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What are some of the benefits of joining the VFW Men's Auxiliary?

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The benefits of joining the Veterans of Foreign Wars Men's Auxiliary include access to a variety of discounts and low-cost services, such as vacation packages and group insurance plans. The VFW Men's Auxiliary also offers its members access to cancer grants, where members fighting cancer receive money from the VFW to defray medical and living expenses.

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Additional benefits of joining the VFW Men's Auxiliary include access to free medical screenings. Members also receive discounts on hearing-related devices, including batteries for hearing aids. Members save up to 75 percent on prescription drugs with an exclusive discount card.

A variety of businesses offer VFW members discounts on retail products. For example, Sears offers discounts on televisions and exercise equipment. Small businesses also offer discounts to local VFW chapters on services the businesses offer locally. Once example of this is Kaul Funeral Homes, which offers a percentage discount to members of the nearby VFW auxiliary. Pro Marine Charters, Kimmik Photography and ABC Warehouse locations in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, offer discounts to members of the local VFW auxiliary as of 2015. Various credit card companies also offer special rates to auxiliary members.

The VFW Auxiliary also offers its members the opportunity to participate in patriotic and community-support activities. Auxiliary members interact with other auxiliary members and with VFW members as they work to support the United States military and participate in activities that build the local community, such as flag-raising ceremonies and youth events.

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