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SAL donation supports Temporary Financial Assistance program

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The Sons of The American Legion have transferred $300,000 to the Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program of The American Legion. The donation is a gift to the Legion as part of the 100th anniversary celebration.

Resolution 1 was approved by the National Executive Committee of The American Legion during its meeting on Aug. 21 in Reno, Nev.

The resolution calls for the transfer of funds "to care for the emergency needs of the children of our nation's veterans."

After the resolution's approval, National Commander Charles E. Schmidt said, "The Sons of The American Legion do great things for The American Legion."

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