The American Legion provides life-changing assistance and guidance for veterans, military personnel, their families and communities in thousands of ways every day around the world. Help comes in the form of personal assistance, cash grants, donated goods, disaster relief, labor, networking, volunteerism and advocacy
American Legion honor guards provide official services at thousands of veteran funerals around the world each year. The Legion is also a leader at every level in the establishment and maintenance of memorials and monuments that honor military sacrifice.
Cash grants and volunteer aid are among the ways The American Legion reaches out to families of military servicemembers and veterans during times of financial difficulty, short handedness at home or natural disaster
As American Legion members, our most sacred responsibility is to look out for each other and our fellow veterans. Buddy Checks is a reach out to veterans in our community to let them know we care and can provide whatever assistance they may need. It's what we do for our battle buddies.
The American Legion offers hundreds of opportunities for homeless veterans across the country, including temporary housing, mentoring and job training.
The American Legion offers volunteer opportunities that fulfill needs in local communities throughout the country and beyond. The Legion and the Sons of The American Legion provide millions of hours of free community service, assistance at VA medical facilities and help at military installations each year
Operation Comfort Warriors and, at the local level, Heroes to Hometowns, help active-duty military personnel and newly discharged veterans recover and adjust to lifestyle changes.