Jeff Martin Auctioneers, Inc., at a recent auction event held June 19th in Pelzer, SC, raised $10,250 for TAPS. This money was raised in honor and memory of SFC Matthew Bradford “Brad” Thomas, brother of one of our employees, Tia Thomas. Brad was a member of the 133rd MP Company “Palmetto Regulars” South Carolina National Guard. SFC Thomas was killed in action on June 20, 2012 of wounds caused by a suicide bomber with an IED during a checkpoint in the market place in the city of Khost, near the Pakistani border. He was 30 years old, left behind a wife & a young son.
To honor our fallen soldiers, TAPS Tragedy Assistance Program, a national organization that offers compassionate care for the families; Jeff Martin Auctioneers auctioned off a handmade wooden American Flag and handmade walking stick. Our generous bidders enthusiastically bid and the company matched the proceeds dollar for dollar. Our company recognized Veterans at every auction event and will continue to support organizations that support military families, veterans and active duty service members.
The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers compassionate care to all those grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in our Armed Forces or as a result of his or her service. Since 1994, TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24/7 through a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones. TAPS has assisted more than 85,000 surviving families, casualty officers and caregivers. For more information, visit https://www.taps.org/
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