American Legion National Headquarters staff drove to Houston and delivered relief supplies to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. A trailer filled with air mattresses, baby diapers and formula, water, latex gloves, cleaning supplies and non-perishable food was unloaded at American Legion Post 490 in Houston to support its distribution efforts. Supplies were also delivered to those affected in the small coastal community of Port Lavaca.
The American Legion extends its appreciation to those who made the relief trip possible with donations and financial support, which included Amplifon Hearing Health Care (a member discount provider), EHOB, Inc. (a medical care company in Indianapolis), and members within the American Legion Department of Indiana Family.
American Legion posts in Texas continue to show support for evacuees and volunteers aiding in disaster relief efforts. Post 159 in Bryan has been serving as a hurricane relief staging area for National Guard units that have been enjoying breakfast served by post members. The post announced on its website that "Post 159 is proud to host these troops and make them feel welcome and appreciated."
Follow coverage of the Legion's support efforts for Hurricane Harvey victims, along with donating and applying to the Legion's National Emergency Fund, online at www.legion.org/emergency.