Annual Event Honors Kingwood Heroes and Raises Funds for Hope For The Warriors

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Golf Tournament raises $65,000 for military charities in 2013.

Wounded Veteran enjoys a day of golf

Wounded Veteran enjoys a day of golf

Hope For The Warriors® thanks the organizers of the Kingwood Fallen Heroes Memorial Golf Tournament for their continued support to the nonprofit organization. Through proceeds of the golf tournament, organizers donated $27,000 to Hope For The Warriors® in 2013. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty.

The 2nd Annual Kingwood Fallen Heroes Memorial Golf Tournament, once again, honored three former Kingwood residents who were killed in action while serving their country. The event honors Sergeant Bill Meeuwsen, USA: Lance Corporal Luke Yepsen, USMC; and Sergeant Brandon Bury, USMC.

In its brief two-year history, the Kingwood Fallen Heroes Memorial Golf Tournament has raised more than $132,000 for charity organizations that support service members, veterans, and their families. Organizers have donated $57,000 to Hope For The Warriors® in those two years.

Other nonprofits supported include The Houston Area Chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. and Operation Military Embrace.

The 3rd Annual Kingwood Fallen Heroes Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014. To get involved, contact Don Mitchell at 713.898.6694, Oldtiger1949(at)aol(dot)com or Chrystal Thompson at 832.321.5814, cthompson(at)hopeforthewarriors(dot)org.

The mission of Hope For the Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for two consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

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