Legions receive emergency support funding

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Submitted by MP Eric Duncan,
Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry

Four more Royal Canadian Legions in our region will be receiving much-needed funding through the federal government’s Veterans Organizations Emergency Support Fund. Royal Canadian Legion branches in Morrisburg, Iroquois, Winchester and Finch will all be receiving funding in the amount of $10,845 each.

“I am pleased to see more of our Royal Canadian Legions across our region receive much needed support. Despite the challenges over the past year, many Legions continue to give back and fundraise in unique and safe ways. I will continue to push for support for our Legions, so they may continue the work they do for our veterans in the years to come,” said Eric Duncan, MP Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry.

The Veterans Organizations Emergency Support Fund provides grants to non-profit and registered charitable organizations that support Veterans and their families. These grants will help organizations with operational costs and financial shortfalls caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The first round of funding provided support to four other local branches: Cornwall, Lancaster, Long Sault, and Chesterville.

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