The American Legion Endowment Fund

The Endowment Fund Corporation is a 501(c)(3) organization,  Funds for the operation of the Temporary Financial Assistance program are provided from a share of the earnings of the Endowment Fund.

In 1925, World War I had been over for 6 years, but for veterans and their widows and children, the years had been a continuning struggle to adjust to the war's aftermath. The members of The American Legion, aware of the grave responsibility entrusted to them by those who had served, knew the time had come to take action.  more than 900,000 Legionnaires, American Legion Auxiliary members, and other American citizens joined the campaign, raising nearly $5 million and establishing The American Legion Endowment Fund.

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The Endowment Fund

 

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