American lifestyle brand announces new director of charities

Marine Corps veteran Aaron Pate steps into role as director of Shield Republic Charities
SMITHFIELD, N.C. - Nov. 26, 2019 - PRLog -- American lifestyle brand Shield Republic announced today they have hired a new director of charities.

Marine veteran Aaron Pate has been tapped to lead Shield Republic Charities. Born and raised in North Carolina, Pate served in the Marine Corps with the 1st Marine 2nd Marine division following an early career in law enforcement. During his time with the Corps, he was deployed to Norway, where he trained with NATO forces. He also trained with the British Royal Marines in Arctic Warfare training and in Romania.

The young husband and father is on a mission to help people experiencing grief and hopelessness in the wake of tragedy and trauma.

"From a young age I've always wanted to help people," he said. "I couldn't be prouder to help benefit the community by working for Shield Republic Charities."

Learn more about Pate at

"We couldn't be happier about finding such a stellar person to lead Shield Republic's charitable arm," said Charlie Romero, spokesperson for Shield Republic. "As a military veteran and trained first responder, Aaron understands first-hand the types of challenges faced by our nation's valiant heroes and will serve as an excellent champion of our charity."

Through Shield Republic Charities, the Shield Republic company gives back in a number of ways, including through "Hold the Line" apparel fundraisers benefitting the families and/or units of fallen officers, as well as through "Helping Hands," a charitable program through which aid is given directly to local communities in the form of clothing, personal items, cash and other necessities. To date, Shield Republic Charities has donated more than $50,000 to families in need.

For more information about Shield Republic Charities, go to View the current Hold the Line apparel fundraiser for slain Alabama Sheriff "Big John" Williams at

For more information about the Shield Republic Charities, contact Aaron Pate at

About Shield Republic

Established in 2016, Shield Republic is an American lifestyle brand based outside Raleigh, North Carolina. The company offers creative, fresh apparel and merchandise embodying American pride. Everything sold by Shield Republic is designed and manufactured in the United States. Shield Republic appeals to patriotic Americans passionate about personal strength, second amendment rights and military strength. Through Shield Republic Charities, the company shows appreciation to soldiers, first responders and their families.

Learn more about Shield Republic and shop the online store at  Read the Shield Republic lifestyle blog at

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