MEMBERSHIP

2022-2023 Chairman ~ Marcia McKinney-Williams
 
This program is about growing our numbers and enlisting those eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.  It includes holding recruiting events, promoting the benefits of joining our organization and offering awards to members and Auxiliaries for signing up new members each year.
 
2022-2023 DNY PROGRAM GUIDEBOOK INFORMATION:
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IMPORTANT UPDATES: 
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NATIONAL WEBSITE INFORMATION AND LINKS:
 
National  YouTube Video
 
Membership Recruitment & Retention Tools

Click here for Membership Recruitment & Retention Tools, including:

  • Membership Engagement Packet
  • Membership Moments (A collection of tips, tools and techniques that can be used to recruit, retain and engage Auxiliary members. Please share these handouts at your Auxiliary meetings and trainings.)
  • VFW Auxiliary Eligibility Wheel Graphic
  • Just One Card
  • Strengthening Auxiliaries Calendar
  • VFW Auxiliary Facts Leaflet
  • Recruitment Booth Pointers
  • 8 Ways You Can Help Veterans Card
  • Member Benefits One-Sheeter
  • "Join Us” Poster (17 x 11)
  • Press Releases
  • Door Hangers
  • Social Media Shareables

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Eligibility Requirements for VFW Auxiliary Membership:

Members must be citizens of the United States or a United States National, and at least 16 years old.

Those eligible are:

·Husband/Wife

·Widower/Widow

·Father/Mother

·Grandfathers/Grandmothers

·Sons/Daughters

·Grandsons/Granddaughters

·Brothers/Sisters

Of persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

Those eligible for membership in the VFW are those that have received a campaign medal for overseas service; have served 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days in Korea; or have ever received hostile fire or imminent danger pay.

 
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
 
When you join the VFW Auxiliary, you’ll have the opportunity to: Support Veterans, Active-Duty Military and Their Families. The VFW Auxiliary offers numerous avenues for service, such as hospital volunteering, the adoption of military units and promoting patriotism. Anyone with a heart for veterans can count their membership as an important way to stand with veterans and the military community on Capitol Hill and in local legislative battles affecting them.

The VFW Auxiliary offers numerous ways for members to develop, to acquire and to utilize skills such as leadership, public speaking, fundraising, event planning and community outreach.

Through local and national events, members have the chance to meet people from all walks of life and many career backgrounds, creating a vast network of people who are passionate about veterans, active-duty military, and their families.

The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to offer members access to one of the nation’s largest networks of money-saving products and services in the insurance and benefits industry. Discounted policies for life, health, accident, long-term care and dental insurance, along with many other benefit plans. Access to discounts on products and services that are important to you – including local offers! Credit cards and certain financial services are available through USAA.

Submit the application to your local Auxiliary or contact Dept. Treasurer Kim White at 518-275-7283 email at kwhitewvlt@aol.com.