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Post K of the Missouri Division

Missouri Division

When E.L. Reed brought home fifty backpacks his wife Pat quickly bought school supplies to fill them up.  She gave ten backpacks to five small schools around their hometown in Chillicothe.  The small schools were Chula, Southwest, Hale, Winston, and Jamesport.  Pat gave them to a teacher who would know the students who needed a backpack and school supplies.  The elementary schools were grateful for the donations. For more information about TPA, contact Missouri State Secretary Dennis O’Neil at [email protected] or visit the website at


About the TPA Hearing Trust

Established by TPA in 1975, an independent 501(c)(3) organization, the Hearing Trust accepts tax deductible donations from TPA members, posts, divisions, nonmembers, businesses, foundations, and all other legal entities.  To learn more, make a contribution to the Hearing Trust or to apply for aid, please visit


About Travelers Protective Association of America

To learn more contact TPA Headquarters at (636) 724-2227.


Pictured left to right:  Pat Reed and Stephanie Baldwin; and Brett, Ethan, and Victoria Mercer.