10 facts about The American Legion 100 Miles for Hope

10 facts about The American Legion 100 Miles for Hope

1 — You. The American Legion needs your support to make the 100 Miles for Hope as successful as the inaugural edition in 2020. Learn all about this year’s challenge here.

2 — Number of ways to register for the event. Participants can download and sign up on the Kilter app. Or they can visit Emblem Sales to register. Full details are available here.

6 — Number of commemorative items available for sale via Emblem Sales. Visit the Emblem Sales web page to purchase your 100 Miles for Hope T-shirts, baseball caps, sweatshirt, pins, challenge coins and vest patches.

30 — Minimum number of minutes required for an activity to count.

42 — Minimum number of activities that count. Participants can also add manual activities such as riding a motorcycle or gardening that last at least 30 minutes.

100 — Percentage of proceeds from registrations and merchandise purchases that go toward The American Legion Veterans & Children Foundation.

100 — Activities, the goal for participants to reach during the challenge.

160 — Number of days participants have to reach the goal.

300,000 — Goal, in dollars, to be raised for the Veterans & Children Foundation.

Millions — Number of veterans, servicemembers and family members who have received or will receive assistance from the V&CF. The foundation funds the work of accredited American Legion service officers who provide free assistance to disabled veterans who are trying to get their earned VA benefits. It also provides grants for military families in need through the Legion’s Temporary Financial Assistance program.