Welcome to the American Legion
Auxiliary Department of Oregon

Oregon is a part of the national organization of the American Legion Auxiliary, founded in 1919.  For almost a century the American Legion Auxiliary has been serving, helping, and meeting the needs of our nation’s veterans, military, and their families. As the Department of Oregon, we are MISSION DRIVEN. With the strength of our membership exceeding 5,000, we strive daily to help military families cope with the enormous effects of deployment and transition. We are passionate about our programs supporting youth development and encourage you to explore and engage!  ♥  JOIN & Follow us on Facebook

FEATURED NEWS

Oregon is still leading the Western Division with a 69.41%, and Idaho is right behind us with a 66.45%. Washington is still behind with a 62.26%. Way to work that membership my Oregon Auxiliary Family!!!
 
We have a new goal Unit. Welcome to the pack Malin #84!! GOOD JOB! We currently have 6 goal Units. Unit’s 70, 89, 57, 184, 34, and 84. Congratulation’s!!
 
Oregon currently has 92 new members. Units #180 and #10 in first with 8 new members each. In second place, Units#116 and #45 with 7, and Units #99 and #6 in third with 5. Who will be the winner? Thank you for recruiting new members.
 
Remember that December 31st is the cut off date for the 2021 membership year. All Department and Unit Officer’s should be paid to remain active.  Please make sure you send in membership to Department by December 29th, before the 2nd renewal notice goes out on February 1st.

DEPARTMENT NEWS

 

Mid-Winter DEC is January 16-via Zoom teleconference.  Meeting at Carleton has been cancelled due to Covid restrictions.
 
Department Hosting Blood and Food Drive Feb. 15; noon to 6pm.  Contact Red Cross to reserve a spot!  Click here for more info: Blood Drive-2-15-21
 

Department President’s Project –  The Department President Kathy Karnowski has two very worthy projects this year for those of you wishing to help veterans.  DIVIDE CAMP, Joseph, Oregon.  This camp is a week-long experience for Post 9-11 combat veterans who bond with other veterans; unplug and reboot with nature.  Located in the Wallowas, the camp serves combat-wounded veterans by providing adventures such as hunting, fishing, riding ATVs, horse packs and equine therapy.

Camp_Divide_2020_Newsletter  click on this to read more about Camp Divide.

VETERANS LEGACY CAMP  ALMA in Veneta (outside of Eugene). This camp allows veterans to live on the grounds, learn skills and share a work ethic with others. They offer residential treatment, therapeutic agriculture, and integration of veterans back into society. You may send contributions to The American Legion Auxiliary, PO Box 1730, Wilsonville, OR 97070. Be sure to earmark your check for “ALA President’s Project”.

EVENTS

February 2021

Department Blood and Food Drive

15 February 2021

From 12 pm noon until 6pm

@ Department Headquarters, Wilsonville

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March 2021

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UNIT NEWS

Membership reports are under the News link (above) under the Membership tab

New 2020-21 Forms are available under Forms & Business Documents in the Info Library link above

New 2020-21 Bulletins and Questionnaires are available under the NEWS link above, go to the Bulletins tab

 

 

 

ALA Members Can Help in So Many Ways!

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