The Newman's Own Awards for Military Community Excellence - 2004
Overall Winning Organization
"Angels of Mercy," sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 270 of McLean, Virginia, is a program to support wounded and injured Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) service members and their families. Auxiliary members visit patients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center at least once a week, bringing them clothing and comfort items, providing home cooked meals to OIF/OEF families, and hosting special events. It was judged as the best entry and will receive a $10,000 grant. For further information, contact Marian T. Chirichella at Auxiliary270VAR@aol.com.