VETERANS AND FAMILY SUPPORT

Veterans and Family Support - This program includes assistance to veterans who are not in hospitals or nursing homes, and to Military families. It includes financial assistance, bringing meals to shut-ins, and providing support during times of illness and bereavement. It can involve driving people to the doctor's office or to church, mowing their lawn, helping with shopping, or any type of assistance. It also includes support for the Military, such as funding or donating to the National Military Services fund, adopting a Unit, or providing assistance to Military families

UnMet Need Criteria

Buddy Poppy - Since 1918, this small red flower, inspired by the poem In Flanders Field has been adopted by veterans’ organizations around the world as reminder of what our veterans have sacrificed. Donations raised from the distribution of these flowers are used solely for the purpose of helping veterans in need.

VFW National Home for Children - This home, located in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, is the home of approximately 100 families of veterans who need a place to stay and rebuild their lives. The children attend local schools, while the parents are taught to be self sufficient. 
 
National Home Helpline
National Home Life Membership Form
 
Michigan
Guide Sheet
June and July Bulletins
August and September Bulletin

National
 
 

VFW Auxiliary Resource Rack Card

VFW’s National Veterans Service

NVS consists of a nationwide network of service officers who are experts in dealing with the claims process and help thousands of veterans cut through the bureaucratic red tape every year. They are the key to success, recovering approximately $1 billion in earned benefits and compensation for veterans each year.

VFW’s Veterans & Military Support Program