Free Throws For Heroes event in Barrington, IL on June 8, 2011 achieved
its goal to raise money for the American Hero Music Festival on the 10th
anniversary of 9/11 and The Fallen Heroes scholarship fund.
And it all
was dependent on how many free throws one-time (many years ago) high
school basketball star and now entertainer, Joe Cantafio . . . could
make in 100 attempts . . . Well, this true patriot met the challenge
with nerves of steel by sinking 93 free throws including the first 35 in
A remarkable free
throw shooting performance at any level of play and
Congressman Joe Walsh; Chicago NBC 5 anchor, Jeff Goldblatt;
USA Patriotism! founder, David Bancroft; parents of fallen troops;
Marines; Soldiers; and, other officials joined many fellow patriots to
witness this noble, patriotic effort by Joe Cantafio, who did so in
association with the nonprofit organization,
The Charity Stripe.
Mission Foster better awareness and
display of love and pride of
America by her citizens
along with developing a better
understanding and friendlier attitude
about the USA from citizens of other countries.