Organization Award Programs
Thanks to the generous spirit of the many organizations who support the VFW National Home for Children, we are able to continue to serve as a living memorial to America’s veterans by helping our nation’s veteran and military families.
Star Donor for Organizations
Our Star Donor Organizations program recognizes organizations for their generous support of the VFW National Home for Children.
All levels of the VFW and their Auxiliaries, Military Order of the Cootie and their Auxiliaries and non-VFW organizations that contribute $500 or more to the National Home during our fiscal year are recognized.
Cumulative giving will be tracked from July 1 to June 30 of each year. Organizations that reach Star Donor status are awarded a plaque that will be mailed shortly after June 30. Star Donor Organizations are recognized at the following giving levels.
- Bronze Star Donor $500- $999
- Silver Star Donor $1,000- $1,999
- Gold Star Donor $2,000- $4,999
- Platinum Star Donor $5,000 or more
Note: Souvenir purchases, gifts-in-kind and intended pledges are not included.
Life Membership Awards
For VFW Posts and Auxiliaries
Posts and Auxiliaries
Posts and Auxiliaries whose members have shown a strong commitment to the National Home are recognized through our Life Membership Awards program. Life Membership Awards certificates are given to Posts or Auxiliaries that attain the following milestones:
25 Life Members
50 Life Members
100 Life Members
250 Life Members
500 Life Members
750 Life Members
1,000 Life Members
Posts and Auxiliaries are honored separately.
Note: Posts and Auxiliaries are responsible for requesting a report showing the Life Members to determine if they qualify for an award. If an Associate Life Member is to be counted toward the Post or Auxiliary award, the Associate Life Member’s application must indicate such.