OMAHA, Neb., May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wounded Warriors Family Support is proud to announce that Assurant has joined the High Five Tour 2016 national sponsorship team.
Assurant is a global provider of risk management solutions, protecting where consumers live and the goods they buy. The Fortune 500 company focuses on the housing and lifestyle markets. Assurant is among the market leaders in mobile device and vehicle protection, pre-funded funeral, renters and lender-placed homeowners insurance and mortgage valuation and field services.
Assurant, along with its allied StreetLinks Lender Solutions business, joins Edgewood Management Group, Gilla and MetLife as the tour's announced national sponsors. The seventh annual High Five Tour makes its initial stop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 27 at Laird Noller Ford in Topeka, Kansas.
"We are grateful for Assurant's support for wounded veterans and their families," said Col. John Folsom, USMCR (Ret.), founder and president of Wounded Warriors Family Support. "We are excited about this year's High Five Tour as we say thank you and show appreciation to military families for their sacrifices."
During the five-month tour, Wounded Warriors Family Support's 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 – wrapped in a patriotic design – will travel more than 26,000 miles during a trek to 100-plus cities in 48 states.
The tour's goal is to raise $1 million, which will sustain Wounded Warriors Family Support's programs to support combat wounded veterans and their families. During a tour stop, residents are encouraged to sign the vehicle with a message of gratitude to our country's veterans and families.
For more information on the High Five Tour 2016, you can visit www.highfivetour.com. You can learn more about Wounded Warriors Family Support programs, such as Combat Parking, the Marine Corps Marathon, Mobility is Freedom and the Veterans Welding Training Program, at www.wwfs.org.
About Wounded Warriors Family Support
Wounded Warriors Family Support is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide support to the families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed during combat operations. This organization is run by combat veterans for combat veterans. Rated a four-star nonprofit by Charity Navigator, Wounded Warriors Family Support aids veterans and their families in healing the wounds that medicine cannot. For more information about Wounded Warriors Family Support, visit www.wwfs.org.
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SOURCE Wounded Warriors Family Support