Thursday, August 27, 2020, a devastating Category 4 Hurricane made
landfall in Cameron, LA. The destruction from this hurricane is
unbelievable. We are working diligently to get Disaster Relief out to
our members and their families that have been affected by this tragedy.
Friday, August 28, 2020, a letter was sent to our National Commander
requesting Disaster Relief Funds from National to assist our members
affected by this Natural Disaster. CiC Hal Roesch will be in the area
the weekend of September 4th-6th to tour and meet with our members to
access the damage and assist where we can.
Departments Disaster Relief Fund as of Friday was at $9360.00. We have
around 3,700 members in the Districts that were affected by Hurricane
Laura. If any of our Post would like to donate to our Disaster Relief
fund they may do so by sending a Check to Department Headquarters (10185
Mammoth Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70814). Be sure the check is made payable
to VFW Department of LA and earmarked for Disaster Relief. We appreciate
any donations received as they will go towards helping our Members in
Disaster Declared Areas anyway that we can.
If you are a member of our Department that has been affected by
Hurricane Laura, you may apply for Disaster Relief by filling out the
*Mail completed form to 10185 Mammoth Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70814
*Email completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to apply for Disaster Relief online