The In Memory program has honored more than 4,100 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.
Below are some ways you can help spread the word.
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 6: 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 6: vvmf.org/InMemory
Sample Twitter language
Honor a Vietnam veteran who passed away from service-related illnesses. @VVMF is currently accepting applications for the 2020 #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 3/6: vvmf.org/InMemory
Help spread the word
DOWNLOAD PROMOTIONAL PHOTOS
Share our photos. You’ll help us reach families and veterans by spreading our message and program.
- Download In Memory Folded Flag Photo
- Download In Memory Plaque Photo
- Download In Memory Display at The Wall That Heals Photo
- Download In Memory Day Ceremony Photo
- Download In Memory Honor Roll Photo
- Download In Memory Yearbook Photo
SHARE WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Watch and share video from the 2018 In Memory Day Ceremony: https://youtu.be/-5jJy4pyY5U
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
Online Application: http://act.vvmf.org/2020-in-memory-application
In Memory FAQ Page: https://www.vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program#FAQ
2019 Event information: https://www.vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program/2019-InMemory-Weekend/
Videos of past In Memory Ceremonies can be seen here: www.youtube.com/VietnamVeteransMemorialFund
Additional questions about In Memory can go to: Julianna Blaylock at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-330-4950.