Support of our military veterans should extend beyond the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.
Companies Offering Discounts
A number of companies are offering discounts and freebies on products and services in honor of Veterans Day, including:
- Publix, which is offering a 10% discount on purchases by military families
- Pollo Tropical, which is offering a discount on meals
- Starbucks, which is offering a free cup of coffee
Brands That Support Veterans
There are a number of brands that contributed to support the Wounded Warrior Project, including Nivea, Crest, Jimmy Dean, Glad, and Old Spice.
If you shop on Amazon, be sure to use smile.amazon.com and designate a charity of your choice.
Marie Callendars is a sponsor of the Comforts From Home Project, which sends care packages and hosts events for troops here and abroad.
Humana, Cold Stone Ice Cream, Stonegate Bank, and Kaplan University were among the sponsors of the annual Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team vs. Miami’s NFL Alumni game, proceeds of which benefitted the WWAFT & Disabled Veterans Initiatives in South Florida.
Other Ways to Honor Our Veterans
Parade magazine featured “11 Ways to Honor Veterans” in this Sundays’ edition.
Don’t hold our servicemembers, and by extension their families, accountable for the agendas and initiatives against which they are deployed.