The scholarship opportunities offered by The Folded Flag Foundation include:
- Children's education scholarships for private school tuition and educational programs and for children in grades K-12.
- Scholarships for spouses and dependents to attend college or technical/trade school.
David Fin Ties was founded in 2014 with a mission to support transitioning military families, including raising awareness of veteran employment and other initiatives. The company designs and manufacturers high-end neckwear in New York City using the finest silk from Como, Italy.
In September, David Fin Ties founder and CEO David Herzka named The Folded Flag Foundation the company's veteran charity partner, pledging to contribute $5 for each tie sold on davidfin.com to The Folded Flag Foundation to help The Folded Flag Foundation fund the educational dreams of families of our fallen heroes. David Fin Ties chose Folded Flag scholarship recipient Madison Marcum as the beneficiary of this special campaign.
Touched by the outpouring of support of the campaign, Herzka later decided to double the originally agreed upon donation to $10 per tie, and added $5 per pocket square sold.
"We are honored to be able to partner with The Folded Flag Foundation to raise awareness and help fund the educational dreams of the spouses and children of our nation's bravest heroes," said Herzka. "There is a tremendous need on the part of the spouses and children of those killed in combat, and we are proud to give a portion of our sales revenue to help The Folded Flag fulfill the educational dreams of these Gold Star families and honor the legacy of these fallen heroes."
"The Folded Flag is pleased to partner with David Fin Ties and have the enthusiastic support of its founder, David Herzka," said John Coogan, Executive Director of The Folded Flag Foundation. "As The Folded Flag reaches out to help more and more Gold Star families, our need for corporate financial support to help fund these dreams grows, as well. By partnering with corporate sponsors, like David Fin Ties, The Folded Flag Foundation is better equipped to broaden its field of support and provide more assistance to more deserving families of our military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice."
To learn more about The Folded Flag Foundation, including how to donate or become a corporate partner, visit www.FoldedFlagFoundation.org/Sponsors.
About The Folded Flag Foundation
The Folded Flag Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization committed to honoring the legacy of our fallen heroes by helping their families with financial support for education. The Folded Flag Foundation proudly gives 100 percent of ALL donations to families in need. Corporate sponsors Black Knight Financial Services and ServiceLink underwrite all administrative costs. For more information on the Folded Flag Foundation, including how to make a donation to support this cause, please visit www.FoldedFlagFoundation.org.
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SOURCE The Folded Flag Foundation