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Causes: Arms Control & Peace, International, Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans

Mission: Veterans For Peace, Inc. (VFP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and humanitarian organization dedicated to the abolishment of war. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE We, having dutifully served our nation, do hereby affirm our greater responsibility to serve the cause of world peace. To this end we will work, with others (a) To increase public awareness of the costs of war (b) To restrain our government from intervening, overtly and covertly, in the internal affairs of other nations (c) To end the arms race and to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons (d) To seek justice for veterans and victims of war (e) To abolish war as an instrument of national policy. To achieve these goals, members of Veterans For Peace pledge to use non-violent means and to maintain an organization that is both democratic and open with the understanding that all members are trusted to act in the best interests of the group for the larger purpose of world peace.

Programs: Support over 100 local chapters through trainings, website, weekly enews, 3 time yearly newsletter, annual convention. Hundreds of local actions exposing the true costs of war carried out by chapters. Iraq water project funds installation and maintenance of water purification systems in schools, hospitals, mosques in iraq that have been damaged in the us invasion. Support over 100 local chapters through trainings, website, weekly enews, 3 time yearly newsletter, annual convention. Hundreds of local actions exposing the true costs of war carried out by chapters. Iraq water project funds installation and maintenance of water purification systems in schools, hospitals, mosques in iraq that have been damaged in the us invasion.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Donor

Rating: 5

I am a veteran opposed to war except when our country is subject to an unprovoked attack as stated in the constitution.
War causes needless death and destruction of property.
I am pleased to be a member of Veterans for Peace where I can give support to like minded, courageous veterans and volunteers.

3

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Have been involved for over 25 years, interacting with other Veterans in educating the public regarding the true costs of our unnecessary wars, to abolish war as a means of resolving conflicts.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Inspiring interaction with other Veterans and supporters regarding their experiences, and efforts to end war as a means of conflict resolution.
Excellent use of time and resources and up-to-date website with pictures and descriptions of events and actions.

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Donor

Rating: 5

The work of VFP is essential in keeping the consciousness of peace forefront in our thinking. VFP can help us evolve from using war to resolve conflict, to peaceful, beneficial, cooperative methods.