Prayer Shawls for Families of Servicemembers

Dedicated to providing prayer shawls for families of fallen service personnel.

Annual Summary Page

In 2018, Prayer Shawls for Fallen Soldiers contacted 760 family members of 309 fallen service personnel. The letters went to 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. A total of 217 Prayer Shawls were provided when requested, and 78 Prayer Shawls were supplied to the Friends of the Fallen at Dover AFB.

 

In 2017 a total of 901 letters were sent to family members of 395 service personnel in 49 states, two territories and two foreign countries inviting them to request a Prayer Shawl. In response to requests received, 331 Prayer Shawls were provided.  In addition, 79 Prayer Shawls were sent to Dover Air Force Base for use in the Center for the Friends of the Fallen.

 

In 2016 we contacted 450 family members of 177 service members in 38 states, 2 territories and 2 other countries inviting them to request a Prayer Shawl. In response to their requests, 188 Prayer Shawls were sent or delivered in person.

 

In 2015, a total of 565 family members of 241 service personnel in 44 states, 2 territories and 2 countries received letters inviting them to request Prayer Shawls. In response to their requests, Prayer Shawls for Fallen Soldiers provided 156 Prayer Shawls.

 

1n 2014 we contacted over 500 family members in 46 states, three territories, and two countries. A total of 368 Prayer Shawls were provided – 217 shawls in response to requests generated by letters to the families or from the website, 150 shawls for Dover AFB, and 19 shawls through direct contacts.

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