A new donation year for the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation is underway – June 1, 2020 – May 31, 2021. And piggy banks are available to help with donation efforts.
The CWF white piggy banks can be placed around the local post for members of The American Legion, Sons of The American Legion, Auxiliary and Legion Riders in which to drop their spare change. The pigs also can be set out during Legion Family meetings and at fundraisers for the collection of spare change.
Once the pig(s) are filled, post leadership will count the change and submit a check for the collected amount to the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, American Legion Donation Processing, PO Box 1954, Indianapolis, IN 46206. The cumulative donations from each post, squadron and unit at the end of the program year is recognized with the Children First Gift Club award.
Donation totals to receive the award are:
$1,000 – gold plaque
$750 – silver plaque
$500 – bronze plaque
The CWF piggy banks (64 in a case) will be shipped to those who send a request to Americanism@legion.org. Donations for the cost of shipping are accepted and will go directly to the foundation.
The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation provides grants to nonprofits for projects that contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children. Grants are only given to entities that help U.S. children in a large geographic area; they are not awarded for day-to-day or special operating expenses. Learn more at www.cwf-inc.org.