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Soldier's Wish

One hundred percent of donations to NEF go toward grants for Legionnaires, posts and family members who are dealing with the after-effects of an emergency situation.

Check for the Legion's National Emergency Fund was presented during the national convention in Charlotte, N.C.

Legion response team assists tornado victims in Tupelo, Miss., where a Legion post was among the buildings destroyed in the storm.

Soldier's Wish was designed to identify the unmet needs of U.S. military personnel, veterans and their families, and provide the necessary resources to meet those needs. The non-profit organization is saluting and serving our nation's heroes this summer by traveling to seven special events throughout the country with The American Legion and the HISTORY Channel to grant wishes and educate Americans about the needs of veterans and servicemembers.

 

The Legion's Commitment

The American Legion's mission and core values meet those of Soldier's Wish, resulting in a relationship that was approved and adopted during the 2013 Spring National Executive meetings. The relationship gives The American Legion an opportunity to promote its programs and services at the summer-long series of special events, and it allows the Legion to help grant wishes for those who have served the nation and their families.