All Generous Donors

The Texas War Memorial, “The Price of Liberty,” is only possible thanks to the generous donations of individuals, corporations, foundations and veteran and civic organizations. 

We would appreciate it if you would continue to spread the word about the monument.  Above all, thank you for donating to honor our Texas Global War on Terror and Overseas Contingency Operations Veterans and their Families.  

We have identified various levels of donations as a way of highlighting the generosity of our donors.  Diamond donors give $50,000 or more; Platinum donors $25,000 or more; Gold donors $10,000 or more; Silver donors $5000 or more; and Bronze donors $1000 or more.

Donors that give $25,000 or more are presented a very Limited Edition Art Bronze replica of “The Price of Liberty” Monument.  The table top Art Bronze is approximately 21-inches tall, without the engraved granite base.

 

Diamond Donors

 

Our first Diamond Donor, Mr. Tony Gullo, Sr. (of Gullo Toyota, Gullo Ford and Gullo Mazda, located in Conroe, TX) is a TonyGulloproud supporter of the Veterans and their Families and has taken an huge interest in the Texas War Memorial.  In addition to making a large donation to support the Troops that have served since 9/11 he has introduced us to other generous organizations, who have donated $175,000 dollars total.  And he is still working!  Mr. Gullo, Sr. will receive the Number 1, Number 9 and Number 18 of Eighteen Limited Edition Art Bronze Maquettes of “The Price of Liberty;” replicas of the Monument that will be placed at the Texas Capitol to honor Service Members and their Families that have served in the Global War on Terror.

Please support Gullo Dealerships – Mr. Gullo has several premier dealerships in Montgomery County and surrounding Houston areas. They serve The Woodlands, Tomball, Spring, Magnolia, Cleveland, Oak Ridge, Willis, New Waverly, Cypress, Huntsville and Bryan College Station areas.  Along with being a great supporter of the Texas War Memorial, Mr. Gullo strives to make your experiences with Gullo Toyota, Ford and Mazda good ones – for the life of your vehicle.

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 For over 110 years, H-E-B has contributed to worthy causes throughout Texas and Mexico, and they continue to support our community as strongly as ever. H-E-B donated $50,000 to support “The Price of Liberty Monument.” As a way to thank them for their support, we encourage you to always shop at H-E-B stores.

The Elkins Foundation generously donated $50,000 in support of “The Price of Liberty” Monument.  This generous donation makes the a Diamond Donor and magnanimous supporter of the 225,000 Texas service members and their families, who have served since September 11, 2001.

 

Platinum DonorsWampler

John Wampler contacted the Texas War Memorial, indicating he had read a story about the Monument to be raised at the Texas Capitol to honor the Global War on Terror Veterans and their Families.  He offered to make the Texas War Memorial a recipient of the T Bar W Ranch Production and Consignment Sale

John and Rebecca hosted a beautiful event and donated at the Platinum Level, as a bidder in their own auction, and won Number Four Number of Eighteen Limited Edition Art Bronze Maquettes of “The Price of Liberty.”  The Art Bronze maquette is a replica of the Monument that will be placed at the Texas Capitol.  In addition to their personal contribution to the Texas War Memorial, the Texas War Memorial received another $26,900 from the proceeds of the charity event.  We appreciate John and Rebecca and their steadfast support of Texas Service Members and their Families.    

 

 

Filip2Two very generous patriots, Richard and Jeanne Filip, Texas Sentinels Foundation co-founders, attended a charity event and personally bid on an Art Bronze replica of the “Price of Liberty” Monument that will be placed at the Texas Capitol to honor Service Members and their Families that have served in the Global War on Terror.  This personal contribution to build the Texas War Memorial is a confirmation of their generosity and drive to support Texas Veterans and their Families.  Not only have they founded an organization that supports the Troops in an exemplary manner – they supported the Texas War Memorial as well.      

