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Window World is proud to partner with Team Red, White & Blue (Team RWB) to present the Old Glory Relay. Starting on September 11, 2021, thousands will join together to bring the American flag in a procession from New York to Georgia. The Old Glory Relay is an act of support carried out to honor US veterans and ultimately help them find fulfillment and create lasting bonds with fellow veterans and civilian supporters.
Team RWB shows support for veterans through this annual event, which was put on from 2014 to 2018 and starts anew this year after a two-year hiatus to mark the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Starting in New York City, the flag will ultimately travel down to Atlanta, Georgia on November 11, 2021, Veterans Day.
On its 62-day journey to Atlanta, the Old Glory Relay will go through nine different states and Washington D.C., including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. Veterans and supporters can join in to run along with the flag for portions of the relay as the event moves through their area, or register as virtual participants.
“Team RWB is forging America’s leading health and wellness community for veterans,” says Mike Erwin, Executive Director of Team RWB. “The Old Glory Relay is a patriotic way to pursue our mission as we pass an American flag that will ultimately connect thousands of Americans and countless communities over its nearly 1,000-mile journey. We thank Window World for their support of this impactful event and for their dedication to veterans, service members and their families.”
As a sponsor for the 2021 Team RWB Old Glory Relay, Window World, the largest window replacement and exterior remodeling company across the US, helps honor the sacrifices veterans make in serving our country.
Through the Window World Military Initiative, Window World and its franchises honor a company-wide pledge to acknowledge and give back to America’s veterans and their families. Learn more about how we give back to our communities here.
Window World®, headquartered in North Wilkesboro, N.C., is America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, with more than 200 locally-owned franchises nationwide. Founded in 1995, the company sells and installs windows, siding, doors and other exterior products, with over 19 million windows sold to date. Window World is an ENERGY STAR® partner and its windows, vinyl siding and Therma-Tru doors have all earned the Good Housekeeping Seal. Through its charitable foundation, Window World Cares®, Window World and its franchisees provide funding for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Since its inception in 2008, the foundation has raised over $12 million for St. Jude. Window World also supports veterans and the military through its Window World Military Initiative (WWMI). WWMI defines Window World’s commitment to honor and serve America’s veterans, active military and military families across the entire franchise system by focusing on three pillars: Careers, Community Outreach and Partnerships. The Veterans Airlift Command has been a partner since 2008. During that time, Window World has contributed over $2.5 million in flights and donations to the organization.