Reaching out into our communities is vital to our organization, developing relationships with community leaders, media, school faculty and local civic groups can greatly assist each post in achieving the VFW mission.
 Some general catagories of where we interact with the community are:
Americanism and patriotic holiday recognition
Various forms of community service 
Safety awareness programs
Youth activities
Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen
Teacher, First Responder, and Citizen recognitions
Buddy Poppy drives / hospital visits and support
and much, much more