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CK Mondavi Gives Back to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund

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I am not sure if many of you know but I grew up in a military family. We moved around a lot before finally settling in Atlanta after my first year of college. In fact, we liked Atlanta so much that my dad retired here. A lot of my family lives here.

My father was in Vietnam and he was also in some other situations that were dangerous as well. My father-in-law was also in the military as were both of my grandfathers.

Growing up military was a different type of lifestyle than most people know. There was always a fear that my father could get hurt or even worse. We lived knowing that he was the ultimate patriot who would do whatever it took to protect and serve his country. In fact, he walked me down the aisle in his uniform and then gave me that uniform as a wedding present. I still cherish it to this day.

I have the utmost respect for anyone who serves in our military and believe that these people deserve to be taken care of. This is especially true of our fallen heroes.

 

What I also like is to see brands who support our fallen heroes and one of those brands is CK Mondavi. Did you know that CK Mondavi is the only American made/grown wine in the “supermarket wine under $10” category? I had no idea!

In fact, CK Mondavi is run by the legendary Napa Valley wine icon, Peter Mondavi Sr., a World War II veteran. Established in the 1940s, CK Mondavi remains a family- owned business that has thrived for four generations to produce fine wines. CK Mondavi wine is sold nationwide in every US state.

But here is what is really important to know about CK Mondavi:

A percentage of each bottle sold between May – August will be donated to Intrepid Fallen Heroes (up to $50,000). This is what I like to see companies doing to give back in their communities.

THE INTREPID FALLEN HEROES FUND

The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund serves United States military personnel wounded or injured in service to our nation, and their families.  Supporting these heroes helps repay the debt all Americans owe them for the sacrifices they have made in service to our nation.  They are, in the words of their founder, the late Zachary Fisher, “our nation’s greatest national resource,” and they deserve all the help that our nation can provide.

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Please comment below to share your own story about supporting veterans and/or American-made products. I will select ONE reader to be entered into CK Mondavi’s grand prize drawing by May 15. The grand prize is a $500 donation to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund in the winner’s name!

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

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  1. I’d never heard of the brand (we’re not wind drinkers) but think it is awesome that the are giving back to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund !

  2. I love that they have an inexpensive wine and yet they are giving back to fallen heroes. Also, I don’t think I knew you were from a military family!

  3. I didn’t know tha Mondavi has such afforable wines! I also love that they support the intrepid fallen heroes fund!!

  4. I have 2 USMC brother in laws- so any company that gives back to those who give everything for their country is good by me! It is always good to see small companies making a big difference.

  5. My ex husband was in the military and stationed in Afghanistan for over a year. I remember being a wreck every single day because it always scared me to think he wouldn’t make it home to see his daughter again. I support any company or brand that supports our troops!

    • Stacie

      I cannot imagine that Jessica. I know that it must be so much tougher on the military wives than anyone else. God bless your husband for serving and for you supporting him! 🙂

  6. I hadn’t heard of this brand. I think it’s important we support our vets so I will be looking for them now.

  7. I did not know that about Mondavi. I enjoy wine, I will keep this in mind, it’s great they’re trying to make a difference.

  8. I love all of the incentives from brands to help military. It’s the least we can do, since they fight to protect us on a daily basis!!

  9. I haven’t heard of this brand, but it’s great they are supporting the military. I do love wine though…. so I think I’ll go support them 😉

  10. veronica

    I must try these wines. Do they have organic?

  11. Never heard of this brand but glad to see how they’re supporting our vets 🙂

  12. I am married to a vet, so I have a real appreciation for this. I love any company that supports the military!

  13. What a wonderful way to contribute to a great cause. We’re softies for the military men and women in this house (having some of our own).

  14. Enjoying wine and giving back to others sounds like a great plan to me. Thanks for raising awareness for this worthy cause.

  15. Pam

    I think this is a great cause and it is great to know that when you purchase something like this, a portion of you money goes to a good cause.

  16. LOVE those that serve us in the military. I think this is a great cause.

  17. Louida

    I love when companies support vets! This is a great cause! I’m not much of a win drinker but I’ll go check out the company.

  18. We have many vets in my family, so I can really get behind any brand that supports them! I will definitely look for this wine the next time I am shopping for some!

  19. We don;t drink at our house. I love that they are giving back though, it is so nice to see companies giving back.

  20. CK Mondavi wine is really great. I love the taste but I really enjoy supporting our Veterans and so it’s easy to decide on CK Mondavi!

  21. We’re not a military family, but we live in a military town. We are always participating in fundraisers to support military families in our community.

  22. I love brands that give back like this! I’ll be on the lookout for this!

  23. Donating to the fallen heroe fund by drinking wine?! So basically, I need to drink more wine! haha All kidding aside, what an awesome thing for mondavi to do.

  24. Thanks to Mondavi for caring about our heroes too! This is a great cause

  25. Never heard of the brand, but think it is awesome that the are giving back. I always respect companies that give back like that.

  26. i love that brands all over are taking steps to recognize the military. I like their wine too, great job

  27. Dina

    My dh grew up all over. I’m impressed with what CK Mondavi is doing!!

  28. That is awesome! I love supporting companies who support our troops. We wouldn’t have the luxuries we have if it were not for them, and companies who understand that are worth my time and my dollar. Thanks for sharing. I will be purchasing CK Monday for gifts this year!

  29. I meant Mondavi not Monday. LOL A little pre-occupied this afternoon.

  30. Sandra (at) Coasahmom (dot) com

    This is pretty awesome! I love things like this and how much they help those who need it the most. Thanks for sharing!

  31. I haven’t heard of Mondavi, but what a great campaign! I love things like this!

  32. WOAH!!!! I learn something new about you everytime I stop by this blog. This is fantastic.

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