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The real All-American BBQ sauce was created to transform your backyard BBQ and benefit true Americans. Free of high fructose corn syrup and MSG, this versatile heart healthy sauce has been crafted in small batches using premium ingredients to create the perfect blend of sweet and heat. Brush it on everything from burgers and ribs to grilled steak, chicken, pork and any wild game.

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100% OF ALL PROCEEDS GO TO BENEFIT VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY THROUGH EVENTS HOSTED BY THE KNIESTEDT FOUNDATION • NO HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP • NO MSG • MADE IN THE U.S.A. • DISABLED VETERAN OWNED

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WHO WE ARE

What began as one man’s vision to help the community around him has blossomed into a foundation committed to helping our nation’s heroes recognize and achieve their full potential as they return to civilian life.

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WHAT WE DO

Past and present members of our armed forces left their families and comfort of civilian life, and risked their health and life for the benefit of all Americans.

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HOW WE WORK

Our programs are open to all veterans of the United States Armed Forces and those currently serving. We work with the U.S. Government, Veterans Affairs, and other organizations to help improve quality of life for those who have and are currently serving our great nation.

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“Our nation’s heroes and their families have all sacrificed, many gave the ultimate sacrifice. We are committed to serving all of them.”
James Kniestedt • President

Our Promise

With a streamlined operation and dedicated volunteer staff, our foundation strives to keep operational expenses to a minimum so that we can effectively deliver resources and results. Our activities target pre-selected veterans and active duty members of the United States Armed Forces. Our foundation provides additional personal support as needed. Transparency is our number one priority. Our activities target pre-selected veterans and active duty members of the United States Armed Forces. Our foundation provides additional personal support as needed. Transparency is our number one priority.

Personal stories

We want to make sure those who have served and those currently serving and their families are not a faceless crowd. Behind every person is a life story that has touched us and made us want to help. We ask you to inquire about our heroes, their lives, their stories and to share the good and bad times with them.

Programs

The Kniestedt Foundation is developing programs ranging from medical assistance, quality of living and education to activities helping our heroes enjoy their life to its fullest.
Our primary programs cover our veterans and active duty service men and women, along with their parents and close family members.

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Our nation’s heroes and their families have sacrificed so much and we are committed to serving them.

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On the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, Tampa Bay veterans urge remembrance

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Veterans turned poets can help bridge divides

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The Total Guide to Buying a Used Gun

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We’ve all been there: You’re perusing the wares at a local gun shop on the way back from “picking up some milk” when a beautiful rifle catches your eye. “Is it a fair price? Will [...]

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