North of the River

VFW Post 10859​​

Volunteer on-line!

Get ahead of the volunteer roster at meeting, get preferred locations and times.

100% of all funds raised from the Buddy Poppy Program stays local.

Independance Day

         Special Mini Poppy Day scheduled for 2 July 2019. Buddy Poppy Distribution will be conducted at the Vons on Coffee & Hageman from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

2 July 2019


Veteran's Day

Our next Veteran's Day Distribution Buddy Poppy distribution will be conducted prior to Veterans Day, on

7, 8, 9 November 2019


Memorial Day

Our next Memorial Day Buddy Poppy distribution will be conducted prior to Memorial Day, on

21, 22, 23 May 2020. 



The program's main collection periods are Memorial Day (May) and Veterans Day (November). Special Mini Buddy Poppy Days are periodically conducted.


The event's goal is to collect more than $12,000.00 biannually, for our Relief Fund to support local Veterans and their families in desperate situations. We'll let you know the locations and times, along with the assignment roster as soon as it is published.

Buddy Poppy Distribution