Dig deep to help Legacy
IF you happen to wander down Murwillumbah CBD today, please give generously and buy a badge for Legacy.
The Murwillumbah Legacy division does not receive direct financial support from any levels of government and today's badge day is their only fundraising activity of the year.
Last year the division raised $7000 in badge sales and donations to go towards the care of the division's 202 widows.
Legacy is a voluntary organisation established in 1923 to assist widows of servicemen killed or who have since died from war-related illnesses. Legatees, Laurel Club widows, high school students and army cadets will cover the main shopping areas and the industrial business areas of south Murwillumbah today. The four high schools, Murwillumbah, Wollumbin, Tweed Valley College and Mt St Patrick College will have students with identification tags collecting at selected areas of the CBD. The badges range from $2 to $50.