Royal Canadian Legion General Stewart Branch no.4
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Poppy

  Campaign

 

Tag Day

We are thankful to the youth volunteers who give their time to support the Poppy Campaign on Tag Day which was held on October 28/2017. They are #50 Navy League Cadet Corp, #34 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corp, #2296 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corp, #11 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Corp, Girl Guides of Canada, 15th Lethbridge Scouting and the Lethbridge District 4-H.


2017 Poppy Campaign 

To the Citizens, Businesses, and Organizations of Lethbridge, Coaldale, Raymond, Stiling and Magrath, a very sincere "Thank You" for your contributions to the 2017 Poppy Campaign both monetary donations and from the purchase of wreaths. 
 

Tag Day Donations - October 28th         $19,225.00

Poppy Box Donations                             43,235.00

Wreath and Monetary Donations             21,560.00

Total Donations Oct. 1 to Dec. 31/17    $84,020.48

 

 Purchase of Wreaths and Poppies         $11,100.59

 Campaign Expenses                                4,611.99

  Total Expenses                                  $15,712.58

 NET CONTRIBUTIONS                 $68,307.90


Individual Veteran Assistance made possible from Poppy FundS:

2015-2016    $7,768.60

2016-2017  $11,301.89

2017-2018    $6,631.85   to March 15, 2018

Veterans may contact Wayne King, Branch Service Officer, at 403-330-6666 for assistance, and support with benefits and services.


Equipment Donations made possible from Poppy FundS

2015-2016

Lift                                    Edith Cavell Care Centre                         $4,135.00

Vital Sign Monitors             Extendicare                                            $6,179.56

Aspirator                           Good Samaritans – Park Meadows             $ 861.00

Standing Aid                      Good Samaritans – Magrath                     $1,685.00

Lift                                    Good Samaritans – Park Meadows            $8,438.85

Music Therapy Program     Columbia Assisted Living                          $1,055.15

Tiltable Shower Chairs       Chinook Regional Hospital                        $4,172.00

                                                                                           Total   $26,526.56

2016-2017

Bladder Scanner                Raymond Hospital                                  $13,225.00

Defibrillator                       General Stewart Legion #4                       $2,550.45

Therapeutic Bike               Good Samaritans – Magrath                    $16,897.91

Language Therapy             Edith Cavell Care Centre                            $893.74

Special Mattress                Edith Cavell Care Centre                         $4,000.00

                                                                                          Total    $37,566.36

Facilities may contact the Poppy Committee regarding available assistance at legionpoppy@shaw.ca


 

We are very grateful to the many volunteers who assist us, in many ways,  with the Annual Poppy Campaign.

The poppy committee is always seeking help from our Legion Members, especially October and November with our Poppy Campaign. If you can be of assistance please contact Pat at legionpoppy@shaw.ca

 

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2017 Literary and Poster Winners

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#50 Navy League Cadet Corp

Michael Cormican, President of the General Stewart Branch #4 presents a cheque to Commanding Officer Ian Mason in appreciation of their assistance to the Poppy Campaign.

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#2296 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corp

President Michael Cormican presents a cheque to Warrant Officer Tyler Moch in appreciation of the Corps assistance to the Poppy Campaign. WO Moch is in his 5th year with the Army Cadets.

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#34 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corp

A cheque was presented to Commanding Officer, Rob Neufeld by Branch President Michael Cormican in appreciation of their assistance with the Poppy Campaign