We, the mothers, wives, widows, grandmothers, sisters, daughters, stepdaughters and granddaughters of the American Veteran and female Veterans, fully realizing our responsibilities to the community, state and nation, associate ourselves for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America, to safeguard the principles of freedom, liberty and justice for all; to promote the cause of peace and good will among nations; to maintain inviolate the freedom of our country; to preserve the fundamentals of democracy and Americanism; to perpetuate the friendship and associations of the American Veteran and to dedicate ourselves to the cause of mutual assistance…this by the grace of God.
While Service Programs are the basis of our organization-the reporting of service work is the "life-line" which completes the Auxiliary's obligation to AMVETS. The reporting of hours, monies material, mileage, etc., from the Locl Auxiliaries to Districts to Departments to to national demonstrates that AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary carries out its Aims and Purposes and helps to establish that it is a non-profit organization. Thus reporting the Auxiliary's service work in IMPORTANT…REMEMBER always, that your program is not completed until it is properly reported. The Service Programs are: Hospital, Americanism, Scholarship, Child Welfare and Community Service.