Washington State

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2023 - 2024


Ring in the New Year!!

We are STILL #1 in the Nation!!

!!Welcome Home Kits!!

We are almost to 1500 kits!!

235 kits in 2022!!

413 Kits in 2023!!


I cannot express how proud I am of all the lodges and the hard work and dedication members are doing for our Veterans.  2022 has been an amazing year.

We've distributed almost 1500 Welcome4 Home Kits since the program started.  That's almost $450,000 generated in WA State for Veteran aide.  Over 200 Military and Veteran families received holiday meals, 1513 back packs, up from 1,464 backpacks, last year, were distributed to Military and Veteran Families in the State.  Hundreds of military families, with almost 1000 children received holiday toys for under the tree for Christmas.  Tacoma lodge provided almost $6,000 in support of our military families.  "We could not have helped this many families with out them!!  

Washington State is definitely the A Team when it comes to support for our Service Members and Veterans.  You are all truly amazing!

Elizabeth Johnston                                                                              WSEA Veteran Chair                                                                            VAVS State Chair



Veterans and Service Members, residing in WA State, can apply for financial relief.  Send an email toELKS4VETS@GMAIL.COM and request the VERA application.  You will need to provide the information listed below.

 3 months bank statement, shut off notices, copies of bills, DD214, etc. 

Funds cannot be used to pay credit card debt, insurances, dental, medical or creditors.

Funds are sent directly to those owed,

not individuals applying.  



Click on our SNUGS page for more information on our WSEA Deployment program.




 'Welcome Home Kit'

Click on the page for ideas to help homeless veterans as they move into their new home! Up to $400 available for reimbursement!