Folds of Honor forging ahead at Fox Den
VFL Jake Reeves raising funds with a golf marathon
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -The University of Tennessee was once home to golfer Jake Reeves, now Reeves is serving the community as an outstanding teacher at Fox Den and giving back in many ways.
Lieutenant Dan Rooney created a group called Folds of Honor. This group has been raising funds for families of fallen soldiers by providing them with educational scholarships.
“It’s absolutely crucial since 2007 Folds of Honor has awarded over 25-thousand education scholarships to our fallen military and without that support, some kids wouldn’t be able to go to school," said Scot Benson from Folds of Honor Tennessee. "It just takes one less thing off of their list again and it just helps in whatever small way we can in ensuring their kids will have an education.”
A golf marathon has started where pros at different facilities are playing as many holes as they can in one day in an effort to raise money for the cause. Professionals like Fox Den Country Club Director of Golf instruction Jake Reeves.
“I mean once I saw where the money is going and what they’re doing to help these families it was a no brainer for me,” said Reeves.
Reeves said he will try and play as many holes as he can Monday, September 14 out of the county club and needs the public’s help.
“We want to get in as many as we can and I love the pledges per hole, it challenges me to play more holes to raise more money for the great cause," said Reeves.
This past academic year, Tennessee raised over $1 million resulting in 240 scholarships going to Folds of Honor families.
The website to donate is:
You can also find Folds of Honor Tennessee on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. For even more information, you can also email Scot Benson at:
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