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There are many ways you can help!

  1. Join the American Legion Auxiliary - your participation is needed and appreciated as we have many functions and programs to help our veterans and the community. We can always use a helping hand.
  2. Donate - Between the Housewarming Baskets and Care Packages that we prepare on a regular basis, your donation of new or gently used items help us give more to those who are serving or have served.  Gift cards that can be used to purchase items are also appreciated.  Gift Cards should be mailed to ALA Unit 490, 11702 Old Galveston Rd, South Houston, TX 77034, ATTN: Loretta Balboa
  3. Items needed for Care Packages include: Beef jerky, tuna, trail mixes, Pringle's, candy that won’t melt, shampoo, body wash, hand sanitizer, deodorant, sunscreen, toothpaste, lip balm, foot powder, throat lozenges, baby wipes, batteries, books, magazines and crosswords puzzles.
  4. Items needed for Housewarming Baskets include:  Plates, glasses, silverware, cooking utensils, can opener, pots and pans, paper towel, toilet paper, salt and pepper shakers, bath towels, hand towels, face towels, laundry soap, dish detergent, sponges, toilet bowl brush, aluminum foil, food storage bags, plastic food storage containers.

Please know that the lists above are just the basics of what we include.  Any and ALL items donated will be distributed to our vets.