Making 'moves' for vets
Campaign launches fundraising initiative
- Duration 4:03
- Date Nov 11, 2012
Campaign launches fundraising initiative
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We all know now that veterans day is one to celebrate all those who served in the United States armed forces but this year the boot campaign.
Which already gives 100% of its proceeds to charity.
Is doing a little something extra as you can see.
Something special to raise funds for our troops let's just say this.
Got the moves to prove it here to -- then there's retired US army ranger and author of outlaw -- -- are now good to see John.
A Dave how's that gone it secure homeland -- now that I got to see all the video there tell us about a brutal campaign and what all that dancing was all about.
Well -- campaign is really coming up to be the fastest growing nonprofit in the country.
You know what started as a grassroots movement started by five amazing patriotic women last year.
Has grown into a national level military charity.
You know get over 35000.
Likes on FaceBook or already in just under a year.
It's really blossomed into this to into this amazing way to support our soldiers you know one point four million.
Active duty members of our military serving right now and our goal in the -- campaign.
As one point four million American citizens in groups.
In the boot mob was kind of born out of out of this creative innovation and that these five women bring to the big campaign.
We're really just looking for innovative ways to support our troops and that's what that that's really -- the -- modest.
So both play some of these videos that we were just rolling and tell us what people can do how exactly they can get involved.
Well OK so with the boot Bob take yourself today I do in the -- lobby can download the instructional video -- YouTube.
I submit that video to boot -- dot com and the boot campaign is gonna put a special video together and everybody doing this -- -- all across the country.
And citizens corporations Americans everywhere really getting involved to do it or you can go to -- campaign dot com to find out more information -- -- -- -- campaign.
Now is it do you Ohio boots do you buy them from you guys and you have to have moves to submit a video is.
Apparent -- -- an idea and today pretty job.
Yet -- I mean he too like nobody wants to see me river dancing and apartment combat boots on but it you know.
You can't go to boot -- dot com boot the boot campaign has every single -- -- you can possibly imagine.
The proceeds from those boots goes directly to supporting our troops and what's absolutely staggering about the -- campaign is it 92%.
Of their overall profit goes directly to initiatives that they support whether it's.
Funding a you know wounded.
Home giveaway for wounded warriors Pete -- counseling hours for soldiers sending fallen fallen warriors and -- spot spouse -- the fallen warrior trees there really an amazing organization that Americans really should be getting involved.
Then and not only is it fun but I think it says we relate to you troops -- we are starting to understand a little bit of a little piece.
Of what you do what you you know throw on each and every day.
He said a 100% of the proceeds support our troops I wanna ask you on this veterans day -- -- what is your message to America.
-- what would you like people to keep in mind on this day.
Well you know their -- one point four million members serving right now OK a lot of those guys are going to be coming back from war and it's all about.
Healing that rift between American society and the warriors to protect her and the boot campaigned as a great job of giving Americans the very tangible way to give back.
And and that is getting a pair of boots on and walking a mile and soldiers -- and really -- that's that's what it's all about.
And your former US army ranger you would know also the author of outlaw platoon.
If you come here in the studio I promise you you're not a little a little dance in -- boots.
I began -- -- say that.
I'll tell you I want everybody there the Fox News ability to get their -- -- -- come there personally with a professional photographer and take it take a boot shoot of everybody there.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I just -- always good to have you on -- -- you absolutely did take.