In Memory Volunteer Resources

The In Memory program has honored more than 3,200 veterans for the sacrifices they made after the war, and has allowed their families to come together and heal. We are asking you to help spread the word about In Memory so we can bring such a deserving honor to so many families and Vietnam veterans who served their country with pride. 

Here are some ways you can help spread the word:   

 

SOCIAL MEDIA


 Share In Memory on social media with these graphics and suggested text. Stay engaged by joining the In Memory Facebook group.

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Sample Facebook language

The @VietnamVeteransMemorialFund honors Vietnam veterans who passed away after the Vietnam War through their In Memory Program. This includes those who passed away as a result of their exposure to Agent Orange and PTSD-related illnesses. Apply to honor a loved one this summer. Deadline is March 9: vvmf.org/InMemory

Apply to honor a loved one through the @VietnamVeteransMemorialFund’s In Memory Program. The program honors Vietnam veterans whose lives were cut short as a result of their service, including exposure to Agent Orange and PTSD. Submit your application by March 9: vvmf.org/InMemory

 

Sample Twitter language


Honor a Vietnam veteran who passed away from service-related illnesses. @VVMF is currently accepting applications for the 2018 #InMemory Program: vvmf.org/InMemory

Honor a Vietnam veteran through @VVMF's #InMemory program. Causes of death include: PTSD-related illnesses / events, exposure to Agent Orange. Apply by 3/9: vvmf.org/InMemory

 

SPREAD THE WORD IN YOUR COMMUNITY


Share the In Memory flyer and brochures with your local VVA, American Legion, and VFW chapters, local veteran's hospitals, funeral homes or local churches. 

DOWNLOAD IN MEMORY FLYER DOWNLOAD THE IN MEMORY BROCHURE DOWNLOAD TALKING POINTS

 

DOWNLOAD PROMOTIONAL PHOTOS

Share our photos. You’ll help us reach families and veterans by spreading our message and program.

 

SHARE WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE PROGRAM

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VIDEO

Watch and share video from the 2017 In Memory Day Ceremony

 

LOCAL MEDIA OUTREACH


Contact your local newspaper with a story about your loved one being honored through the program or make a pitch to your local media with a sample press release

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HOW YOU CAN SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR IN MEMORY

 

DONATE
 

Important Links


Online Application: www.vvmf.org/InMemory_Apply

In Memory FAQ Page: http://www.vvmf.org/InMemory_FAQ

2018 Event information: http://www.vvmf.org/InMemory_schedule

Videos of past In Memory Ceremonies can be seen here: www.youtube.com/vvmfeducationcenter


Additional questions on the application process for In Memory can go to: JoAnn Waller at inmemory@vvmf.org or 202-330-0090.

Additional questions from the media can go to:  Heidi Zimmerman at hzimmerman@vvmf.org or 202-765-3773.