Contribute an American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Buddy Basket, single relief item or monetary donation through Jan. 2 to provide a comfortable holiday season to our veterans and military families in need.
Drop off contributions relief items: The Broadcaster/Plain Talk, 201 W Cherry Street, Vermillion or Berakhah House, 400 N Western Avenue, Sioux Falls.
Monetary donations mailed to: American Legion Post 15, Veterans Build, 1701 Legion Drive, Sioux Falls, SD 57106.
All community members, businesses, organizations or students are encouraged to participate.
The school or youth organization contributing the most American Legion Auxiliary Buddy Baskets or relief items will receive a telescoping flagpole and USA flag, which will be presented by their local American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary Post and Autumn Simunek, Miss Siouxland.
E-mail a photo of the relief items collected standing with your group, along with an estimated value of the donation and a contact name and phone number to Autumn.Simunek@gmail.com.
ALA “Buddy Basket(s):” Home-warming Welcome Recipe: Assemble a Laundry Basket/Waste Basket filled with: Paper Towels – Bathroom Tissue – Window Cleaner – Scrubbing Cleaner – Rubber Gloves – Cleaning Sponges –Dust Pan w/Hand Broom – Light Bulbs – Shower Curtain w/rings –Bath Towels – Laundry Detergent – Eating Utensils – Dishes; Frosted with clear wrap, bow and greeting tag/card.
Contribute Single Item(s) of need: Towels – Sheets (single bed) – Shower Curtains – Alarm Clocks–Hygiene Products (shampoo, deodorant, shaving cream, etc.) – Shopping Gift Cards – Household Kitchen Items – Winter Coats – Gloves – Hats.