The Silver Star Gift Program was designed to organize and encourage community-giving efforts of organizations, businesses, and the general public during the holiday season to support Arkansas military and survivor families in need.
The Silver Star Program runs from mid-November to Christmas Eve and consists of four program layers.
Silver Star Gift Registration (need-based sign-up for families to get assistance)
The Freedom Frosty 5k - Community event included in the Bentonville Run Series
Silver Star Storefront - Donation-based gift wrapping open to the public located at Pinnacle Hills Promenade, Rogers AR
Silver Star Giving Tree (Angel Tree for Military and Gold Star Family children)
· We provided gifts for 311 kids and a holiday meal for 107 families Totaling $43,800
· Freedom Frosty: 185 participants $654 raised
· OVER 3,000 gifts wrapped
· 500 families received some form of assistance in 2021 from SilverStar
· Freedom Frosty: Amazing Post COVID attendance
· So many gifts wrapped we lost count.