|This was the fifth program to be adopted by the Ladies Auxiliary VFW. It started with the formation of the Daughters of the VFW in 1935. It was apparent in 1938 that hundreds of Auxiliaries were assisting in all kinds of youth activities in addition to the Daughters. From these beginnings, our current Youth Activities Program came into existence.||Random Act
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Junior Gilr Membership Flyer
Junior Gilrs Scholarship Application
Program goals:Youth Groups supporting our Veterans National Citations (application)
Sponsoring and Working with Youth Groups
Junior Girls Units (Manual)
Junior GirlsTo be a Junior girl of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, you must be 5 to 16 years of age. Eligibility is the same requirements as the Ladies Auxiliary VFW. Junior Girls Units can (1) send care packages to soldiers overseas, (2) volunteer in hospitals and nursing homes, (3) raise funds to fight cancer, (4) march in parades, (5) learn about patriotism and history of our county, (6) help the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary support military service members and their families, and (7) make friends and have fun. Junior Girls are eligible to receive cancer grants after a year of membership.
excerpt from the National Ladies Auxiliary VFW website:
To be a Junior Girl of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, you must be 5 to 16 years of age and be a…
…of someone who is eligible for the VFW. This would be someone who has served overseas in a U.S. military conflict that the VFW recognizes as a foreign war. For details, talk to your closest Ladies Auxiliary VFW.
JUMP:This free program is a little different that others like it. There are no badges to buy, wear, pin or iron. Instead you will receive digital badges to print out, put in a scrapbook, post on line or use however you want. There are 55 different badges to earn, plus the national President's Achievement Badge and the Gold, Silver, and Bronze badges. For each badge, there is one to four projects to complete. Read the requirements for each one carefully and decide what you will do either as a Unit or on your own. Once you've completed the requirements for the badge, your Unit leader will fill out the form provided and send it to National Headquarters. We will e-mail your Unit leader your badge. Please visit JUMP for the manual.
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