The Hero Behind APK Charities
Helen Pedersen-Keiser and Bob Keiser talk about the death of their son, Special Forces Captain Andrew Pedersen-Keel and how his death in Afghanistan lead them to start APK Charities.
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This is not just another 5k. This year, it’s a virtual 5k!

From Sunday, November 1 through Saturday, November 7, 2020, people from around CT and across the US will run, walk and ruck with us on their time, at their pace, and in their location. Because we want you to be safe, this year’s 7th Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck is virtual. LEARN MORE…

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APK 5K Virtual Road Race

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You shop. AmazonSmile gives to APK Charities!

A donation that doesn’t cost you a penny

AmazonSmile will now contribute a percentage of your Amazon purchases directly to APK Charities. It costs you nothing; the donation comes entirely from Amazon. Spend $100 and $5 goes to helping CT Veterans in need. It’s that easy and it doesn’t cost you a penny! Here’s how it works:

  1. Register at https://smile.amazon.com
  2. Click “Get started”
  3. Designate APK Charities as the charity of your choice
  4. Bookmark https://smile.amazon.com in your browser. You just need to always start at https://smile.amazon.com to support APK Charities Corporation.
  5. Start shopping! Your Smile account will automatically sync with your basic Amazon account and your shopping cart is shared.

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AmazonSmile will now contribute a percentage of your Amazon purchases directly to APK Charities.

You shop. AmazonSmile gives to APK Charities!

A donation that doesn’t cost you a penny — Amazon Smile AmazonSmile will now contribute a percentage of your Amazon purchases directly to APK Charities. It costs you nothing; the donation comes entirely from Amazon. Spend $100 and $5 goes to helping CT Veterans in need. It’s that easy and it doesn’t cost you a…

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Registration is open for the 7th Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck. This year it’s virtual and you pick your route. Sun Nov 1 – Sat Nov 2 join people from around CT, and across the US, to run, walk and ruck to help CT Vets in need. Register today by visiting our website www.apkcharities.org/ or go directly to our registration page www.apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race/ #militaryveterans #supportavet #5K ... See MoreSee Less

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Registration is open for the 7th Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck. This year it’s virtual and you pick your route. Sun Nov 1 – Sat Nov 2 join people from around CT, and across the US, to run, walk and ruck to help CT Vets in need. Register today by visiting our website https://www.apkcharities.org/   or go directly to our registration page  https://www.apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race/    #militaryveterans  #supportavet  #5K

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Southern CC, Inc. builds affordable housing solutions and runs training programs for Vets. Their first home is named for our own Captain Andrew M. Pedersen-Keel. The home is only half way complete and in need of funds to complete the project. Want to donate or see the great work Southern CC is doing? Visit their website and see the house named after Andrew at bit.ly/APKHouse #homesforvets #southerncc ... See MoreSee Less

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Southern CC, Inc. builds affordable housing solutions and runs training programs for Vets. Their first home is named for our own Captain Andrew M. Pedersen-Keel. The home is only half way complete and in need of funds to complete the project. Want to donate or see the great work Southern CC is doing? Visit their website and see the house named after Andrew at https://bit.ly/APKHouse  #HomesForVets #SouthernCC

September 18 is the birthday of the US Air Force and The Air National Guard. Join us in honoring the creation of US air power, the fellowship of airmen across the service, and the future of the force. Learn about the history of the Air Force ow.ly/KKgl50BtHyt and the Air National Guard ow.ly/7w2I50BtHyw ... See MoreSee Less

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September 18 is the birthday of the US Air Force and The Air National Guard. Join us in honoring the creation of US air power, the fellowship of airmen across the service, and the future of the force. Learn about the history of the Air Force http://ow.ly/KKgl50BtHyt and the Air National Guard http://ow.ly/7w2I50BtHyw