As usual, BraveSpirits, makers of high quality vodka, gin, whiskey and rum have turned some of their profits into gold by donating them to those that defend our nation. Every time you buy one of BraveSpirit’s beverages, $2.00 is donated to soldiers, marines, sailors, airmen, police officers and fire fighters.
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WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT RECEIVES DONATION FROM
THE BRAVE SPIRITS FOUNDATION
Washington, D.C., December 8, 2008 – The Brave Spirits Foundation made its first ever donation to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP; www.woundedwarriorproject.org) on December 8th. The Brave Spirits Foundation, a non-profit organization, was created by Brave Spirits (www.BraveSpirits.com) to distribute funds to U.S. fire, military and police charities. Brave Spirits distills 100% American made premium spirits and was created to honor, remember and celebrate the men and women who wear a uniform. Launched in Narberth, PA, in June 2008, Brave Spirits donates $2 from every bottle purchased from its line of Valor Vodka, Standing Guard Gin, First In Whisky and At Ease Rum, to the Foundation.
Brave Spirits Foundation board member Colonel Michael LoGrande (Ret.) presented WWP with a $2,500 check. On hand to accept the check on behalf of the philanthropic group and was Tim Bertocci, Deputy Director, WWP Washington, Adam Silva, Director Resource Development and Jenny Archer, Regional Development Officer.
“The Wounded Warrior Project is thrilled that Brave Spirits chose to collaborate with and support our mission to honor and empower America’s wounded warriors,” said Bertocci. “Brave Spirits is demonstrating its commitment to support the people that protect and defend our nation as well as their families, and to thank them.”
“Since the idea of Brave Spirits was conceived, we have been so eager for the day that we could start giving back to the men and women who dedicate their lives to protecting our nation everyday,” said Jennifer Dempsey Fox, director of the Brave Spirits Foundation and co-founder of Brave Spirits. “Giving back is the reason we started this company and we are extremely proud to support an organization as dedicated and successful in their endeavors as the Wounded Warrior Project.”
Brave Spirits has also made donations to foundations benefiting police and firefighters this year, and will continue working to support WWP.
About Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP serves to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women, to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. For more information, please call 877 TEAM WWP (832-6997) or visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
About Brave Spirits and The Brave Spirits Foundation
Founded in 2008 by David and Jennifer Fox, Brave Spirits (www.bravespirits.com) is the ultimate American spirits line, consisting of Valor Vodka, Standing Guard Gin, First In Whisky and At Ease Rum, created in respect and honor of the men and women across the world who defend America daily. Brave Spirits believes in giving back, making a $2 donation from every bottle sold to the Brave Spirits Foundation, which is directed by co-founder Jennifer Dempsey Fox. The Brave Spirits Foundation, made up of active and retired service members, determines the appropriate charities and foundations to allocate proceeds to, from family members to veterans and active service members.
The Brave Spirits Foundation is proud to support the Wounded Warrior Project with a donation of $2,500. Pictured from left to right, Tim Bertocci, Deputy Director, WWP Washington, Adam Silva, Director, Resource Development WWP, Jennifer Dempsey Fox, Director, The Brave Spirits Foundation, Jenny Archer, Regional Development Officer WWP and Colonel Michael LoGrande (Ret.) The Brave Spirits Foundation Donation Advisory Board member.