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September 11th Charity Drive - Call To Action #1

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Written by Pat Curran

Posted on 17 January 2018

Last Updated 17 January 2018

Dear Freedom’s Light Supporters:

 

On Sunday, September 11th, I will be participating in the Westchester 70.3 Mile Toughman as a way to honor our 9/11 Heroes and those impacted by the Global War on Terror. One of the several ways you can join me in spirit is to donate to any of the 5 charities I am running for listed in the next section below.

To me, donating time and money to charity organizations is a very personal choice. It should be a choice that helps both the donor and recipient in a deeply profound way. There is no better example of this than the work done by Kaziah Hancock – Artist and Goat Farmer from Utah. She has been a role model for me over the years and her actions have greatly shaped my perspective and the development of the Freedom’s Light Charity Program. Please, take a moment to see her story. You will not regret it.

 

To View, Click On:

http://www.militarytimes.com/multimedia/video/?bcrefid=866157386#/Portraits+of++the+Fallen/51748824001 


There will be only 2 more reminders about the Freedom’s Light Charity Drive which will be sent on Friday, Sept 9th and Sunday morning before I leave for the race. Please consider donating today.


Thank you for your support… Feel free to email back, if you have any questions about giving.

With Great Sincerity,

--Pat

 

www.freedomslight.org

 

 

Freedom’s Light September 11th Charity Drive Information

Below is a summary with donation links for our 5 Freedom’s Light Charity Organizations. To keep operational costs to a minimal, these organizations encourage people to donate online, if possible.

Children of Fallen Patriots ( www.fallenpatriots.org )

The mission of the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in combat or training.  By providing college scholarships and long-term educational counseling to these children, we honor the lives of those who have sacrificed themselves for our country, ensuring the success of those they loved.

To donate to, click here

 

Fisher House ( www.fisherhouse.org/ )

Supporting America's military in their time of need, Fisher House provides "a home away from home" that enables family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful time - during hospitalization for an illness, disease, or injury.

To donate, click here

 

Tuesday's Children (www.tuesdayschildren.org)

Tuesday's Children is a family service organization that has made a long-term commitment to every individual who was directly impacted by the events of September 11, 2001.  Our broad range of core programs and services are designed for those that lost a loved one on 9/11 as well as Rescue and Recovery Workers and Responders.  Our successful international program, Project Common Bond, reaches out to young adults around the world and establishes a global community dedicated to working together to heal, collaborate, and educate.

To donate, click here

 

USO's Operation Care Package (www.uso.org)

Hundreds of thousands of military personnel are serving in far-off places defending the liberties we hold so dear - away from their families, friends, and the comforts of home.  In 2003, the USO discovered the changing needs of those thousands of deploying troops.  Understanding the impact that the little things can have and difference they can make, the USO launched Operation USO Care Package providing comforts of home in the form of a care package.  For as little as $25.00 you can send a care package letting a service member know that you care.

To send a care package to the troops, click here

 

 

Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org)

The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) began when several individuals took small, inspired actions to help others in need.  One night while watching the evening news, veterans and friends were moved by stories of the first wounded service members returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq.  They realized something needed to be done for these brave individuals beyond the brass bands and ticker tape parades.  They wanted to provide tangibles support for the severely wounded to help them on the road to heal both physically and mentally.  What they viewed as a small contribution compared with what the warriors had sacrificed is now WWP's signature program:  WWP backpacks delivered bedside to wounded warriors.

To donate, click here

 

If you would prefer sending your donation by mail or would like to donate as an organization or business, feel free to contact me at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  We would be proud to help process your donation to any of the 5 charities and post your business or organizational logo on our site and newsletters.