Thanks to the dedicated members of Am Vets 26 in Dover, Florida a charity event was held, and funds were raised and donated to the veteran’s program at Liberty Manor in Tampa, Florida.
The event was championed by Am Vets 26 Commander, David Baca. Pictured from left to right: VP Liberty Manor for Veterans David Lindsay; Commander David Baca and right Connie Lindsay CEO of Liberty Manor for Veterans.
AMVETS, which is also known as American Veterans, is the most inclusive Congressionally- chartered veterans service organization open to representing the interests of 20 million veterans and their families. We are veterans serving veterans since 1944.
Founded in 1944 and chartered by an act of Congress, the AMVETS organization has more than 250,000 members nationwide. AMVETS exists to enhance the quality of life for all veterans, their families and survivors. Membership in AMVETS is open to anyone who honorably served or is currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves. AMVETS has made a long-term economic impact by providing assistance, jobs, and services to veterans and their communities for more than 70 years. AmVets is also known for their annual Silver Helmet Awards to “recognize excellence and achievement in Americanism, defense, rehabilitation, congressional service and other fields. Sometimes called the “Veterans Oscar,” the award is shaped like a silver WWII helmet. Many famous Americans have been recipients of the award through the years.
The mission of Liberty Manor for Veterans; Inc. is to promote the developmental and social needs of disabled and honorably discharged veterans who have fallen victim to homelessness, providing transitional supported housing and establishing objectives designed to attribute to self-sufficiency. Anyone interested in assisting this meritorious initiative please contact Connie Lindsay (813) 900-9422, or Liberty Manor for Veterans (a 501c3 non profit organization), website at http://www.libertymanor.org, 10015 N 9th Street Tampa, FL 3361, or the mailing address at P.O. Box 274081 Tampa, FL 33688-4081. Our veterans are certainly worthy of our help. EIN #02-0775720.