VFW Hosts Second Annual Day of Service

More than 475 veteran-led community service projects will take place throughout the month

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the second annual VFW Day of Service kicks off May 6, marking the start of veteran-led community service projects to take place throughout the month.

The VFW Day of Service was born from the organization’s award-winning #StillServing campaign launched in 2020 to recognize the ongoing dedication of veterans and service members who continue to serve through service to their communities.

VFW Hosts Second Annual Day of ServiceMore than 475 community service events will take place this year — a 20 percent increase over participation in 2022 — and include a wide range of events such as constructing accessibility accommodations for disabled veterans, beautifying parks and streets, food drives and cookouts for veterans.

VFW Day of Service enables VFW and Auxiliary members to engage veterans, service members and community advocates across America to spend a day making a meaningful difference in their communities. The initiative was recently honored by the 21st Annual American Business Awards® and awarded the Gold Stevie® Award in the Corporate & Community - Community Engagement Event category for its inaugural year. 

It’s not too late to sign up. The VFW urges its members and all veterans interested in participating to visit VFWDayofService.org to register their event on the interactive Day of Service map. For individuals looking to participate in an event near you, access the full list of 2023 events