Thanks to your loyal membership in The American Legion Department of Florida, you are not only eligible to win great prizes, but your support for the Honoring Those Who Served Raffle ensures critical resources to The Department as we work together to continue our mission of service.
You may ask how participating in this raffle can have such a big impact. This Veterans Day, in honor of all you have fought for and sacrificed, we will answer the call of those who depend on us.
- We are challenged to deploy more resources than ever to help our at-risk Veterans who are hurting during this difficult time.
- We must defend our military families that continue to sacrifice to defend our country.
- And we must inspire young Floridians to defend themselves against the loud and misinformed voices that undermine the values we live by as members of The American Legion.
Your GIFT of: $5 per ticket, $25 for 6 tickets or $30 for all 12 tickets funds Department programs that reduce Veteran suicides and substance abuse, expand services that heal our Veterans and their families, and inspire young Americans to love and honor our flag and country from Pensacola to Homestead and everywhere in between.
Enter now by separating your tickets and returning them with your donation in the envelope provided today. No donation is necessary for you to be a winner, but you must return your tickets to be eligible by Friday, October 30, 2020. The drawing will be LIVESTREAMED on Saturday, November 7, 2020. No purchase necessary and you don’t need to be present to win.
I thank you for your unwavering service to our nation and to our Legion family across our great state. God Bless You! God Bless our Veterans! God Bless America!
God Bless America!
William “Rick” Johnson, Commander
The American Legion
Department of Florida
P.S. Every dollar donated to Honoring Those Who Serve Raffle stays right here in Florida serving those who need us. Please remember to respond before Friday, October 30, 2020 to be included in the drawing. Good luck!!!
$10,000 Grand Prize Awarded to Air Force Veteran!
This past spring, Preston Pikelis received a call from the American Legion, Department of Florida Headquarters informing him he was the grand-prize winner from the Patriotism and Purpose Raffle drawing.
Preston served in the Air Force for exactly 21 years, 3 months and 14 days and retired as an E6 Staff Sergeant. Like many, during his time in service, he was stationed all over the world and held many different positions, including Air Force Security Police and NBC Instructor.
Preston joined the American Legion over 26 years ago and has been a long-time member of Post 43 in Homestead, FL.
Doing good for veterans in Florida and
being chosen for the grand prize was a
double winning ticket for Preston.