Throughout the year, VFW Post 399 has established a continuous donation program of collecting food items for charities Homes for the Brave in Bridgeport and Westport Saint Luke’s Catholic Food Pantry. We find that during this pandemic many more families are struggling with unemployment and hunger issues. Our food charity support could not function without the generosity of our veterans and local community organizations. Please drop off your food donation at our collection bin located near the front entrance or make a PayPal donation through our VFW Post 399 website.
“All Things Warm” is the name of Westport VFW Post 399’s winter drive. Through generous community support, we collected over 1500 pounds of new and gently used warm clothing and blankets, for veterans and their families. A huge success!
Coats, hats, scarves, gloves, mittens, sweaters, thermals, winter socks, pajamas, boots — if it’s warm, they wanted it.
Drop-offs were accepted at the VFW Post (465 Riverside Avenue, at the Saugatuck Avenue split) through December 19. 2020!
The American Red Cross Blood Drive sponsored by the WYWL at the Joseph J. Clinton VFW Post 399 was a huge success! The Blood Drive had a completely full reservation schedule with 55 blood donors and exceeding their goal of 30 appointments. The Red Cross was extremely appreciative of the blood drive success and outpouring of community support since blood donations are absolutely critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. All life-saving blood donations are being tested for COVID-19 antibodies to help coronavirus patients!
Future Red Cross Blood Drives at VFW Post 399 are scheduled for January 20th, February 10th and March 11th 2021.