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Since 1919, the American Legion Auxiliary has been serving, helping, and meeting the needs of our nation’s veterans, military, and their families—both here and abroad. 

Poppy Days have become a familiar tradition in almost every American community. This distribution of the bright red memorial flower to the public is one of the oldest and most widely recognized programs of the American Legion Auxiliary.

What We Do:

Nationwide, our members annually average

  • Helping nearly 3 million veterans
  • Contributing $36 million toward veterans and military families
  • Volunteering 9.3 million hours to support veterans programs
  • Contributing more than $2 million to programs benefitting children and youth
  • Volunteering 630,000 hours for active-duty military                                       

  Marrs-Meyer American Legion Auxiliary
  Unit #991 - Auxiliary Donations
  11001 S Depot Ave.
  Worth, IL 60482

  Marrs-Meyer American Legion Auxiliary
  Unit #991 - Poppy Day Donations
  11001 S Depot Ave.
  Worth, IL 60482

2nd Tuesday of the month 7:00 pm

Poppy Day 2022

Thursday, May 26th

Join us for a Meeting! 

ALA members distribute millions of poppies annually across the country in exchange for donations that go directly to assist disabled and hospitalized veterans in our communities. Many wonderful volunteers made 2021 a great year - help us make 2022 an even bigger success!

2 hour shifts begin at 6am with the last shift going out at 12pm ending at 2pm.  Many locations are available for every ability!  Traffic Intersections or retail locations...sitting, standing or running!  You Pick!   Please contact Bethanne Lode to join in this great endeavor!  Leave a message at (708)429-6447 or send her an email:

You don't have to be a member to volunteer!! Everyone is welcome! 

 Auxiliary meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7pm

(September - June) 

​ JOIN OUR GREAT ORGANIZATION TODAY!  Print the application below, and return to:

  Marrs-Meyer American Legion Auxiliary
  Unit #991 - Auxiliary Membership
  11001 S Depot Ave.
  Worth, IL 60482

American Legion

Marrs-Meyer Post #991

11001 S. Depot Ave.  Worth, IL   60482

Locally, our members

  • Support our local veterans and community members throughout the year
  • ​Provide support to local veterans hospitals 
  • ​Donate to numerous local and national charities
  • Volunteer for both active-duty military and veteran programs
  • Encourage youth through Junior Membership and partnerships with local schools and Scouting groups