APK Charities is a Proud Recipient of the 2021 Myra Kraft Community MVP Award

APK Charities' Bob Keiser and New England Patriots' Robert Kraft at the Myra Kraft MVP Awards

APK Charities is a proud recipient of the 2021 Myra Kraft Community MVP Award! It’s awarded to “those who exemplify leadership, dedication and a commitment to improving their communities through volunteerism.” The New England Patriots Foundation donates $225,000 each year to selected non-profit organizations located in New England. There are twenty $10,000 winners and one…

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Get set for The Big ‘WEHA Bear Fair Reveal’

The Big WEHA Bear Fair Sneak Peek

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.—The 2021 WEHA Bear Fair will officially dance into town in just a few weeks. But organizers are so excited, they couldn’t resist the temptation to get the party started NOW! “You can feel the excitement building throughout the entire town of West Hartford. The anticipation is palpable!” says Tom Hickey, President of…

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APK Charities Ruck March: “It helped us have purpose again”

APK Charities General Fund in Memory of Captain Andrew M Pedersen-Keel, Special Forces

380-mile trek traces life of state native, Andrew Pedersen-Keel, killed in Afghanistan A group of about a dozen people began a 380-mile journey Tuesday, and not by car, train, bus or bike, but on foot. Some were rucking, carrying 35-pound camouflage backpacks. One couple pushed a stroller with their young daughter. While participants would alternate…

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Zip06: Helen Pedersen Keiser: Keeping the Spirit of Her Hero Son Alive

If ever there was an article to read about Andrew Pedersen-Keel, this one is it… from Zip06, Helen Pedersen Keiser: Keeping the Spirit of Her Hero Son Alive. So very well written by Tom Conroy, Special Publications Editor at Zip06.com, this piece covers it all. From Andrew’s birth in Florida, through his schooling and on to his…

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Bob and Helen Met Gary Sinise!

Helen and Bob with Gary Sinise at the Thayer Award ceremonies.

Bob and Helen were invited guests of the West Point Association of Graduates. As such, they attended the Thayer Award ceremonies honoring Gary Sinise. They met Mr. Sinise and took this photo with him. About Gary Sinise Gary Sinise is an actor most known for his rolls in Ransom (1996), Apollo 13 (1995), and Forrest Gump…

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WTNH Interviews APK Charities’ Helen Pedersen-Keiser and Bob Keiser

WTNH Interviews APK Charities' Helen Pedersen-Keiser and Bob Keiser re: the CoastxCoast ride from San Diego to Arlington in memory of Andrew Pedersen-Keel.

Jacquie Slater from News Channel 8/WTNH-TV interviewed our own Helen and Bob as Bob is embarking on the motorcycle ride of his life. Bob is currently riding a Harley Davidson TriGlide Ultra from San Diego to Arlington, VA in the CoastxCoast ride in memory of Andrew Pedersen-Keel. Click here to see the interview. Please support APK Charities…

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