Sun Lakes VFW Post 8053 Auxiliary – why join?

Sandra Whittenberg

VFW Auxiliary is comprised of members from all walks of life with a common connection: All are relatives of those who served in overseas combat.

Nearly 470,000 members in more than 4,000 auxiliaries across the nation work to improve the lives of veterans, active-duty military, their families and their communities in a variety of ways. To learn how auxiliaries across the country are making a positive impact, go to and read the articles listed below:

Nickels for the Nursery

A Family of Firsts

Remembering Veterans with Flags of Honor

Aloha & Therapy: A Rehabilitative Scuba Trip

Sowing Seeds, Growing Goodwill

Whole Family Supports Veterans

Auxiliaries Make Home Sweeter

Smiles for Veterans

Nebraska Group Sends Care Packages Half a World Away

Twin Missions: Sisters Support Veterans Together

When you join the VFW Auxiliary, you’ll have these opportunities:

Support Veterans, Active-Duty Military and Their Families

The VFW Auxiliary offers numerous avenues for service, such as hospital volunteering, the adoption of military units and promoting patriotism. Anyone with a heart for veterans can count their membership as an important way to stand with veterans and the military community on Capitol Hill and in local legislative battles affecting them.

Develop New Skills

The VFW Auxiliary offers numerous ways for members to acquire and utilize skills such as leadership, public speaking, fundraising, event planning and community outreach.

Network and Develop Friendships

Through local and national events, members have the chance to meet people from all walks of life and many career backgrounds, creating a vast network of people who are passionate about veterans, active-duty military and their families.

Receive Service Benefits

The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to offer members access to one of the nation’s largest networks of money-saving products and services in the insurance and benefits industry.

Discounted policies for life, health, accident, long-term care and dental insurance, along with many other benefit plans.

Access to discounts on products and services that are important to you – including local offers!

Credit cards and certain financial services are available through USAA.

Interested in VFW Auxiliary Membership? Contact Janice Cournoyer, Auxiliary President, at [email protected]