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February 5, 2021
Volunteers across America help Veterans in their homes. The Choose Home initiative lets Veterans at risk of moving into a nursing home or other institution stay in their home. And make new friends.
January 7, 2021
Since the start of the pandemic, over 1,000 VA staff have volunteered for more than 3,700 deployments to support Veterans and civilians in the most hard-hit areas of the country in response to COVID-19.
January 3, 2021
Serena Parmar has volunteered more than 400 hours over four years at Columbia VA. The Knights of Columbus recognized her as VA Youth Volunteer of the Year 2020.
December 5, 2020
A special partnership helped feed 500 Veterans and families in Salt Lake City. An army of volunteers handed out holiday meals donated by the community. A Veteran was glad he was still remembered.
November 5, 2020
Tiffany Pham spent summers at VA as a student volunteer. “Such a great experience to have the opportunity to work in a professional environment.” She’s off to college with a $100,000 scholarship.
November 1, 2020
Four volunteers at the Columbia VA Health Care System (VAHCS) were recently recognized for selflessly volunteering for a combined total of more than 26,000 hours serving Veterans.
October 27, 2020
VA supports employees who want to volunteer their time through flexible scheduling, paid time off and a program to help the nation in emergencies.
September 18, 2020
VA volunteer Barbara Abbey was named the winner of a national AARP contest saluting Volunteers across America. Working Monday through Friday, she has volunteered over 1,000 hours so far this year.
August 12, 2020
VA medical facilities are expanding services and will welcome back our volunteers gradually with several safeguards. We’ve created new volunteer roles, adapted some, and continue to pause others.
July 29, 2020
Brooke Jackowski wanted to do her part to help Veterans. She currently serves as a screener to safeguard the health of those entering our facility and has dedicated 235 hours of volunteer service.
June 23, 2020
Bowlers to Veterans Link non-profit recently donated $100K to VA. The funds were used to support VA's Compassionate Care Corps and tele-yoga programs for Veterans.
May 1, 2020
Since 2012, Tom Connelly has donated his time and talents as a volunteer photographer at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
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