Number of VFW and VFW Auxiliary members.
Number of VFW Posts worldwide.
Approximate number of veterans the VFW assisted in submitting new VA claims in fiscal year 2021.
Number of VA claims filed by the VFW’s
Pre-Discharge offices in fiscal year 2021
resulting in more than $152 million in
Number of VFW Pre-Discharge offices across the nation, including the military district of Washington, D.C., area.
Number of grants provided to military families facing financial hardship through VFW Unmet Needs since 2004.
Amount of grants provided through VFW Unmet Needs covering housing for struggling military families since 2004.
Number of military families who have received assistance with housing needs since 2004.
Number of volunteer hours contributed by VFW members annually.
Amount donated annually to local community service projects by VFW members.
Number of VFW “Buddy”® Poppies distributed by the VFW last year.
Amount raised through the VFW “Buddy”® Poppy program for needy veterans last year.
Number of high school students who competed in the 2020-21 VFW Voice of Democracy competition.
Number of students who competed in the 2020-21 VFW Patriot’s Pen competition.
Updated December 2021