The VFW and Auxiliary sponsor many programs for the youth of our nation. We sponsor programs in schools on drug awareness, patriotism, etc. We sponsor and work with youth organizations like the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, church youth groups, etc.
Our Post has adopted the US Civil Military Corps, who we use in many events in both the community and at our Post.
There are a variety of local and nationwide VFW competitions where students can win scholarship money for college. We have:
The North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs offers a number of scholarships to qualified children of some veterans and former POWs.
The North Carolina VFW State organization also offer scholarships to the children and grandchildren of our members, who are rising Seniors in high school, and who plan on attending a North Carolina college. Preliminary applications must be submitted by February 15.