The U.S. Army Women's Foundation
#GivingTuesday, November 30, 2021
#GivingTuesday is right around the corner falling this year on Tuesday, November 30th. The day encourages generosity through volunteering, supporting organizations, and spending time with others. We want you to be a part of our mission in recognizing U.S. Army women. As always, we appreciate your support.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for volunteer opportunities.
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Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 PM
US Army Women’s Museum
The US Army Women’s Museum located at Fort Lee, Virginia, showcases the amazing stories of women patriots who served our nation from the American Revolution to the present day. The US Army Women’s Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to US Army Women.
The museum is located at 2100 “A” Adams Avenue, Fort Lee, Virginia.
Give The US Army Women’s Foundation a Smile with AmazonSmile
Shopping on Amazon Smile is an easy and great way to donate to the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation. If you’re planning to shop online through Amazon, be sure to use www.smile.amazon.com. The process and feel of your shopping experience will be the same, but did you know that if you select the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation as your charity, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price, and at no additional cost to you?
Simply click the button below or go to AmazonSmile.com, and select the US Army Women’s Foundation as your charity. In order for the Foundation to receive credit, you must go through AmazonSmile.
If you have any questions about how this works, please contact Beth Spitzley at our Fort Lee office, 804-734-3078.
Honoring Service & Sacrifice
The U.S. Army Women’s Foundation is the premier support network for you, our Women Soldiers and Veterans. Together we are a strong team, building partnerships for success and serving as a voice and advocate for Army Women: Honor, Empower, Connect… It’s our mission
What We Do
Our Next Event is
Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 6:00 Eastern
“American Veteran” is a story told through personal remembrances, drawing civilian viewers into an unfamiliar culture. From hosts to interviewees, everyone is a veteran. In war and in peace, what veterans have done in our nation’s name and how they have been treated is an essential part of the American story.
• Mitchelene BigMan, President and Founder, Native American Women Warriors, and Army veteran
• Shain Brenden, Comedian, writer, actor; Navy veteran; and host of “American Veteran: Keep it Close”
• Shoshana Johnson, Author of I’m Still Standing, Army veteran and ex-POW
• Edie Meeks, RN and Army Nurse Corps veteran, Vietnam
• Judith Vecchione, Co-Executive Producer of “American Veteran”
Honor – Empower – Connect
2022 Scholarship Window is Open
The U.S. Army Women’s Foundation offers scholarships to further your education. The window to apply for a 2022 Scholarshiop is now open through January 21, 2022.
All application materials, including online application form, essay, official transcript(s), two recommendations, proof of matriculation at designated accredited academic institution, as well as commander’s verification of active duty or qualified documentation of the sponsor or woman’s service (e.g. Dept. of Defense Form DD-214, Discharge Documents, Active Service Documents, etc.), must be submitted and postmarked by January 21, 2022.
Watch our social media for scholarship opportunities.
Hall of Fame
2022 Hall of Fame Ceremony
SAVE THE DATE
March 22, 2022
The Army Women’s Foundation recognizes the extraordinary achievements of Army women and those who support them. Join us for the 2022 Hall of Fame Ceremony on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 2:00 PM, at the National Museum of the United States Army, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Save the Date!
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