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 Iraq lead them to start APK Charities.
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Please Join Us

For the CPT Drew Ross “Fallen But Not Forgotten” Memorial Golf Tournament.

When: November 11, 2019, 7am Range opens: Breakfast; 9:30 Shotgun start
Where: Kiskiak Golf Course, Williamsburg, VA

Prizes, Drinks throughout the day, BBQ lunch after play — RSVP by Nov. 3

Countdown to the 6th Annual APK 5K – Nov. 2, 2019

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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 Keiser was recently interviewed by Renee DiNino of iHeart Media. The topic of conversation was our upcoming APK 5K race, among other topics.

iHeart Media’s Renee DiNino interviews Bob Keiser about APK 5K Race

Bob Keiser was recently interviewed by Renee DiNino of iHeart Media. The topic of conversation was our…

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Bob Keiser was a recent guest speaker at the Madison Rotary Club where he spoke about his son, Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel and about the APK Charities 5K.

Madison Rotary Club: Bob Keiser on son, Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel

Our own Bob Keiser was featured in the Madison Rotary Club‘s October 2014 newsletter. Bob was a…

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APK Charities is having Ruck Walk/March in memory of Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel on November 8, 2014 at Hammonassett State Park. So… what is a ruck march?

What is a Ruck March?

As many of you are aware, APK Charities is having a 5K race, aptly named as the…

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A Letter from Andrew Pedersen-Keel to Hayden DiMaio

Hello Hayden! Thanks for your thoughtful note. And your gratitude for our service means the world to…

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Andrew Pedersen-Keel’s Letter to Colorado Teachers and Students

Our son, Andrew Pedersen-Keel, wrote to a 6-8th grade teacher whose students (150) sent letters to Andrew…

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Registration for the APK 5K Now Open

Registration for the APK Charities inaugural APK 5K, 5K Ruck March and Kids Fun Run are now…

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The APK Charities Website Debut

Hello and welcome to our new APK Charities website. We created the APK Charities Corporation (a Connecticut…

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2016 APK 5K, 5K Ruck March Slideshow

We hope you enjoy the slideshow from the 2016 APK 5K, 5K Ruck March, held at the…

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2015 APK 5K, Ruck March Slideshow!

Thanks to all who attended the APK Charities APK 5K. And thanks to our APK 5K sponsors…

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