It’s Time to Give & Get Back Again! Exchange Shoppers Can Support Military Relief Funds Beginning Aug. 1

DALLAS – Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can help support Soldiers, Airmen and military families in need and receive coupons for future Exchange purchases with their donation.

From Aug. 1 to Aug. 5, the Exchange is holding its second “Give and Get Back” donation period for 2018. Shoppers can donate to Army Emergency Relief (AER) and Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) right from the register at their local Exchange. For every $5 donated, shoppers will receive a coupon for $5 off a $25 purchase at the Exchange.

The first donation period in May brought in more than $136,000 for the funds, which provide emergency assistance, sponsor educational programs and offer community programs that improve the quality of life for service members and their families. In just this first donation period, Exchange shoppers donated more than half of last year’s total of $258,000.

“It’s moving to see the generosity of our military families,” said Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull. “So many of our shoppers didn’t hesitate to give and help those going through difficult circumstances. It’s an honor for the Exchange to be a part of this wonderful program.”

The coupons are valid from Aug. 6 to Aug. 11. There is no limit to the number of coupons shoppers can earn, and the coupons can be redeemed in stores or online at

The final donation period will take place Nov. 30-Dec. 5.

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Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 61st-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.4 billion in dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs over the last 10 years. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at or follow us on Twitter at


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