Prepare Your Post to Talk About Day of Service
Rather than memorizing a script, equip your members and volunteers with these brief talking points they can use in their own words.
WHAT: VFW Day of Service — a dedicated day of service led by VFW members throughout the country and the world. There’s more info available at todaysvfw.org.
WHEN: The second annual VFW Day of Service kicks off the first Saturday in May (May 6), marking the start of veteran-led community service projects to take place throughout the month.
WHERE: [describe your event, where it will take place and how others can join in]
WHY: America’s veterans continue to serve in their communities after military service. These events throughout May 2023 will emphasize the important role veterans play as civic leaders and volunteers and inspire others to serve as well.
[insert your contact information]
VFW Post <<###>> to Host VFW Day of Service Event
<<include a subhead here that summarizes the event your post is hosting; e.g., “Volunteers gather to serve breakfast at a local homeless shelter…”>>
CITY, State. (Date) — Members of VFW Post <<###>> will participate in VFW Day of Service — a dedicated day of service led by VFW members throughout the country and the world.
VFW Day of Service, led by veterans and in concert with other organizations and civic groups, is open for anyone to participate. The second annual VFW Day of Service is the first Saturday in May (May 6), marking the start of veteran-led community service projects to take place throughout the month.
Post <<###>> is taking part part by…[Include a description of your event in a paragraph here]
(Follow that with a quote from your Post commander or someone who organized and managed the event; express how projects meet a community need and exemplify the continued service of VFW members and what it means to the Post to participate)
[Close with call to action, how community members can participate in your event]