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"We believe surviving spouses and dependent children need an organization dedicated solely to their needs, concerns, and welfare.”

Ruth W. Crocker

As Chapter/Region Liaison, Ruth works with Chapter and Region Presidents and any other officer or member who requests assistance.  

Regarding chapters: she assists chapters that are struggling to remain active; encourages members-at-large where there are five or more members in an area to form a chapter; provides members with a "Chapter Assistance Packet”; communicates with the National Treasurer regarding requests to start new chapters; sends "Chapter Report Forms” to all chapters by April 1 of each year and compiles the data into a report for inclusion in the packet for the National Convention. 

Regarding regions: she assists Region Officers as requested; works with Region Presidents in the formation of new chapters; sends the new officer report form to each Region President by April 1 of each year; compiles the data from these forms as part of the report for National Convention and for the yearly update of the National Gold Star Wives Directory.


       
 
           

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.

Gold Star Wives is a Congressionally Chartered non-profit service organization that is capable of providing services to the active duty and service-connected military surviving spouses.

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Birmingham, Alabama Office
P.O. Box 361986
Birmingham, AL 35236

Email: info@goldstarwives.org
Phone: 1-888-751-6350

Washington DC Office
200 N.Glebe Road Rm 435
Arlington, VA 22203-3755

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)4 National Military Widow/Widowers Service Organization chartered by the United States Congress. Donations are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes but may be deductible as trade or business expenses.

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