What is Rolling Remembrance?
First started by PepsiCo in 2015, Rolling Remembrance is a 8,000+ mile long relay of an American flag from Seattle to New York to benefit the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. Using normal business routes, PepsiCo's extensive network of U.S. Military Veteran drivers will pass off a flag to each other at different relay points. The flag was on a UH-60M Blackhawk Helicopter on a combat mission in support of U.S. and Coalition ground forces in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012. The Rolling Remembrance campaign occurs during May which is Military Appreciation Month.
To date, PepsiCo has raised approximately $560,000 for Fallen Patriots.
"We are proud to be an organization that employs and supports veterans and we are grateful for partners like Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation that allow us to give back," said Jim Farrell, Vice President of Logistics, Distribution and Transportation for PepsiCo North America Beverages.
A video recap of this year's relay and driver profiles can be viewed below.
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