Ryan Brill's Bar Mitzvah Auction for Soc-F - Kids Boost | Mobile Silent Auction | Find an Event Near You | Handbid
A message from Ryan: Our soldiers have been at war, non-stop, for almost 19 years. Both the physical and emotional cost of this war has been beyond comprehension. I think about our soldiers and their families a lot.There is a very special organization that addresses the needs of America’s Special Operation soldiers and their families called Special Operations Care Fund (SOC-F – pronounced sock-eff). SOC-F provides services and treatments to the soldiers, and their families, who have paid the high cost of war.One of the programs that SOC-F funds that is very important to me is Gold Star Camps. Gold Star kids are children of soldiers who have been killed serving our country.These ten-day, wilderness-based camps are held in Montana and pairs each Gold Star kid (age 8-14) with a service member who actually served with their fallen parent. The grown up volunteer serves as a mentor to give the child rare insight into their parent’s life and values.In the years following their experience at Gold Star Camp, kids have the option to attend leadership training workshops, summer internships, and to receive ongoing counseling, which are all designed to help the child get into college and be successful in their studies and beyond.SOC-F is committed to these kids and so am I.The money from this auction will go directly to SOC-F to help children attend Gold Star Camp. Thank you for your support of my project. The winner will be announced the evening of Memorial Day (May 25, 2020). If you do not win the flag but would still like to support my project, you can make a tax deductible donation here: https://kidsboost.org/campaigns/ryan-b/Thank you again!