Are YOU using AmazonSmile to help the ALA Foundation? Did you know that through Amazon’s charitable AmazonSmile program, you can support the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation while knocking out some of your everyday shopping? And it doesn’t take much effort. Simply sign in to Amazon through this special link, select the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation, and just like that, Amazon donates 0.5 percent of every purchase you make to the ALA Foundation. There’s no added fee, no catch, and best of all, you’re supporting the ALA Foundation and the lives of our veterans, military, and their families by funding programs of the American Legion Auxiliary today and for future generations. Bookmark this special AmazonSmile link for your future purchases!

ALA members have access to FREE online training with ALA Academy! Want to learn more about the American Legion Auxiliary? The American Legion Auxiliary is providing all members with the tools they need to help grow the organization as a team. The ALA Academy is designed to help members learn as part of a process that includes learning the information, sharing it with others, practicing their new skills, and, eventually, making those new skills a habit. Classes now available: ALA 101, an introductory course to the ALA; ALA Communications 201, an introduction to how the ALA uses e-communication; and ALA Leadership 201, which discusses how to be an effective leader. Get started today!