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Thank You
Kentucky Fried Wishes!

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We are pleased to announce that Americans Supporting Armed Services

has had the honor of being chosen as 1 of 50 not-for-profit organizations across the country to receive a $10,000.00 grant.

General Manager Kat Pike of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Potsdam, a veteran herself, found interest in the work we do here in Northern NY Through her kind nomination in late June to enter our organization into the running for the Kentucky Fried Wishes Foundation annual grant program we began the journey to prove the need to support our military communities!

As we move forward this fall we will be out in the communities partnering with Kentucky Fried Chicken in Potsdam, NY and Kat and her team! ASAS will be looking to find ways to reach out to those who serve our country to recognize their service.🇺🇸

If you are a veteran in need of assistance please reach out to our organization @

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The American Legion Post 79, American Legion Riders & Amvets Post 4 in Massena,NY
have gone above & beyond to help us achieve our mission over the last year.

Pictured are ALR’s presenting an appreciation certificate to Ben Gladding (AP4) for outstanding efforts
in raising money for the ALR who is dedicating their donation to ASAS

Also pictured are L-R AP4 1st Vice Lee Fregoe, ALR 2nd Vice Mike Villeneuve, Ben Gladding, ALR 3rd Vice Mel Phelix & AP4 Fred Cockayne.

Group photo: Jim Walrath, Mel Phelix, Tom Morrison, Lee Fregoe, Julie Campbell, Mike Villanueva

Photo: Post 4 Massena ,NY ALR Director Tom Morrison, VP Lee Fregoe

Special thanks to these folks as we continue to work together!

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On Sunday August 21,2022 Americans Supporting Armed Services was presented a check from the

American Legion Riders Chapter 925 in St. Lawrence County with proceeds from the

July 9,2022 Charity Ride. According to the Legion Riders representatives

the ride was the largest benefit run to date in the past 17 years for post 925 in Norfolk, NY.

These proceeds will allow us to continue the work we do to aide our veteran community.

We couldn't be prouder to be a part of this partnership. 


Americans Supporting Armed Services gives our overwhelming thanks and gratitude to all who participated during this event. We can never show enough gratitude for the support we received to help bring awareness to our veteran communities and our 2022 cause Burn Pit Exposure Awareness.

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We thank the Amvets Post 4 in Massena,NY  for their generous donation

to help our organization to bring awareness to BPE - Burn Pit Exposure .

Special thanks to Commander Fred Cockayne, First Vice Lee Fregoe, Second Vice Tim Mattice,

Third Vice Ron Marshall, Finance Officer Jim Gardner, Provost Marshall Mel Phelix,

Adjutant Michael Villeneuve, and Chaplain Al Ashley.

Thanks going out to all the others at Post 4 who made this day very special! 

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