Dierks Bentley Urges Fans to Support Charity for ‘America’s Fallen and Disabled Service Members’

by Thad Mitchell
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Country star Dierks Bentley is using his celebrity appeal for a good reason while urging fans to support a cause. The singer also says he is raising funds for “Fold of Honor,” an organization that assists families of fallen military personnel.

In his tweet, Bentley specifically directs his fans to a site in which they can purchase t-shirts that will support Folds of Honor. Additionally, he says the charity will receive 100 percent of the proceeds from sales of the shirts, which he models in the video.

“Head over to @flagandanthemco to shop this exclusive Folds of Honor charity tee,” he writes in the tweet’s caption. “100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to @foldsofhonor, a charity I am proud to support. (It) provides educational to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service members.”

Bentley Asks Fans to Support Charitable Organization

On its website, Folds of Honor says it has awarded 28,000 scholarships to family members of fallen veterans since 2007. The foundation also says 90 percent of proceeds they collect goes directly toward funding these scholarships. In the past year, they given out 3,500 scholarships in an effort to provide young kids with educational opportunities.

Only a few moments after putting up the tweet, Bentley’s fans responded by thanking him for supporting families of veterans.

“Got one for my son!” a Bentley fan proclaims. “Thank you.”

Bentley is one of several celebrities that supports Folds of Honor’s mission. Other notable names assisting the foundation include Kevin Sorbo, George W. Bush, Larry the Cable Guy and Jack Nicklaus.

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