Local business supports annual Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund

Posted: November 10, 2023 2:14 pm | Last Updated: November 10th, 2023 8:09 pm
By Beth Penney


For the fourth year in a row, Always In Vogue has supported veterans in Newfoundland and Labrador through their annual seal fur poppy campaign.

This morning, Darren Halloran of Always In Vogue presented the cheque for $20,000 to The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy fund.

Leo Jenkins with Branch 1 of the Royal Canadian Legion says, the money will go a long way to help veterans and their families across Newfoundland and Labrador.

Poppy Funds may be used for:

  • Grants for food, heating costs, clothing, prescription medication, medical appliances and equipment, essential home repairs and emergency shelter or assistance for Veterans and their families in need
  • Housing accommodation and care facilities for Veterans
  • Funding for Veteran Transition Programs that are directly related to the training, education and support needs of Veterans and their families
  • Comforts for Veterans and their surviving spouses who are hospitalized and in need
  • Veterans visits, transportation and day trips

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