The members of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW are committed to
serving veterans and their families, promoting pride in
America, teaching young people about the cost of
freedom, and serving the community. To meet these goals
the organization's members throughout the United
States, Guam and Panama conduct the following programs:
Americanism: Celebrating our heritage of freedom
with the Statue of Liberty's Birthday Celebration,
working towards a resolution of the POW/MIA situation,
promoting pride in America, and ensuring that the public
will never forget the sacrifices of America's soldiers
who protect our freedom.
Buddy Poppy: "To honor the Dead by Helping the
Living" - Helping needy and disabled veterans and
honoring those who have sacrificed for our freedom by
wearing a Buddy Poppy, the VFW's official flower.
Cancer Aid & Research: Providing grants to
members with cancer, helping in the educational effort
to make the public aware of the importance of early
detection, and supporting research throughout the
country are the activities involved in this program.
Community Service: Cooperating with
other organizations to meet the needs in our
Hospital & Veterans Affairs Voluntary Services:
Volunteering in hospitals around the country.
Legislative: Keeping members up-to-date on all
bills affecting veterans and their families and the
national defense. Making legislators aware of our
Veterans & Family Support: Assisting veterans as
they return from active duty or from the hospital as
they try to return to civilian life. Helping veterans
and their families with transportation, childcare, and
other services as needed.
VFW National Home for Children: Educating members
about the mission, purpose, and programs of the VFW
National Home for Children in Eaton Rapids, Michigan.
Youth Activities: Providing
opportunities for youth and educating them about our
For More Information About Programs,
Visit The Official Ladies Auxiliary Website