AEF

Auxiliary Emergency Fund

Deanna Reed Olson - Chairman

Deanna Reed Olson – Chairman

The Auxiliary Emergency Fund (AEF) is a national grant assistance program that provides temporary emergency help to eligible members of the American Legion Auxiliary who have suffered a significant financial setback as the result of an act of nature or other personal crisis.

The AEF was established in 1969 with a bequest from the estate of Auxiliary member Helen Colby Small of Burlington, Wis. It continues today solely through generous donations from Auxiliary members.

Want to learn more about AEF? This Auxiliary Emergency Fund presentation includes helpful information about the program, such as the program objectives, guidelines on who is eligible to get funds from the Auxiliary Emergency Fund, and information and ideas on what Units can do to support the fund.

Download and print a can cover (fits a Pringles can) to collect money for the AEF.

More information can be found on the National website.

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