FROM YOUR PROGRAM CHAIRPERSON

Homeless Veterans Chairman

If you are a veteran needing assistance, please click here to visit our resource page.

 


 

Membership

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It’s never too early to achieve 100%!  Now is the time to begin reaching out to your members and encouraging them to convert to Life Membership, Life Legacy Membership, or to simply renew their annual.

Thinking about becoming a member?  Membership in the VFW has never been easier!  You can sign up right online, at www.vfw.org.   Enjoy exclusive member benefits and sign up, today!

 


Teacher of the Year Chairman

Check sheet for submitting a complete package to the Department Chairman

 


Youth Activities Chairman

 

Click here for the 2018-19 Scout of the Year Entry Form

Check sheet for submitting a complete package to the Department Chairman

 


From the Alaska Auxiliary:


 Buddy Poppy Chairman 

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The VFW Buddy Poppy program is one of the most visible symbols of our organization and proceeds from distribution are used for veteran’s welfare or for the well being of their needy dependents and the orphans of veterans.  If your Post has an excess of poppies in their posession but would still like to participate, contact headquarters for some ordering ideas.
Please use this form when ordering.

Why Wear A Poppy

 

 


Community Activities

Timely reporting of community activities is crucial to the development of the VFW.  Posts should report monthly to the Department Headquarters using this form.
It is of the utmost importance that VFW Posts report their volunteer hours and especially their donations accurately.  A Post that inflates the amounts of money they donate, intentionally or otherwise, may place their non-profit status in jeopardy.

HOURS:    When the Post reports to the Department, they should list the hours of community service performed by the Post, affiliated Cootie Scratch, Auxiliary, Men’s Auxiliary, Sons of the VFW and Junior Girls for that reporting period.  Only volunteer service hours benefiting the community are to be reported.  Volunteer hours committed to projects and activities benefiting the Post and its affiliated units listed above cannot be reported.

MONEY:    The money that should be reported are the dollars donated or expended by the members in performance of the community service hours reported, plus $0.14 per mile for each mile driven by the volunteers.

DO NOT REPORT:    The value of the hours worked is a calculation made on the national level only.  Posts and Departments should never report any figures derived from the value of hours worked.

 


 Veterans and Military Support

Complete this form and return to Chairman J.R. Hackett at the end of each month

Chairman Hackett emails each Post towards the end of the month.  You can simply hit “reply” and answer the questions in his email, complete the form provided, or call HQ to provide your answers.  It’s important to accurately account for all of the good you’re doing in your community!  Please be sure to reach out to Chairman Hackett or Headquarters if you require assistance in completing this each month.