The American Legion Auxiliary is the
largest patriotic women's service
organization in the world, with
nearly one million members.
Affiliated with The American Legion,
the Auxiliary is a veterans' service
organization with members in nearly
10,100 American communities. The
organization sponsors volunteer
programs on the national and local
levels, focusing on three major
areas: veterans, young people and
Auxiliary members believe in the
ideals and principles of America's
founding fathers and pledge to foster
patriotism, preserve and defend the
Constitution, promote allegiance to
God and Country, and uphold the
basic principles of freedom of
religion, freedom of expression and
freedom of choice. The Auxiliary
embodies the spirit of America that
has prevailed through war and
peace and continues to stand firmly
behind America today, just as it did
when the organization was first
The Auxiliary has conceived and
implemented hundreds of programs for
veterans, their families, young people
and the community. Many programs
such as Girls State and Girls Nation
have been expanded,creating
commonly accepted institutions within
the community and nation. In addition,
the Auxiliary works with organizations
such as Children's Miracle Network,
Fisher House and the Red Cross.
Auxiliary volunteers are the backbone
of assistance in 171 VA Medical
Centers. The Auxiliary raises more than
$18 million every year and reinvests
these funds in VA Medical Centers and
community programs. These volunteers
provide diversion and entertainment for
patients and assist the hospital staff in
physical and psychological therapy.
There are more than 20 programs
nationwide that receive support and
financial aid from the American Legion
Auxiliary. The Auxiliary is also a
co-sponsor of VA's National Veterans
Creative Arts Festival.
The services of the American Legion
Auxiliary, directly and indirectly, touch
the lives of all Americans, With the
philosophy of "Service, not Self", the
American Legion Auxiliary develops a
strong spirit of volunteerism in its
members, who have joined together in
the fellowship of giving to others.
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