Avon VFW Auxiliary, Avon,CT

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Avon VFW Auxiliary

Welcome to the Avon VFW Auxiliary website. Our meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month*  at 7:30 pm at the Prince Thomas of Savoy Italian Club located at 32 Old Farms Road, Avon, CT.  For those who are able to join us, a $10 dinner is served at 6:30 pm before the meetings.

 * November & December meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Who We Are

The VFW Auxiliary was founded in 1914 to help veterans and their families. Over 100 hundred years later, that is still the primary goal of the organization. We have achieved our own unique identity while working side-by-side with the veterans who belong to the VFW.

Like the VFW, the Auxiliary's interests have broadened to encompass the entire community. The Auxiliary embodies the spirit of America that has prevailed through war and peace. It is solidly behind America today as it was when it was founded. The VFW Auxiliary is an integral part of the VFW and supports a host of programs which pursue issues of national importance to veterans. These programs are designed to preserve veterans rights, advocate a strong national defense, promote patriotism and offer community service.

The VFW Auxiliary also has conceived and implemented hundreds of its own volunteer programs to help veterans, their spouses, their children, schools and local communities.

Today, the VFW Auxiliary is involved in a wide range of activities. The Auxiliary has programs for veterans, their families, young people and the community at large. Many programs have been expanded and now are commonly accepted institutions within the community and nation. Although these programs are run locally, they are also a part of a larger nationwide effort, administered through the VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters. So deeply ingrained are such programs that the subtle guiding hand of the VFW Auxiliary is often not seen or recognized.

While continuing to support the VFW and its causes, the VFW Auxiliary has developed a social conscience of its own. With the paramount goal of helping families in distress, its members perform community service, fund cancer research, fight drug abuse and illiteracy, advocate for the rights of the elderly, and support the VFW National Home, Special Olympics, and other worthy causes.