Contributions are always welcome to help the USS Emmons Association preserve the memory of the Emmons for generations to come and to honor the memory of the shipmates who perished in her sinking  on April 6, 1945, at Okinawa.

We have several ways for you to designate how you would like your contribution to be allocated.  And remember, we're a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, so your contributions are tax deductible.

Lt. John J. Griffin/USS Emmons Memorial Scholarship - Direct contribution to sustain the scholarship program.

USS Emmons Association General Fund - To help defray the costs of our ongoing efforts such as website expenses, newsletter mailings, veteran outreach, and reunions.

Remember to include a note if you prefer your gift goes to the scholarship program or the general fund and whether you want to indicate a memorial designation in the name of a loved one.  Contributions may be made online with PayPal or a credit/debit card using the following button:



Contributions can also be made using Venmo (username ussemmons) or PayPal ( or by USPS mail, making checks payable to "USS Emmons Association" and sent to the following address:

USS Emmons Association

c/o Thomas Hoffman, Treasurer

36078 Huntington Street

Millville, DE  19967