguished career in public service.  Over the course of 20 years, he served with the Bureau of Budget and Finance; the Pentagon Counter Intelligence Force; the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, MDW; and as Counsel, Chief Investigator, and Director of Oversight, United States Senate; and as Staff Director of the House Select Committee on Aging, Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care.

Bill has written and produced two documentaries for PBS – Voices of the People  (l994) and Suffer Not the Little Children (l987) – and is the author of nine books, including Spiritual Common Sense: 77 Guiding Principles to a More Meaningful Life; Be The Light, Love and Hate, The Heart of America:  Ten Core values that Make Our Country Great, and His Name Is Today.  His work has been featured on 60 Minutes, ABC 20/20, Dateline, Good Morning America, NBC Today, CBS This Morning, NBC Newsday, CNBC, CNN, Oprah, Sonya Live, Parade Magazine, USA TODAY, and The Visionaries.

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7 Responses to Bill Halamandaris

  1. Peter Lord says:

    Bill, I am very proud of you and all of your accomplishments. It is , indeed, a pleasure to have met you. Incidently, my wife and I donated the grass to the Chesapeake Hospice Annual Charity Ball last night to celebrate the Baldwin family and all of the great things the Hospice is doing. My wife and I were there for the formal, gala event and thrilled to be a part of it. Look forward to seeing you on Monday. Peter Lord

  2. Clarice Elder says:

    Happy anniversary, Bill and Angie!! The wedding picture is incredibly lovely and your writing is a pleasure to read.
    love, Clarice

  3. Louise says:

    Bill, I didn’t realize you were involved in so many non-charitable organizations. You are a living inspiration! I am going to try to find your books. I need an inspirational one for my youngest daughter (now 45 years old) to maybe help her in a very bad time in her life.
    I too must say I am so honored to have gone to school with you and again have connected to such an amazing young man.
    My best to you and your wife!
    Louise Wooden-Hamilton

    • Bill Halamandaris says:

      Thanks, Louise. If you are looking for my books, the best source is Amazon. You can get either hard copies or digital copies there, depending on how she reads. The beauty of digital is that is quick and cheap. Hard copies are easier to process, mark up, and personalize.

      Please let me know if I can help. Feel free to tell your daughter to shoot me an email or give me a call if you like.


  4. Virginia Gallegos says:

    I love reading your articles so much. I was having a sad moment having just lost my husband Sam in April. Your Article from Easter about your son looking at your mothers picture and telling you that he met her before you met her gave me goosebumps. Sam and I lost our son Nick almost 15 years ago at the young age of 22. I would love to think that they are together your story gives me hope. By the way, we are from Price too. I think you went to school with Sam. Looking forward to your next article.

    • Bill Halamandaris says:

      Thank you, Virginia. I appreciate your kind words.

      Your right. I went to school with Sam. I’m sorry to hear he is no longer with you.

      As I wrote in my recent article about Brianne, I am a firm believer that there is no end. Form and substance may change but there is no end. I have no doubt Sam and your son, Nick, are together.

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