"Freedom isn't Free."


2017 Recipient
Kaiden VanSlyke

Our uniformed men and women believe in and defend this statement on a daily basis.

Our brother, son, and friend-Corporal Christopher Kelly Willis-was the embodiment of military spirit and dedication, and we aim to preserve his memory by providing college scholarships to children whose parent was killed or permanently disabled in a combat zone.

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What is the Warrior Ride?

 
THE RIDE: The Willis Foundation will hold its 14th annual Ride in September 2019.
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THE RIDERSThe Warrior Riders honor our American heroes who have given all.
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Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
-John 15:13
Willis Law, a Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids Law Firm, donates a portion of their revenue to the Corporal Willis Foundation.

Willis Law, a Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids Law Firm, donates a portion of their revenue to the Corporal Willis Foundation.

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2019 Recipient
Mackenzie "Kenzie" Youmans

The 2019 Warrior Ride

Josh and Katie

The Willis Foundation will hold its 14th annual Warrior Ride on September 13 – 15, 2018, in which more than 20 cyclists will participate, riding over 200 miles in three days to raise funds for our 2019 Scholarship Recipient, Mackenzie "Kenzie" Youmans. Kenzie is the daughter of Sergeant Joshua V. Youmans, United States Army, and Katie Youmans.  Read more of their story here.

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