VFW Unmet Needs Grants

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Unmet Needs program offers financial assistance to service members, veterans, or eligible dependents listed under the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) to assist with basic life needs. All grants are paid directly to the creditor.

Financial hardship must be due to one of the following reasons: 1) currently on active duty, whose financial hardship is a result of a current deployment, military pay error, or from being discharged for medical reasons; 2) discharged on or after September 11, 2001, whose financial hardship is a direct result of military service-connected injuries and/or illnesses; and 3) discharged before September 11, 2001, are on a fixed income that must include VA compensation and facing an unexpected financial hardship.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Phone: 866-789-6333

Email: unmetneeds@vfw.org

www.vfw.org/assistance/financial-grants

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