Veterans Fund of the United States

Corporate Sponsor

VFUS Corporate Sponsor - Peerless Boilers

Thank You
For helping Vets in need.

Veterans Fund of the United States is a 501(C)(3) charitable corporation and all donated materials and moneys are tax deductible.

What is a Working Bee?...

A "Veterans helping Veterans" Program

Working Bee - IconA Working Bee is a great way to be part of a "Veterans helping Veterans" program of the Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc. & The Veterans Coalition. The idea is for Veterans, members and interested citizens to travel to a leased or purchased building that the Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc. & The Veterans Coalition has investigated as being a viable United Veterans Beacon House, a transitional homeless Veteran program.

Working Bee - IconNo, this is not a new program, but rather one of the many programs the Organization operates in its efforts to support Veterans and their families - one of many programs that we work diligently on and expand whenever we get requests from Posts or members. Once leased or purchased, we set about a plan to renovate, construct or modify these buildings to suit the UVBH operation.

Working Bee - IconWe ask for Volunteers from within the membership and from concerned citizens to travel to these areas, sometimes remote, and we supply accommodations, meals, tools, building materials and equipment to make these renovations possible. In most instances, transportation will be arranged.

Working Bee - IconThere are many days of hard work and toil, however, there are many days of working with other members, other Veterans and interested citizens with one purpose - assisting Veterans in need.

There is a great feeling of being a part of a program that assists a portion of the over 300,000 U.S. Homeless Veterans who have no permanent residence and need a Hand Up and not a hand out.

We guarantee that you will feel a sense of accomplishment and ownership of the projects that will last a lifetime...

Working Bee Galleries

Blackout in Mitchell, SD

This picture was taken from the front, North window of the United Veterans Beacon House, Promise, SD. Overnight with the wind chill it was down to -35 degrees.


Published: Mon, Dec 16, 2013

April 2013 Working Bee Camp

Here are some photos of the April 2013 Working Bee Camp in Promise & Parade, South Dakota.


Published: Mon, Apr 29, 2013

The Trip Before Christmas

Here are some photos from our December 2012 trip to Promise, SD.


Published: Tue, Dec 18, 2012

UBVH Promise, SD

Here are some BEFORE and DURING photos.


Published: Thu, Dec 13, 2012

Newest Galleries Listed First

Working Bee Stories

South Dakota "Toad In A Hole"

This is our friendly SD Toad who lives in the Boiler Room and floor drain.

By: Peter J. Forbes

National Commander

Published: Mon, Nov 4, 2013

From Eggs to Chickens

The TAJ MAHAL of chicken coops

By: United Veterans Beacon House

Published: Sat, Jan 5, 2013

Up To A Challenge?

By: Members of the 'AUSSIE A' Team

Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc.
& The Veterans Coalition

Published: Thu, Nov 22, 2012

Commitment...

By: Peter J. Forbes

National Commander

Published: Thu, Nov 1, 2012

Working Bee in Promise and Parade, SD

It's your chance to do something positive for Veterans!

By: United Veterans Beacon House

Published: Sun, Jun 10, 2012

The Night The Lights Were Out

By: Loy Smith

National Board Member/Post LA-04 Commander

Published: Mon, Mar 19, 2012

South Dakota Report

By: Michael T. Breighner

National Board Member

Published: Tue, Feb 14, 2012

Parade United Veterans Beacon House

For Native American Female Veterans With or Without Children

By: United Veterans Beacon House

Published: Thu, Sep 8, 2011

Being Good Neighbor

Working together to make Promise a better place.

By: United Veterans Beacon House

Published: Wed, Aug 3, 2011

How Exciting

UVBH is Expanding...

By: United Veterans Beacon House

Published: Fri, Jul 22, 2011

My Thoughts About Promise, SD

By: Michael Breighner

National Board Member

Published: Thu, Dec 16, 2010

Stories from Working Bee Trips

Help support a United Veterans Beacon House

Can Opener

Required Donation:  $26

Standard Electric Can Opener

Shower Set

Required Donation:  $46

Shower Cutain, Shower Mat Set

Silverware Set

Required Donation:  $100

Set of standard silverware

Food Processor

Required Donation:  $378

Standard Food Processor

Click the "Donate" button to donate that item or click here to see all items.

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Working Bee Scheduled Trips

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