Now battling cancer, Kennedy has been an ardent supporter of the military community, hosting an annual golf tournament, dinner and silent auction to benefit the Virginia-based Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, whose stated mission is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation supporter Kami Kennedy stopped by HLN’s Weekend Express to talk about how Falcons player Ben Garland gifted her tickets to the Superbowl.
Falcons Guard Ben Garland joins Rick and John. They talk about the "Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation" and how he got involved with the charity that helps families who have lost a parent in combat. Ben talks about a specific family he get to know and was honored to offer them Super Bowl tickets as a thank you for their sacrifice.
A heartwarming story of generosity from an Atlanta Falcons player just ahead of the Super Bowl. Offensive guard Ben Garland gifted the hottest tickets in town to a Gwinnett County woman.
Garland recently gift Super Bowl tickets to Kami Kennedy, the widow of Captain Thomas Kennedy. Captain Kennedy died serving in Afghanistan in 2012. Kami is battling cancer but has done extensive work for the military community