Santa Breakfast @VFW Post 3944 Overland-St. Ann, Missouri, 10815 Midland Blvd. Look for the helicopter in front. (314)427-0391. Rick Crabtree is spreading the news. “Our VFW post is hosting a Breakfast with Santa for children and grand children of Veterans in our area. This year it will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2015 @ 9am. We will need a list of children’s names and ages so gifts given by Santa are appropriate and personal, no later than December 12, 2015. If your children qualify and are interested in this event, please contact me and I will be happy to provide the information. My phone number is (314)427-6191. Looking forward to seeing you there.”
Contact the VFW in your area for available programs.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Mission Statement
“Honor the dead by helping the living”
“The VFW traces its roots back to 1899 when veterans of the Spanish-American War (1898) and the Philippine lnsurrection (1899-1902) founded local organizations to secure rights and benefits for their service.
The VFW provides numerous services to military service members and their families”
• MAP has helped fund Farewell and Welcome Home gatherings for military units worldwide.
• Operation Uplink provides free, pre-paid phone cards to service members.
• Unmet Needs can give a one-time grant up to $1,500 for qualifying service members and their families experiencing financial hardship.
Flags and flag education are important elements’of the VFW’s Citizenship Education program.
Fostering patriotism and honoring America’s veterans on Patriotic Days: Memorial Day, lndependence Day, Patriots Day, Loyaltv Day, Veterans Day and POW/MlA Recognition day.” For more information, please visit the VFW website.