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Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #153

Updated: Mar 11, 2022

Fellow Patriots,

Greetings and welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #153. Thanks for stopping by to spend a few minutes with us. It is great to have you with the HFS family. We are doing our best to keep you informed and prepared for events that could impact your life daily.

Just when we thought things couldn't get any crazier, we see our gas prices escalating daily when we are a nation blessed with plenty of energy opportunities. We send billions of dollars to foreign countries while Americans continue to struggle coming out of two years of Covid-19 destruction and strangulation. The sad part is millions continue to believe things will get better through the hands of others instead of taking the bull by the horns and getting prepared. This doesn't mean stopping by your local 21 flavor happy stand for king sized cones of debt and corruption. If you haven't noticed, it's on every corner now.

It was a great week for HFS. We had a great group meeting with our local community where 12 preparedness minded Patriots gathered to move forward learning preparedness skills. It was great to meet our new neighbors from the local area. Then HFS conducted a satellite phone working group that evening to begin the framework for a HFS alerting system to keep fellow Patriots aware of essential events occurring around the nation. We have worked on the alerting system all week and hope to have it ready to deploy soon. Behind the scenes we also have working groups developing a HFS Food Calculator and HFS Group team leader development. It seems we never have a dull moment, and this is good. To cap things off, we celebrated Ms. Lucy's birthday with a nice dinner and praline cheesecake smothered in warm caramel. Then later in the week Ms. Lucy pulled a fresh roast beef out of the freezer that I haven't had time to can yet. She fixed a Mississippi Roast that beyond description. After a slow cooked day in the crock pot smothered in peppers, powered ranch dressing, and some seasoning, at serving time the roast would have made a vegetarian slobber. It was so good. Have you noticed I love talking about food?

Okay, let us move along.

Just for fun...

Can you break the code? If so, email me your answer. Do NOT put in the message block. Each week the coded puzzle will get harder.

This week's code is: #-%-@-@-@-@-$/%-#-!-!-%-!/@-#-!-!-@-$/%-@-@/@-!-#-!-@-#-%-!-@-@-$/%-#-!/$-!-!-@/#-!-!-#-!-@-2/%-!-#/$-!-@-$/!-!-#-#/%-!-!-@/@-!-!-#-%-$-!/

Good luck!!!

Congrats to our Patriot sister from North Alabama for breaking last weeks coded message. The message was: Have you built your five, five, five, plan yet?

Okay, let's move along. First a few business items and promoting HFS.

Thursday Zoom Rallies – No zoom rally was conducted this week. The next zoom rally will include discussions on the 8 pillars of preparedness, and the upcoming HFS Alerting platform near completion. The next Zoom rally will be conducted on March 17, 2022.

Communications: You can now follow HFS social media on the following outlets:

Facebook – Hope for Survival

YouTube Channel – Hope for Survival

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Odysee - Hope for Survival (

Parler - Preparedness101

Check out the newest HFS YouTube video at this link. If you have not, please hit subscribe and support our efforts to get the preparedness message out. Thanks.

Connect and give me a shout. Share with family and friends.

Guest and Newcomers

If you are a guest or newcomer to the HFS journey, please check out this link for additional

information offered through HFS.

Hope for Survival books and HFS Thumb Drive for Emergency Documents -: You can obtain information on the two HFS books at this link: Survival, Preparedness, Disaster Management for individuals or family (

Hope for Survival - How Food, Water, Shelter, and Security Could Save Your Life (Book 1)

Hope for Survival - The Mindset (Book 2)

HFS Thumb Drive for Emergency Documents - We just restocked the HFS Thumb drive and have them available now. Follow this link and you will see the add at the top of the page. Blog | Survival (

Heritage Life Skills 2022 - Waynesville, NC, May 20-22 - Class schedule and signups are posted for your review and selection. Once again, the price for a full weekend attendance or single day visit can't be beat. This is a very affordable opportunity for loads of preparedness training and information. Not to mention, you will meet some amazing people who become friends for life in many cases. Here is the link to view this year's classes, class schedules, and instructor bios. Upcoming Events | Carolina Readiness | Preparedness & Camping Store If you have questions, please call the Carolina Readiness Supply at 828-456-5310.

If you would like to sign up for classes taught by Hope for Survival at this event, here's the posted HFS dates, times, and classes being taught.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - HFS Potluck Dinner (time to be determined)

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 830 AM to 1130 AM - Preparedness 101

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1 PM - 230 PM - Preparedness 102

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 3 PM - 430 PM - Vetting New Members (New Class)

Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 830 AM - 1130 AM - Preparedness 101

Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 1 PM - 230 PM - Preparedness 102

Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 3 PM - 430 PM - Psychological Preparedness (New Class)

Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 830 AM - 10 AM - Vetting New Members (New Class)

Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 10:30 AM - 1200 PM - Protecting Your Five Mile Radius

Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 1 PM - 230 PM - Psychological Preparedness (New Class)

HFS March Madness Donation Drive 2022 - We are starting week two of our annual donation drive and we are currently at 25% of our goal for this year. It is easy to visit a website and scroll through articles and participate in zoom rallies. From the HFS management end, all of these features cost money to keep in operations. Your donation helps us pay for licenses, fees, and equipment to keep the HFS mission moving forward. Thanks to everyone who donated to this cause to support the operations of HFS. Bless you.