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Minneapolis Giving Guide

Family members, friends and community members play a key role in helping us serve those who served through generous donations of time and money. The following is a list of project funding needs, volunteer opportunities and requested donation items. For questions or information on donating, please contact Sandy Larson at (612) 548-5993 .

Recreation Fund

  • In-house entertainment
  • Fishing
  • Picnics and parties
  • Outings such as movies, museums, dining out

Items such as:

  • Portable Boom boxes with CD and radio capability
  • Wireless head phones for TV’s
  • Sheets or rolls of Forever postage stamps
  • DVD players

Equipment and Furnishings Fund

  • Facility-wide flags indoor/outdoor $ 2,000.00

Special Project Funding Opportunities

  • Avenue of Flags: 68 flag poles/ground insert (price not yet available)
  • Circle of Flags: Sponsor a flag/pole/ground insert $6,000.00/branch unit

        Both Avenue and Circle of Flags are projects that will run through 2015. Call for details.

Miscellaneous and Personal Items

  • White crew socks
  • CD’s Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, George Jones
  • Suspenders
  • Sweat pants-any color Sizes M-XXL
  • iTunes gift cards - any amount
  • Long metal BBQ tongs and spatula - 4 sets