Design visual content for post events

Social media graphics, post websites and newsletters are a few ways American Legion posts promotes itself within the community. The information shared with your community and members creates stronger engagement between them.

At American Legion Walter Fraser Post 108 in Oxford, Mich., we have redesigned the way we reach our Facebook audience – we use Canva to create eye-catching graphics to promote post events such as a fish fry, blood drives and more. Our social media campaign for Geocaching won a 2021 American Legion Media Alliance award from using Canva as a design tool. Canva has been a game changer when itcomes to promoting events and has enabled Post 108 to create branded content that has the professional look The American Legion is proud of.

Canva is an online graphic design platform loaded with hundreds of thousands of pre-made templates, photos and designs that are used to create customized visual content. With their user friendly, drag and drop tools, design opportunities are endless.  

Create a FREE account for your post at  The free version of Canva gives you more than 250,000 free templates; 100-plus design types for social media posts, presentations, letters and more; hundreds of thousands of free photos and graphics; 5GB of cloud storage; and team collaboration. There is also a pro version with a monthly subscription fee. Nonprofits in good standing can apply for a free Canva Pro version.

If you would like more information or a Zoom training on how to use the features Canva offers, email me at