American Legion - Gifts To Yanks That Gave


Welcome to the new and improved Gifts To The Yanks Website. All American Legion Representatives, that are ordering products, must first create an account. Please follow the instructions here.

Serving Hospitalized Veterans Across Illinois

You may begin ordering products on October 1st and order up to October 31st 2021.

Welcome to The Gifts To The Yanks website. This site will help you learn more about the mission and the program itself. It will direct you in ways of helping to raise funds, Hospitals served and also help you with the ordering process.



Enclosed is a sample of the Tee-Shirts and lapel pins that are available on line at

The Tee-Shirts cost $15.00 and lapel pins $5.00 each. Patches will be available soon.

It is our hope that your group will have a fund raiser to help support the Gifts To The Yanks Who Gave program.

For those that do not know about the Gifts To The Yanks, it started back in 1944, it is an American Legion program. Money is raised every year to provide Christmas gifts for our veterans in the VA Hospitals, IL VA Nursing Homes, Local Nursing Homes and Homebound.

It takes close to $170,000.00 each year to give good quality sweat suits, blankets, gift bags, sweaters, etc. to over 8000 disabled veterans.

With donations being down the past couple of years we are reaching out to you for your support. You could have a ride, order shirts and sell them or charges a fee to ride and give them a shirt, patch, lapel pin. I am sure you all have done similar fund raisers for other programs and can think of a great way to raise funds to support our disabled veterans.

100% of ALL donations go to the program, no administration fees are taken.

Thanks for caring and supporting our disabled veterans, please help us bring smiles to the faces of our veterans that may only be receiving this gift for Christmas.

To download an "ORDER FORM" please  Order Form

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