2017 Walk of Gratitude

Every day, many of the men and women of the armed forces return to their families and their civilian lives. But not ever one will have that chance, and the families left behind are forever changed. Snowball Express remembers those fallen heroes who will never return, and honors the supreme sacrifice their families have made. 

Since 2006, the mission of Snowball Express has been a simple, yet profoundly important one: Provide hope and new happy memories to the children of military fallen heroes who have died while on active duty since 9/11. We bring children together from all over the world for a four-day experience filled with fun activities, like sporting events, dances, amusement parks and more.

Parents of children of the fallen often tell us that their child is reserved, withdrawn or unwilling to talk about their loss. Participating in Snowball Express changes that, making each child feel special and giving them an opportunity to share their feelings about losing something so precious, their parent.

We invite you to partner with us one more time in 2017.  Details of the location and times of the walk will be posted as the event approaches and details are confirmed.  Thank You!

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We Honor
LTCOL Leon James II, USA CWO2 Edward Goodloe, USA SSG Joseph Cunningham, USA SPC Francis Trussel Jr, USA CWO4 Michael Slebodnik, USA SFC John Beale, USA MAJ Charles Koch, USMC SPC Sarah Morris, USA SSG Chad Tucker, USA CWO2 Johnathan Buffett, USA SFC Joseph Ferlicka, USA PO2 Steven Mollison, USN SPC George Manis, USA SSG Kevin Grieco, USA SSG Leroy Webster, USA SSG Michael Voss, USA LTCOL Michael Warren, USA SSG Jesse Grindey, USA CAPT James Funkhouser, USA SSG Christopher Bunda, USA GYSGT Brandon Johnson, USMC CWO3 Michael Hartwick Jr, USA PO2 Lionell Vernon, USN SGT Wesley Rice, USMC SGT Luis Serrano, USA
As One of Our Fallen Heroes

Serving the children of our fallen military heroes Snowball Express Could Use Your Help!