VFW Post 6464

Buddy Poppy Program



"A relief fund will be established and maintained by the Posts. In this fund shall be credited the net proceeds of the distribution of Buddy Poppies and such other monies as may be solicited or donated for veteran’s relief purposes. "


"The Quartermaster of the Post will be the custodian of the relief fund and will expend monies there from, as directed by the Post, for the following purposes only:


a. Aid, assistance, relief, and comfort of needy or disabled veterans or members of the Armed Forces and their dependents, and the surviving spouses and orphans of deceased veterans.


b. Maintenance and expansion of the VFW National Home for Children and other facilities devoted exclusively to the benefit and welfare of the dependents, surviving spouses, and orphans of disabled, needy or deceased veterans or members of the Armed Forces.


c. Necessary expenses in providing entertainment, care, and assistance to hospitalized veterans or members of the Armed Forces.


d. Veterans rehabilitation, welfare, and service work.


e. To perpetuate the memory of deceased veterans and members of the Armed Forces, and to comfort their survivors.


f. To foster true patriotism through historical and educational programs. 


g. Remission of dues of sick, needy or disabled members. h. Necessary expenses to support the relief fund such as the purchase of Buddy Poppies. Relief funds may be invested in approved securities but shall not be loaned to the Post or other units or transferred from the relief fund in any manner or under any guise"


VFW Buddy Poppy Chairment

    Dave Roddy is VFW Post 6464 Buddy Poppy Chairmen.












Buddy Poppy Days May 5, 6 & 7, 2022.


We will be setting up at the BP Station downtown Fowlerville on Grand River, Hamburg Mobile Station, Great Lakes Family Restaurant, Fowlerville, and a minimum of two Station at Walmart in Fowlerville.


Sign-up sheets will be available to sign up for times at BP Fowlerville, Great Lakes Family Restaurant, Mobile Station in Hamburg, and two stations at Walmart.  We would like an Auxiliary and VFW member at each door from 7 am to 7 pm daily for all three days.  We have plenty of poppies, we just need volunteers to run each site.  This is our annual fundraiser, and we need to re-generate our funds to support our Veterans Programs.


If you can not support us by taking a shift, please consider going on line and Donating using Pay Pal on our website www.vfw6464.org or make a donation by mailing Check to VFW Post 6464, in the remarks block indicate Buddy Poppies.  Your donation to support these veterans programs are greatly appreciated.