Boot Campaign Raises $8,900 for Armed Forces Foundation
Tyler, TX (April 17, 2012) – The Boot Campaign is humbled to announce that the organization has raised $8,900 for its partner charity, Armed Forces Foundation. Funds were raised during the month of March when the Boot Campaign announced that net proceeds from all boots sold would be donated to the Armed Forces Foundation.
The Boot Campaign is a 501c3 non-profit organization that promotes patriotism and awareness of veterans’ issues by selling combat boots as a tangible show of support for American forces. Proceeds from boot sales are used to back the campaign’s partner charities caring for the growing number of wounded military veterans. The Armed Forces Foundation is one of seven partner charities benefitted by the Boot Campaign’s awareness and support efforts.
ARMED FORCES FOUNDATION
The Armed Forces Foundation is a Washington, DC based nonprofit organization committed to serving the members of our Armed Services and assisting them in their time of greatest need. Since 2001 the foundation has provided hundreds of thousands of dollars to pay for hotel bills and to offset the expenses of families visiting a loved one in the hospital. Programs offered through the foundation include the Family Assistance Program, Injured Support Services, the Housing Assistance Program for troops returning to their communities after injury, Family Bereavement Assistance for surviving family members, as well as the Classic Outdoors Sports Program which includes hunting and fishing programs for troops and their families. The staff of the Foundation regularly visits with wounded troops at the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center to provide support, give gifts and show them our appreciation for their service and sacrifice.