A Gala From The Stage

The Heroes Journey expresses heartfelt gratitude to the generous donors and attendees of our first annual fundraising event. Your unwavering support has allowed us to honor veterans, first responders, and their families, while fostering understanding and bridging the gap between military and civilian communities. Through the power of storytelling, Last Out captivated our audiences, immersing them in the profound realities of war. Your presence and contribution played a vital role in empowering our nation’s heroes to find their voice and share their unique stories. We created a space where warriors can begin to heal. Together, we have made a lasting impact and are able to put on our programs that address the moral injury our nation’s defenders are facing.

Fundraising Goal: $250,000

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our first annual fundraising event! We can’t wait to show you all what is to come in 2024

I didn’t attend, but I believe in your mission

Philanthropic support is critical to fulfill the mission of The Heroes Journey. Your support can help us sustain and expand this important work

Our first annual fundraiser was made possible by the support of our sponsors below:


Event Details:

December 6th/7th

New Tampa performing arts center

7:00 pm/19:00

It was an evening of enlightenment, connection, and empowerment where we came together as a community to build a shared perspective on what it means to serve in war. Your presence and support go beyond “thank you for your service.”




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The Countdown Begins!











Cast Meet

& Greet

Annually, thousands of veterans transition into civilian life, facing identity loss and a sense of inhabiting a different world. Our storytelling workshops, led by certified coaches and trauma interventionists, provide a safe space for warriors, protectors, and their families to unravel lived trauma and express their experiences.

Last Out mirrors the essence of our workshops, emphasizing the healing, personal development, and empowerment that storytelling offers. By attending the play and supporting The Heroes Journey, you’re not only witnessing the impact of storytelling but also contributing to our mission of helping veterans rediscover their voice and share their unique stories. With these programs, we can bridge the military-civilian gap and facilitate the healing journey.

Be Advised

There will be scenes and sounds of combat, strobe effects, fog, a wooden weapon, and profanity.

Our show contains news clips from the 9/11 attacks on the Pentagon and the crash of Extortion 17.

Photography and Video Recording are not permitted.

There will be a talk back with our entire cast directly following the curtain.

See our production staff for more information on the location.

This play is about war and the cost of war

Run time is 150 minutes with a 15 minute intermission

If you would like to make a donation by mail, checks can be sent to:

The Heroes Journey
10312 Bloomingdale Avenue, Suite 108-193
Riverview, FL 33578

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