The Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans has 20 wounded American Service Members participating in the Boston Marathon on April 20th, 2015.
Greg Sapp, an 80% service-connected disabled U.S. Army Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran, will be participating in his 5th marathon during the Boston Marathon. He approached Gwee asking if we would donate some items for their goody bags and we happily said yes!
We loaded the Achilles Freedom Team up with Gwee Button’s, Sport Guppy’s, Leaf’s Racers & Ear Buds for the entire team plus their family and friends so there would be Gwee goodies to spare. We also imprinted the Achilles Team logo on the Gwee Keyring so they can proudly carry along their team name. We love our military men and women and hope this is a way we can show our support for all they have done and the sacrifices they have made.
Most of these veterans will be coming from Walter Reed Medical Center, where they are completing physical therapy for wounds sustained while in Afghanistan or Iraq. These wounds range from amputations to posttraumatic stress disorder. Whether physical or mental, these men and women served their country honorably and we are proud to support them.
Greg Sapp has been an outstanding member of the Achilles Freedom Team. In addition to raising over $24,000 in support he has been featured in the Georgia Southern University Alumni Magazine, twice in Savannah Morning News, and in “Mystery Diagnosis” – A program on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
We want to thank Greg for reaching out so we may have the privilege of providing Gwee products for your team’s goody bags. We truly hope you; your team and your families enjoy the items and have an absolutely wonderful race. Thank you for your service it is appreciated more than you will ever know.
Go Achilles Freedom Team!