John Folsom (left), president and founder of Wounded Warriors Family Support, shakes hands with Sly James, a former Marine, after the Memorial Day ceremony. The car behind them, a 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, is traveling through 48 states to raise funds for combat veterans and their families. The Kansas City mayor signed the car. Veterans were honored during a Memorial Day ceremony at the National World War I Museum Monday, May 30, 2016.
By Diane Stafford
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“High Five” Mobility Vehicle Tour Visits StreetLinks Headquarters as Part of $75,000 Donation to Wounded Warriors Family Support
StreetLinks wrapped up its Military Appreciation Month appraisal donation campaign today as the company celebrated its $75,000 donation to Wounded Warriors Family Support (WWFS), a national nonprofit organization supporting the families of killed and wounded veterans.
StreetLinks’ Indianapolis headquarters was the latest stop Friday in WWFS’ High Five Tour, a 26,000-mile road trip across the nation to raise funds for mobility-equipped vehicles for combat-wounded veterans and their families.
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Wounded Warriors Family Support's High Five Tour is driving across the U.S. to help injured vets get back behind the wheel.
"I told them from the beginning you are not going to get me in a mini van, it's not going to happen. I will not drive a mini van," Marine vet Tyler Huffman said.
Huffman has always had a thing for a nice pick-up truck.
But after a tour in Afghanistan, he didn't think getting behind the wheel again was possible.
"December 3 of 2010 I took… Read More
Moving to Gulfport where some visitors stopped by who are supporting Wounded Warriors and their needs for a vehicle.
The Wounded Warriors Family Support organization is doing a High Five Tour across the United States to collect money to provide wounded veterans with handicap accessible vehicles.
The organizations goal is to raise one million dollars for wounded veterans.Read More
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - May is National Mobility Awareness Month, and event organizers began the month by supporting wounded warriors.
The annual Wounded Warriors Family Support High Five Tour began its Baton Rouge leg at on Tuesday. Organizers said that they want to thank those who appreciate and support the United States military, with a goal to raise money and awareness for wounded veterans.
The event took place at Hollingsworth Richards Ford. Attendees were encouraged to sign the tour vehicle with a message of support.
Wounded Warriors tour to stop in city on Monday
The Wounded Warriors Family Support High Five Tour 2015 is scheduled to stop at National Motor Club’s offices in Hickory Creek from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday.
The public is invited to attend and show support for military families by signing one of the tour’s Ford vehicles with messages of gratitude to veterans and their families.
For a second year, National Motor Club has signed on as a national sponsor of the tour. Wounded Warriors Family Support… Read More
OMAHA — Wounded Warriors Family Support’s High Five Tour 2015, themed “Mobility is Freedom,” will unite communities around the country for a common mission — thanking the nation’s military families.
It will visit Sioux Falls from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday July 8 at Sioux Falls Ford, 4101 W. 41st St.
The High Five Tour 2015 will be unique from its previous five tours. Through Aug. 1, the High Five Tour’s two mobility-equipped vehicles — a 2015 Ford Explorer and 2015 Ford F-150 — will visit 65 cities across 48 states in this street-level engagement, rallying communities… Read More
Wounded Warriors Family Support has announced its “Mobility is Freedom” program — our commitment to purchase $1 million worth of mobility-equipped Ford Explorers for severely wounded veterans. Wounded Warriors Family Support announced the new program on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, on Fox News’ Fox & Friends morning show.
Through “Mobility is Freedom,” Wounded Warriors Family Support will provide Ford Explorers, converted to hand-controlled operation, to combat-wounded veterans who are paralyzed or have lost both of their legs. The program aims to give wounded veterans added freedom… Read More
Wounded Warriors Family Supports High Five Tour meets up with the Fox News team to talk about the tour, and the mission of the High Five Tour and have them sign the car!
Isadore Harris, of Lynwood, served the country on two different occasions, in Operations Desert Storm and Restore Hope.
He believes that any support given to veterans is good for morale.
“It meant a lot when I served. This shows a lot of the support people are giving the military,” Harris said. “I think it’s a great event that recognizes the guys who’ve served our country.”
He was speaking about Wounded Warriors Family Support’s fifth annual High Five Tour, which Monday night made a stop at the Mocha City location in Matteson.
Onlookers were encouraged to… Read More