Donate your worn out American flag and touch the life of a soldier. The Stars for our Troops program takes your old, tattered and worn out American Flags and turns them into a prized possession for an American Soldier at home, on base or overseas. Volunteers lovingly cut each embroidered star from the flag, dispose of the stripes properly, and place each star into a tiny plastic bag with a card.
The card reads: “I am part of our American flag that has flown over a home in the U.S.A. I can no longer fly. The sun and winds have caused me to become tattered and torn. Please carry me as a reminder that you are not forgotten.”
Each American flag can touch the lives of 50 American Soldiers even after it’s reached the end of its flying days.
Flags can be brought to the South Walton County Courthouse Annex in Santa Rosa Beach. All flags are ceremonially disposed of after the stars are removed.