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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The Latest Events, News, and Press from APK Charities

APK Charities Events

Nov 01

APK 5K Virtual Road Race

November 1 - November 7
USA
United States
Apr 17

Sebastian Maniscalco: You Bother Me Tour

April 17, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville
United States

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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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, ruck! When the sixth annual APK 5K Run/Ruck/Walk and Kids Fun Run at Guilford Fair Grounds kicks off, among the sea of runners will be 20 participants from the 3rd Special Forces Group in Fort Bragg, N.C., who…

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The Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck supports Vets and their families in need. Make a difference by virtually running, walking or rucking, from Sun 11/1-Sat 11/7 in solidarity with people from around CT, and across the US. Register today by visiting our website apkcharities.org or go directly to our registration page apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race #militaryveterans #supportavet #5K

The Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck supports Vets and their families in need. Make a difference by virtually running, walking or rucking, from Sun 11/1-Sat 11/7 in solidarity with people from around CT, and across the US. Register today by visiting our website apkcharities.org or go directly to our registration page apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race #militaryveterans #supportavet #5K ... See MoreSee Less

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The Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck supports Vets and their families in need. Make a difference by virtually running, walking or rucking, from Sun 11/1-Sat 11/7 in solidarity with people from around CT, and across the US. Register today by visiting our website apkcharities.org or go directly to our registration page apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race #militaryveterans #supportavet #5K

The Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck supports Vets and their families in need. Make a difference by virtually running, walking or rucking, from Sun 11/1-Sat 11/7 in solidarity with people from around CT, and across the US. Register today by visiting our website apkcharities.org or go directly to our registration page apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race #militaryveterans #supportavet #5K ... See MoreSee Less

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The Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck supports Vets and their families in need. Make a difference by virtually running, walking or rucking, from Sun 11/1-Sat 11/7 in solidarity with people from around CT, and across the US. Register today by visiting our website apkcharities.org or go directly to our registration page apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race #militaryveterans #supportavet #5K

The Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck supports Vets and their families in need. Make a difference by virtually running, walking or rucking, from Sun 11/1-Sat 11/7 in solidarity with people from around CT, and across the US. Register today by visiting our website apkcharities.org or go directly to our registration page apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race #militaryveterans #supportavet #5K ... See MoreSee Less

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The Annual APK 5K Run & Ruck supports Vets and their families in need. Make a difference by virtually running, walking or rucking, from Sun 11/1-Sat 11/7 in solidarity with people from around CT, and across the US. Register today by visiting our website apkcharities.org or go directly to our registration page apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race #militaryveterans #supportavet #5K

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Learn more and register for the APK 5K Run & Ruck today! https://www.apkcharities.org/event/apk-5k-virtual-road-race/ #militaryveterans #supportavet #5K