Next Monthly Meeting:  Tuesday, June 2nd 2016 at 6PM
VFW 1 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie  
Next event: 5K Run /Walk
Saturday, May 21st.
See "UPCOMING EVENTS" for details

We Support our Heroes with the Help of Others     


Many thanks to those who help us support our heroes. 
Emily Hart for donating her time & artistic talents in designing our logos.
  • Marist College Mens' Soccer team for lifting & moving help during Operation Santa 2014.
  • Marist College; Dr. Dennis Murray for his endless support of our organization; always responsive to requests of anything from 'man power' to donations of computers.  
  • Dutchess County DA's office for their generous support.
  • Safeguard Business Solutions Poughkeepsie office; Jerry Martin for generous support & printing.
  • Dutchess County Cadet Squadron Civil Air Patrol for frequent assistance with packing & lifting; Color Guard presentations at events.
  • MasterCard for support of SFPHV at the Purchase NY campus including several collections of needed troops and veterans items & ease of access to MasterCard debit cards for local veterans in need.
  • SSVF & Hudson River Housing & the DC Veterans Services staff including Nelson Eddy Rivera, Ed Reid, Anthony Kavouras, Jocelyn Johnson Kearney, Robert Jennings for endless support of veterans & collaboration with SFPHV.
  • Kieran Lalor & family for generous support of SFPHV & our local veterans and troops.
  • VFW Post 170 for our 'home'
  • BJs Wholesale for a significant donation to support our work for the troops


    How To Help


Many of our troops are positioned at posts where there is no access to supplies other than the bare essentials. Many of our troops are with others who never receive a care package or correspondence from a loved one.




Organize a collection of necessary items to support active troops overseas, local vets, homeless vets, and our wounded warriors resident in our local VA hospitals.

Organize a care package collection.


Join our organization





Needed Items



Powdered Drink Mixes (individual packets)

Coffee, Tea, Cocoa

Peanut Butter (16 oz. or less)

Protein Bars

Dried Fruit, Nuts (8oz. or less)

Jerky (beef or turkey)

Trail Mix (8 oz or less)

Small cans of fruit (no plastic)

Tuna or chicken cans or foil packets



Shampoo, Conditioner (20 oz. or less)



Foot Powder


Baby Wipes

Disposable Razors

Feminine Products

Lip Balm


QTips, Bandaids


Puzzle Books

Black Cotton Socks


  Thank Our
   Military  ....

    They Protect Our Freedom

SHAKE A HAND … when you see a man or woman wearing a hat or other identifying article of clothing demonstrating their service to our country shake their hand and say “Thank You”!
our men and women in uniform with a smile and a “Thank You”!

to your local Veteran’s organizations whenever possible even if it’s $1.00!

of your time to support events that honor our Military Heroes!

letters or cards of thanks to our troops and veterans.

for our troops and veterans who suffer from physical, psychological and spiritual wounds.

TEACH your children:

  • What freedom means and how the USA is a free nation
  • The history of the USA and those who have fought to maintain this freedom
  • To respect those who defend this freedom
  • The Pledge of Allegiance
  • Patriotic songs


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