The ALA Department of Nebraska was awarded $3,116 for its project, “NuStep Physical Therapy Equipment for Norfolk Veterans Home.” This grant provided residents at Norfolk Veterans Home in Norfolk, Neb., exercise on a more frequent basis, giving them more mobility and overall better quality of life.
The ALA Department of California was awarded $8,334 for its project, “Children’s Learning Center project at Women Veterans ADVANCE Center at Cabrillo Villages,” in Long Beach, Calif. This grant provided supplies: computers and programs, iPads, camera, printers, microphones, headphones, art easels, instruments, bookshelves for a room designed for rebuilding parent/children relationships through creativity, team homework, […]
The ALA Department of Illinois was awarded $2,752 for its project, “Child-Friendly Areas in Waiting Room.” This grant provided a book and magazine rack, table and chairs, and an activity cube for each of the 13 waiting rooms at the VA Illiana Health Care System, giving children a place to play while enabling veterans to […]
The ALA Eugene M. Connor Unit 193 was awarded $1,600 for its project, “Cathy’s House Therapeutic Garden.” This grant provided residents at Cathy’s House an eight-bed, permanent, supportive/transitional housing program designed for women veterans, a bench, equipment, and permanent plants, trees, shrubs and a small shed to house the gardening supplies for a therapeutic garden […]
The ALA Bataan Unit 0004 of New Mexico was awarded $8,470 for its project, “Outdoor Respite for Fort Baynard State Veterans Home.” This grant provided a place for veterans to go outside with protection from the sun, which is critically important because of their fragile skin and sensitivity to sun exposure caused by medications in […]
The ALA Department of Connecticut was awarded $3,000 for its project, “Clothing Label Maker.” This grant provided a clothing label maker that allowed veterans’ clothing to be clearly identified, minimizing the fear of their personal items becoming lost in the laundry, improving the veterans’ health at the Connecticut State Veterans Home in Rocky Hill, Conn.
Department of New York – Syracuse VA Medical Center: $850
Department of Rhode Island – ALA Little Rhody Girls State: $3,000
Department of Montana – ALA Montana Girls State: $250
Department of Kansas – fitness trail stations for the Eastern Kansas