Home News for Our Friends at
VFW Post #3348
Dear Commander Christophersen,
VFW established the VFW National Home for Children in 1925 and we’re extremely proud to be a part of the wonderful work the VFW
and Auxiliary do for veterans and their families in their communities
and at the National Home.
are honored to be a part of the VFW and Auxiliary family and hope you
find the information in this newsletter helpful to learn more about
the wonderful facility your organization created and supports. Please
feel free to share this email with VFW
Post #3348 members.
you have any questions, Commander Christophersen, or there’s something you
would like to see in the newsletter, please don't hesitate to reach
out to me directly!
find a healing calm in a tranquil, rural, small-town community.
Tree-lined streets connect 42 single-family homes with facilities
like our gym, library, computer and science labs, Day Care Center,
playgrounds, fishing pond, hiking trails and more...
much like a town, we have our own water wells, water treatment
facility and sewage system as well as provide phone and Internet
Who Can Live at the National Home and
What We Offer
The National Home's
community is open to the families of active-duty military personnel,
veterans and relatives of VFW and VFW Auxiliary members. The family can be one or both
parents with one or more children.
Management services to help families set up their plans and goals for the
recreational, and enrichment opportunities.
resources and counseling.
housing and daycare.
If one of
your members or someone in their family could benefit from a fresh start,
have them contact us.
accepting families to our program, we ask only one thing of them: They
must be committed to making changes in their lives. To remain at the
National Home, they are expected to demonstrate consistent progress
toward family goals. Together, in partnership with the whole family, we
are dedicated to helping each family reach its full potential.
An Inside Look At Our Early
Education Child Care Center
ever wondered what our "little patriots” are up to at our Child Care and
Early Education Center, the answer is "A LOT!”
of activity here on the National Home campus, our Child Care and Early
Education Center provides age-specific developmental and educational
programs and activities for infants, toddlers and preschoolers alike.
benefit from socialization, communication, color awareness and motor
skill development, as well as a set schedule for feeding, sleeping, and
benefit from potty-training (when ready), daily outdoor play, and set
meal and nap times. Their developmental activities focus on interactive
social skills, physical coordination and fine motor skills. They also
start learning to read, listen to stories, identify pictures and prepare