The province is doing what it can to help ex-military members, as the Saskatchewan Veterans Service Club Support Program is taking grant applications up until May 15.
Started in 2019-20 this program allows service clubs to receive a grant of up to $30,000 for improvement projects, facility repairs and upgrades, operations special events, programs, and activities.
Registered, non-profit organization Legion branches, and Army, Navy, and Air Force Veterans (ANAVETS) units based in Saskatchewan are all eligible to apply.
Moose Jaw – Wakamow MLA, Greg Lawrence says that this support program is there for the veterans.
“It’s the least we can do as a government to show our support for our Veterans who have put have put everything on the line for us so you and I can have conversations like this,” Lawrence said in an interview with Discover Moose Jaw.
Over the years Moose Jaw’s Legion and ANAVETS branches' have been the recipient of this support program grant.
“I know the ANAVETS bought new equipment for cooking for the club. The Legion has done some upgrades in their club as well,” adds Lawrence.
Since the program's inception, nearly $3.1 million has been allocated to 235 successful projects across the province.