Travelerís Prayer Donates 5,000 Prayer Boxes To American Servicemen and Servicewomen Being Deployed Overseas
High Falls, NY, April 9, 2008. Travelerís Prayer spokesperson J.I. Kappel said the Hudson Valley company donated its first 5,000 prayer boxes to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, for distribution to American service men and women being deployed overseas. The VFW operates many programs to benefit the nationís armed forces, including the Military Assistance Program, which provides a variety of services for military personnel and their families returning from and leaving for overseas duty.
Ms. Crystal Lauver, Assistant Director of the VFW Military Assistance Program, said, ďWe are very pleased to be part of the initial launch of this product. Regardless of religious background, Americans support and appreciate the effort of all our service members, so the donation of the Travelerís Prayer is a wonderful gesture. We will distribute this first donation with nondenominational prayers, to be appropriate for all, to our locations where meetings are conducted and make them available to our attendees.Ē
Travelerís Prayer, a specialty gift company, introduced its new line in late 2007. This first series of designer amulets and charms contain travel-related prayers, all of which are printed in the Holy Land. The company, formed in response to the foundersí desire to make available a convenient and safe way to carry portions of scripture, has developed three pocket-sized talismans, made of solid brass or resin, that can be easily carried in a pocket, purse, car, boat, knapsack or attachť to provide comfort and peace of mind. Currently, there are six different prayers available and most will be available in Spanish by mid-year.
The Travelerís Prayer will be widely distributed through retail stores and catalogs, available as a fund raiser and is available now at www.travelers-prayer.com. The company has developed innovative fundraising ideas and has the ability to customize the product to meet corporate and institutional needs. The three designs in the initial line feature birds in free flight, laser etched on the solid brass model and etched with gold leaf on the two resin models. All designs are similarly sized at 2.5Ē by .5Ē and are light, durable, come with a velour pouch for carrying in a pocket, purse, backpack or attachť, and available as a keychain.
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