61-year member finds joy in her monthly gift to the ALA Foundation

Since she was 14, Rita Navarreté has been a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, devoted to serving our veterans, military, and their families. She started as a Junior member, and she would often go with her mom and sister to ALA meetings. She and her sister would help clean up once the meeting was

2021-08-16T15:00:03+00:00August 17th, 2021|Monthly Giving|

ALAF Board of Directors member makes one small sacrifice in support of our nation’s heroes

Anne Parker, 69, a heavily involved member and a part of the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation Board of Directors, is going on her 14th year of membership with the ALA. Anne joined during her husband’s career as a defense contractor after his time in the U.S. Air Force. Upon returning from an assignment in Germany,

2021-03-04T15:12:35+00:00March 4th, 2021|Monthly Giving|

15-year member helps veterans heal through monthly donations

Mary Sebben has been a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for 15 years. With a father, husband, brother, sister, son, and two grandchildren who all served in the military, Mary has a strong connection to veterans, military, and their families, and a strong passion for serving them. “I just wanted to give back to

2021-01-13T21:30:23+00:00January 7th, 2021|Monthly Giving|

Lisa Williamson: monthly giving put into perspective

Lisa Williamson’s journey with the American Legion Auxiliary began when she started bartending at an American Legion post. Later, she worked as an administrative assistant at The American Legion Department of Alaska, in Anchorage, for nine years. While working there, Lisa realized what it meant to be a part of the ALA.“I learned the Legion

2020-12-11T22:13:28+00:00August 5th, 2020|Monthly Giving|

How Carol Campbell keeps the mission going with a monthly gift

Carol Campbell’s father, James F. Gallagher, served in the United States Army in World War II from 1941-1943 and joined The American Legion after being honorably discharged. One of Campbell’s first memories was attending an American Legion Family Christmas party with her father and meeting Santa Claus.That memory was the start of Carol’s dedication to

2020-12-12T19:58:36+00:00May 8th, 2020|Monthly Giving|

Carrie Davenport: a habit of giving back

  For the first 16 years of her life, Carrie Davenport did not know the American Legion Auxiliary existed. Since she joined the organization 16 years ago, she has been a dedicated member of the Auxiliary, making great strides to improve the lives of veterans, military, and their families. Davenport was called into the office

2020-12-12T20:10:59+00:00January 17th, 2020|Monthly Giving|

Monthly Giving: How Amanda Washburn found her niche as a young ALA member

In an organization where you can join at any age, Amanda Washburn is younger than the average American Legion Auxiliary member. But at just 25 years old, Washburn has just as much passion and drive to serve veterans, military, and their families as any other member. Washburn knows her generation of ALA members has different

2020-12-15T14:57:25+00:00November 18th, 2019|Monthly Giving|

Giving and serving: How Paula Raney donates her time and money

Paula Raney has spent almost 30 years volunteering with the American Legion Auxiliary. After all that time spent serving, Raney knows it is vital to give financially to the ALA’s mission in addition to volunteering. “It’s not difficult for me to balance between volunteering and giving,” Raney said. “I just do it because it’s the

2020-12-15T15:29:59+00:00June 21st, 2019|Monthly Giving|

Regular support of the ALA mission: Sandy Seacat, monthly giver

Sandy Seacat From volunteering at her American Legion Auxiliary unit’s veteran bingo night, to accepting a national appointment on the ALA National Security Committee, Sandy Seacat has run the gamut of service opportunities with the Auxiliary over her 28 years of membership. In addition to her volunteer service, Seacat became a monthly donor two years

2020-12-15T15:31:43+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Monthly Giving|
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