The largest fundraiser of the year is the July 4th fireworks booth in San Bruno. Volunteers are the Post 409 veteran members, VFW & the Marine Corps & Post volunteers and family members.
Since the cookie baking event for the residents at the Colma Veterans Village was so successful in December, the volunteers organized a similar event for Easter 2021.
5 volunteers collected donations and assembled gift bags for each resident. 9 volunteers baked cupcakes. Contents included:
Members of Post 409 and Volunteers delivered the goodies to Eric Duncan, the Resident Service Coordinator, at the Colma Veterans Village on April 1, 2021. They were also able to meet one of the residents at the Village (photographed below).
Kathy Cole came up with a great idea of baking cookies for Christmas 2020 to give to the Veterans at the Colma Veterans Village. All of a sudden we had 13 volunteers, each baking 5 dozen cookies. After all, we had 65 residents to feed.
Everyone thought baking for others was a good way to focus our energies on Veterans that served our country. As the cookies came in for bagging and boxing, we noticed that there were many more than just 5 dozen. Some volunteers baked closer to 8–10 dozen! Maybe the boxers and baggers could enjoy some cookies as they looked so delicious.
The cookies were delivered and well appreciated. We also put together a small tray for Eric Duncan, the coordinator at the Colma Veterans Village. This possibly will be repeated next year by the Women’s Club as it was so successful. THANK YOU to our volunteers and friends at the Colma Veterans Village.
Cookies on the table for each Colma Veterans Village resident to pickup.
Christmas tree and between the 2 boys are cookies baked by volunteers in front of the tree – a box and red bag.
Volunteers of the Women's Club collected cookies from other volunteers and packaged them for an assortment.
Festive boxes were donated.
Giant cookies ready to be packaged.
Cookies from a cookie gun cooling.
In honor of Veterans Day 2020, special need adults wrote 65 letters thanking Veterans residing at the Veterans Colma Village for their service. Letters were delivered on Veterans Day.
Here are some things volunteers at Post 409 do: