Folds of Honor of Northern Indiana Invites our community to get involved for Our Military Heroes’ Children
Northwest Indiana Committee Up-Date, May 2016 – Children of deployed service members are particularly vulnerable to stresses and trauma related to a parents serving in a combat zone for an extended period of time. Repeat deployments, the loss of parents and parents suffering from combat-related injuries have dramatically impacted our children. As a nation, it is our responsibility to do whatever we can to support military families.
The Folds of Honor Foundation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing primary, secondary and college education scholarships for the children of military service men and women who have been wounded or killed while serving our great nation. The Foundation is a 501(C)(3) Non-Profit Organization – Tax ID: 75-3240683.
Folds of Honor Foundation – Accomplishments
12,000 + Scholarships
Have been awarded since
FoH inception in 2006
In Scholarships will be
Awarded during school
Of every dollar goes
Directly to the program costs
200,000 Dependents Need Our Support
10 Years Old
(Average age of each dependent)
Do not qualify for a VA educational benefits
Official Weight of Burial Flag: 2.3 Lbs.
But in the hands of those left behind,
It is immeasurable. You are ensuring
They never carry it alone.
You Can Help – Get Involved
The local chapter of the organization, Folds of Honor of Northwest Indiana, is hosting a series of events to assist the Foundation in funding scholarships for the children of America’s fallen and disabled heroes from northwest Indiana. Over the past 5 years the NWI Committee has been able to make donations to the Foundation of over $100,000.
2016 NWI Committee Activities:
May 28th – Memorial Day Remembrance Car Show at Valparaiso’s Currie Ford on May 28th
Numerous golf outings across Northern Indiana:
Eagle Glen Golf Club – Columbia City, IN & Cross Creek Golf Club – Decatur, IN – July 23 Sandy Pines in DeMotte – July 28th starting at 2 PM CDT
The Course at Aberdeen in Valparaiso – August 14 starting at 1 PM CDT
Swan Lake Resorts in Plymouth – August 28th starting at 2 PM EDT
Championship Round to be played at Sandy Pines – September 1:30 PM CDT
October 1st – 3rd annual Sapper 6 Memorial 5K Run in Valparaiso on October 1st in honoring six members of the National Guard’s Valparaiso based 713th Combat Engineers killed in Afghanistan in 2012.
Fall Semester – Chesterton’s Middle School will be hosting a Veterans Day Fund Raising Program in support of the Folds of Honor Foundation.
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