Programs for Veterans, Service Members and Military Families Fueled by Donations
KINGWOOD, TX (October 26, 2018) – The 7th Annual Kingwood Fallen Heroes Memorial Golf Tournament donated $25,000 to Hope For The Warriors with proceeds from its annual event. One of many charities benefiting from the tournament, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for veterans, service members and military families.
Honoring three Kingwood fallen heroes, SGT. Brandon C. Bury, LANCE CPL. Luke C. Yepsen, and SGT. William Meeuwsen the annual event has donated $202,000 to Hope For The Warriors.
Along with contributions to military nonprofits, the Kingwood Fallen Heroes Memorial Golf Tournament also funds scholarships for Kingwood High School graduates in honor of the local heroes and alumni, who lost their lives while serving in combat.
"We are pleased to continue our support of Hope For The Warriors knowing these funds will be used effectively to support our veterans with special needs," said event organizer, Scott Mitchell.
Celebrating 12 years of service, Hope For The Warriors assists veterans, service members and military families with a variety of programming including clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation, community and military relations and transition services.
“Year-after-year, we are honored to receive the support of the Kingwood Memorial Golf Tournament,” said Robin Kelleher, co-founder and president of the nonprofit organization. “Events and supporters like these, are what help us support the veterans, service members and military families in the Houston communities and we are forever grateful.”
Since 2012, the tournament has raised more than $533,000 for military nonprofits.
For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org.
About Hope For The Warriors:
Founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post 9/11 veterans, service members and military families. Since its inception, Hope For The Warriors has served more than 19,000 through a variety of support programs focused on clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition. The nonprofit’s first program, A Warrior’s Wish, has granted 200 wishes to fulfill a desire for a better quality of life or support a quest for gratifying endeavors. In addition, Run For The Warriors has captured the hearts of more than 23,500 since 2010. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook or Twitter.