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12 Planes CAF Units' Fundraiser:

B-25 Yellow Rose: Operation 107

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THE STORY:

Contribute $250 or more and we will have your name (or the name of someone you'd like to honor) etched into a commemorative panel that will travel with the aircraft for the life of the engine. 


Contribute $25 or more and receive an Operation 107 Challenge Coin.


On Thursday November 3rd, 2017, the B-25 Yellow Rose suffered an engine failure on final approach to it’s final 2017 airshow appearance at Joint Base San Antonio - Kelly Field. The crew safely landed the airplane, but on inspection after shutdown it was determined that the engine would have to be removed and replaced before further flight. 


On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, catching the United States off guard and unprepared to fight a war in the Pacific.  107 days later - after a heroic effort conceiving, planning, training, and finally flying - the Doolittle Raiders flew 16 B-25’s off of the USS Hornet in a daring raid on Japan that changed the course of the war in the Pacific.  
 

It took 107 days to conceive, plan, test, and execute the Doolittle Raid.  Our goal is to raise the funds ($80,000) for a new engine in the same period of time, with the same spirit that made the Doolittle Raid part of history.  Telling the story of the Doolittle Raid has long been an integral part of the Yellow Rose Mission. We need to capture the spirit of that 107 day effort in order to acquire an engine and install it on the Yellow Rose so we can continue to allow people to see, touch, hear, and fly this piece of living history.  With your contribution, you can join the effort!


Our team has already spent hundreds of volunteer hours removing the engine and preparing it for overhaul. We need to secure enough funding to overhaul the engine and accessories and get the new engine and aircraft operational. All of this work is being done away from the Yellow Rose’s home base of San Marcos Texas. It is truly a labor of love, and the team needs your help



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To This Fundraiser

$6,443

MONEY RAISED
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  • 12 Planes CAF Units

    $250

  • James “Wyatt” Ellis

    $250

  • Andy Maag

    $250

  • John Cyrier

    $250

  • Chip Chambliss

    $250

  • Mike Rice

    $250

  • Mark Manske

     

  • Robert Carlson

    $25

  • Richard L. Hall

    $250

  • Tom Mccarran

    $1,000

  • Robert G Kissel

     

  • Lyle Sproul

    $250

  • Mary Lou Ellis

    $250

  • Patrick Moore

    $50

  • Terry Larison

    $250

  • CMSgt Juliet Gudgel

    $250

  • Robert Moses

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • COL QUINTIN SMITH

    $100

  • Jerry E Patterson

    $250

  • Danielle Cook

    $250

  • Kristin Cook

    $250

  • TSGT R. O'Daniels (Retired)

    $250

  • janet Berrio

    $50

  • Steven Jonas

    $18

  • Dennis Morales

    $50

  • Steve Wogan

    $250

  • David and Francine O'Connor

     

  • E. Mark Baland

    $50

  • Brennan Robert Price

    $250

  • DENNIS SHIELDS

    $250

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8% Raised of $80,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $6,443 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

12 Planes CAF Units

Amount Raised

$5,193

 

6% Raised of $80,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lyle Sproul

Amount Raised

$1,250

Donor Comments

DENNIS SHIELDS

DENNIS SHIELDS

DONATION: $250

IN MEMORY OF CHARLES E SHIELDS 7 days ago

Brennan Robert Price

Brennan Robert Price

DONATION: $250

4 weeks ago

E. Mark Baland

E. Mark Baland

DONATION: $50

Good luck for 107. 1 month ago

Steve Wogan

Steve Wogan

DONATION: $250

2 months ago

Dennis Morales

Dennis Morales

DONATION: $50

Charles R. Morales 2 months ago

Steven Jonas

Steven Jonas

DONATION: $18

Billy Mitchell 2 months ago

janet Berrio

janet Berrio

DONATION: $50

2 months ago

TSGT R. O'Daniels (Retired)

TSGT R. O'Daniels (Retired)

DONATION: $250

2 months ago

Kristin Cook

Kristin Cook

DONATION: $250

2 months ago