On a holiday often celebrated by being with family at a picnic or taking advantage of store sales – we often lose sight of the very reason we are able to enjoy these special things in life. Memorial Day is a time of year to celebrate and remember those who have fallen, those who have fought, and those who strive to protect our everyday freedoms.
So while you are watching your local parade or firing up the grill, please take a moment to think about the true, deep meaning of the holiday and consider donating time or money to one of these great causes:
Adopt A US Soldier: A nonprofit organization that seeks volunteers to help show the brave men and women fighting for our freedom that their sacrifices will not go unnoticed. It connects supportive civilians with deployed troops and offers a channel by which to communicate encouragement and express gratitude to those brave men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces. [Read more…]