Fundraising and Charitable Support

It’s not unusual to see the VFW or DAV in front of the PX/Commissary, Wal Mart or Golden Corral soliciting donations.  I want to take this opportunity to try and fend off the email about how unpatriotic Target is. 

Target has financed the VFW National VOD students travel costs to Washington, DC the last five years ($620,000) in addition to providing gift cards.  They have also sponsored several VFW National Conventions and are in the process of increasing their future support for the VFW’s National Military Support Programs. 

Home Depot is another organization that has been extremely generous with the VFW and Posts.  They have provided over $700,000 (cash) in grants to Posts.  Contact Home Depot for next grant period.

Target nor Home Depot permit store front solicitation which is what prompted the misleading email. is a new website that has consolidated information from over 10,000 federal, state and local government and organizational websites.  They website was launched by the Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs Department and is a comprehensive guide to benefits, employment, health care and family support information.


About Ancil W. Jones

I am a Christian, Husband, Father, Grandfather, DoD employee, retired Navy Hospital Corpsman Chief Petty Officer, Disabled American Veteran Service Officer and real estate broker licensed in North Carolina. Please contact me for local information, relocation information and referral assistance. I will also be happy to answer any of your real estate questions. Contact me as well for information regarding the Disabled American Veterans and/or assistance with any claim you may have or wish to submit with the VA. May God's blessings be upon the United States of America and all those that serve to protect our way of life.
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