POSTED: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 5:01pm
UPDATED: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 5:13pm
LAS CRUCES- Matt Parrish is walking from Tampa to Los Angeles and back to Tampa to raise money for various charities focusing on military families.
Parrish’s Trek For Hope benefits the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) and Soldier’s Angels.
SOWF helps provide college tuition for children of fallen soldiers as well as provides financial help for travel expenses to ensure family members can be present at an injured soldier’s bedside during recovery.
Soldier’s Angels sends thousands of care packages to “adopted” service members as well as provides care and comfort to soldiers and veterans stateside.
Parrish is currently seeking other deserving charities to give the American people an opportunity to say "Thank you!" to our military families.
To track Parrish’s progress, learn more about his mission, or to donate to his charities, visit his website at http://trek4hope.com/charities.html