MISSION BBQ donates $25,504 to Wounded Warrior Project
Jacksonville, FL: On Saturday, May 16, MISSION BBQ presented a donation of $25,504 to Wounded Warrior Project®(WWP). This donation was made possible by the generous support of their Customers when they purchased an American Heroes Cup during the 2019-2020 period. Available at the Orange Park and St. John’s Town Center locations, $2 from the purchase of an American Heroes Cup contributed to WWP. The check will be presented to Jessie Carzoli and Andrew Coughlan of WWP.
The partnership between WWP and MISSION BBQ began in 2011. MISSION BBQ was able to donate $31,022 in 2019, which was made possible by the generosity of their Customers. “The Mission of MISSION BBQ is to Serve, Honor and Thank our American Heroes. In Serving, we give back and are Proud to do our part for Wounded Warrior Project,” said Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, co-founders of MISSION BBQ.
Through their support at the community level, MISSION BBQ is directly supporting WWP programs and services in mental and physical health and wellness, employment and education assistance, and many other services, all of which are free of charge to warriors.
“The generous support from MISSION BBQ and their customers is empowering warriors and their families, including through virtual programs and services during the coronavirus pandemic,” said WWP Chief Development Officer Gary Corless. “We can’t thank MISSION BBQ enough for continuing to honor injured veterans and their families.”