“We have a long history of supporting non-profit organizations, from the United Way to hurricane relief funds. Together with our distributors, we are proud to partner with Fallen Patriots to help fulfill the funding requirements of young people affected by military casualties.” - Ron Vanderslice, director of marketing communications at Crosby
A decorated U.S. Air Force veteran is the latest to throw support behind The Crosby Group’s commitment to raise up to $25,000 for the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation by donating a portion of every wire rope clip sale from April through June, 2019.
Reflect, Memorial Day is more than a three-day weekend or a barbecue with family and neighbors or the beginning of summer. It is a time to decorate at least one military grave marker, consider how you can serve your country in one of the five military branches or how you can be a big brother/big sister to a child(ren) of a gold star family.
The Swim event, started in 2017, has raised $1,200,000 in two years. The 2019 combined goal for the events is to raise $1,000,000. The funds will support organizations including Veterans Count, Dan Healy Foundation, Children of Fallen Patriots, Elite Meet, and Navy SEAL Museum-Trident House Charities.
It’s not surprising for Fritos to go big with support for the military. Its parent company PepsiCo has an annual nationwide campaign called the Rolling Remembrance Relay.