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BENEFITING: The USO

EVENT: Shine A Light

Al Roker

THE STORY:

Freedom comes at a cost. The people who help pay that cost are the servicemen and women of our Armed Forces and their families.  Here at home and all across the globe, they protect us. They serve us. They keep our freedom secure.

We can never repay them for what they do. However, the USO brings a little bit at home to our troops wherever they are.

Whether it's a comfortable place to be as they transit between assignments, or help figuring out a problem with family back home, The USO has provided a safe haven physically and emotionally for our troops for more than 70  years.

One of the most visible parts of the USO is the USO tour. The legendary comedian Bob Hope was the face of the USO tour for many years. I remember watching NBC with my parents and family as Bob Hope and countless stars entertained our troops in far flung places that we would hear about on the news.

The smiles and laughs and appreciation on the faces of those servicemen and women brought a smile and warmth to our homes and our hearts.

My goal is to take part in that tradition by bringing some laughs and smiles to our troops stationed abroad with some amazing entertainers like Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Craig Robinson and Iliza Shlesinger.  We are taking part in the TODAY USO COMEDY TOUR.

And while doing so, hopefully you  can help us raise funds to support the work that the USO does.

By supporting the USO, we support our troops. And by supporting our troops, we support the mission to keep this nation and its ideals free.

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To This Fundraiser

$81,799

MONEY RAISED
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    $25

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    $25

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    $25

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    $25

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  • Jenna Casey

    $25

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  • Joanna de Guzman

    $25

  • Patricia Yocom

    $100

  • Ruthie Friedell

    $25

  • Green Family

    $10

  • John and Beverly Blais

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • A & M Kersten

    $10

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  • Sue Dickey, Burlington, Iowa

    $10

  • Arlevia and Zack Maryman

    $25

  • Carolyn Olson Strawn

    $20

  • S Pietrasko

    $100

  • John & Iris Hanney & the three p's

    $100

  • Cheryl Harrison

    $34

  • Emily

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Jana Adams

    $50

  • Knaster Family

     

  • Sunshinenbloom

    $10

  • barbara

    $50

  • Family Members USMC Lt.

    $100

  • Kim and Brian Vander Yacht

    $50

  • Courtney

    $10

  • Cindi Alan

    $50

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  • Gina Grant

    $25

  • Peter Shapiro

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Athens, GA

    $25

  • Linda

    $200

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    $25

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    $100

  • Deborah Fry

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

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    $10

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    $50

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    $25

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    $100

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    $20

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    $100

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    $50

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    $25

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    $50

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  • John Giampetro

    $50

  • Carole Kaplan-Cohen

    $18

  • Ileen Wise

    $10

  • Remembering Newtown

    $260

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  • Jeanine Pucci

    $25

  • The Wright Family

    $25

  • Carol Elrod

    $25

  • The Lyon Family

    $100

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    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Stacey & Steve

    $10

  • Colleen and Tom Amato

    $25

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  • Ajoy Singh

    $100

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  • Reichardt Family

    $25

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    $40

  • Bob Burkhard

    $50

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  • Lisa M.

    $100

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    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Karl Zimmer III

    $500

  • Anonymous

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    $10

  • Barbara Massey

    $100

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  • Ann Vogl

    $50

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    $100

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    $50

  • Daniel

    $50

  • McDonald

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Demi Blacklidge

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Debbie Page

    $100

  • Heath

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Melanie

    $50

  • Stukalsky family

    $50

  • D. Dziak

    $50

  • steve laine

    $10

  • PJRoberts

    $30

  • Betsy Walker, MD

    $25

  • Jordan Edwards

    $10

  • The Hurleys

    $20

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The Team: $81,799 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Al Roker

Amount Raised

$78,970

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Stephanie Lasister

Amount Raised

$500

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Charles Kelley

Amount Raised

$175

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Cindy Johnson

Amount Raised

$150

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Linda Paxton

Amount Raised

$120

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Amandah Goldsmith

Amount Raised

$100

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Lalita Irving

Amount Raised

$100

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Wendy Fransen

Amount Raised

$100

Donor Comments

The Hurleys

The Hurleys

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Jordan Edwards

Jordan Edwards

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Betsy Walker, MD

Betsy Walker, MD

DONATION: $25

In memory & in honor of all our Veterans, and thankful for All Roker & his team 3 years ago

PJRoberts

PJRoberts

DONATION: $30

Marc A .MacLean 3 years ago

steve laine

steve laine

DONATION: $10

i'm truly sorry it's only $10 even 10 thousand is not enough for the brave men and women thank you for your sevice stay safe and god bless thank you 4 years ago

D. Dziak

D. Dziak

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Stukalsky family

Stukalsky family

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Melanie

Melanie

DONATION: $50

My "dad" was a veteran of Korea and Viet Nam, my birth father WWII, and both brothers served in the navy. I served in the Army National Guard, active duty Air Force and retired from the Air Force Reserves. 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Heath

Heath

DONATION: $25

4 years ago