Since 2007, Folds of Honor has carried forth a singular noble mission: to provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and wounded service members. Together, with the support of the community, Folds of Honor North Texas continues to help equip and educate the loved ones of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. With help of donations from Ben E. Keith, Folds of Honor awarded 4,500 scholarships nationwide and 118 in the North Texas community alone in 2019.
“I know that North Texas is a giving community and we will get through COVID-19 and continue to successfully live out our mission. Community and generosity are two things that have taken on a new meaning during this pandemic. Our hope is that during this critical time people will, now more than ever, give and support our work,” shared Sarah Duncan, Regional Developmental Officer of Folds of Honor North Texas.
“We are honored to work with the Veterans in our organization and to be able to give back to the military families through this wonderful program,” said Jen Fitton, Director of Communications and Brand Strategy for Ben E. Keith Beverages. “Supporting our partners within our communities is at the heart of what we do.”
ABOUT BEN E. KEITH BEVERAGES
Ben E. Keith Company, established in 1906, began selling Anheuser-Busch products in 1933. Today, Ben E. Keith Company’s Beverage division is the third-largest independent beer wholesaler in the country. With fourteen Sales & Distribution Centers, the company operates throughout the state of Texas and distributes import beers, craft beers, spirits, wine products, and nonalcoholic beverages. For more information, please visit www.benekeith.com. Follow us on Facebook.com/benekeith.
ABOUT FOLDS OF HONOR
Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission. To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members. Folds of Honor is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization, rated a four-star charity by Charity Navigator and platinum on Guide Star, that provides educational scholarships to the families of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled while on active duty in the United States armed forces. Folds of Honor proudly gives back 89% of funds raised to their mission. Their educational scholarships support private educational tuition and tutoring for children in grades K-12, as well as higher education tuition assistance for spouses and dependents. Founded in 2007 by Lieutenant Colonel Dan Rooney, a PGA Professional and F-16 fighter pilot in the Air Force Reserves who served three tours of duty in Iraq, Folds of Honor is proud to have awarded approximately 24,500 scholarships in all 50 states and some US territories, including over 4,500 in 2019 alone.