Community Service

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Community Service

Purpose: The purpose of the Community Service Committee is to promote the American Legion Auxiliary’s commitment to making our communities better places to live by supporting local service projects. Standing Rules #6, National Committees Mission Outreach 

Making our communities better places in which to live is something Auxiliary members strive for each day across this country.

A major outreach program of the Auxiliary since 1926, Community Service also demonstrates our longstanding commitment to supporting the work of American Legion posts and other organizations in providing assistance with blood drives, first aid and CPR training, child safety programs, support for women in shelters, and disaster and emergency preparedness programs.

Key Program Statements

  • Making our communities better places in which to live is something Auxiliary members strive for each day across this country.
  • A major outreach program of the Auxiliary since 1926, Community Service also demonstrates our longstanding commitment to supporting the work of American Legion posts and other organizations in providing assistance with blood drives, first aid and CPR training, child safety programs, support for women in shelters, and disaster and emergency preparedness programs.

2023-2024 Reporting Form

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Auxiliary Units work in conjunction with their Posts for the betterment of their local communities. Activities include: conducting safety campaigns providing playgrounds, beautifying parks and public buildings, sponsoring Girl Scout troops, aiding Boy Scout troops, sponsoring the establishment of libraries and night schools, conducting health clinics, aiding hospitals in securing equipment, cooperating with safety councils, curbing juvenile delinquency and aiding the homeless.

The extensive nature and scope of this work is widely recognized and has national significance. Through the development of their communities, Auxiliary Units and their Posts are truly making America a better place in which to live