Reaching out into our communities is vital to our organization, developing relationships with
community leaders,media,school faculty and local civic groups can greatly assist each post in
achieving the VFW mission.
Department Community Service Form
Special Community Service Projects
Commandeers' Special Project
Gold Star Mother Program
Gold Star Mothers is composed of American mothers who lost a son or daughter during World War I, World War II. the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Beirut, Grenada, Panama, the Persian
Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Afghanistan, all Strategic Areas, or while in service to our country. Gold Star Mothers serve an important roll in our VA healthcare system.
The Commander suggests supporting Gold Star Mothers though financial contributions. Contributions can be made from the Post Relief Fund. Contributions must be made through the Department of Michigan VFW and earmarked Gold Star Mothers to receive points towards All-State Honors.
BLUE STAR MOTHERS
Blue Star Mothers are composed of mothers that have a son or daughter serving in the Military today. The Commander suggests that we start working more with this organization by offering our Posts as meetings places for these mothers and helping them to send items to their loved ones. Points will be awarded for All-State for working with Blue Star Mothers.
VFW Operation Uplink
Help our servicemen/women call home. This VFW program has helped over 2.2 million servicemen/women and hospitalized veteran's call home. Contributions must be made through the Department of Michigan VFW and earmarked Operation Uplink to receive points towards the All-State Honors.