HOSPITAL

Hospital - The VFW and Auxiliary supports hospitalized veterans, by visiting them at the VA Medical Centers, as well as in local community hospitals and nursing homes. 
 
Hospital Reporting Guide 2019-20
 
Hospital National Powerpoint Presentation 2019
 
PROGRAM GOALS
  • Volunteer Recruitment, Recognition and Support
  • Promote Suicide Prevention, Mental Health Issues and Health Research
  • Educate the Community on Service in VA and non-VA Medical Facilities and Health Research


The Many Faces of Hospital Volunteers 


AWARDS FOR MEMBERS
1. Citation to one member in each Program Division who recruits the most Hospital (VA and non-VA facilities)
volunteers from July 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Entry form (required) available at www.vfwauxiliary.org/
resources. The Program Division winners will be announced at the 2020 National Convention in Reno, Nevada.
2. "Hospital Volunteer Recruiter of the Year” plaque awarded to one member in the nation who recruits the most
Hospital volunteers (VA and non-VA facilities) from July 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Entry form (required) available
at www.vfwauxiliary.org/resources. The National winner will be announced at the 2020 National Convention in
Reno, Nevada.
3. Serving Our Veterans with Aloha Keepsake to one member in the nation for the most unique method of
promoting veteran and military suicide prevention or mental health awareness. Entry form (required) available
at www.vfwauxiliary.org/resources. The National winner will be announced at the 2020 National Convention in
Reno, Nevada.
4. Citation to the Outstanding Hospital Volunteer of the Year in each Program Division. Entry form (required)
available at www.vfwauxiliary.org/resources. Citations will be presented at the Department Convention.
Member entries are due to Department Chairmen by March 31, 2020. Department Hospital Chairmen are to send all
entries received to the National Hospital Ambassador by April 30, 2020 for judging.
 
AWARDS FOR DEPARTMENTS AND DEPARTMENT CHAIRMEN
1. Citation to each Department Chairman for participation in this Program.
2. Serving Our Veterans with Aloha Keepsake to one Department Chairman in each of the 10 Program Divisions
for the best promotion of educating members about the VA Research and Development program.
3. Outstanding Performance Award in each of the 10 Program Divisions based on criteria listed on Page 3 and for
the promotion of Program Goals on Page 27. of the National Program book.