Beneficiaries

Who Benefits from the Field of Honor®?

The net proceeds from the Field of Honor® flag sales directly benefit veteran and first responder-related non-profit organizations.
Beneficiaries are selected through a grant application process. Applications for consideration were received and reviewed by the Field of Honor® Beneficiary Committee.

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF GEORGETOWN HAS APPROVED THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS AS BENEFICIARIES OF THE 2021 FIELD OF HONOR® NET FLAG SALES PROCEEDS:

2021 FLAG PROCEEDS BENEFICIARIES

Birdwell Foundation

The Birdwell Foundation’s mission is to decrease and eliminate veteran and first responder suicide. By providing a community of support from fellow warriors who have found their way out of the darkness by a healing process they are now prepared and ready to teach and provide to others.

To enhance and support Service Members, Veterans, First Responders and their family members through programs and services in a caring, safe, family-friendly environment

Chris Kelly Foundation

The Chris Kelley Foundation is a 100% all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to perpetually recognizing the ultimate sacrifice of Detective Sergeant Chris Kelley. This Foundation brings communities together to support law enforcement families who have lost their officer and those critically injured. We honor and pay tribute to all first responders and military.

Dilworth Chapter of the MOWW

The Dilworth Chapter of the MOWW supports youth and patriotic education.  We provide 5-day youth leadership conferences each summer; we recognize: youth achievement in JROTC, youth in the scouting programs; police and first responders; we support military memorials.

Heroes Night Out

The mission of Heroes Night Out is to enhance and support Service Members, Veterans, First Responders and their family members through programs and services in a caring, safe, family-friendly environment.

 

MERIT RECIPIENTS

Corporal Chad Oligschlaeger Foundation for PTSD

Provides non-pharmaceutical medical help for veterans with PTSD.

Rally Point Outdoors

The mission of Rally Point Outdoors is to connect veterans, active duty, their families, and Gold Star family members to the great outdoors by providing hunting and fishing trips free of charge. During these trips, the bonds and friendships built help provide outlets and links for those to connect to during good times and bad.

Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel

The Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel’s mission is to prevent Veteran and Military personnel Suicide through video productions & broadcasts and alternative forms of treatment.

 Congratulations to these deserving organizations!

A portion of the flag sales proceeds will also be used by the Rotary Club of Georgetown to provide services directly to veterans and first responders through active projects identified by the Club and carried out by Rotarians.

Net funds from Field of Honor®’s flag sales will be awarded to selected beneficiaries in the first quarter of 2022. 

In 2020, $32,500 was awarded to Beneficiaries and Affiliates!

The 2020 Major Beneficiaries were:
R.O.C.K. – Ride on Center for Kids
Samaritan Center
Veteran Outdoors

Additional merit donations were also awarded to the following organizations:
Blue Star Mothers
Honor Flight Austin
Team RWB, Fort Hood
TSTC Foundation
USO Fort Hood
VFW Post 8587

The above six recipients of donations from 2020 proceeds remain eligible to submit a request for consideration this year.

Also, in 2020, 17 non-profit organizations that qualified as “Affiliates” enjoyed the benefit of revenue sharing from flag sales that they generate. Visit the Affiliate page to learn more about participating!

In 2019, $42,500 was awarded to Beneficiaries!

The 2019 Major Beneficiaries were:
Austin Dog Alliance: Hounds for Heroes
Heroes Night Out
Mustang Heritage Foundation
The 100 Club of Central Texas
Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel

Other prior FIELD OF HONOR® Beneficiaries includes TADSAW and the Georgetown Police and Fire Departments.