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American Legion Post 231 Challenge

$11,550 of $231,000 goal

Raised by 29 people in 3 months
In 2015 the spring rain were more severe than in years coupled with a tropical storm,  the waters of Lake Texoma went over the spillway.  The American Legion Post 231 sits on the shore of Lake Texoma and was twice flooded by the rising waters. The Post was  demolished.  The Post is a center of activity for fundraising to help the Veterans and citizens of the area.  After insurance and  fundraising we are only halfway there. We are now asking for help.    All funds are deposited directly into The American Legion MIA Post 231 bank account to be used on the rebuilding of the Post.
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In response to Mr Reese.
The last update said we are working in the SBA loan we received $25k and are working on getting them to release the remainder of the funds. I do not know who you are getting your information from but the date we have only received $50,000. We have been trying to satisfy their request for documentation on a matter of issues relating to us having a lease on the Corps of Engineers like along with other documentation. I hope it is not your intention to insinuate that we are misappropriating funds or something shady is going on. But our monthly meetings of the American Legion we discuss and have on hand all the records of funds received an expanded if you were in the area please plan on attending our next meeting on the second Saturday of March at the VFW post 7873 on Lake Texoma and I will show you firsthand exactly what has come in and what has gone out.

Gary Winters
Commander
American Legion Post 231
Lake Texoma
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We have received question abut what happended to SBA Loan

We are still working on it. We received $25K last week after the KXII interview aired.

The donations received thru this campaign will keep us going forward as we have no funds coming in. And depending on success offset the amount we have to borrow and pay back.
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This is a new challenge. Only donations made through the GoFundMe campaigns count in this challenge. If you have made a donation lower than the $231 challenge, you can always add to it

Thank you to all who have donated and are helping get us back on our feet so we can continue our missions of helping others.
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$11,550 of $231,000 goal

Raised by 29 people in 3 months
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V7
$200
VFW Auxiliary Post 7873
2 months ago (Offline Donation)
SK
$1,000
Sons of The American Legion Squadron 208 Kerrville
2 months ago (Offline Donation)
JN
$50
James & Judy Neidrich
2 months ago (Offline Donation)
SO
$240
Scott & Danyne Overman
3 months ago (Offline Donation)
HB
$231
Holly Bierman
3 months ago
DM
$231
David May
3 months ago
S2
$2,310
S.A.L. 231
3 months ago (Offline Donation)
A2
$2,310
ALR 231
3 months ago (Offline Donation)
GM
$231
George Manley
3 months ago (Offline Donation)
M2
$500
Mo & Mickey Cooksey & VFW 2772
3 months ago (Offline Donation)
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