Warm blankets and towels provide comfort in the hearts of residents at Western Nebraska Veterans Home in Scottsbluff, Neb., thanks to a new blanket warming cabinet made possible with a Veterans Project Fund grant from the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation and donations from the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Nebraska. Thirty percent of the 85-90 […]
The ALA Department of Missouri Unit 624 was awarded $500 for “Associates in Action.” This sub grant provided for the unit’s Fall Fashion Show and Lunch to raise funds for a high school senior college scholarship program for children or grandchildren of veterans or active military.
The ALA National Headquarters was awarded $18,000 for “Heritage Support Grant.” This sub grant provided ALA National Headquarters the ability to inventory, catalog, organize, conserve, digitize and preserve nearly 100 years of ALA history for present and future generations.
The ALA Department of Hawaii was awarded $5,000 for “ALA Aloha Girls State.” This sub grant helped to fund the reinvigorated ALA Aloha Girls State program for June 6-9, 2016, specifically applied to the costs to host the program for up to 36 delegates and associated volunteer staff, giving participants a greater appreciation for civics, […]
The ALA Department of Rhode Island was awarded $3,500 for “ALA Little Rhody Girls State.” This sub grant provided support to the department’s academic program to educate underserved urban high school females in the Rhoad Island area, specializing in parliamentary procedure, the Constitution and legislative process.
The ALA Department of Illinois was awarded $500 for its “2015 Christmas Gift Shop Program.” This sub grant provided necessary items for veterans to choose gifts to wrap and send to loved ones during the department’s annual Christmas Gift Shop.
The ALA Colorado Unit 209 was awarded $4,000 for its project, “New Carpet and Dining Room tables and chairs at Crawford House.” This grant provided new padding and carpet for residents at Colorado Veterans Resource Coalition’s Crawford House in Colorado Springs, Colo., to have a comfortable, clean, safe, and attractive atmosphere and two dining room […]
The Department of Nebraska was awarded $3,606 for its project, “Western Nebraska Veterans Home Blanket Warmer.” This grant provided a blanket warmer for residents at the Western Nebraska Veterans Home in Scottsbluff, Neb.
The ALA Department of North Dakota was awarded $4,243 for its project, “Emergent Need for Art Therapy at North Dakota Veterans Home Workshop.” This grant provided for the creation of the art therapy program at North Dakota Veterans Home in Lisbon, N.D.
The ALA Department of Mexico was awarded $1,200 for its project, “Music and memory.” This grant provided personalized and therapeutic music to the veterans residing at the new Geri-Psych 10-bed ward at Fort Bayard State Veterans Home in in Santa Clara, N.M.