CW33’s Local Champions is designed to be resource for people in the Dallas – Ft. Worth area to find charities and organizations to give money or time to through donations or volunteerism and help better their local communities.
Our preference is to highlight local charities with a track record of putting at least 75% of their annual revenues directly toward the cause vs. other expenses.
These organizations are selected as we feel they have the greatest impact and measureable effect on the people, pets or programs their charity serves in the DFW area.
Continue reading Carry The Load Highlighted as One of CW33’s Local Champions
Stephen Holley, co-founder of Carry The Load and founder of SIXSITE Gear, featured in Valor Magazine interview.
Continue reading Interview with US Navy SEAL, Stephen Holley
Today on What If You Could, Brian’s guest is Cody Bandars from Carry The Load. Cody, a graduate from the University of Nebraska, has an interesting story to tell about his journey to fulfill what he saw as a requirement to serve his country. Cody entered the US Navy in 2010 on his way to becoming a Navy Seal. Clint Bruce, a former Navy Seal and founder of Carry the Load was instrumental in Cody’s decision to enter the Navy and serve his country. Tune in to learn more about Cody’s story, and to learn about Carry The Load, a non-profit dedicated to providing active, meaningful ways to honor and celebrate the sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes — military, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders.
Continue reading Carry The Load featured on podcast “What If You Could” episode 6
The 1st Cavalry Division shared its history and traditions with the Carry the Load relay team on Thursday at the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment headquarters.
Continue reading West Coast Carry the Load relay team rallies at Fort Hood
Despite the hot temperatures, thousands met the challenge again to honor the heroes who Memorial Day is for.
Continue reading Carry The Load wraps up at Reverchon Park
Thousands of people in Dallas joined the Carry the Load march downtown in honor of fallen soldiers.
Many in attendance had family or friends they were walking for, but the event is as much for the general public as it is for service members.
Continue reading Thousands ‘Carry the Load’ to honor and remember fallen military members
When Glen Dare marches again this Memorial Day, 24 hours overnight for Carry the Load, five names on his 80-pound pack will go with him.
Continue reading For those who’ve lost people in combat, ‘every day is Memorial Day for them’
Carry the Load’s mission, to ensure that Memorial Day gets the attention and respect it deserves, also extends to the sacrifices and needs of first responders.
Continue reading Carry The Load: Helping first responders too
Stephen Holley is a former Navy SEAL who founded the nonprofit Carry the Load in 2011 and started an outdoor clothing company called Sixsite. The Dallas native appears to be the model of success for a veteran who returned home to start a family and build a career. Even so, Holley has struggled with debilitating depression.
He spoke to George Mason, senior pastor of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, about his journey from Navy SEAL to entrepreneur.
Continue reading This Navy SEAL founded a national nonprofit, started a successful business, and still faced depression
The non-profit, called Carry the Load, held walk of remembrance near downtown Houston Sunday for service men and women who have died.
Continue reading Carry the Load honors fallen heroes in Houston