2016-2017 Community Assistance totals $11,775

We are proud to announce that this year, the Fort Leavenworth Spouses’ Club provided $11,775 in the form of community assistance grants to national, state, and local organizations. Many thanks to all of our members, volunteers, and the community who participated in our fundraising events and luncheons.

National/State Organizations
Camp Jump Start – scholarship fund to send military child
Operation Homefront – Backpack program for Ft. Leavenworth students

Fort Leavenworth Organizations
Operation International – American Orientation Course expenses
ACS EFMP – Camp Soar program
ACS Field Grade Spouse Seminar –  Supporting seminar classes
ACS Army Volunteer Programs – Supporting recognition efforts
ACS Financial Readiness Program – Commissary cards for solders and families in need
ACS SOS Program – Holiday cards and new holiday tree
Lancers Swim Team – New swim training equipment
Patton Junior High SITE Council – Cheerleading camp for team
BSA Troop 366 – Repainting troop trailer
BSA Troop 66 – Replace and updated camping and cooking equipment
Cub Scout Pack 1 – Summer camp for scouts, replacing worn flags

Lansing/Leavenworth Organizations
Lansing High School Graduation Party
Leavenworth High School Graduation Party
Leavenworth HS Swim Team – Warm up jackets
Lansing HS Football Team – Meals/snacks before games
Lansing American Legion Post 411 – Scholarships for Boys State
Lansing American Legion Auxiliary Unit – Scholarships for Girls State
Leavenworth Backpack Buddies – Weekend meals for students on free/reduced lunches
Council on Aging – Supplemental meals program for Meals on Wheels recipients
Council on Aging – Senior Express transportation for seniors who cannot afford it
St Vincent Caritas Clinics – Health clinic for uninsured families (including some international families)
CASA First Judicial District – Increasing the security of building (silent alarms, cameras)
Child Advocacy Center – DVD Burner and Soundbar for interview room
Women’s Community Y – Child Development Center chairs for classroom

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