Sunday, April 7, 2013

Erie Co. Legion to Send Kids of Deployed to Camp

Legion Family
EDEN, N.Y. - The Erie County American Legion Family is raising money to send children of deployed service men and women to camp for a week, reported Buffalo TV station WIVB Channel 4.

It is all part of the Erie County American Legion, Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the Legion and the Legion Riders annual project called "Veterans Helping Veterans." This year's project is called "Operation Military Children."

A basket raffle was held April 7 at the Newell Faulkner American Legion Post 880 in Eden, with proceeds going towards sending 20 children to Camp Pioneer in Angola for one week.

Anyone interested in donating can make checks out to ERIE COUNTY AMERICAN LEGION FAMILY PROJECT (ECAL FAMILY PROJECT) and send them to: ECAL Family Project, C/O David McKeever American Legion Post 64, 1770 South Park Ave, Buffalo NY 14220.