Established 1914, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary set out to serve the veterans of this country and our communities in honor of the sacrifices and commitment of every man and woman who has served in uniform. The VFW Auxiliary is one of the nation’s oldest veterans’ service organizations and our members are the relatives of those who have served in overseas combat. More than 475,000 members in nearly 3,900 Auxiliaries nationwide who volunteer millions of hours and fundraise millions of dollars for charitable projects that benefit veterans, military service personnel and their families.
Through our National Programs, we assist the VFW pass or block legislation that impacts veterans and their families, provide nearly a million volunteer hours in the VA medical system, conduct patriotic programs with thousands of students and offer hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships for our nation’s youth.
Membership in the VFW Auxiliary shall be limited to:
- Husband, Wives, Widows, Widowers
- Fathers, Mothers, Grandfathers, Grandmothers
- Sons, Daughters, Grandsons, Granddaughters
- Brothers, Sisters
- any step or adopted children are considered as biological
of persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. They must also be:
- a Citizen of the United States or United States Nationals
- profess a belief in God
- Not less that sixteen (16) years old
- Any current VFW member or any person eligible to join the VFW shall not be able to join the Auxiliary so long as their membership remains current
The objective of this organization shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical and educational; to assist the Posts and members thereof of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, and its own members whenever possible; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America and fidelity to its Constitution and Laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom and equal rights and justice to all men and women; and to preserve and defend the United States of America from all her enemies whomsoever.