Plainfield American Legion Marne Post 13

Plainfield Unit #13 Service and Activities

The services listed below are initiated by the Auxiliary(based on approved Funds) or we partner with other Marne Post #13 Legion groups (Legionnaires, Sons of the AL, Riders) and organizations in the community to fulfill our mission statement.

  • Gifts for Yanks ~ presents for our Veterans in nursing homes
  • Plainfield Needy Family Christmas Gifts ~ with PHSCC PTO
  • Operation Care Package donation drive in October ~ collection of goods to fill comfort packages for our deployed military members & funds to mail them
  • Americanism Scholarship Contest
  • Illini Girls State Leadership Week at Eastern Illinois University ~ we sponsor Plainfield HS juniors to attend
  • College Scholarships ~ we provide for Plainfield HS students
  • Youth Police Program ~ we sponsor Plainfield HS student(s)
  • Legacy College Scholarships for Children & Grandchildren of Members
  • Organize Poppy Day for the Post in the Community ~ Poppies are distributed and donations received go directly to disable and hospitalized veterans
  • Post Honor Garden upkeep and other floral beautification of Post grounds
  • Management of Post Library
  • Hospitality for Post monthly meeting dinners, Post Christmas Party, Post Easter Egg Hunt for children/grandchildren of Post members
  • Assist with weekly Post Bingo 
  • We also provide Blue Star families Service Flags to the public upon request to display for all service families to show their support proudly.