$12,000 for local military family support

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 18, 2019) — The Rock Island Arsenal Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (RIA AUSA), will be hosting a Day of Giving event at Schnucks Fresh Foods, 858 Middle Road, Bettendorf, Iowa, Sunday, on November 24, 2019, 6–8PM. The event requires pre-registration and is not open to the general public.

In combination with generous sponsorship from Russell Construction and Development, Schnucks Fresh Foods, and the support of Community Partners, the RIA AUSA Chapter will be providing $100 Schnucks gift-cards to 126 military families, with 6 families added as a result of additional Schnucks sponsorship. They will provide a complimentary 10-12 pound turkey to each participant.

The purpose of the event is to demonstrate gratitude for service to country for veterans, National Guard, Reserve, and Active Duty soldiers and their families by providing them an opportunity to personally select meal items for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  

About the Association of the United States Army (AUSA):

AUSA is a private, non-profit, educational and professional development association serving America’s Total Army. Since 1950 AUSA has provided a voice for the Army, supported the Solider, and honored those who have served in order to advance the security of the nation. With over 163,000 members and 122 all-volunteer chapters worldwide, AUSA is a dedicated team committed to building the best professional and representative association for the world’s best Army.

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