Kiawah Mayor Weaver to kick off Stand to Honor
On Saturday, May 19, the Southern Tide store at Freshfields Village will be hosting Stand to Honor, an event to raise money for scholarships to support the spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service members. To kick off the event, Mayor Weaver will be the first volunteer to stand for 13 minutes in the footprints of a fallen soldier to symbolize the commitment to helping Stand to Honor families. Volunteers will stand in 13-minute increments from 10:13 am – 5:13 pm. The number thirteen is significant because it reflects the number of times the American flag is folded when honoring a fallen soldier.
The Freshfields Village store goal is to raise $5,000 which provides one scholarship. 100% of all donated money goes directly to Folds of Honor which is a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to families of military who have fallen or been disabled in combat while serving in the United States armed forces. Want to donate to this cause? click here
(Note: Taken from Kiawah Island Bi-weekly E-news)