Walk to commemorate the 76th Anniversary of D-Day
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Donnie Edwards, a two-time All-Pro and a 2002 Pro Bowl selection who played 13 seasons with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers, and the Best Defense Foundation have teamed to host a Walk to commemorate the 76th anniversary of D-Day.
The Walk is an opportunity for people to offer their support for America’s WWII veterans. Any time during the day or night on June 6, participants are encouraged to get out and walk five kilometers (5K or 3.1 miles), which represents the distance from Omaha Beach to Pointe Du Hoc on the shores of Normandy, France.
Edwards joined Good Morning San Diego to discuss the walk and why he is involved.
There is no cost to simply get out and participate in the Walk on June 6, however there are a number of options available to sign up and make a straight donation to the Foundation, or make a contribution to participate in the Walk and receive some great commemorative items. They include WWII history books autographed by WWII veterans, commemorative challenge coins and T-shirts, and patches, lapel pins and hats from the Best Defense Foundation.
Proceeds raised will help the Best Defense Foundation cover costs associated with helping veterans travel around the world to visit historical battle sites, the ones where they fought for and defended Western freedom.
For more information or to register, visit www.bestdefensefoundation.org.