Elmer's funds scholarships to veterans' families
The Folds of Honor Foundation is funding seven educational scholarships in 2019 to benefit military families throughout the Northwest, thanks to a nearly $40,000 donation from Elmer's Restaurants.
The Gresham location of Elmer's at 1590 N.E .Burnside Road, took part in the fundraising.
Ellie Ruble, a freshman at Oregon State University, is a recent recipient from Oregon. She is the daughter of retired U.S. Air Force Second Lieutenant Kevin Ruble, who served honorably during Operation Desert Storm.
The Folds of Honor Foundation's mission to empower military families by providing educational scholarships and other assistance for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled in service.
"This donation is our way of saying thank you to our veterans and their families and honoring their sacrifices made for our freedom," said Jerry Scott, President and CEO of Elmer's Restaurants Inc.
For more information or to make a donation, visit Folds of honor