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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Health, Military & Veterans Organizations, Nursing Facilities, Seniors, Single Parent Agencies, Veterans, Youth Development

Mission: The VFW National Home for Children helps military and veteran families find stability and positive change during times of crisis.

Target demographics: military families, veteran families, VFW and Ladies Auxiliary members and their descendents

Geographic areas served: nationwide

Programs: Families who need a fresh start can live in the safe and peaceful environment of the VFW National Home for Children campus community for up to four years and benefit from numerous community supports, including professional case management services, on-site licensed child care, life skills training, tutoring and other educational services, as well as recreational and community service opportunities. Recognizing that the effects of war can last for generations, the National Home's campus community is open to families of active-duty military personnel, veterans and descendants of members of the VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary. The National Home's Military and Veteran Family Helpline [800-313-4200] is the first step on the path to help for military and veteran families. This free service offers information, creates connections and gives hope to struggling families across the country. It can also serve as the first step to living at the National Home.

Community Stories

136 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Donor

Rating: 5

I have seen first hand all the great works of this non-profit. Many mothers and children came from very tough times and were able to get an education, learn positive life-skills, heal, and grow into positive and responsible adults and children.

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mktdevteam 03/28/2017

Thank you for your review.

Donor

Rating: 5

I have visited the National Home and toured the property. They provide unmatched services & support to Veterans and their families who experience difficulties as a result of the Service member's service to our country.

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mktdevteam 03/28/2017

Thank you so much for visiting and supporting the VFW National Home for Children!

Donor

Rating: 5

I have visited this home many times over the past 20 years. Each time has been rewarding since they truly care about all of their residents even past ones. Once a family is at the National home, they are remembered for life and if they require assistance in their future, the National home will always reach out to assist.

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mktdevteam 03/28/2017

Thank you for your long-standing support for the National Home!

Donor

Rating: 5

I've been a financial supported of the VFW National Home for Children since 1975. A great place to assist youngsters & their families to grow up with many activities, education, their own fire dept., athletics etc. The staff continuously is working to always give families that TLC touch & work to make the Home a great place to grow up and live.

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mktdevteam 03/28/2017

Thank you for you support!

Donor

Rating: 5

I have visited the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Home for Children. I was so amazed at the wonderful work they do for our Veterans and their families. So many soldiers are coming home from war facing problems in their lives such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Disorder, Financial Issues, Family Crisis and much more. The National Home for Children gives Veterans a safe haven to get their life back in order. They use a screening process and guidance that is needed to get the Family back into a stable environment. No one does more for Veterans than the Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Auxiliary. The National Home for Children is one example of the great work that is done for Veterans.

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mktdevteam 03/28/2017

Thank you so much for your visit and support!

Donor

Rating: 5

ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND WORTHWHILE NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN OUR COUNTRY. THIS HOME PROVIDES A HOME,PROJECTS AND STABILITY FOR FAMILIES OF OUR COUNTRIES VETERANS. WE OWE OUR GRATITUDE TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE SERVED OUR COUNTRY AND ARE DEDICATED TO CARE FOR THEIR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN.
I BELIEVE IT IS OUR DUTY TO SUPPORT THIS GREAT ORGANIZATION.

Donor

Rating: 5

This is perfect place for kids and there
Parents to live. When one parent is deployed, or the child has no place to go, or when the parent is deceased

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mktdevteam 03/28/2017

Thank you for your review! Children and their parents come here due to a wide variety of reasons.

Mary509

Donor

Rating: 5

In this day and age, it's good to know there is still a place to go, people who care, and willing to help. All in one stop shop to get back on your feet; food, shelter, and training or counseling. It does the heart good to know the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Home for Children exist. Thank you for all you do for those who did all they could do for our country!

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mktdevteam 03/28/2017

Thank you so much for your support, Mary!

Donor

Rating: 5

I have had an association with the VFW National Home for Children for at least 50 years. They have helped many veterans' families with a home, education and community life. Every dollar that I have sent has been well spent.

Donor

Rating: 5

They provide a much needed service to families of Veterans.