Wheaton VFW Post 2164 is an organization that supports US veterans and service members as well as their families. It…More also supports local youth through scholarships, hosts Veterans Day and Memorial Day services and supports overseas troops through Operation Uplink. Wheaton VFW Post 2164 organizes blood drives, lobbies elected officials to support veterans and participates in such organizations as National Volunteer Week, Toys for Tots, Make a Difference Day and March of Dimes.
It also acts as a VA liaison for veterans seeking a wide range of problems including receiving support and military awards. There are four Veterans Homes for the disabled and elderly located throughout Illinois, some of which are equipped for Alzheimer patients. Graveside funeral service rites can be performed to honor a service member who has passed.