November VFW Promotions
November 07, 2012
November is a busy month for the
VFW! Learn about these great promotions benefitting VFW programs this month:
Sport Clips Launches ‘Help A Hero’
Campaign Benefitting VFW Program
More than 950 Sport Clips
Haircuts locations launched the company’s annual “Help A Hero” fundraising
campaign to support the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW) Operation Uplink™
in their communities across the country.
Sport Clips’ goal is to raise
$500,000 in its sixth year of donating to Operation Uplink, a program that
offers free call days to deployed and hospitalized American service members.
Donations to “Help A Hero” will
be collected in-store and through local fundraising events. A key part of the
effort will be “The Biggest Haircut Day of the Year” on Veterans Day, Sunday,
Nov. 11, when the company will donate a dollar from every haircut service to
To find out more about Sport
Clips’ Help A Hero program, visit http://www.sportclips.com/Hero
Burger King Franchises Hold Fundraiser for
VFW’s Unmet Needs Program
For the sixth consecutive year,
the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Foundation has joined together with
participating Burger King® Franchisee Owned Restaurants across the United
States to raise funds throughout the month of November for the VFW Unmet Needs
Burger King® customers are
encouraged to give $1 or more toward Unmet Needs when they purchase their food.
Since 2007, over 1,200 Burger
King® Franchisee Owned Restaurants have demonstrated their incredible concern
for U.S. troops and their families by donating over $1.7 million in support of
Begun in 2004, Unmet Needs has
provided approximately $4.4 million dollars in financial assistance to over
3,000 deserving military families. Need must be related to financial hardships
not civil, personal, legal or domestic situations. The program assists with
basic life necessities such as rent, mortgage, utilities, vehicle repair,
medical expenses or food/basic assistance. Funds are available to all five
branches of the military, as well as members of the National Guard and
Reserves. Assistance is awarded in the form of a grant, not a loan, so
recipients aren't required to repay.
Click here for a list of participating
Burger King® Restaurants.
Evans Restaurants Partner with VFW for Veterans Day Pumpkin Pie Promotion
To find the nearest Bob Evans Restaurant, please
From Nov. 11 through Dec. 11, Bob Evans will donate $0.20 cents for each slice
and $0.60 cents for each whole Pumpkin and Pumpkin Supreme Pie sold through
dine-in and carry-out. Proceeds from the promotion (up to $25,000) will be
designated toward urgently needed VFW programs that directly assist U.S.
military service personnel and their families.
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