2019 Hold the Line fundraisers Shield Republic

Lifestyle Brand Expands Line of Apparel Fundraisers for Families of Fallen Officers

Shield Republic Charities’ adds tribute to officers slain in 2019, Texas church shooting heroes

Smithfield, N.C. — Jan. 13, 2020 —  American lifestyle brand Shield Republic is upping the ante on its popular “Hold the Line” apparel fundraisers recognizing the nation’s fallen heroes and first responders.

What began as a project to recognize one fallen local hero has expanded to multiple fundraisers recognizing heroes around the country who have made the ultimate sacrifice defending others.

Currently, Shield Republic Charities, which by the start of the new year has donated $55,000 to the families of slain officers, is running multiple Hold the Line fundraisers for individual officers in addition to a “Fallen but Not Forgotten” fundraiser honoring all of the fallen officers of 2019. Fallen but Not Forgotten will benefit Law Enforcement United (https://www.leunited.org/), a charitable organization that recognizes officers who have died in the line of duty while offering ongoing support to their surviving families.

In each Hold the Line fundraiser makes available special honorary apparel for sale at ShieldRepublic.com. All Hold the Line apparel is designed, printed, and shipped in the USA, with 100 percent of net profits from the fundraiser to be donated to fallen heroes’ families.

“At Shield Republic, we believe in giving back to our communities,” said Charlie Romero, spokesperson for Shield Republic. “As a team we agree there are few more powerful ways to give back than to recognize our nation’s heroic first responders who have died in the line of duty.”

In addition to the Fallen but Not Forgotten fundraiser, Shield Republic Charities recently launched a new “Texas Strong” apparel fundraiser honoring church security officer Richard White and Deacon Tony Wallace, who were gunned down while protecting their fellow parishioners in the recent shooting at West Freeway Church in White Settlement, Texas.

Other Hold the Line fundraisers have honored Deputy Chris Dickerson, Sheriff “Big John” Williams, Investigator Billy Fred Clardy III, Sergeant Joshua Voth, and Constable Eula Raye Hawkins.

View all the Hold the Line fundraisers and learn more at https://www.shieldrepublic.com/collections/charity. For more information about the Shield Republic Charities, contact Aaron Pate at aaron@shieldrepublic.com.

About Shield Republic

Established in 2016, Shield Republic is an American lifestyle brand based outside Raleigh, North Carolina. The company offers creative, fresh apparel and merchandise embodying American pride. Everything sold by Shield Republic is designed and manufactured in the United States. Shield Republic appeals to patriotic Americans passionate about personal strength, second amendment rights and military strength. Through Shield Republic Charities, the company shows appreciation to soldiers, first responders and their families.

Learn more about Shield Republic and shop the online store at https://www.shieldrepublic.com.  Read the Shield Republic lifestyle blog at https://patriot.shieldrepublic.com. Follow Shield Republic on Facebook (@ShieldRepublicCo), Instagram (@shield_republic), Twitter (@shieldrepublic) and Pinterest (@s_republic).

Charlie Romero

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