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TILLMAN SCHOLARS JOIN FORCES WITH JOURNEY HOME USA TO REHAB VETERAN’S HOME

Pat Tillman Foundation Communications   |   By Jill Walsh, Communications Manager   |   June 21, 2017

Chicago, IL (June 20, 2017) – Tillman Scholars from the Minnesota region will partner with Journey Home USA, Got Your 6 and Macy’s to give back during a day of service on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Scholars and local volunteers will help rehab a home in North Oaks for a local Veteran and their family. For the home remodel, the volunteers will assist with deconstruction work to prepare for the rehab. The site project will take place at 5320 Hodgson Road, North Oaks, MN from 9:00am – 1:30pm local and is open for media.

The work of Pat Tillman Foundation is supported by the retailer Macy’s though its annual fundraising campaign for Got Your 6 and its non-profit veteran partners. Since 2013, Macy’s customers and associates have helped raise more than $8.3 million for Got Your 6 in support of veterans and military families across the country. From June 28 through July 4, 2017, shoppers can give $3 at the register or on macys.com and receive a savings pass to use all day, and 100% of the donations will benefit Got Your 6 and its veteran-focused nonprofit partners. For more information visit, macys.com/gotyour6.

If you are a member of the media who wishes to cover the service project and interview one of the local Tillman Scholars leading the effort, please contact Communications Manager Jill Walsh at jwalsh@pattillmanfoundation.org, (773) 828-5413.

About the Pat Tillman Foundation

In 2002, Pat Tillman proudly put his NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals on hold to serve his country. Family and friends established the Pat Tillman Foundation following Pat’s death in April 2004 while serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan. Created to honor Pat’s legacy of leadership and service, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships–building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others. For more information on the Pat Tillman Foundation and the impact of the Tillman Scholars, visit PatTillmanFoundation.org.

About Journey Home USA

Journey Home USA, is a non-profit that provides affordable housing in safe neighborhoods served by great schools for families at risk, military veterans and their families. Journey Home depends on the support of donors and volunteers like the Tillman Scholars.

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