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VFW Scouting Team
VFW National Scouting Team Every VFW Department has the opportunity to expand their statewide support of the VFW's longstanding commitment to scouting. Each Department can submit a candidate for the National VFW Scouting Team.
VFW Announces Landmark Semester for VFW’s ‘Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship’
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) is pleased to announce 133 service members and veterans have been named recipients of the VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship,” making the 2016 spring semester the highest award period since the program’s inception in 2013. These student veterans will receive over $563,500 in combined aid.
Voice of Democracy
Voice of Democracy is an audio-essay competition for High School students for an opportunity to win a scholarship for college.
Student Veteran to Help Veterans in Mental Turmoil
“I decided to study counseling because 22 veterans a day commit suicide, and I’ve had my own experiences with men in my unit who were in crisis,” said Joshua Doyle, 32, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan during his seven and a half year run in the Army.
2016 Legislative Conference
Since 1949, VFW's annual Legislative Conference has provided an opportunity for VFW leaders from each state to personally lobby their respective lawmakers and watch as VFW's current Commander-in-Chief testifies on Capitol Hill before the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees on behalf of veterans.
Post Community Service Grants
VFW Post Community Service Grants
For more than 11 decades, VFW Posts have been pillars of support in their communities. From building local playgrounds and organizing clothing drives, to awarding scholarships and restocking city food pantries, the VFW takes great pride in our long history of service to communit
Sport Clips Haircuts Donates $830,000 to VFW for ‘Help A Hero’ Scholarships
Sport Clips Haircuts made a record-breaking $830,000 donation to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) today to support active duty U.S. service members’ and veterans’ scholarships. Sport Clips clients and product partner donations, as well as Veterans Day contributions of $1 per haircut service, made the franchise’s annual “Help A Hero” campaign the most successful in program history. Established in 2007, Sport Clips’ original Help A Hero-focus was on providing phone calls home for deployed and hospitalized military, and now, primarily benefits the VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” program.
The VFW’s ‘Help A Hero’ Scholarship Fills Tuition Gap for Veteran
Overcoming challenging situations is nothing new for U.S. Army veteran Isaac
McCann. During two deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan he faced dangerous
terrain, long security missions and the loss of several close friends. Despite
these difficult challenges, he refused to quit.
Community Service, Youth Scholarships and Activities
Community Service and Youth Scholarship Programs