FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bonham, Texas, Feb. 4, 2017
American Legion Anderson-Roberts Post 283 has been awarded a grant by The Home Depot Foundation - Community Impact Awards in the amount of $3,000.
This grant will be used to upgrade the facilities, orginally built over 50 years ago. Some of the upgrades include interior remodeling and new flooring for the meeting/social hall.
Post 283 was orginally chartered in Bonham in 1921 and currently has a combined membership of over 200 Legionnaires, American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Riders.
The mission of The American Legion, the world’s largest veterans organization, is to educate, promote and
inform our community, its veterans and familes of:
1. Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation programs and facilities
2. National Security Issues
3. Americanism Programs
4. Children and Youth Programs
The labor for improvements to the facility will be accomplished by American Legion volunteers and members of the community.
The Home Depot Foundation offers grants to IRS-registered 501(c)-designated organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the United States that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health
of their community. Grants are given in the form of Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials or services. Since 1981, The Home Depot Foundation has made a commitment to give back to the communities to help our nation’s veterans and their respective communities across the country.
Past Post Commander