Scooter’s Presents $64,000 Donation to Veterans Charity | Gretna
Scooter’s Coffee donated $64,546 to Wounded Warriors Family Support on September 1.
Collected between August 3-12 as part of Purple Heart Day, Scooter’s Coffee asked customers to add $1 or more to their order, with proceeds going to WWFS and its mission to provide resources and valuable programs for veterans injured in action and the families of veterans. injured, wounded or killed in action.
The total raised represents the generosity of Scooter customers, employees and franchises in its 27 states. This is the fifth consecutive year that the company, headquartered in Gretna, has supported WWFS and its programs that help local heroes heal, recover and achieve freedom and independence in their daily lives.
“Scooter’s Coffee is proud to support Wounded Warriors Family Support for its dedication to helping injured veterans and their families heal, recover, and connect to needed services and resources,” said Joe Thornton, president of Scooter’s Coffee, in a press release.
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WWFS offers a welding training program for veterans and provides grants and modified vehicles to veterans injured in combat through Mobility is Freedom. Since 2021, WWFS has provided 18 vehicle grants and 22 modified vehicles to injured veterans.
“We greatly appreciate our partnership with Scooter’s Coffee to support our military families,” WWFS President Kate McCauley said in a statement. “Our mission to serve combat-injured veterans and their families depends on the generosity of companies like Scooter’s Coffee. Our most sincere thanks to their customers, franchisees and employees for their continued support. »