ALA Foundation says farewell to Mission in Action grants

When the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation granted the first Mission in Action grant, the year was 2018: Meghan Markle married Prince Harry, Sears filed for bankruptcy, and the world saw a rare “super blue blood moon” for the first time since 1866. Did the super blue blood moon appear in celebration of this new American


American Legion Auxiliary Foundation Awards $67,821 in Grants for 2016

In its ninth year, the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation awarded $67,821 in grants to 14 organizations through its Veteran Projects Fund and third-party sub grants. Grants from the Veteran Projects Fund addressed specific, emergent needs by an American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) entity that honors the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of


ALAF Grant Helps Bring Favorite Music to Veterans’ Ears

Personalized and therapeutic music floods the hearts and lifts the spirits of veterans residing at the new Geri-Psych 10-bed ward at Fort Bayard State Veterans Home with the help of a $1,200 grant from the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation and an additional $300 from the American Legion Auxiliary Department of New Mexico. The unit opened


Celebrating a Legacy

Ohio Member Leaves Charitable Bequest 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

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