APK CHARITIES
A Chat with Helen and Bob
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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APK 5K RUCK 2 REMEMBER

What's the RUCK 2 REMEMBER? It's the brain child of Chief Warrant Officer Will Reese who knew Andrew in Afghanistan. A group of soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces “ruck marched” 365 miles from Arlington National Cemetery to Guilford, CT over six days, through seven states. More than forty soldiers participated in this very special ruck march and twenty of these soldiers marched all the way to the Guilford Fair Grounds, in memory of U.S. Army Special Forces Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel.

Countdown to the 7th Annual APK 5K – Nov. 7, 2020

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APK Charities mission is to serve as a bridge connecting our society and our Armed Forces, opening our hearts and minds to serve those who protect us.

APK Charities mission is to serve as a bridge connecting our society and our Armed Forces, opening our hearts and minds to serve those who protect us.

Bob and Helen hold up the sign for the section of Rte 79 named after their son, Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel

Shoreline Times: Ruck 2 Remember in Guilford Nov. 2 in honor of Madison Army Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel

By Sarah Page Kyrcz Oct 29, 2019 Reprinted with permission GUILFORD — On your mark, get set,…

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Helen and Bob packing boxes with Jan Cameron.

Shoreline group provides deployed soldiers with the comforts of home

By Sarah Page Kyrcz of the Shoreline Times | Reprinted with permission. MADISON — Soldiers deployed overseas…

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Mission to Honor Gold Star Families Comes to Connecticut Shoreline

During visits to all 50 states, retired Navy veteran Keith Sherman met with the parents of Army…

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U.S. Navy 4 Star Admiral William H. McRaven speaks to Gold Star Families at the Brian R. Bill Memorial Golf Tournament

U.S. Navy 4 Star Admiral William H. McRaven speaks to Gold Star Families at the Brian R. Bill Memorial Golf Tournament

U.S. Navy 4 Star Admiral William H. McRaven speaks to Gold Star Families at the Brian R….

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Helen Keiser-Pedersen, Gold Star Mother of CPT Andrew Pedersen-Keel speaks at Memorial Day Parade, Madison, CT

Helen Keiser-Pedersen, Gold Star Mother, speaks at Memorial Day Parade, Madison, CT

Helen Keiser-Pedersen, Gold Star Mother of CPT Andrew Pedersen-Keel speaks at Memorial Day Parade, Madison, CT. Please…

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Celebrate Andrew Pedersen-Keel's birthday with free hero WODs at the CrossFit New Haven at District Athletic Club in New Haven, CT

Celebrate Andrew Pedersen-Keel’s birthday with free hero WODs at CrossFit New Haven

June 8, 2019 would have been PK’s 35th birthday. We’re celebrating by having hero WODs at CrossFit…

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Bob and Helen attend Tuesday’s Children fundraiser at the Plandome Country Club

Bob and Helen attend Tuesday’s Children fundraiser at the Plandome Country Club

Bob and Helen attended last week’s Tuesday’s Children fundraiser at the Plandome Country Club. This organization supports…

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Limited edition Nine Line Apparel T-shirts with the motto "Never Falter. Never Quit" are now available to order! Nine Line Apparel has generously donated 100% of the proceeds to APK Charities.

Limited Edition Nine Line T-Shirts “Never Falter. Never Quit” Now Available

Limited edition Nine Line Apparel T-shirts with the motto “Never Falter. Never Quit” are now available to…

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APK Charities moneys are helping the police in Shirley, IN purchase a ballistic vest for Officer K9 Tiebo.

Together with APK Charities, your generosity helps keep K9s safe!

Emily Grey of Spike’s K9 Fund was nice enough to write to us to tell us how…

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