The American Legion's National Emergency Fund (NEF) provides immediate financial assistance to Legion Family members and posts affected by natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires and flooding. The fund provides up to $3,000 for qualified Legion Family members and up to $10,000 for posts. The NEF covers expenses such as temporary housing, food, water, clothing and other daily household items. The applicant must be an active member of the American Legion at the time of the disaster. To apply for assistance, visit the American Legion website, or call the Texas American Legion headquarters at (512) 472-4138. To donate to the NAF, visit the American Legion website.
For more family support resources, visit the Military.com Spouse and Family section.