VFW Post 2150 – The Lone Star Post

Unmet Needs Program

Program Overview

About the Program

Unmet Needs is here to help America’s military families that experience unexpected financial issues stemming from deployments, service connected injuries and/or illnesses, military pay error.  The program is a grant up to $1,500 to pay for basic life needs, which VFW pays directly to the creditor.  

The program doesn’t cover financial hardships caused by civil, legal, marital, or criminal related issues.  The program also doesn’t cover financial mismanagement by self or others.

Program Expenses

Eligible Expenses

  • Household
  • Vehicle
  • Utilities
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Children essentials and childcare
  • Medical

Ineligible Expenses

  • Credit Cards
  • Cable/Internet
  • Cosmetic Procedures
  • Taxes
  • Furniture
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Non-essential items