Social Innovator Chris Clarke Joins Board of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) - The Board of Advisors of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundationannounces CEO and entrepreneur Chris Clarke as its newest member. The mission of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who lost a parent in the line of duty. As a member of the board, Clarke will serve as a guardian of the mission and ensure that outreach for the foundation grows. He and his wife Kimberly have been passionate supporters of Fallen Patriots for many years.
Clarke is CEO and Founder of Pure Growth, with actor and producer Hugh Jackman and Sabrina Peterson. The group is focused on inventing, investing in and advising businesses that change the status quo. Their first venture at Pure was the naturally powered energy shot, SK Energy, with partner and rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, which has become the second highest selling energy shot in a $2.2 billion industry. For each energy shot that is sold, a meal is provided to a hungry child through the United Nations World Food Programme.
“I’m honored to join the Board of Advisors in service to the thousands of military families whose loved ones made the ultimate sacrifice for our country,” said Clarke. “This is a cause that my entire family cares deeply for as Fallen Patriots provides a way for all Americans to serve their country.”
David Kim, founder and president of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation added, “My wife and I have been blessed to know Chris and Kimberly Clarke for many years. Chris is an extremely talented and innovative entrepreneur and philanthropist and a leader in the community. We are delighted and honored that he will be joining our board.”
Clarke is an active philanthropist who has helped establish a number of philanthropic organizations including Celebration of Life, Malaria No More and Goldie Hawn’s MindUp Foundation.
To learn more about the vision and work of Pure Growth, visit puregrowth.com.
To learn more and support the mission of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, visit fallenpatriots.org.
About Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
Established in 2002, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is dedicated to providing college scholarships, supplemental grants and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. Since its inception, Fallen Patriots has provided more than $7.5 million in support and started a pipeline for over 5,300 children from all across America who will need future assistance. The foundation's website is fallenpatriots.org.