Richard Filip, speaking about the Texas Sentinels said, “ . . . we want to help.  We can do this.  It is the right thing to do.  We have room at the table in our Texas communities.”  Please consider supporting their organization as they so generously support our Texas heroes http://texassentinels.org/

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Mr. Chris Gillman at Gillman Acura, a Platinum level donor, says, “God Bless Texas and the Service Members and their Families.”  Mr. Gillman jumped on board to help us build the Texas War Memorial and promised on-going support for us and for the Troops.  Because of his support and generosity, Mr. Gillman will receive Number Eight of Eighteen Limited Edition Art Bronze Maquettes of “The Price of Liberty.”  The Art Bronze maquette is a replica of the Monument that will be placed at the Texas Capitol to honor Service Members and their Families that have served in the Global War on Terror.

Please support Gillman Acura, 18002 Interstate 45 North, Houston, TX 77090 – Since opening their doors in 1986, Gillman Acura has been committed to exceeding their customer’s expectations.  Gillman Acura is a new and used Acura dealership in Houston offering everything automotive including luxury cars sales, service, parts and on-site financing.  Whether you are searching for a new Acura or used car in the Houston, Spring, the Woodlands or Conroe area, the Acura dealership is your one stop auto destination.  Reach the Gillman Acura staff by calling (877) 462-1039, or http://www.gillmanacura.com/

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JohnEagleHondaAnother Platinum donor!  Mr. Mac DeLaup, President and Managing Partner at John Eagle Honda.  Mr. DeLaup says “Personally I have had family members that served in most branches of the military back to the Civil War.  Sergeant Francois DeLaup was a flag bearer in the Confederate Army and was shot three times and mortally wounded on the third shot, yet refused to let the Colors touch the ground as he passed them to another.  Staff Sergeant Henry McMillan Elder, my namesake, died by Japanese mortar fire storming the beaches of Okinawa in WWII.  My brother-in-law, served in Vietnam as a paratrooper, and my brother was a proud Marine – but as proud as I am of these family members, this is only a small sampling of the thousands of Texans who have served, and all too many who paid the ultimate sacrifice.  It is time we celebrate their lives with this incredible Texas War Memorial to be viewed by generations to come.”  

Please support John Eagle Honda of Houston, 18787 Northwest Freeway Houston, TX 77065 – The Eagle Edge means worry-free car ownership.  It is the most innovative customer care program in the industry today.  Purchase or lease your new vehicle from John Eagle Honda and you pay nothing for the Eagle Edge for as long as you own the car.  New Sales (866) 495-7073, Pre-Owned Sales (866) 201-6666, Service & Parts (281) 955-6666

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Dallas Fort Worth Metropolitan New Car Dealers Association (DFW NCDA) donated $25,000 to support “The Price of Liberty” Monument at the Texas Capitol.  

The Association is comprised of approximately 200 franchised new car dealers in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant and Wise counties, dealers who represent more than $10 billion in new and used car sales annually. 

Its goal of becoming one of the premier automotive trade associations in the country is not its only achievement – they obviously support Texas service members and their families.  

The DFW NCDA also produces two annual auto shows – the DFW Auto Show in Dallas and the DFW Auto Show in Fort Worth.  Veterans in North Texas have a great supporter in DFW NCDA.  Please support them as well.

 

Gold Donors

 The Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Headquarters, Posts and Leaders throughout Texas are setting a stellar exampleDan for all Texas Military Support Organizations by contributing at the Gold Level (and rising!)

It is clear that Commander Dan West, Adjutant/Quartermaster Roy Grona and other leaders and members honor the service and sacrifice of the Global War on Terror Veterans and their Families. CLICK HERE to see all the VFW Posts and their generous donations.

Originally founded in 1899 as the American Veterans of Foreign Service, the VFW continues to be a voice for veterans, currently deployed members of our Armed Forces, and their families.

The VFW mission is to support those who have sacrificed so much for this country—All veterans and their families.

The 2.4 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliaries are located in 8,500 VFW Posts around the world. We are at heart an organization dedicated to providing a place for all of those who have sacrificed in our nation’s conflicts abroad. While we are a national organization, we express this dedication through our local posts and programs to support veterans service members, and their families.

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Silver Donors

Rebecca Campbell, founder of the Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund, attended a National Guard Association of Texas RebeccaConvention and Family Support Event. The small bronze model of the Price of Liberty was unveiled at the event. Rebecca was the first donor to believe and support the Monument through her foundation.

