Quality of Life Foundation and Azalea Charities Provide Gift Cards to Children of Injured Veterans

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Pictured from left to right: Sarah Himan, Deputy Director, QoLF; Thomas Rachele, CFO, Azalea Charities; Elizabeth Chisolm, Executive Director, QoLF

Quality of Life Foundation and Azalea Charities Provide Gift Cards to Children of Injured Veterans

November 28, 2016 (Woodbridge, VA) – The Quality of Life Foundation (QoLF) has teamed up with Azalea Charities for the fifth consecutive year to give 53 minor children living with families who care for a severely wounded, ill or injured veteran a $100 Visa gift card.  This Holiday Blessing Program helps to alleviate some of the stress of caregivers and veterans associated with the season and lets them know their sacrifice for our country is much appreciated.

Thomas Rachele, Azalea Charities’ Chief Financial Officer, said “Azalea Charities is proud to present $5,000 that will go in support of children of caregiving families this holiday season.  We have partnered with Quality of Life Foundation in supporting their Unmet Needs Program since 2010 and look forward to continuing that support as we address the many needs of our loving caregivers.”

“The QoLF is only able to support our caregiver and veteran families due in part to the wonderful partnerships that we have with organizations like Azalea Charities. We are appreciative of organizations like Azalea Charities that trust the QoLF to maximize their dollars as collectively we support and impact even more wounded veteran family households.” says Elizabeth Chisolm.

About Quality of Life Foundation

The Quality of Life Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization whose Wounded Veteran Family Care Program focuses on meeting the needs of caregivers and other family members as they focus on caring for catastrophically wounded, ill, or injured veteran at home. For more information about Quality of Life Foundation, please visit www.qolfoundation.org.

About Azalea Charities

Azalea Charities is an all-volunteer organization that focuses on a dual mission to support community charities and Aid for Wounded Warriors. Azalea Charities raises funds through community and corporate donations and events such as sponsoring Team Azalea Charities in the Marine Corps Marathon and the annual Azalea Classic Pro-Am Invitational. Beyond minimal expenses, all funds raised go to core charitable causes. Since its inception in June 2004, Azalea Charities’ Aid for Wounded Warriors has distributed more than $1 million in funding, 1.2 million phone card minutes and $30,000 in comfort items to veterans from as far back as World War II.  Azalea Charities is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization located in Prince William County, Virginia.  For more information, see www.azaleacharities.org.