The Folded Flag Foundation Welcomes Smith’s as a Corporate Partner

Smith’s Pledges $50K Donation to Support Gold Star Spouses and Children

LAS VEGAS, NV. – January 11, 2022 – The Folded Flag Foundation, a national organization committed to honoring America’s fallen heroes by providing their families with financial support for education, announced today Smith’s as the newest member of its corporate partnership program. Smith’s gifted the foundation with a $50,000 donation with 100 percent directly benefiting Gold Star families.

“Our gratitude to Smith’s truly goes beyond words, and we cannot thank them enough for their generous contribution and unwavering support,” said Kim Frank, President, The Folded Flag Foundation. “We march together with our families to create a pathway for educational success and are thrilled to have Smith’s join our mission.”

The Folded Flag Foundation provides educational scholarships and support grants to qualifying spouses and children (under the age of 26) to help with educational costs. Covering a wide range of living expenses and educational needs from kindergarten to college/trade school, scholarships are granted for the fall and spring academic semesters, in addition to those applicants seeking assistance for summer school and summer-related activities.

For the 2021-2022 school year, The Folded Flag Foundation awarded more than 675 scholarships valued at more than $3M, the most in the foundation’s history.

The Folded Flag Foundation was formed in 2014 by Bill Foley, renowned businessman and owner of the Vegas Golden Knights, to supplement the current death benefits paid to families of fallen service members. The Folded Flag Foundation has awarded 1,774 scholarships valued at nearly $11 million since its inception.

About The Folded Flag Foundation

The Folded Flag Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization committed to honoring the legacy of our fallen heroes by helping their families with the financial support for education. The Folded Flag Foundation proudly gives 100 percent of all public donations to the families. Corporate sponsors Black Knight, Inc., ServiceLink, Fidelity National Financial (FNF) and Fidelity National Investment Services (FIS) underwrite all administrative costs. For more information on The Folded Flag Foundation, including how to donate to support its cause, please visit:

About Smith’s

The Kroger family of stores gives back to our communities through corporate charitable donations and the work of our two philanthropic foundations. In 2020, total giving of more than $300 million provided much-needed food and funds at the national, regional and local levels during an incredibly challenging year.