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The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) was founded for one purpose only; to ensure that those who served to protect our great nation are protected in return. For more than 110 years, VFW has worked to perpetuate the values that have made this nation great, and you can become involved to help us ensure that our nation’s veterans and active duty personnel receive the services to which they are entitled and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones made on behalf of a grateful nation.

Thank you for partnering with us to ensure that veterans and their families are receiving the support and assistance they need.

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When the above button is clicked, a new online payment page opens and you can select a type (General, Relief or Edmonds Veterans Plaza Fund) &  level of your donation. Alternately, you can mail your check. Please mail your donation check (payable: Edmonds VFW Post 8870) to:

Edmonds VFW Post 8870
PO Box 701
Edmonds, WA 98020.


VFW Post # 8870 supports numerous programs that provide needed assistance to veterans who have sustained physical and emotional trauma. Thanks to the generosity of the public, we have been able to sponsor many youth, educational, and civic programs in the Edmonds community and provide assistance to veterans in need.


Combined with our Buddy Poppy fund raisers, this fund supports various individuals and programs our Relief Fund Committee deems worthy. Examples are: Freedom Scholarship, Youth Programs, Teacher of the Year Award, Student Essay Program, Orting/Retsil Veterans Homes, Honor Flight, National Home, Heroes at the Ballpark, Military Support Services, USO, and Special Olympics, to name a few from the list of past and repeated recipients.


When the above button is clicked, a new online payment page opens and select a level of your donation. Alternately, please fill a DONATION FORM and mail your check.

VFW Post 8870 is the official sponsor of the Edmonds Veterans Plaza project along with American Legion Post 66, Vietnam Veterans of America, the City of Edmonds, Edmonds Historical Museum, and Corvias Foundation. Learn more.

Edmonds Post 8870 of VFW is a tax exempt veteran’s organization under 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your donation. Please keep this written acknowledgement of your donation for your tax records.

Post 8870 Members: Prepare for Action May – July!

Memorial Day Poppy Distribution

Memorial Day Poppy Distribution

Memorial Day Poppy Distribution May, June and July are busy months for our Post, with Poppy distribution and other Memorial Day observances in May, Flag Day in June and, of course Independence Day, when we participate in the Edmonds Kind of Fourth parade and hold our annual VFW/AL barbecue/picnic. (Followed of course by fireworks int he evening.

If you have yet to sign up for poppy distribution be sure to see Bob Crawford at the Post Meeting this
month and make a commitment to help at one of our locations on one or both days. Friday, May 28 or Sat, May 29.

Memorial Day honoring the fallen

Memorial Day – Honoring the Fallen

There will be a new wrinkle in the event this year, as we will also have raffle tickets available for sale to
support our Veterans Plaza and information on how families can honor individual veterans through the plaza.

Flag Day

Flag Day

Virtually all of the money our Post Relief Committee uses to fund Veteran’s and community causes such as aiding homeless vets, supporting the Washington State Veterans homes, scholarships and other activities comes from our poppy distribution event. The more members we have on hand, the more money we are

Independence Day BBQ & Parade

Independence Day BBQ & Parade