Community Service, Youth Scholarships & Activities

Since its founding, the VFW has been a staple in the community. As a VFW member, you work hard to improve your community and the lives of those in it. Here you will find the tools and resources your Post needs to engage and support your community while helping to foster patriotism and honor our nation’s heroes. From Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen entry forms and sample press releases to Veterans in the Classroom resources, the tools here will help your Post provide the assistance and support that is a cornerstone of the VFW’s foundation.

Click here to watch a quick overview of VFW Programs.

Elected and Appointed Officer Specific Materials
BUDDY® POPPY
Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Competition
Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Contest
Scouting, Other Youth Activities and Safety
Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award

VFW Foundation

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Foundation is the official 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity of the VFW. From what the VFW Foundation does to helpful tips to raising money, here is more on how the VFW and VFW Foundation work together to ensure NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS.