Veteran-Owned Left Hand Brewing Company to Collaborate on Beer to Support US Military and Veterans
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS— Left Hand Brewing Company announced today that it has partnered with national non-profit organization Soldiers’ Angels to brew a custom recipe, Homefront IPA™, to raise funds to support the United States military, veterans and their families.
The announcement by the veteran-owned brewery in Longmont, Colorado marks the ninth craft beer company to collaborate with this year’s “Hops for Heroes” campaign, which helps fund national and international support programs for Soldiers’ Angels. Other breweries participating in the program include Founders Brewing Co. (Grand Rapids and Detroit, Michigan), Center of the Universe Brewing (Ashland, Virginia), and Karbach Brewing (Houston, Texas).
“As a veteran-owned brewery, we are honored to partner with Soldiers’ Angels through their Hops for Heroes program,” said Jill Preston, Marketing and Hospitality Manager, Left Hand Brewing. “Being able to provide comfort, care and support to our deployed service members, veterans and their families is a priority for Left Hand. We are proud to brew and share Homefront IPA with our Longmont and Colorado community, while benefiting an important cause that is close to our hearts.
“When it’s not winning awards for its incredible beer, Left Hand Brewing is dedicated to giving back to its community and supporting those who make a difference to our country,” said Amy Palmer, President and CEO of Soldiers’ Angels. “We are honored that Left Hand Brewing has chosen to partner with Soldiers’ Angels through our Hops for Heroes program. Funds raised this year will provide us with the resources to support our military men and women who have recently deployed to Europe to bolster the defenses of our NATO allies.
Soldiers’ Angels is a national non-profit organization based in San Antonio, Texas, founded in 2003 by the family of General George Patton. Through its global network of tens of thousands of volunteers, it fulfills its mission of providing assistance, comfort and resources to service members, veterans and their families in a variety of ways, from shipping care packages deployed soldiers through the provision of food aid. to low-income and homeless veterans, and more.
Left Hand Brewing plans to release its version of Homefront IPA in its tap room on Memorial Day, May 30.
All net proceeds from Homefront IPA sales will be donated to Soldiers’ Angels to support its service programs, which have provided assistance to more than 982,000 service members, veterans, injured heroes and their families in 2021 alone.
For more information or to register your brewery for participation, visit SoldiersAngels.org/HopsForHeroes.
About Left Hand Brewing Company:
Founded in Longmont, Colorado, Left Hand Brewing Company is an early pioneer in craft brewing. From a humble beginning homebrew kit to becoming one of the top 50 craft breweries in the United States, Left Hand has continued to grow and innovate throughout its 28-year history. Famous for its Nitro series, Left Hand launched America’s original Nitro bottle with our flagship Milk Stout Nitro and the first series of Nitro Widget Boxes made in the USA. We are proud to be one of Colorado’s most honored and recognized breweries with 29 Great American Beer Festival medals, 11 World Beer Cup awards and 9 European Beer Star awards. Our collection of year-round and seasonal beers is available in 45 states, DC and internationally. To learn more, visit lefthandbrewing.com.
About Soldiers’ Angels:
Soldiers’ Angels is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides relief, comfort and resources to service members, veterans and their families. Founded in 2003 by the family of General George Patton, hundreds of thousands of Soldiers’ Angels “Angel” volunteers help veterans, injured and deployed service members and their families in a variety of unique and effective ways. (Tax ID # 20-0583415). To learn more, visit soldangels.org.
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