After the attacks on 9/11, Rebecca’s youngest son enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2003 was deployed to Baghdad. Later that year, with the help of family and friends she organized a fundraiser to help children affected by the loss of a parent. The first fundraiser was held two weeks later and was a big success. Rebecca simply could not stop and with the help of volunteers and the public the CFSRF continued to grow.

The Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund (a 501(c)(3) organization) was founded October 23, 2003 by Rebecca Campbell and is based in the D.C. Metropolitan area. The CFSRF was founded in order to provide support to surviving U.S. Military children and spouses that have lost a loved one in the Iraq and  Afghanistan wars or whose service member has sustained a serious disability.

Our objectives are to help U.S. Military children and spouses with College Grants  as well as provide financial assistance to those families in need of help with  housing, utilities, food and clothing. Often, when a loss occurs in these families what was a two person income becomes one. The financial hardships placed on these families are very difficult to deal with. Their lives are devastated and forever changed.

We are determined to help make the last wishes of those lost to the casualty of war possible by assisting their families with their needs.

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Bronze Donors

Generous Donation from the Eastex Detachment Marine Corps League, Conroe TX

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Generous Donation from Dennis and Nancy Proctor, Conroe, TX 

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 Generous Individual Donation from Richard and Mary Duhon, Tomball, TX 

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Donation by Joe and Patty Beatty, Cypress, Texas, “to honor our sons Joseph Erik and Zachary Howard (killed).”  

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Red, White and Blue Donations

Often individuals donate to the Texas War Memorial on behalf of a loved one or friend. Following are “Red, White and Blue Donations” (under $1000). These donations are greatly appreciated and encourage a great example of “Texans Honoring Texans.”

Donor:Hometown: 
Anonymousn/aAn anonymous donation was made to honor
Master Sergeant Jerry L Coldiron, April 13,
1953 - July 30, 2015. He served Texas and his
country honorably, was a good family man and
friend. Rest in Peace.
Susan and James SheerenSpring, TX
R Thomas ReitmeierSpring, TX
Ruth DavisHondo, TX
Beatrice ChristiansenBlackfoot, IDIn memory of her husband, who served
during WWII; and for her daughter Joy,
who served inAfghanistan and her
wonderful husband, Stryker, who served
in Vietnam.
Harry HunterTomball, TX
Lt Col (Ret) Charlie and Judy ParadaMontgomery, TX
Cynthia Bohannon The Woodlands, TXDonation made in memory of Roy O'Daniel
who moved to Heaven in February of 2016.
This donation is on behalf of his family,
in lieu of flowers.
G. Tom and Laurie SmithHouston, TX
Michael LovellSan Antonio, TX
Bob LapoleSpring, TX
Daughters of the American RevolutionTomball/NW Harris County area
Knights of Columbus #9765Fredericksburg, TX
LTC Jeff LongSalado, TX
Roger McGaffinHouston, TX
Ana PapeTomball, TX
Ronnie and Glenda ThomasWillis, TX
Thomas and Sharon OssowskiHouston, TX
Wally WarrenTomball, TXIn honor of my father, Major Tommy
Ray Warren, US Air Force, Killed in
Action in Vietnam
Karen MusgravesMineola, TX
Connie McNabbMontgomery, TX
Sandra Van ZandtOwasso, OK (Texas Resident)
Joseph BeattyHouston, TX
JoAnne MacGregorAustin,TX
Terry BurgessFort Worth, TX
James HoganFrisco, TX
Sondra JusticeSan Antonio, TXIn honor of Brian and Susan Dickens 21st Wedding Aniversity
Marvin and Faye JohnsonCedar Park, TX
John & Mary Ann KocurekAustin, TX
Ardis Harden Austin, TX
James HoganDallas, TX
Anh NguyenKaty, TX
Rolando WebberSan Antonio, TX
Norma and Carl GoyneTomball, TXIn Memory of Harry C. Kirsch Sr., George C. Kirsch, A P. (Sonny) Wright and
Thomas W. Goyne and In Honor of: Harry C. Kirsch, Jr., David Gilbert and Andrew Gonzales
Florence and William WilsonCypress, TX
Liza GarzaHouston, TX

 

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