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Each fold has meaning. The 7th Fold is a tribute to our armed forces, for it is through the armed forces that we protect our country and our flag against all enemies, whether found within or without the boundaries of our republic.


2018 Johnsburg House Project

October 2018 Final Update Click here for full article. JOHNSBURG – After raising more than a half-million dollars for a nonprofit that benefits military families, Bill Schey is ready to do it again. Schey, of Barrington, is building another home in Johnsburg this year. Proceeds from the home sale will go to Folds of Honor, a nonprofit that provides […]


3rd Annual Stars and Strings

FULL STORY HERE Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker take a pause for the cause at ‘Stars and Strings” Dan Hyman Chicago Tribune As a Murfreesboro, Tenn.-raised teenager with massive musical ambition, Chris Young was willing to play music for whoever would listen. Sometimes that didn’t make for the most ideal performance venues. “I used […]


Barrington Area Patriots Golf Tournament

FULL STORY HERE On September 18, the Biltmore Country Club hosted the first golf outing held by Folds of Honor Chicago. Led by marine Corps Vet- eran bill Schey and supported by a host of sponsors, the event came together for a beautiful day of ceremony, golf, and an evening social to raise funds for […]


Johnsburg Project in the News

FULL STORY HERE In Honor Of Fallen Friends, Man Builds Future For Vet Families CHICAGO (CBS) — Going to a high school reunion can inspire people to reconnect with old friends For one suburban man, there was a deeper motivation. As CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, he felt compelled to build a home. When talking […]


Stars & Strings 2015

FULL STORY HERE CHICAGO (CBS) — Country music stars including “The Bandy Perry,” Dierks Bentley and Hunter Hayes are holding a big concert at the Chicago Theatre Wednesday night called “Stars and Strings.” Some the money from ticket sales is going to fund scholarships for the children of veterans. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports the […]


Lee Harkleroad Completes 14th Ironman

Lee Harkleroad, Friends of the Folds of Honor Foundation board member and cancer survivor, finished the Ironman in Kona, Hawaii, in 15 hours and 33 minutes — his best time ever. Since then, Lee has finished first in his age group in an Ironman event in the Philippines, which qualifies him for the Ironman World […]


Johnsburg Project – Your Call To Action

We are building a 2450 sq. ft. two-story home at 3505 Aubrey Dr. in Johnsburg, IL. The entire sales price from this home will be donated to FoH to help accomplish the mission of providing educational scholarships to the children and spouses of fallen and disabled service members. Our goal is to send FoH a donation of approximately $400,000 from the final […]


Splash Magazine – 2015 Chicago Gala

The Scene: Patriotic Americans from across the country joined forces June 27 to honor the nation’s most esteemed heroes and fallen soldiers at Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom (600 E. Grand) for the sixt annual dinner and auction. More than 300 saluting partygoers acknowledged the efforts of the armed forces while dancing to music by Sixteen […]


Folds of Honor Johnsburg Project

It was a small ceremony, held a few years ago at Fenton High School in Bensenville. But it had a big impact on Fenton alumnus Bill Schey and his wife, Connie. The ceremony was a plaque dedication to honor 10 Fenton alumni who died in the Vietnam War. Bill Schey, a Marine Corps veteran who […]