The largest recipient of funds from the Airpower Foundation raised at American Airlines Sky Ball is donated to Snowball Express, serving the children of our fallen military heroes. Since 2006, the mission of Snowball Express has been a simple, yet profoundly important one: Provide hope and new happy memories to the children of military fallen heroes […]
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Snowball Express is the largest recipient of the funds raised through American Airlines Sky Ball, and this year the Airpower Foundation was honored to present the organization with a check for $130,000 to help bring nearly 1,800 children and surviving spouses to North Texas to create hope and new memories for the children of our […]
On the final day of Snowball Express VII, the children enjoyed a talent show they put on for all the families hosted by the Texas Music Project. That evening was the grand finale, and thanks to David Hira and his team of entertainers, it was a very memorable evening for our families!
The Snowball families enjoyed a fun day starting with the Children’s Medical Center Holiday Parade followed by rides and games at Six Flags over Texas!
THE SNOWBALL EXPRESS MEETS COWTOWN!! by: guest writer CAPT Bob Wood. USN (Ret) FWAPC Board Member Sunday, December 2, 2012, saw nearly 1,700 Snowball Express family members parade down East Exchange Avenue in the Fort Worth Stockyards to receive the cheers and heartfelt thanks of thousands of Fort Worth area residents. After a forty-plus bus […]
Thanks to sky ball, and the generous support of our donors, the Airpower foundation was proud to donate $200,000 this year to support the Snowball Express! 9 American Airlines jets flew across the country to bring the children and surviving spouses of our fallen military heroes to Dallas for an amazing weekend of fun, and […]
Ventriloquist Terry Fator brings it from Vegas. Fator is the star of the Mirage in Las Vegas and brought his entire show troop to the Winspear Opera House in Dallas to entertain the children of the Snowball Express. Terry is a huge supporter of Snowball and the Airpower Foundation’s mission on behalf of military families. […]
Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band thrill the children of the Snowball Express at Gilley’s in Dallas. The USO calls Gary the new Bob Hope because of his tireless schedule of entertaining troops around the world. The Lt. Dan Band is a favorite of Snowball Express families because they feel the genuine love from […]
Calf scramble at the Mesquite Championship Rodeo. Hundreds of Snowball Express children scampered through the dirt in Resistol Arena trying to catch a calf tagged with $20 bills. The rodeo cowboys and cowgirls provided an afternoon filled with western fun Texas style. The kids got cowboy hats, rides on a mechanical bull and pictures on […]
Holiday in the Park. Snowball families spent their full first day in north Texas riding the Giant roller-coaster and Superman bungee ride, sledding down hills of snow and drinking lots of hot chocolate at Six Flags over Texas. Many stayed until after dark when Six Flags came alive with Christmas lights by the thousands and pageantry of […]