Department of Maine Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

Rumford, ME   |  http://MAINEVFW.ORG

Mission

TO ASSIST VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POSTS THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF MAINE IN PROVIDING SERVICES TO MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN ACCESSING VETERANS BENEFITS INCLUDING MEDICAL SERVICES. PROMOTE THE PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY AND FREEDOM WITHIN OUR COMMUNITIES AND SCHOOLS. DIRECT ASSISTANCE IS PROVIDED TO APPROXMIATELY 2000 VETERANS PER YEAR.

Ruling year info

1987

Principal Officer

DAVID D WILLIAMS

Main address

PO Box 56

Rumford, ME 04276 United States

EIN

01-0191822

NTEE code info

Military/Veterans' Organizations (W30)

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This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

MAINTAIN AN OFFICE STAFFED BY 2 PERSONS WHO ARE TRAINED AND CERTIFIED BY THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION AND THE V. F. W. ORGANIZATION AS BEING CAPABLE OF PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO VETERANS WHO ARE ENTITLED TO VARIOUS BENEFITS FROM THE U. S. VETERANS ADMINISTRATION. THE DEPARTMENT'S HOSPITAL CHAIRMAN AND HIS COMMITTEE SPEND AT LEAST 80 HOURS PER MONTH ASSISTING PATIENTS AT THE V. A. HOSPITALS. THE VFW ALSO PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR THE BEALS HOUSE ON THE HOSPITAL GROUNDS, WHICH IS FOR USE, AT A MINIMAL COST, BY THE FAMILIES OF HOSPITALIZED VETERANS AT THE V. A. HOSPITAL.

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TO PLAN, ORGANIZE, AND CONDUCT THE ANNUAL CONVENTION AND MEETING OF THE MEMBERS OF THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS FROM THE STATE OF MAINE. EACH OF THE 43 LOCAL V.F.W. POSTS THROUGHOUT THE STATE ARE REPRESENTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING. IN ADDITION TO CONDUCTING MEETINGS OF ALL COMMITTEES, THE DELEGATES GIVE CONSIDERATION TO THE ORGANIZATIONAL, BUSINESS, AND FINANCIAL MATTERS AFFECTING THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND THE ANNUAL ELECTION OF OFFICERS IS CONDUCTED.

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PROVIDED AWARDS AND RECOGNITION FOR STUDENTS FROM THE ENTIRE STATE OF MAINE WHO COMPETE IN THE "PATRIOT'S PEN" ESSAY CONTEST AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL AND THE "VOICE OF DEMOCRACY" ESSAY CONTEST AT THE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL. APPROXIMATELY 5,000 STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN THESE ESSAY CONTESTS WHICH FOCUS ON LEARNING PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY AND FREEDOM.

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