Remembering Todd 2017
"I will now carry Todd's coin wherever I go as I endeavor to make the world a better place..."
Will Avdellus, Class of 2017
We received this signed copy of The Hero Workouts in the mail--100 workouts dedicated to Todd and other fallen soldiers. This Tribute to courage & sacrifice is available on Amazon
Todd's legacy continues when the 2017 winner of his ROTC award writes to us about his first year as an Army officer. Todd's story was why he joined ROTC and then US Army.
Todd Weaver: In Case of Emergency. Fox News ran this short special on Todd over Memorial Day Weekend
Glenn writes an article for TAPS explaining how he stays connected in memory to his younger brother, Todd
The painting series, Losing Todd: A Mother's Journey is exhibited over Memorial Day weekend in Arlington Va to more than 4,000 people.
In 2017, a new book about W&M students who went on to serve in the military from the 1700's forward was published. Todd is one of those stories.
In association with the Library of Congress and the National Red Cross, Todd's story is now a part of the National Veterans History Project. The DVD is available on line by contacting the Library of Congress-Veterans History Project.
Given her paintings, book and unwavering support to and from The College of W&M, Todd's Mom is awarded an Honorary Alumni Degree. Chancellor Robert Gates pins on the award June 12, 2017
Jeanne's paintings about Todd are shown to several thousand during the National Compassionate Friends Conference in July. Jeanne and Donn also speak to those attending.
Donn speaks after Jeanne as part of the Open to Hope National Program to help those who experience family loss in any form.
Started by Todd's sister, Adrianna, each year on Todd's birthdate members of the family join together to do something positive in memory of Todd. This year it was hiking on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Charlie Haje, a former major league baseball player and fund raiser for homeless veteran housing introduces Donn & Jeanne to the celebrities & golfers in Oct.,2017 in Destin. Jeanne's books and a painting raise $5600 at live auction to help contribute
Honor & Remember chooses Jeanne's painting for their 2017 porcelain ornament. It is distributed and sold nation wide to raise funds for HR flags to be presented to the families of the fallen.
Emma & Kiley join Donn, Glenn and two of his sons in attending the 2017 H & R family recognition banquet in VA Beach on Dec. 3. The special evening includes an auction during which Jeanne's original miniature paintings raise over $500.00
Todd's Gold Star with a photo is added to the Ft. Campbell KY Gold Star Tree honoring all "Fallen Eagles". This is the first year for the tree and we appreciate SOS Ft. Campbell for arranging it.
The U.S. Military flies this American and Afghanistan flag in memory of Todd over an Afghan base in October, 2017.
After Hurricane Irma washed out the first attempt, Operation Renewed Hope staged the inaugural Celebrity Golf Tournament in Orlando on 15-16 Dec.
JJ Justice, Chairman of Rolling Thunder Chapter 1 in Florida remembers Todd by visiting with other Rolling Thunder members, the Memorial Christmas tree placed in Merritt Square Mall, Merritt Island, FL.