EVENTS & Happenings

help support children of fallen patriots foundation by participating in one of our upcoming events and fundraisers.


March 2019

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PepsiCo Fleet Summit

Date: March 11-14, 2019

Location: Arlington, Texas

Details: Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is honored to be part of the 2019 Pepsi Fleet Summit.

 

April 2019

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Crosby Rigging for the Troops

Date: April through June

Details: Crosby will donate a portion of wire rope clip sales to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation from April through June. Show your support by sending photos of Crosby’s wire rope clips on your jobsite and each week Crosby will announce two winners.


ATLANTA FALCONS AND ATLANTA UNITED FC CAREER SYMPOSIUM

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019 - Friday, April 5, 2019

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Details: The Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United and Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation have partnered together to offer Gold Star students the opportunity to learn about the world of business while also receiving a Behind-The-Scenes NFL and MLS Experience.

The two day-long career symposium will include:

  • Interactive Q&A panel comprised of NFL and MLS staff members from a variety of professional backgrounds representing different departments within each team

  • Franchisee representatives will share insights into day-to-day operations as well as professional experiences

  • Opportunity to learn what it takes to work in the sports industry

  • Tour of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC training facilities

  • Tour of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, host of Super Bowl LIII

  • On-field experience

  • Player meet-and-greet

  • Networking

Eligibility: College students and recent college graduates who have lost a parent in the line of duty are eligible to apply.

Travel: Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation will provide a travel stipend of $500 to cover each student’s travel costs.


Rolling Remembrance

Date: Monday, April 15 - Wednesday, May 22

Locations: Seattle, Washington to White Plains, New York

Details: First started by PepsiCo in 2015, Rolling Remembrance is a 8,000+ mile long relay of an American flag from Seattle to New York to benefit the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. Using normal business routes, PepsiCo's extensive network of U.S. Military Veteran drivers will pass off a flag to each other at different relay points. The flag was on a UH-60M Blackhawk Helicopter on a combat mission in support of U.S. and Coalition ground forces in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012.


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ROLLING REMEMBRANCE STATER BROS ACTIVATION

Date: Thursday, April 25

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Location: Stater Bros. Corporate Offices and Distribution Center, 301 S. Tippecanoe Ave., San Bernardino, California 92408

Details: In remembrance of military members who have lost their lives while serving the United States, and in honor of the surviving families, PepsiCo will launch their fifth annual “Rolling Remembrance,” relay to help spread awareness for Fallen Patriots. This special event will honor our veterans, celebrate local military organizations and the American flag will be handed to a veteran PepsiCo driver for the next leg of the relay.


may 2019

Children of Fallen Patriots Day

Date: May 13

Details: To salute the sacrifice of military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty, May 13 has officially been proclaimed Children of Fallen Patriots Day.  This date shows appreciation for the young people whose lives were forever changed in support of their parents’ service to our country.  Too often, this tremendous sacrifice is overlooked, which is why Children of Fallen Patriots Day was created to applaud their resilience and strength.


new york city gala

Date: May 22, 2019

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Cipriani, 110 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017

Details: The Inaugural New York City Gala gives Gold Star families and supporters of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation the opportunity to come together and celebrate the success of the scholars we aim to serve.

Dress Code: Business attire or mess dress for military attendees.

Contact: nyc@fallenpatriots.org or call 866-917-2373

Co-hosts:

⭐ Holly Petraeus, Military Spouse and Daughter
⭐ David Petraeus, Retired US Army General and former Director of the CIA

⭐ Nancy Armstrong, Co-Founder of MAKERS
⭐ Tim Armstrong, Former CEO of Oath Inc. 

⭐ Ellen Sweeney, Military Spouse, Teacher, Mom 
⭐ Rob Sweeney, US Navy Veteran, Managing Director for Goldman, Sachs & Co.

There are nearly 20,000 military children who lost a parent in the line of duty of the past 35 years. Our goal is to ensure that every single one of these students receives the help they deserve.


June 2019

rbc trade for the kids

Date: Wednesday, June 12

Details: RBC Capital Markets trading locations around the world will celebrate their year-round culture of philanthropy and volunteerism.  As part of the celebration, RBC will be announcing significant donations to youth-focused charities around the world.

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July 2019

Southpoint Capital Advisors 6th Annual Charitable Golf Outing

Date: Tuesday, July 9

Time: 1:00pm

Location: Quaker Ridge Golf Club, 146 Griffen Avenue, Scarsdale, NY 10583

Details: Southpoint Capital will honor the fallen by hosting a charity golf outing on July 9 in New York. Last year, $350,000 was given to Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.


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October

rolo transport’s 1st annual children of fallen patriots foundation golf tournament

Date: October 11, 2019

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: The Senator Course at Shula's Golf Club, 7601 Miami Lakes Dr, Hialeah, FL 33014

Details: Rolo Transport is the title sponsor for this event.  Rolo Transport is a courier provider based out of South Florida providing "Best in Class" service to all their clients. All proceeds of this event will go to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation which provides scholarship opportunities to the children of our fallen heroes.

  • Individual Player: $150

  • Foursome Team: $500

  • Sponsorship opportunities beginning at $100


November

Greenwich Gala

Date: November 2, 2019

Location: Riverside Yacht Club, 102 Club Rd, Riverside, CT

Details: Join Fallen Patriots for the 11th Annual Greenwich Gala to benefit children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. Our scholarships and financial assistance, funded by our loyal donors and corporate sponsors, have assisted over 1300 bright and motivated students throughout their undergraduate studies.

Watch the video from our 10th Annual Greenwich Gala, where nearly $2.6 million was raised to to help surviving military children pay for their college educations.


vets aid

Date: November 10, 2019

Location: Houston, Texas

Details: VetsAid, Joe Walsh's national 501(c)3 non-profit, announced its host city and date for its 2019 concert and festivities: Sunday, November 10, 2019 in Houston, Texas!

We were honored to be a 2018 grant recipient of the 2nd annual VetsAid concert benefiting our nation's veterans! Joe Walsh's organization graciously raised money with a concert that took place on Veterans Day in Tacoma, Washington. We are so grateful for the turnout, for the support of Joe Walsh and friends as well as the confidence & support from National Association of Veteran-Serving Organizations (NAVSO).

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ONGOING FUNDRAISERS

YES I DID! PARTNERS WITH CHILDREN OF FALLEN PATRIOTS

Date: Ongoing

Details: Yes I Did! Is giving a portion of their proceeds to help fund scholarships and educational counseling for military children who have lost parents in the line of duty. Yes I Did  features unique and fun products on their online store that show support for firefighters, police officers, and members of the military.

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From Barefoot to Stilettos, LLC by I Adore Shoes and More support FALLEN PATRIOTS One stiletto at a time

Date: Ongoing While Supplies Last

Details: From Barefoot to Stilettos, LLC by I Adore Shoes & More are donating a portion of the proceeds from their Armed in Faith stiletto heel to Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. These cameo pumps are adorned with Swarovski crystals, antiqued metal cross, and a customizable miniature dog tag charm.

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