Great Rewards for Great Warriors

The primary mission of the Willis Foundation is to fund college scholarships for children whose United States Armed Services parent was killed or permanently disabled in a combat zone.

These children have also made the ultimate sacrifice.

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In 2024, The Cpl. Christpoher Kelly Willis Foundation is excited to partner with the Kalamazoo Growlers for "Salute to Service Night" as they take on the Royal Oak Leprechauns, an evening dedicated to family and freedom as we celebrate veterans and their families.

On August 8th, we will honor the Raible family as this year's Willis Foundation Scholarship recipients.

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Our Mission:

The Corporal Christopher Kelly Willis Foundation was established in memory and in honor of a beloved son, brother, friend, and proud Marine.

Meet Chris

Warrior Ride:

Held in September, the ride challenges riders along a scenic 200 mile course that ends at a reception held at Corporal Willis's final resting site.

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The Recipients:

The recipient of this award will receive funds to help pay for their education, helping to ensure a bright future. We hope to honor our fallen heroes.

Meet the 2023 Recipient

"Freedom Isn't Free"

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.

Meet Chris

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."

John 15:13

Thank you for your service: past, present and future!

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

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