Founded in 2007, the purpose of the ALA Foundation is to assist in carrying out the educational, charitable, and other exempt purposes of the American Legion Auxiliary by raising funds for, assisting in conduct of, and providing support to the Auxiliary programs. As a 501(c)3 public benefit corporation, the ALA Foundation provides a resource to engage additional investors interested in supporting our mission.
What is #GivingTuesday? It’s one day dedicated to giving back to your favorite charitable organization. On November 29th, #GivingTuesday, the day after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, organizations worldwide ask supporters for a monetary gift to support their mission.Please, donate to the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation and become part of our newest, most impactful tradition of giving!
Don’t want to wait until the holidays run your bank account down to make your contribution? Donations are being accepted now through November 29th and every dollar up to $15,000 will be matched by Innovairre Communications! Learn more.
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Jean Willaman Bender was a lifetime resident of North Canton, Ohio. Her great-great-grandfather, Leonard Willaman, was a Revolutionary War solder. Her grandfather, George Willaman, was a Civil War veteran. Charles "Chuck" F. Bender was from nearby Greentown, Ohio. Chuck served in the U.S. Army in Korea, and Jean and Chuck were married in 1952 after his return from Korea. They were married for 50 years until he passed away in 2002. Read more