Wiley X raises awareness for at-risk veterans.


Wiley X Inc. maintains a social-responsibility focus that includes giving back to the community and support of American soldiers and veterans. Myles Freeman Jr., Wiley X co-owner, recently put this company stance into action through his wedding--raising more than $7,300 for Mission 22, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Delta Force and Special Forces Operators started Mission 22 to raise awareness of the fact 22 veterans commit suicide everyday in the U.S. This organization provides support and resources to at-risk veterans to battle the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Freeman's wedding invitations encouraged guests to make a donation to Mission 22 in lieu of purchasing gifts; Wiley X matched each donation dollar for dollar. Mission 22 reported the donations were used to fund a service dog for a...

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