Bill of Rights Institute Donates $1 of Every $10 of Sales to Veterans Inc.
Press release (Nov. 8, 2011) — During Veteran's Day week 2011, the Bill of Rights Institute will pay tribute to veterans past and present by donating $1 of every $10 of curriculum sales to Veterans Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization that helps veterans re-gain control of their lives in order to eliminate homelessness among veterans.
Beginning at 12 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 7 and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, $1 of every $10 of educational resources purchased on the Bill of Rights Institute website will support this honorable cause.
From its founding to today, the Institute has remained steadfast in its mission of educating young people about the Constitution. Through educational resources on America's Founding documents and principles, and intensive teacher programs, the Institute has significantly increased the Constitutional knowledge and understanding of over 18,000 teachers. The Institute's educational resources, national Being an American Essay Contest, and Constitutional Academy have provided a better understanding of the Constitution to more than 1.9 million students.
"By providing 10 percent of our total Veteran's Day Campaign sales to Veterans Inc., the Bill of Rights Institute will not only benefit veterans but their families as well," says Jason Ross, Ph.D., Vice President of Education Programs at the Bill of Rights Institute. "American veterans have protected the Constitution, and we're proud to honor their sacrifice."