Dallas, July 10, 2023 – In collaboration with Anheuser-Busch, Ben E. Keith Beverages is honored to announce its continued commitment to the Folds of Honor Foundation with a $20,000 donation. Folds of Honor, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the spouses and children of servicemen and women, as well as first responders, who have been affected by loss or disability. With an impressive track record of impact, Folds of Honor has granted over 44,000 scholarships since its establishment in 2007, exceeding $200 million in educational support.
Donations like these allow Ben E. Keith and Anheuser-Busch to actively contribute to empowering military and first responder families and their loved ones' educational aspirations and honoring the sacrifices of servicemen and women. "Ben E. Keith Beverages has a long-standing history of partnering with Anheuser-Busch and Folds of Honor, and through this partnership, we are proud to contribute to the betterment of the lives of those who serve and protect our nation," said Fort Worth's General Manager, Philip Ward.
Sarah Duncan, Senior Director of Impact at Folds of Honor, expressed appreciation for the donations received, stating, "We are so grateful to our friends at Ben E. Keith and Anheuser-Busch for their generous and longtime support of Folds of Honor. Anheuser-Busch has been a partner of Folds of Honor for 13 years. Their unwavering commitment to the families of those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom allows us to continue to provide life-changing educational scholarships to their dependents."
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ABOUT BEN E. KEITH BEVERAGES
Ben E. Keith Company, established in 1906, began selling Anheuser-Busch products in 1928. 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, seltzers, spirits, wine products, and nonalcoholic beverages. For more information, please visit www.benekeith.com. Follow us on Facebook @benekeith and on Instagram @benekeithbevs. The Folds of Honor Foundation is a highly regarded 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of fallen or disabled servicemen and women, as well as first responders. Established in 2007, Folds of Honor has granted over 44,000 scholarships, impacting lives with over $200 million in educational support.
ABOUT FOLDS OF HONOR
Folds of Honor is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of military members who have fallen or been disabled while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Beginning in 2022, it expanded its mission to include first responders. Our educational scholarships support private school tuition or tutoring in grades K-12, tuition for college, technical or trade school and post-graduate work, including a master’s degree, doctorate, or professional program. Funds for a second bachelor’s degree or trade/technical program certification are also available. Since its inception in 2007, Folds of Honor has awarded about 44,000 scholarships totaling about $200 million in all 50 states. Among the students served, 41 percent are minorities. It is rated a four-star charity by Charity Navigator and Platinum on GuideStar. It was founded by Lt Col Dan Rooney, the only-ever F-16 fighter pilot (with three combat tours in Iraq) and PGA Professional. He is currently stationed at Headquarters Air Force Recruiting Service Detachment 1, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship visit foldsofhonor.org.
For more than 165 years, Anheuser-Busch has carried on a legacy of brewing great-tasting, high-quality beers that have satisfied beer drinkers for generations. Today, we own and operate 23 breweries, 14 distributorships and 23 agricultural and packaging facilities, and have more than 18,000 colleagues across the United States. Anheuser-Busch is home to several of America’s most recognizable beer brands, including Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob ULTRA and Stella Artois, as well as a number of regional brands that provide beer drinkers with a choice of the best-tasting craft beers in the industry. From responsible drinking programs and emergency drinking water donations to industry-leading sustainability efforts, we are guided by an unwavering commitment to support the communities we call home. For more information, visit www.anheuser-busch.com or follow Anheuser-Busch on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.