AUSArecognizes the current challenging business environment. Between COVID-19and the recent riots, every business has been affected. Times are toughand capital is tight. However, we hope in these difficult times, you willcontinue to support as the soldiers and their families dont get daysoff. They keep marching on to protect our freedom, liberty and way oflife. We at the Vessey Chapter of AUSA are dedicated to continuing our supportof the military community through the following programming:
1. Toys 4 Military Kids reaches all branches of theMilitary. During the 2019 Holiday Season, this program providedtoys to 60 military units (3,100 children of the military!) and 238 individualMilitary Families in five states.
2. VA/Polytrauma Spinal Unit Support: Patients,together with their families and staff, enjoyed a Holiday Party completewith gifts, Santa treats, music and dancing. In addition, we support thesewarriors throughout the year by giving $5,000 annually to finance opportunitiesfor the patients to reintegrate off campus where hospital resources are notavailable.
3. Troops for Tomorrow: J/ROTC Leadership, Scholarship and RunningEvents: Supporting the high school and college youth with awards, scholarshipsand opportunities in leadership and travel. The Vessey Chapter supports teamsto Bataan Memorial Death March, Army Ten Miler and in 2021 are looking forwardto collaboration with Get in Gear 5K Corporate challenge.