What We Do
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American Legion Auxiliary, San Anselmo Unit 179

The members of ALA do incredible work.  On a nationwide basis, every year...

Nearly 1 million veterans are served

$6 million is contributed for veteran programs

1.9 million hours are volunteered to support veteran programs

$3.9 million is contributed to programs benefiting children and youth

2.1 million hours are volunteered through community service

Our members participate in a wide variety of activities and programs that impact the lives of others.  For example:

Sending care packages to U.S. military personnel serving around the world.

Celebrating our heroes through "Operation Welcome Troops Home" events.
Providing income for the veterans who make paper poppies,and donating
100% of the revenue directly to veteran programs.

Providing educational opportunities for our young people through
scholarships, grants, and Girls State and Girls Nation.

Supporting schools and bringing veterans into the classroom.

Sharing our patriotic pride with the next generation.