2018-2019 National Membership & Recruitment Ambassador
Five Reasons to Join/Stay a Member of the VFW Auxiliary
WHY did you join or WHY might someone want to join our organization?
Here are five reasons WHY to join or WHY to stay a member by paying your dues for the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary.
- To honor the service of a family member.
- To promote patriotism within your community to all citizens young and old.
- To participate in programs that bring family and community members together for worthwhile projects.
- To stress that veterans and their entitlements be a number one priority for legislators.
- To be the voice of those veterans that gave the ultimate sacrifice so we can all live in a democracy.
WHY IS MEMBERSHIP SO IMPORTANT?
One hundred and five years of committed service to those who served us, and have given us our precious FREEDOM…OUR VETERANS. Membership is the key. Without the membership, we could not successfully conduct programs that benefit our veterans, military and their families.
DOES MEMBERSHIP MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
Millions of veterans, military and their families’ year after year have been touched by the good that we do. Membership gives us the power, strength and unity to truly make a difference. Each member counts! Each member makes a difference! YOUR membership makes it happen.
DID YOU KNOW…
The VFW Auxiliary is one of the nation’s oldest veterans’ service organizations and our members are the relatives of those who have served in overseas combat. We have nearly a half million members representing all 50 states who volunteer countless of hours and give millions of dollars to support veterans, military service personnel, and their families.
We are a voice for veterans on Capitol Hill and are instrumental in assisting the VFW pass or block legislation that impacts veterans and their families. We are one of the top 10 providers of volunteer hours in the VA medical system. Every year, members fundraise millions of dollars for charitable projects that benefit veterans and their families. We also provide hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships for our nation’s youth. With nearly 4,000 Auxiliaries, there is likely one in your area working to improve the lives of America’s uncommon heroes.
We, as members, need to understand WHY it’s important to pay our dues.