Reaching out into our communities is vital to our organization, developing relationships with community leaders, media, school faculty and local civic groups can greatly assist each post in achieving the VFW mission.

Some examples of what qualifies for the Community and Hospital Service..

  • Donations to thrift stores items or money
  • Food banks volunteer time or money
  • Yard work for seniors
  • Giving talks at schools
  • Visiting vets in hospitals
  • Visiting vets in nursing homes and retirement homes
  • Writing letters for veterans or seniors
  • Neighborhood crimes watch
  • Transportation for the disabled to meetings or shopping
  • Volunteering at hospitals or clinics
  • Election day volunteering
  • Voice of Democracy committee work
  • Patriot Pen committee work
  • Scout, Explorer Scout, Sea Scout programs
  • Joint programs with the American Legion
  • Buddy Poppy volunteering
  • Helping local street clean up
  • Participate in parades, Memorial Day, July 4th, and others
  • Medical Equipment loans
  • Recycling
  • Organizing CPR Class
  • Assisting the USO
  • Volunteering at Senior Citizens Center
  • Assisting Special Needs individuals
  • National Safety Projects