Our Caring for the American Soldier program has been a great success with projects like the “Girl Scout Cookies” or our annual “Christmas Stocking” and our “Operation Showers of Appreciation” campaigns. Our current program is detailed below.
ARW’s Amazing Accomplishments for our Military
Just in case you are wondering what ARW Committees are up to, here is just a sample:
* 2018- We continue our monthly donation to VTRC
* 2017- Christmas toy donation to Nellis and Creech AFB families $900.00
* 2017 -Donations to Veterans Transition Resource Center(VTRC) $800.00
* 2017- Over 80 Care packages sent to soldiers overseas.
* 2017- Boots and Booties military Baby Shower
* 2016- Christmas toy donation to Nellis and Creech AFB families $950.00
* 2016 – Donations to the Troops — $900.00
* 2014 – Boots and Booties military Baby Shower
* 2014 – Honor Flights for Southern Nevada Veteran $5500++in total from ARW
* 2014 – USO McCarran Lounge 3 bushel baskets of toiletries
* 2014 – Marine Corp Toys for Tots Christmas $800.00
* 2013 – USO Dancing with the Troops — $1500
* 2013- Boots and Booties military Baby Shower
* 2013 – USO McCarran Lounge donations $1000
* 2013 – Girl Scout Cookie Donation to Nellis AFB families
* 2013 – Christmas toys donation to Nellis AFB families $750.00
* Participated in Welcome Home for Honor Flights Veterans at McCarran airport.
* Judge Michael Villani presented with Medal collage in memoriam honoring his late son, USMC.
* In past years donated thousands of dollars to send care packages to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.
* We also went to the Veteran’s Home around Veteran’s Day and donated books and gift cards to various restaurants to the veterans–they so appreciated going out to a restaurant meal.