Wrangler National Patriot program supports wounded or fallen military

In 2009, Wrangler once again set out to unify the Western community through the launch of the Wrangler® National Patriot™ program, designed to support wounded or fallen American military veterans and their families through donations from the proceeds of red, white and blue Wrangler National Patriot shirts and overall fund-raising efforts. Calling on rodeo committees, fans, competitors and sponsors across the country to show their patriotism, the Wrangler National Patriot program has raised more than $650,000 to date. Founded in 2009, the Wrangler® National Patriot™ is a year-round program developed to help raise funds to support American military veterans and their families and to serve as inspiration for all Americans to rally around each other in patriotism. The program was seeded with a check for $50,000 donated by Wrangler in the name of cowboy legend and long-time friend of the Wrangler family, Jim Shoulders. The check was presented December 12, 2009 at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, NV. “We have a high level of pride and respect for the individuals serving in the U.S. military who show heroism every day in an effort to protect our country. This is our chance to give back to those veterans who… Continue Reading