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MISSION BBQ donates $234,234 to Special Operations Warrior Foundation

Brandon, FL :Megan Laubacher | |

On Tuesday, May 14, MISSION BBQ will present a donation of $234,234 to the
Special Operations Warrior Foundation. This donation was made possible by the generous
support of their Customers every time they purchased an American Heroes Cup during 2018.
Available at 13 locations throughout Florida, $2 from the purchase of an American Heroes Cup
contributed to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. MISSION BBQ co-founder Bill
Kraus will be presenting the check to President and CEO, Major General Clay Hutmacher, USA,
retired at the Brandon location.

The partnership between Special Operations Warrior Foundation and MISSION BBQ began in
December 2015 and this year’s donation will attribute to a total of over $578,000 for the
foundation. Co-founders Bill Kraus and Steve Newton could not be prouder to support the
national military charity. “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 the Special
Operations Warrior Foundation,” said Bill Kraus


“A huge thanks to Bill Kraus, Steve Newton and the entire Mission BBQ team for their enduring
support of the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. Their exceptional generosity is making it
possible for the foundation to honor its commitment to Special Operators and their families. All
of us here at the Special Operations Warrior Foundation will be forever grateful for unwavering
commitment to serving those who serve.” president and CEO of Special Operations Warrior
Foundation, MG Clay Hutmacher, USA, Retired.

MISSION BBQ opened its doors for business on September 11, 2011, 10 years after the world
changed. We believe there is nothing more American than BBQ. And nobody more American
than the brave men and women who have sworn to protect and serve Our Communities and Our
Country. We do what we do for the love of our soldiers, firefighters, police officers, and first
responders—all our loved ones in service. We set across this great land from Texas to Kansas
City, the Carolinas to St. Louis…to discover the secrets of great BBQ. Every day we strive to
serve you authentic BBQ made from the freshest, most delectable ingredients, and serve it to you
in a patriotic dining room filled with tributes to those who’ve made Our Country great, given to
us by the people who earned them. Stop by at 12 noon as we sing Our National Anthem.
For more information about MISSION BBQ:
About Special Operations Warrior Foundation:
Special Operations Warrior Foundation was started in 1980 with a battlefield promise to provide
college educations for the 17 children left behind by the eight men killed during the daring
attempt to rescue the American hostages being held in Iran. Today, Special Operations Warrior
Foundation (SOWF) ensures full financial assistance for a post-secondary education, as well as
tutoring and educational counseling, to all children of special operations service members who
lose their lives in the line of duty. SOWF also provides immediate financial assistance to all
severely wounded and hospitalized special operations service members.
For more information about Special Operations Warrior Foundation:

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