Stars & Stripes Charity Gala

June 28, 2013

You Are Cordially Invited

The Stars & Stripes Charity Gala Committee in conjunction with the Gary Sinise Foundation invited you to join us in our mission. Stars & Stripes is a fundraising event to benefit Marine Cpl. Mark Litynski of New Hope Minnesota and will feature remarks from Gary Sinise. Event functions include: Cocktail hour, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Silent Auction and a Staged Program with Gary Sinise as key-note speaker. 

About Cpl. Mark Litynski

During Mark’s second deployment in Afghanistan, he volunteered to be the point man on a foot patrol, where on November 19, 2010 he stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED). He suffered a bilateral above knee amputation and amputation of his left forearm.

Read his full bio.

All proceeds from this concert will benefit the construction of Cpl. Mark Litynski’s Smart Home.

Presented By

Many individuals and corporations have come together to create a fundraising event in support of a severely wounded local Marine. The event is a Charity Fundraiser called Stars and Stripes Charity Gala. The Executive Steering Committee, comprised of Neil Brackin, Sean Sinette, John Kummer, Pat Moran, Casey Norman, Tim Swanson, Jim Stoneking, Clint Kummer, Greg Babcock and their respective companies; which include General Mills, 3M, United Healthcare, Cargill, Signature Flight Support Services in conjunction with the Gary Sinise Foundation (GSF) and the Minnesota Business Aviation Association (MBAA) have joined forces to raise monies for U.S. Marine Cpl Mark Litynski to help build a Smart Home for him in Duluth, MN.

Sponsored By

You can become a sponsor by contacting [email protected].

Event Details


6:00 PM


750 Bayfield St.
St. Paul, MN 55107
United States
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