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Honouring the 100th anniversary of the Poppy with an immortal tribute

Oct 27, 2021
This Remembrance Day, to honour the 100th anniversary of the remembrance Poppy, you can support and remember fallen Canadian heroes in a new, more lasting way — with a digital Poppy NFT (non-fungible token).

Immortal Poppy

This Remembrance Day, to honour the 100th anniversary of the remembrance Poppy, you can support and remember fallen Canadian heroes in a new, more lasting way — with a digital Poppy NFT (non-fungible token). 

Our limited collection of digital Poppies features a 3D replica of a real poppy picked from Flanders Fields. 118,000 names of fallen Canadian soldiers grace its petals and are linked to the blockchain – immortalizing the memory of those who fought for our freedoms.

One hundred limited-edition Immortal Poppies will be symbolically priced at 0.1111 ETH to represent the day of Remembrance. Poppies will be available for purchase on the online marketplace, OpenSea with proceeds from every sale and resale going directly to The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund.

To buy yours, visit ImmortalPoppy.com beginning on October 27th.

To learn more about NFTs and prepare for your purchase, check out this helpful link

 

About The Royal Canadian Legion

Founded in 1925, the Legion is Canada’s largest Veteran support and community service organization. We are a non-profit organization with a national reach across Canada as well as branches in the U.S. and Europe. With close to 250,000 members, many of whom volunteer an extraordinary amount of time to their branches, our strength is in our numbers.

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