Veterans of Foreign Wars is seeking to strengthen Warren County by helping organizations that give back to the community. A blind auction will be held at the VFW on March 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Helping Hands Ministry, Kids of the Community, McMinnville Special Games and the VFW. “Donated items from event sponsors will be placed in five boxes representing the five branches of military service,” said Tom Davis, VFW quartermaster. “The boxes will then be auctioned by a live auctioneer.