The Lyme-Old Lyme (LOL) Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1467 has provided significant monetary help in the form of temporary services assistance to no less than 16 local veterans and family members in the last two years.
For example, it has paid for tuition, room renovations, forward and back-on heating fuel bills, helped replace a heating boiler, provided grocery gift cards and vehicle gas cards, provided temporary living expenses and paid for needy air transport, as well as repair of veterans’ vehicles.
The LOL VFW exists solely to help veterans in need, and it has no geographical boundaries or preferences in providing temporary assistance services.
The LOL VFW can defray costs for rental payment or mortgage interest payment; utility or home heating fuel; medical expenses, medications, eyeglasses, food and incidentals, children’s clothing needs, and durable medical equipment. The LOL VFW also defrays the costs of vehicle repairs and repairs, maintenance, or disabled access renovations of veterans homes.
The privacy of any assisted veteran and/or their families is paramount. Veterans needing VFW temporary assistance may be reached by contacting one of the following email addresses and telephone numbers:
John Donnelly, Adjutant, firstname.lastname@example.org, 860-964-0876