The community activities VFW Post 9668 does is follows:
Food Drive every quarter (February, May, August, and November), benefiting the Urbandale Food Pantry. 
Urbandale 4th of July Celebration in Lions Park.
Urbandale 4th of July Parade. 
Patriot Pen: grades 6-8, Urbandale and Johnston schools.
Voice of Democracy: grades 9-12, Urbandale and Johnston schools.
Teacher of the Year: grades K-12, Urbandale and Johnston schools.
National Night Out with Urbandale Police Department.
Trunk N' Treat with Urbandale Police Department. 
Wreaths Across America at Urbandale McDivitt Cemetery.
Help Veterans with home repairs.
Donate America Flags to schools.
Donations to Des Moines VA Hospital and Iowa Veterans Home.