AER campaign goal passes halfway mark

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Contact AER Help us continue to “Help Soldiers, Help Soldiers” by donating to AER. Contact your AER Office for more information at 655-7132, or your unit/organization AER campaign “Key Person.”   In addition, you can make a donation at www.aerhq.org.

Contact AER
Help us continue to “Help Soldiers, Help Soldiers” by donating to AER.
Contact your AER Office for more information at 655-7132, or your unit/organization AER campaign “Key Person.”
In addition, you can make a donation at www.aerhq.org.

Gwen Galloway
Army Emergency Relief Officer
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Army Emergency Relief, or AER, is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign through May 15.

This year our goal is $285,000.

To date, our community has raised just over 55 percent of the goal with just a small percentage of organizations and retirees donating.

Providing support
We need your support of this valuable program for our Soldiers and family members.

In 2014, the Schofield Barracks AER Office assisted more than 1,400 Soldiers and family members by disbursing to them over $2.1 million dollars in loans and grants covering categories such as emergency travel, initial rent/deposit and privately owned vehicle, or POV repair, just to name a few.

Anyone may donate to the campaign, and no amount is too small, and certainly no amount is too large.

AER is available to all Army Soldiers and their family members, to include officers and warrant officers, to assist with financial emergencies as no-interest loans and grants.

In addition, for every dollar donated, only 12 cents goes to AER administrative and fundraising expenses. For this reason, Charity Navigator has rated AER four stars out of four for transparency and accountability.

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