One of the perks of being the Department Commander is choosing a Veterans organization or non-profit to highlight and for which to raise funds. The project this year is "Believet Canine Service Partners".
The Department of Minnesota Commander David Staehlin and Auxiliary Department of Minnesota President Karen England would like for you to help them fund raise for the Minnesota VFW Charitable Association for Believet Canine Service Partners. All donations raised between July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025 a check will be given at the end of the elected year, June 2024.

How your gift helps:

  • $30,000 Completely covers the cost of adopting, caring for, and training a dog for service with a disabled or injured veteran.
  • $5,000 The kennel and boarding costs for 1 service dog for 6 months.
  • $3,000 Provides a veteran with board and lodging for 21 days of training.
  • $2,400 Provides annual vaccinations for 16 service dogs.
  • $2,000 Pays spay/neuter fees for 8 service dogs.
  • $1,000 Feeds 24 service dogs for a month.
  • $500 Covers the adoption fee, spray/neuter, or vaccinations for a shelter dog.
  • $250 Pays for dental cleaning and care, spay or neuter a service dog, and/or obtain other health clearances.
  • $150 Vaccinates a service dog for a year, pays for a wellness check from our veterinarians, or buys a new crate.
  • $40 Feeds a service dog for a month.
  • $25 Provides a service dog vest, a gentle leader, ear wash, nail clippers, shampoo, or heartworm tests for our service dogs.
  • $10 Covers one month’s flea and tick treatment, heart-worm prevention, training rewards and treats, or publicity materials such as flyers and postage for events.
READ more about Believet's Vision and Canine Service Partners HERE 
You can VIEW a short TPT documentary on Believet HERE


 "We Not I" and Thank You for your consideration.

 You can do your part and give towards this meaningful project.  

  • Checks should be made payable to the Minnesota VFW Charitable Association, earmarked "Commander's/President's project," and mailed to Minnesota VFW Charitable Association, PO Box 17146, St. Paul, MN 55117.
  • Donations can be made via Venmo or PayPal by using the links at the Minnesota VFW Charitable Association page. Be sure to specify the Commander's and President's project.

All donations are appreciated.